Project Manager
Licensed Scientific Officer (Other) 2

This position can be performed from any of the following communities: Fort St. John, Dawson Creek or Fort Nelson. Preferred location is Fort St. John.
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is also posted as a STO under REQ  50720

This position manages the development and evaluation of major projects.  Projects are taken from original concept through to final completion. This position’s primary focus is managing multiple major projects that are of local interest, have a range of stakeholders, and typically are short in duration (e.g., 12 months or less).


Fort St. John (Peace Natural Resource District)

Surrounded by the Peace River Valley,  Fort St. John   has all the big city amenities that you need in a small friendly town. Fort St. John has a full service hospital, nine public schools, two post-secondary schools, an airport as well endless recreation and cultural opportunities for everyone. Fort St. John is home to a variety of restaurants, accommodations, cultural and recreational centres.


Dawson Creek (Peace Natural Resource District)

Best known as the Alaska Highway Mile ‘0’ site,  Dawson Creek  offers unlimited outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and hiking, a diverse history and culture, and a welcoming community environment. Dawson Creek has great public and private schools, a local hospital with transportation services for special medical needs, a top-notch college, as well as an airport three minutes from downtown. Dawson Creek is home to various arts, cultural and recreational centres (Art Gallery, Aquatic Centre & Climbing Wall, two ice arenas and a Curling Rink). With a full range of restaurants, shopping, a bustling Farmer’s Market, and quality accommodations, you will be sure to find everything you need.


Fort Nelson (Fort Nelson Natural Resource District)

Located in northeastern BC, between Fort St John and the Yukon border,  Fort Nelson  offers an escape from the big city, with a friendly community environment and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Fort Nelson has four public schools and a community hospital. Fort Nelson is home to the Phoenix Theatre, the Fort Nelson Museum, the Wolverine Sportsplex (bowling, racquetball, squash, driving range), the NRR Recreation Centre, not to mention some breathtaking parks and protected areas that offer remote wilderness camping, great fishing opportunities and a variety of wildlife. You will find a variety of restaurants, shopping and accommodations in friendly Fort Nelson.


The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance,  excellent benefits , including one of the best  pension plans  available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development.  Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement.  To find out more, explore  What the BC Public Service offers You

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.

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

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in a related discipline (e.g. business administration, public administration, science in resource management) OR University Degree in another discipline with training in resource management or a related discipline; OR Diploma or Certification in resource management or a related discipline; OR an equivalent combination of science in resource management related education and training.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible (within 1 year) for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area.  (e.g., Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists).
  • Advanced experience in project management.
  • Experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project.
  • Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders and leading consultation sessions.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s licence.


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 located in the  Additional Information  section at the bottom of the posting.  

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover Letter: NO

Resume: YES –  Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: 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. 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 accountabilities and accomplishments.

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