Senior Resource Coordination Officer
Scientific Technical Officer 27

An eligibility list may be established.

Bring your strategic orientation and exceptional negotiation skills to this important role

The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR) is the primary source of leadership to the Province in restructuring its relationship with First Nations based upon mutual respect, recognition and reconciliation. MIRR is mandated with primary responsibility for the development and implementation of treaties and non-treaty agreements The ministry is central to the government’s vision of creating sustainable Aboriginal communities through strategies including closing the socio-economic gap, cultural recognition and economic development.

The Senior Resource Coordination Officer provides leadership in the development and delivery of innovative reconciliation and engagement strategies with First Nations. This includes support for the initiation, negotiation and implementation of cross-ministry agreements with First Nations and collaboration with external stakeholders and natural resource ministries/agencies. Leading components of agreements and/or implementation plans for concluded agreements, the position develops resilient relationships with First Nations to support regional strategies to advance the interests of the Province and all of its citizens .

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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Bruce.Low@gov.bc.ca . 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:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a resource management or social science related field (e.g. land use planning, forestry, geography, environmental studies, anthropology, political science, public/business administration, resource management,) and a minimum of 5 years related experience; OR
  • A Master’s Degree and 3 years related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least
  • 7-8 years related experience may be considered (e.g. resource management planning/negotiations or program management experience, demonstrated experience leading and participating on project teams or demonstrated experience to develop and foster respectful and long-term relationships with First Nations).
  • Minimum 1 year participating in interest-based negotiations and conflict and dispute resolution.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting consultation, negotiating agreements, or implementing economic development projects with First Nations.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a team environment and experience using project management tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience working on projects that:
    • Require working effectively, respectfully and knowledgeably with First Nations communities for mutually beneficial outcomes.
    • Foster long-term and respectful inter-agency and First Nations stakeholder relationships.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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.

Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.
 

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