BAND 3 - Operations Manager
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA
$77,700.20 - $110,000.05 annually
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests
Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations, Cariboo Region, BC Timber Sales, Cariboo-Chilcotin Business Area
Job Summary Operations Manager
Management Band 3
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be establishedfor similar vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Cariboo Chilcotin Business Area, Williams Lake and Quesnel.
On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .A high profile leadership role for an experienced facilitator with outstanding collaborative skills
BC Timber Sales (BCTS)manages about 20 per cent of the province's allowable annual cut forCrown timber,generating economic prosperity for British Columbians through the safe, sustainable development and auction of Crown timber. BCTS operates in 33 communities and directly supports over 8,000 jobs across B.C.
Data from our operations are used to help determine the market value of the timber harvested from public land and ensures British Columbiansreceive fairvalue from their timber resources.
BCTS also supports government's commitment to true, lasting reconciliation with First Nations in BCas we move toward fully adopting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The goal of BCTS is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the market pricing system through auctions of timber harvested from public land in BC. BCTS has three objectives supporting its goal:
- Objective 1:Sell the full BCTS apportionment over the business cycle, consistent with safe practices, sustainable forest management, and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
- Objective 2:Generate direct net revenue and indirect revenue for the Province over the business cycle.
- Objective 3:Continuous business improvement - within BCTS, across government and with third parties.
To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website
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, First Nation and stakeholder 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it-9laHaKyc&feature=youtu.be .
Williams Lake has a rich history regarding the Cariboo gold rush, and is located in a valley in the Interior Plateau of Central BC. Whitewater rafting and single track mountain biking are unique activities available in Williams Lake. The Williams Lake Stampede is one of the biggest rodeos in Western Canada, and pays tribute to its ranching history.
Known as "the Goldpan City", Quesnel has a rich past connected to the Cariboo gold rush, and is also known for its agricultural beauty. Home to many farms and ranches, Quesnel hosts regular events such as The Quesnel Old Time Farmer's' Market. Festivals and other events are also held, such as the Billy Barker Days and the Quesnel Rodeo.
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.
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.
For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) .
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Brian.X.Rogers@gov.bc.ca
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: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree or diploma in resource management, public administration, aboriginal studies or equivalent and five 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 stakeholders in natural resource management or infrastructure development.
- Experience with resolving problems through negotiation with stakeholders. • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
- Must be willing and able to withstand the rigors of fieldwork.
- Must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions.
- Must be willing and able to travel to meet job requirements.
- Must be willing and able to travel in fixed and or rotary winged aircraft and or watercraft.
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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
- 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
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:Cover letter required:NO
- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.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 (COMPREHENSIVE)
As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.IMPORTANT
: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
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