Cumulative Effects Specialist

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Williams Lake

Cumulative Effects Specialist
$72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment

The Cumulative Effects Biologist works in diverse teams, gathers and manages complex natural resource data, completes analysis and develops options and recommendations, provides advice to statutory decision makers, facilitates and coordinates projects and engages directly with a wide variety of First Nations and stakeholders to support land and resource management decisions and resolve complex stewardship issues. This position will work with project teams of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for advancing the cumulative effects modelling and assessment tools to support collaborative stewardship in the Cariboo region. Aligning with the cumulative effects work, this position will also play a key role in the Cariboo’s response to the Old Growth Strategic Review and initiatives moving forward for improved management of multiple natural resource values.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Must be registered as a Registered Professional Biologist (R.P. Bio.) in British Columbia with the College of Applied Biology (CAB) or eligible for registration as a professional within six months of employment.
• Note: To meet the ‘within 6 months of employment’ requirement, both education and experience requirements of the CAB must be attained at time of application and may be requested by the panel. To assess your ability to meet these criteria, please visit the CAB website academic self-assessment tool.
• A Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences or natural resource management, AND
• A minimum 5 years of related experience in the natural resource management field (or an acceptable combination of education and experience),

*Related experience MUST include:

o Leading project design and delivery, analysis and reporting.
o Interpreting and applying natural resource management legislation, regulation and policy.
o Providing advice on natural resource management issues and decisions.
• Experience in a specialty area such as species-habitat relationships, aquatic and terrestrial habitat interpretations, or modelling approaches to habitat supply.
• Must possess and maintain a valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s license or higher.

For more information, and to apply online by December 10, 2021, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/80881