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Senior Park Ranger

Job ID6A-02-48-14-B8-65
CompanyMinistry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
LocationMultiple Locations
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-05-13
Posted Until2020-06-08
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Senior Park Ranger
$54,933.89 - $62,318.99 annually

• This posting is to establish a Province-wide eligibility list for permanent vacancies for regular Senior Park Ranger positions in BC Parks.
• The following BC Park locations have a current vacancy for a permanent Senior Park Ranger position: Hagensborg in the Bella Coola Valley, BC; Alice Lake Park in Squamish, BC; and, E.C. Manning Park [Park Field Office], BC.
• Both the [Bella Coola] Hagensborg and E.C. Manning Park vacancies are identified as isolated positions, subject to BC Parks internal isolation transfer policy. The Hagensborg position will receive a bi-weekly add to pay for isolation allowance.

A unique opportunity to work outdoors and help protect British Columbia’s natural beauty

Today, BC has the highest percentage of its land base dedicated to protected areas of all provincial Canadian jurisdictions. Over 14 million hectares [14.4 percent] of British Columbia is located within provincial parks and protected areas and these areas receive over 23 million visitors annually.

BC Parks is responsible for all matters related to the effective management and conservation of natural and cultural resources in provincial parks, protected areas, recreation areas, conservancies and ecological reserves throughout British Columbia. Our vision is a protected areas system that is vibrant, relevant and inspirational. Our mission is to protect important areas and their natural and cultural values, while providing outstanding recreation opportunities. Explore our website to learn more: BC Parks.

The Senior Park Ranger position provides a diverse opportunity of work objectives with BC Parks. We have a great team of employees across the province where you will get an opportunity to work with various other professionals, such as Wildlife Biologists and Conservation Officers. If you are a confident leader with hands-on resource and recreation management expertise who understands the balance between protecting the natural environment and providing outdoor recreation, we look forward to your application.

BC Parks’ network includes stunning and rugged marine parks as well as vast grassland and remote forested areas. You must be an excellent spokesperson for conservation and enjoy interacting with the public. Our park system has been a proven development ground for Rangers to build their skills, team working abilities, and core competencies to go onto full time positions with the Province as biologists, park managers, and conservation enforcement positions. Learn more about this unique role at The Great Ranger Experience.

Qualifications for this role include:
• Undergraduate degree in natural resource management, outdoor recreation or a related field [biology, geology, resource management, recreational planning, forestry, fisheries, etc.], and one year related experience; or,
• Two-year technical diploma in one of the above fields and three years of related experience; or,
• Secondary school graduation and a minimum of five years of related experience; or,
• An equivalent combination of education and experience totaling five years.
Salary$54,933.89 - $62,318.99 Annually
How To ApplyFor more information, a complete list of qualifications and to apply online by June 8, 2020, please go to: