Land and Resource Specialist (Wildfire) – Ministry of Forests (Cranbrook, Invermere hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home
per week subject to an approved telework agreement. Applicants who do not fully meet the
required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 27 via Requisition 112093.

Land and Resource Specialist (Wildfire)
$77,718.46 – $99,452.15 annually

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the
sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources.
The primary focus of the Land and Resource Specialist is to provide leadership for wildfire
management and wildfire risk reduction programs including the management, coordination,
reporting and delivery of wildfire management strategic initiatives. This position deals with
complex natural resource issues to advance policy, Ministry priorities and strategies, and the
operational delivery of stewardship outcomes.

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.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a fully licensed Registered
Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC).
• Five (5) or more years’ experience working in a natural resource management discipline.
• Significant experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-
project) of a major project or regional initiative.
• Experience managing relationships with senior level partners and stakeholders.
• Experience and knowledge of conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.
• Valid BC driver’s licence.

Preference may be given to those with one (1) or more of the following:

• Experience supervising staff.
• Experience with budget management and financial and contracts administration.
• Experience/knowledge in wildfire management practices.

For more information and to apply online by May 14th, 2024, please go to:

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