Park Enhancement Fund Advisor
Administrative Officer 24R

This position is located in Victoria, BC.
An eligibility list may be established.

Your skills, confidence and initiative will be valued in this unique BC Parks position

BC Parks is responsible for the management of one of the largest protected area systems in North America, spanning 14.4 million hectares of land, encompassing 1,033 provincial parks, recreation areas, conservancies and ecological reserves, and ensuring their world-class conservation, outdoor recreation, and cultural heritage values are protected for generations to come. While the primary agency focus is protecting BC’s parks and protected areas, we are also responsible for developing and maintaining programs that promote positive, interactive, and educational user experiences, and building and maintaining capital infrastructure in our parks for the more than 24 million annual visitors that come to enjoy over 10,700 vehicle accessible campsites, 2,000 back country sites, a trail system of over 11,250 kilometres, and our many day use facilities.

The Park Enhancement Fund Advisor is a one of a kind position in BC Parks and is responsible for the development and management of the BC Parks Park Enhancement Fund program policies, procedures and systems. This role provides strategic program advice, trains and supports staff on the Park Enhancement Fund’s unique policies and changes, and maintains relations with partners, donors and stakeholders. In this role, the Advisor also identifies and coordinates opportunities to leverage Park Enhancement Fund resources and liaises with the BC Parks Foundation, BC Parks’ official charitable partner.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Becs.Hoskins@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with sandy and rocky beaches and bustling harbours. There are also a variety of marine and forested provincial parks to explore. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is world-renowned for being the ‘City of Gardens’ and having a mild climate.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come, be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service offers You.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management, Regional Land Use Planning, Public Administration, Geography, Business or a related field, and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; OR,
  • Diploma in Environmental Studies, Natural Resource Management, Regional Land Use Planning, Public Administration, Geography, Environmental Technology, Business, or a related field, and a minimum of 4 years of related experience; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.
  • Experience in budget management, financial planning and analysis.
  • Experience conducting analytical research to support policy development and evaluation.
  • Experience briefing executive staff.
  • Experience in not-for-profit management and/or governance.
  • Experience in developing external communication material to achieve strategic business results.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Experience in program evaluation and reporting.
  • Experience in fundraising and/or donor relations.
  • Experience in the parks sector.
  • Experience developing and/or implementing a grant program.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Résumé: YES – Ensure your résumé includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates [month and year] and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire [Comprehensive]: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history, including job titles, start and end dates [month and year] of your employment, and your job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your résumé may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
 

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