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Indigenous Relations Liaison

Job ID43-D7-8D-02-C1-D8
CompanyMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
LocationPort McNeill
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-10-14
Posted Until2020-11-03
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Description
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Port McNeill

Indigenous Relations Liaison
$59,982.95 - $75,301.02 annually plus $38.87 bi-weekly isolation allowance

This position is also posted as an STO 24 under requisition 72151

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.

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

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it-9laHaKyc&feature=youtu.be.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Registered, or eligible for registration, as a professional (i.e. Registered Professional Forester) with the British Columbia association as required by the specialty area, and 2 years of experience related to natural resources or Indigenous Peoples relationship management. Registered Forest Technologists do not qualify as professionals under this classification series.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• 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.
LanguagesEnglish
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