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Band 5 - Director, Water Management

Requisition #:  40196
Department: Forests Lands Natural Res Ops
Ministry Branch / Division: Water Management/Resource Stewardship
Posting Close Date: 2017-03-29
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Leadership and Management
Job Profile: 40196_JOB_PROFILE.docx
Job Summary:
Director, Water Management
Management Band 5
Salary:  $100,000.00 - $125,000.00 annually

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.

An excellent opportunity to play a vital role in managing BC’s water resources
Water is one of British Columbia’s fundamental sustainable natural resources.  The Water Management Branch leads in the delivery of provincial water programs including managing and regulating the allocation of water resources, ensuring safe and reliable community water supplies; and protecting public health and safety through River Forecast Centre operations, flood hazard management, regulation of dikes and dams, and emergency response actions.
As the Director, Water Management, you will lead the implementation of provincial legislation, policy, regulations and the delivery of services related to the effective management of the provincial water resource, including the following programs: Water Allocation, Dam Safety, Flood Safety, Water Utility Regulation, Water Use Planning, River Forecast Centre, Inter-jurisdictional Water Management and the Comptroller of Water Rights office.  In addition, the Director provides strategic, operational and technical advice to the minister, ministry executive and staff on water issues. The director provides a strategic link to government with respect to water through interaction with various internal and external stakeholders including, other ministries, local, provincial and international governments, First Nations, industry groups, and non-government organizations (NGOs). 
If you have an interest in BC’s water management and are looking to advance your career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application.
For full description of accountabilities and qualifications, please review the attached job profile.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Allan.Lidstone@gov.bc.ca - DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “How to Apply” section below.

NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order 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.
A criminal record check will be required. 
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Cover letter required: NO - Do not submit a cover letter with your application as it will not be reviewed.  Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.
Questionnaire required:  YES – the comprehensive questionnaire will be used for screening of required qualifications (education, experience, designations, etc).  Note:  Your resume, submitted through your online profile, may be used to support the information you provide in your questionnaire.
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