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STO-RE 18R - Environmental Authorizations Technologist

Requisition #:  39828
Department: Min of Environment
Ministry Branch / Division: EPD, Regional Operations Branch
Posting Close Date: 2017-03-29
Multiple Locations: Nanaimo, Smithers, Victoria, Nelson, Cranbrook, Williams Lake, Kamloops, Surrey, Penticton, Prince George
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Scientific and Technical
Job Profile: 39828_STO_RE_18_Job_Profile.docx
Job Summary:

Environmental Authorizations Technologist -- Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 18
Annual Salary:  $50,857.18 - $57,781.28 (as of April 2, 2017)

The Environmental Protection Division, Regional Operations Branch has offices in the following locations:  Smithers, Prince George, Williams Lake, Kamloops, Penticton, Nelson, Cranbrook, Surrey, Nanaimo and Victoria.  At this time, we are seeking two candidates: one in the north to be located in Smithers, Prince George or Williams Lake; and one in the south to be located in Cranbrook, Penticton, Kamloops, or Surrey.  The final location will be dependent on organizational constraints and requirements. 

An eligibility list may be established for similar positions in any of the Regional Operations Branch offices listed above.

We are also recruiting for an Environmental Protection Technician via Requisition 39903

An exciting opportunity to support critical environmental programs and advance your environmental management career

The Environmental Protection (EP) Regional Operations Branch of the Ministry of Environment is responsible for the delivery of environment programs and services throughout the province, and works to prevent pollution and promote and restore environmental quality.

As an Environmental Authorizations Technologist, you protect the environment by providing a range of technical evaluation and advisory services to support the implementation and administration of the Environmental Management Act to manage industrial, municipal, agricultural, point and non-point source wastes and hazardous materials. This role leads or assists in the processing of various waste authorizations within the region, conducts source monitoring to study impacts of toxins and wastes, calculates permit fees and facilitates compliance, continuous improvement and effective management of waste discharges into the environment.

This Environmental Authorizations Technologist position will strongly focus on the issuance and ongoing administration of authorizations under the Environmental Management Act..  Key accountabilities include:  reviewing and evaluating discharge waste applications and proposals against legislative requirements in the Environmental Management Act and other relevant regulations to ensure environmental protection, as well as conducting assessments of applications by reviewing technical information, interviewing clients, other staff, and subject matter experts to verify case specific information.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, requirements and qualifications, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact AJ.Downie@gov.bc.caDO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

In addition to this exciting role and opportunity to select one of these amazing locations, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2017, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017, and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2017.  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.  To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm 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 requirements as outlined in the attached job profile.  
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.

The duties of this position meet the requirements of a Criminal Record Check; this check must be completed with a satisfactory outcome at time of offer.


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Online Questionnaire:  YES

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