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STO-RE 24R - Advisor, First Nations Relations

Requisition #:  46400
Department: FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Regional Operations
Posting Close Date: 2017-12-29
Location: Prince George  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Scientific and Technical
Job Profile: Job_Profile___STO_24_FNR_Advisor__Final_.docx
Job Summary:

Advisor, First Nations Relations
Scientific/Technical Officer R24 - Resource
Salary $60,531.87 - $69,104.56 annually

An eligibility list may be established.

The Advisor, First Nations Relations reviews proposals for the use of natural resources on Crown Land, to determine the impact on First Nations’ treaty rights or aboriginal rights (including title) - claimed or proven - and the appropriate level of consultation needed to meet the Crown’s legal duty to consult. The Advisor, First Nations Relations, supported by an experienced team, plans and leads the facilitation of the First Nations consultation process and ensures legal obligations have been met.  The position makes recommendations to decision makers on whether projects should proceed with respect to First Nation’s rights and interests.

Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia, and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities. Learn more about Prince George at Move Up Prince George!

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

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 as outlined below:  

  • Degree related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, geography, environmental science) and related work experience, OR

  • Diploma related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, geography, environmental science) and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

Related experience includes:

  • Work experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, natural resource management, or natural resource authorizations/development issues

Preference may be given to those with experience:

  • Engaging directly with First Nations communities and undertaking the procedural components of consultation related to the natural resource sector.

  • Research and analysis related to aboriginal rights, title or interests

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 required:  YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. Clearly identify how you meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. 

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Please read the instructions on how to complete the Online Questionnaire below.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. You need to allot 30-60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply.  Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

NOTE: Questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job qualifications noted above so please ensure you include all relevant information about your education and experience such as the date ranges of experience, job titles, and job duties when responding to the questionnaire. Your resume may not be reviewed for shortlisting purposes



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