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Indigenous Relations Liaison

Job IDFD-CE-D2-59-1B-4B
CompanyMinistry Of Forests
LocationMultiple Locations
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2023-01-23
Posted Until2023-02-06
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryAccommodations
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Ministry of Forests
Multiple Locations

Indigenous Relations Liaison

This position is also posted as an STO 24 under requisition 95775.

Bring your leadership skills and expertise in First Nation Relations to this rewarding role

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.

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 Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Metis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

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 two (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$63,636.24 - $80,877.09 annually
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now" For more information, and to apply online by February 6, 2023