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Fort Nelson
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Job Order # fn57
Date Posted: May 03-28, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations
Work Location:  Dawson Creek, Fort St John or Fort Nelson, BC
Job Title: Wildlife Biologist
Starting Date: ASAP
Wages: Salary $60,531.87 - $69,104.56 annually (plus $47.84 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Fort Nelson)
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences, natural resource conservation or management, including species and ecosystems biology, conservation biology, wildlife management and biodiversity, plus 3 years related experience, or
  • Master of Science degree in biological sciences, natural resource conservation or management, including terrestrial ecosystems, conservation biology, wildlife management and biodiversity, plus 1 year of related experience.
  • Registered (or eligible) as a Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in BC with the College of Applied Biology within six months of employment.
  • Possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers License or be immediately eligible to obtain one.
Duties: The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Fish & Wildlife Section is charged with developing programs and initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the Province's natural fish and wildlife resources. This position provides support to the Fish and Wildlife Section Head by participating in the northeast Caribou Recovery Team and supporting other wildlife management initiatives in the regional office.

The  Wildlife Biologist:

  • plans, directs, coordinates and implements components of the Northeast Region's caribou program;
  • manages budgets, contracts and human resources;
  • provides professional advice and technical expertise on complex resource management issues to regional and program executives, other provincial and federal government agencies, First Nations, private industry, post-secondary institutions and public groups;
  • represents the program in resource development impact studies and in the development of major land use activities;
  • represents the ministry and program on federal/provincial public resource and land use committees, task forces and working groups; and performs other related duties.
How to Apply: For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by May 28th 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=40866

Competition Number:  40866
Closing Date:  May 28, 2017