August 9, 2023
810 Blanshard Street, Victoria
Job Type
Application Deadline
August 29, 2023
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

Campbell River

We currently have one (1) temporary opportunity until March 31, 2024, that may become permanent or be extended.

This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 100121.

Land and Resource Specialist
$75,454.69 - 96,020.36 Annually

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for stewardship of the province’s Crown land and natural resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the ministry makes, supports and advises on stewardship decisions for BC’s land and resources, and delivers services to provide environmental, economic, cultural and social benefits for all British Columbians.

As a Licensed Land and Resource Specialist, you will be focussed on natural resource management, including forestry management issues within the Campbell River Natural Resource District. You may also support local implementation of the old growth strategic review through forest landscape planning, and lead stakeholder engagement on several local planning projects. You will bridge environmental, social and economic disciplines of natural resource management to advance policy, ministry priorities and strategies, and operational delivery of stewardship outcomes. Additionally, you will work with a diverse project team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of strategic initiatives from initiation through to conclusion. In the role, you will deal with complex natural resource issues involving multiple stakeholders and First Nations and may lead engagement on several projects.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a natural resource management related field or an equivalent combination of education/training, AND, minimum 3 years experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a fully licensed Professional Forester with the Forest Professionals BC. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the FPBC.
  • Recent (within last 5 years) experience working in natural resource management in a direct, matrix or project management environment.
  • Recent (within last 3 years) experience in a multiple stakeholders and partners environment understanding perspectives, conflicts and facilitating/developing solutions.
  • Recent (within last 3 years) experience related to First Nations consultation, collaboration and / or relationship building with Indigenous communities in British Columbia.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence, or equivalent.

For more information and to apply online by August 29, 2023, please go to:

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