August 2, 2023
810 Blanshard Street, Victoria
Job Type
Application Deadline
August 22, 2023
British Columbia


Forest Practices Board
Multiple Locations

Manager, Audits and Investigations
$86,200.00 - $122,100.01 annually. Smithers entitled to $35.53 bi-weekly isolation allowance.

The Forest Practices Board serves the public interest as the independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices in British Columbia. Through its independent audits and investigations, the Board reports to the public about compliance with the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act, as well as the appropriateness of government’s enforcement of the Acts.

As the Manager, Audits & Investigations, you will lead and assist with a broad range of projects including audits of licensee performance and the appropriateness of government’s enforcement; complaint investigations and special investigations examining forest and range management issues of provincial or regional importance. To be successful in this role, the Manager must develop and maintain effective communications and working relationships with local and provincial government organizations and officials, forest and range licensees, Indigenous communities, interest groups, professional associations, contractors, and the general public.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Range Management, Biology, Natural Resource Management or a related discipline; AND
  • A minimum of 5 years of recent (within the last 7 years), related experience*; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and related experience* (e.g., Diploma and 7 years’ experience) may be considered.
  • As a condition of employment, candidates must have, or obtain (within six months of commencing employment) and maintain professional accreditation with the appropriate BC professional association (e.g., Forest Professionals BC (FPBC), Engineers and Geoscientists BC, College of Applied Biology BC, Institute of Agrologists).

*Related experience must include each of the following:

  • Experience conducting fieldwork (e.g., in forests and rangelands).
  • Experience managing multiple projects and/or leading a significant component of a major project.
  • Experience analyzing issues, and writing and developing strategies, plans, reports and recommendations for senior executives.
  • Experience directing the work of other project managers, professional employees, and/or consultants.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience developing and implementing a variety of data collection methods, sorting and weighing information, and arriving at appropriate and defensible conclusions.

For more information and to apply online by August 22, 2023, please go to:

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