Advisor, First Nations Relations

Community / Organization: 
Ministry of Forests
Posting Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2022
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Location: 
Lillooet
Job Status: 
Full Time
Description: 

Ministry of Forests

Currently there is one full time permanent position available in Lillooet.

Advisor, First Nations Relations
$61,182.54 - $77,067.27 annually

This position is also posted as a STO under Requisition 85184.

The First Nations Relations team provides sound advice and decision support relating to multiple business areas in the district. The primary duties of the First Nations Relations Advisor are centered on conducting consultations for the use of natural resources on Crown land and determining the impact on First Nations identified or potential traditional use areas.

A skilled and effective written and verbal communicator, you communicate with First Nations on natural resource applications and liaise with ministry staff as a knowledgeable resource on the legal and procedural requirements of First Nations consultation. A collaborative approach is crucial to this role as you successfully establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of contacts from: First Nations, industry, contractors, environmental agencies, stakeholders and provincial and federal agencies.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Qualifications for this role include:

• Bachelor's Degree in natural resource management or other relevant discipline and two (2) years of recent related natural resource experience; OR
• Diploma or Certificate in natural resource management or other relevant discipline and three (3) years of recent related natural resource experience; OR
• An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
• Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (i.e., Association of BC Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, BC Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists).
• Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.

For more information, and to apply online by April 27,2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/85185

Contact: 
For more information, and to apply online by April 27,2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/85185
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting