Northeastern British Columbia


Fort Nelson

Thursday, February 01, 2018


Date Posted:

February 01-14, 2018

Job Order #

Permanent Fulltime


BC Oil & Gas Commission
Dawson Creek, Fort St John, or Fort Nelson, BC

Job Title:

First Nation Liaison Officer (2)

Starting Date:



$74,894.50 - $85,580.69

  • Master’s degree in related field and three years related experience, Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years related experience, or a Technical diploma in related field and eight years related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered. Related fields of Education include Aboriginal Studies, Natural Resource Management, Land Use Planning, Land Use Management, Public Administration, Resource Economics, Land and Resource Management, Geography, and Environmental Management.
  • Broad project or policy experience related to environmental or natural resource management;
  • Experience working with First Nations or stakeholders to resolve land use conflicts;
  • Experience in project management including research, policy, and program development;
  • Experience leading, or participating in, facilitations and conflict resolution with First Nations communities or stakeholders, and government;
  • Experience dealing with a wide range of resource users such as government, industry, special interest groups, and the public or in the oil and gas industry as it relates to First Nations issues.

One position is geographically restricted to Fort St John. One position will be located in either Dawson Creek, Fort St John, or Fort Nelson.

The First Nations Liaison Officer represents the Commission and supports/protects Crown interests and obligations through facilitating development and maintenance of productive working relationships between First Nations and corporate interests in the oil and gas industry. This position provides technical advice and assistance to First Nations groups concerning Commission programs, government policy, and processes such as are required to promote industry investment in oil and gas exploration and pipeline development and management in ways intended to secure and safeguard the aims, aspirations and rights of all parties; conducting consultation, negotiation, and mediation processes to foster project specific agreements between First Nations and corporate investors as they apply to exploration, production and pipeline projects on Crown Lands with First Nations interests.

How to Apply:
Please do not email your resume to us. Please submit your application through our website at .

To submit your application, please select the “Apply Now” button on the BCOGC website. After clicking the button, you will need to fill in the required fields (e.g. name, address, education etc.) and attach your resume and cover letter (only Microsoft Word or PDF documents can be attached).

Competition Number: 201801

Please note applicants will only be contacted if they are selected to proceed further in the process. An eligibility list may be established.

Closing Date:

February 14, 2018 at midnight