Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship
February 7, 2024
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Application Deadline
British Columbia


Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship

Fort St. James, Mackenzie, McBride, Prince George, Vanderhoof (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. Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 24 via Requisition 110142.

Licensed Authorizations Specialist

$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually, plus $43.17 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Fort St. James; $43.17 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Mackenzie; $49.81 bi-weekly isolation allowance for McBride.

The Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship is accountable for integrated water, land and natural resource management and cross-sector legislation, policy, and objective setting for land and marine environments. Building on integrated land and resource management efforts, the ministry will seek to build a new vision in collaboration with natural resource ministries and First Nations that will embrace shared decision making on the land base.

The Licensed Authorizations Officer works in a variety of settings and provides professional advice, support and recommendations regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector in the Omineca Natural Resource Region.

This positions reviews and makes decisions on Land Act applications. This position works primarily with a collaborative team in an office-based environment, with occasional work out in the field.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

Qualifications for this role include:

• Degree in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
• Registered, or immediately eligible (within six (6) months) for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area. (e.g., Forest Professionals British Columbia, Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia)).
• Related experience working in natural resource management.

For more information and to apply online by February 20th, 2024, please go to:

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