Ministry of Forests
June 7, 2024
Job Type
Application Deadline
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

Chilliwack, Powell River, Squamish, Surrey, BC (hybrid)

This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 24 via Requisition 113333.

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.

Advisor, Indigenous Relations

$69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually

The Ministry of Forests aims to deliver policies and programs to provide economic, cultural, environmental and social benefits for all British Columbians. Our work supports a sustainable economy in all parts of the province and provides a foundation for true and lasting reconciliation with Indigenous people.

The Advisor is responsible for leading Indigenous consultation on statutory authorizations and decisions that support natural resource use and development in the South Coast Region.
For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

Qualifications for this role include:

• Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (i.e. Forest Professionals BC, Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC).
• Degree in a natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant BC association.
• Related and recent experience working in natural resource management.
• Recent (within last five (5) years) experience working with Indigenous communities and participating in consultation, engagement, and/or negotiation processes.

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

• Experience building collaborative relationships with Indigenous communities, in areas of natural resource management or land use.
• Experience undertaking research, writing reports and documents and presenting results or conclusions.
• Experience in negotiating or facilitating solutions to complex issues and resolving or mitigating conflict.
• Experience working with BC government natural resources statutes, regulations and policy.
• Those who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).

Click the link more information and to apply online by June 27th, 2024.

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