First Nations Stakeholder Engagement Biologist

Posting Date: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Location: 
Multiple Locations
Job Status: 
Full Time
Description: 

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Multiple Locations

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

First Nations Stakeholder Engagement Biologist
66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water, and other land-based resources. The Ministry works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies.

As the First Nations Stakeholder Engagement Biologist, you will be involved with the implementation and support of fish, wildlife, and ecosystems management as well as First Nations and stakeholder engagement. You will also provide input and advice to support discussions with First Nations relating to wildlife management, including technical negotiations, consultation, and engagement processes. Your ability to work collaboratively within diverse teams and work groups will be an asset in this role. If you’re ready to take on a new challenge, we encourage you to apply.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it-9laHaKyc&feature=youtu.be.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace 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:

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences or related field, and a minimum four years of related experience, including field-based biological sampling, analysis, and reporting, and providing advice within a regulatory regime; OR
• An acceptable combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
• Registered (or eligible) as a Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in B.C. with the College of Applied Biology within six months of employment.
• Experience assessing and monitoring natural resources.
Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:
• Experience leading staff in project or field settings.
• Experience interpreting and applying natural resource management legislation and policy.
• Experience working in a conflict-management role and/or public engagement.

For more information and to apply online by April 21, 2021, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/75922

Contact: 
For more information and to apply online by April 21, 2021, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/75922
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting

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