Ministry of Forests
August 1, 2023
Multiple Locations, Multiple Locations
Job Type
Application Deadline
August 15 2023
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
100 Mile House, Clearwater, Kamloops, Lillooet, Merritt (Hybrid)

There are currently two (2) vacancies available. Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement. This position is also posted as an STO 24 under requisition 103503

Indigenous Relations Liaison
$67,931.58 - $ 86,624.56 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works collaboratively with regional and district operations to plan, develop and auction a substantial portion of the province’s annual available timber volume. BCTS operates as a for-profit entity within a government organization. Its goal is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the Market Pricing System through auctions of timber harvested from British Columbia’s public land. Three overarching principles guide BCTS operations: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

The Indigenous Relations Liaison works within the BCTS business area to develop and maintain positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples to advance BCTS’ business principle of true and lasting reconciliation. The position works directly with Indigenous Peoples and BCTS staff to plan and facilitate legal consultation processes (i.e., preparation, engagement, accommodation, decision and follow-up) consistent with legal requirements, reconciliation and relationship building and supports senior staff in negotiation and implementation of business-to-business and relational agreements that contribute to effective and durable relationships with Indigenous Peoples.

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 eligible for registration, as professional (i.e. Registered Professional Forester) with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as required by the specialty area, and 2 years of experience related to natural resource or Indigenous Peoples relationship management. Registered Forest Technologist do not qualify as professionals under this classification series.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

For more information and to apply online by August 15, 2023, please go to:

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