Ministry of Forests
May 31, 2024
Job Type
Application Deadline
British Columbia


Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship

100 Mile House, Alexis Creek, Quesnel, Williams Lake (hybrid)

This position is also posted as a STO R24 in requisition 110968.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week as per the telework agreement. Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Licensed Authorizations Officer

$69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually

The Authorizations Specialist provides senior technical advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector. This position will develop partnerships with government officials, First Nations, clients, and resource users to obtain input on and resolve land and resource issues. You will also design, lead, and coordinate multiple projects with key deliverables, involving natural resource authorizations. Preparing and implementing operational plans consistent with strategic and legislated requirements will also be a responsibility of this position.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Undergraduate Degree or higher in natural resource management or related field and 2 years of related experience*, OR
• A Technical Diploma in natural resource management and 3 years of related experience*, OR
• An equivalent combination of education and related experience* may be considered, AND
• Registered, or immediately eligible for registration with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (e.g., Association of Forest Professionals: FPBC, Institute of Agrologists: BCIA, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists: EGBC). Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the appropriate BC association within 6 months of employment.

*Related experience includes:

• Experience working in natural resource management.
• Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
• Experience in consulting, negotiating and resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.

Click the link for more information and to apply online by June 21, 2024.

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