Director, Audits

BC Public Service
Forest Practices Board

This position is located in Victoria, BC, however other locations may be considered based on operational requirements and availability. They may include Nanaimo, Victoria, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Fort St. John, Smithers, Cranbrook, Prince George, Kelowna, Vancouver, and Surrey

Director, Audits
$92,700.24 – $123,200.20 annually

The Forest Practices Board serves the public interest as the independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices in British Columbia. The Board is an Administrative Tribunal established in legislation. It operates independent from government ministries and must make its decisions in the public interest.

This is an opportunity to lead a multi-disciplinary team of audit managers in delivering the Board’s comprehensive program of independent audits of forestry and range compliance, and appropriateness of government’s compliance and enforcement program across B.C. The Director ensures audits are conducted in a timely, thorough, and impartial manner; develops and implements policies, procedures, and standards for audits in accordance with standards of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and other applicable international standards; acts as the Auditor of Record; and reviews audits to ensure consistency and quality control.

Qualifications for this role include:
• A university degree in forestry, agrology, biology, natural resource management or a related discipline AND at least 5 years* of recent (within the last 7 years), related experience including all of the following (over the course of 5 years):
o leading, managing and conducting natural resource based field audits to determine compliance with regulatory frameworks and best practices
o interpreting and applying natural resource legislation, regulations, policies and practices to determine appropriate courses of action
o writing and developing strategies, plans, reports and providing oral briefings to senior executives
o managing the financial operations of an organizational unit, including budgets and contracts
o leading the development and implementation of operational policy, strategies and business plans
o a minimum of 3 years’ experience supervising all aspects of employee performance including determining work assignments, specifying deliverables and timelines, approving leave and managing performance.

For more information, and to apply online by December 16, 2021, please go to: