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Indigenous Relations Liaison

Job ID3E-D7-87-90-5E-D4
CompanyMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
LocationWilliams Lake Or Quesnel
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-05-13
Posted Until2020-06-08
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Williams Lake or Quesnel

Indigenous Relations Liaison
$59,982.95 - $75,301.02 annually

This position is also posted as a STO 24 under requisition 68096

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

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) manages about 20 per cent of the province’s allowable annual cut for Crown timber, generating economic prosperity for British Columbians through the safe, sustainable development and auction of Crown timber. BCTS operates in 33 communities and directly supports over 8,000 jobs across B.C.

BCTS also supports government’s commitment to true, lasting reconciliation with First Nations in BC as we move toward fully adopting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website

The Indigenous Relations Liaison works within the BCTS business area to develop and maintain positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples to advance BCTS’ business principle dedicated to true and lasting reconciliation. The position works directly with Indigenous Peoples and BCTS staff to plan and facilitate legal consultation processes (i.e., preparation, engagement, accommodation, decision and follow-up) consistent with legal requirements, reconciliation and relationship building, and supports senior staff in negotiation and implementation of business-to-business and relational agreements that contribute to effective and durable relationships with Indigenous Peoples.

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. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you:

Qualifications for this role include:

• Registered, or eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area, (i.e, Registered Professional Forester) and 2 years of experience related to natural resource or Indigenous Peoples relationship management. Registered Forest Technologists do not qualify as professionals under this classification series.
• Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
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