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Indigenous Relations Liaison

Job IDC9-1E-B1-C9-84-6E
CompanyBC Public Service
LocationMultiple Locations
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2023-05-24
Posted Until2023-06-13
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryPublic Administration
Job DetailsView attachment
Ministry of Forests
Multiple Locations

This position is also posted as an STO 24 under requisition 100843.

Indigenous Relations Liaison


BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests (MOF). Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BCTS plans, develops, and auctions a substantial portion of the province's annual available timber volume. BCTS operates as a for profit entity within a government organization. Its goal is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the Market Pricing System through auctions of timber harvested from British Columbia's public land. BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles, forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

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

As the Indigenous Relations Liaison, you will work 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. You will also be working 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.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:

- Registered, or eligible for registration, as 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 resource or Indigenous Peoples relationship management. Registered Forest Technologist do not qualify as professionals under this classification series.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
Salary$67,931.58 - $ 86,624.56 annually
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now' For more information and to apply online by June 13, 2023