Senior Project manager – Species at Risk
Scientific Technical Officer [Resource] 27

This position is located in Victoria, B.C.
An eligibility list may be established for future similar permanent and/or temporary vacancies in Victoria.

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is the Province’s agency responsible for land and resource management in B.C., which includes the protection of the Province’s archaeological and heritage resources.  Operating on a provincial land base of over 94 million hectares, the Ministry ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land based resources; works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies; and, supports activities that provide environmental, economic, cultural and social benefits.  The Ministry is responsible for wildfire management and facilitates safe public access to a wide range of recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, and access to B.C.’s wilderness and backcountry.  The Ministry oversees policy development, operational management and implementation, and administers all or part of over 60 statutes and associated regulations.

The Senior Project Manager – Species at Risk manages the development, implementation and evaluation of projects related to Species at Risk Recovery.  At the same time, this position will forge strong relationships and work with other ministries, First Nations, and industry to find the balance between economic development and environmental integrity necessary to support the development, approval and implementation of strategic project plans within the natural resource program area.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Stacey.Wilkerson@gov.bc.caDO 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 on the following MyHR page:  Your Job Application .

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


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

  • A degree or technical diploma in a natural resource management related field [e.g., Biology, Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management] or an equivalent combination of education/training plus, 5 or more years’ experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • Training in project management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Recent, significant experience managing multiple projects, including project budgets, or leading a component [e.g., sub-project] of a major project or regional initiative in the natural resource sector.
  • Recent experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders.
  • Recent experience or knowledge in implementing public consultation processes dealing with resource management issues.
  • Recent experience negotiating/mediating solutions in natural resource management.
  • Recent experience and knowledge of conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.
  • Recent experience using geographical information systems [GIS] will be considered an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of resource management practices.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s licence [Class 5 or equivalent].

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.


Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month[s] and year[s] for your education and for each job in your employment history.

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