BAND 3 – Operations Manager, BC Timber Sales

BC Public Service

Posting Title
BAND 3 – Operations Manager, BC Timber Sales

Position Classification
Band 3

Union
N/A

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$88,700.23 – $125,700.07 annually

Close Date
7/9/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Timber Sales / Peace-Liard

Job Summary

Bring your vision, leadership, and strategic planning skills to this important role

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests (FOR). 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.

A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems, and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways.

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

The Operations Manager is responsible for negotiations involving business to business arrangements. As a member of the Business Area (BA) management team, the Operations Manager provides overall leadership and management of the forest resource planning, Indigenous and industry partnership relations; data stewardship, and environmental and safety certification components of the business. The position leads and is accountable for forestry functions carried out by professional and technical staff. The position leads and/or participates in corporate Working Groups.

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

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma in resource management, public administration, Indigenous studies or equivalent and five (5) years of related experience.
  • Experience in program administration including allocating resources, leading and coaching diverse teams, supervising staff and in strategic business planning, procurement and financial management.
  • Experience developing and maintaining working relationships with Indigenousand industry partnersin natural resource management or infrastructure development.
  • Experience with resolving problems through negotiation.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Experience participating in negotiations with Indigenous Peoples.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.
  • Experience working with Indigenous Peoples.

For acomplete list of qualifications and requirements please look atthe job profile attached to this posting.For questions regarding this position, please contact Terry.Ragner@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
This position can be based out of either of the locations listed above.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill temporary and permanent vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Peace-Liard Business Area, Dawson Creek or Fort St John.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

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

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

Cover Letter: NO– Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES– Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES– You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector