Management Band 3
This position is located in Port Alberni, BC.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established for future, similar vacancies.
A rewarding leadership opportunity for an operational management professional to contribute to effective natural resource management
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is the Province’s agency responsible for land and resource management in BC, which includes the protection of the Province’s archaeological and heritage resources. Operating on a provincial land base of over 94 million hectares, the Ministry ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land based resources; works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies; and, supports activities that provide environmental, economic, cultural and social benefits. The Ministry is responsible for wildfire management and facilitates safe public access to a wide range of recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, and access to BC’s wilderness and backcountry. The Ministry oversees policy development, operational management and implementation, and administers all or part of over 60 statutes and associated regulations.
As the Resource Manager for the South Island Natural Resource District, you are a member of a professional team responsible for natural resource management or infrastructure development (for example, land, water and forest management) and are accountable for managing the delivery of district wide operations consistent with Ministry priorities and objectives and legislative requirements.
This role has considerable independence and autonomy within a collaborative environment, leading a diverse, high performing team comprised of technical, administrative and professional staff. If you are service and team oriented, eager to work in a variety of challenging roles, a self-starter interested in lifelong learning, developing others and continuous improvement, and passionate about playing a key role in shaping natural resources for British Columbians, we look forward to your application.
Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it-9laHaKyc&feature=youtu.be.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Rhonda.Morris@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Port Alberni is an awe inspiring coastal community on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia. The relaxed West Coast lifestyle is the envy of big city dwellers. Here, the outdoor enthusiast paradise awaits – the landscape provides a variety of activities from hiking spectacular mountain trails, camping, deep sea fishing, cycling, running, mountain biking, and wildlife viewing, to year-round golf, beachcombing and enjoying in the local culture and amenities. To learn more about this coastal jewel, visit the Hello BC website: Port Alberni
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We are an award winning employer, offering employees a healthy work/life balance, excellent learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development avenues. Come, be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service Offers.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Degree, diploma, certification or equivalent in the natural resource management or business/public administration, or minimum 5 years of a combination of education, training and experience.
Minimum of 3 years of recent experience (within the last 5 years) in:
the operational management of natural resources; preference may be given to candidates with recent experience in land, forest or water authorizations and First Nation consultation;
leading and coaching multi-disciplinary teams; and,
developing and maintaining working relationships and resolving problems with stakeholders in natural resource management and/or infrastructure development.
Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence (or equivalent).
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire (Comprehensive): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Note: for long or essay style questionnaires, we recommend saving frequently while completing it. You can also copy the questions into another document, complete it offline, then log back in and copy/paste your responses when you are ready to submit your application.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.