Ministry of Forests
June 11, 2024
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Application Deadline
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

Dawson Creek, Fort St John (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. This position is also posted as an STO 24 under requisition 113833.

Indigenous Relations Liaison

$69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually

BC Timber Sales works with regional and district operations to plan, develop, and auction the province’s annual available timber volume. Three overarching principles guide operations: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and sustainable forest management.

A career path in BCTS offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Employees can impact public and private forests, communities, the economy, and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways. To learn more, check out the BCTS website and video.

The Indigenous Relations Liaison works within the BCTS business area to develop and maintain positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples to advance BCTS’ business principle dedicated to true and lasting reconciliation. The position works directly with Indigenous Peoples and 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.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:

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

Click the link for more information and to apply online by July 8, 2024.

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