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BC Public Service

STO-RE 24R - Senior Provincial NRO - Revenue Specialist

Full Time
4 days ago
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title
STO-RE 24R - Senior Provincial NRO - Revenue Specialist

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R24 - Res


Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Compliance and Enforcement Branch

Job Summary

Senior Provincial NRO - Revenue Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 24

One regular, full time position is currently available and can be located out of any of the Ministry's Compliance and Enforcement Branch offices across the province.
A province-wide eligibility list may be established to fill future, similar temporary and permanent vacancies.
This position is also posted as a Licensed Science Officer (Forester) 3 via Requisition 83223 .

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 .

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has a mandate to manage specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province.

The Compliance and Enforcement Branch (CEB) of the Integrated Resource Operations Division is the enforcement program for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. The Branch delivers a range of compliance and enforcement services, including inspections, investigations and enforcement in relation to several provincial and federal statutes including the Forest and Range Practices Act, the Land Act, Water Sustainability Act, Wildfire Act and the Heritage Conservation Act and the associated regulations. The Branch is divided into three key operational groups: field operations, provincial investigations and program support. The Branch works closely with other government and non-government stakeholders in the natural resource sector. The Branch's mandate is critical to maintaining the public's trust and confidence in the Ministry to manage and safeguard British Columbia's natural heritage and financial interests.

The Senior Provincial NRO reports to the Provincial Investigations Manager. General functions include providing supervision of investigation teams including operational direction and oversight of complex and high profile investigations, and includes coaching, mentoring and training of Natural Resource Officers to build and enhance the Branch's advanced investigation capacity. The Senior Provincial NRO carries out their duties with a high degree of independence and is expected to maintain a high level of knowledge, skill and ability. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of legislation, major case file management, policy and procedure. Additionally, the position requires a high level of interpersonal and investigation skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. The role includes the management of human and financial resources to investigations.

A career with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come, be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:

  • Degree or technical diploma in a recognized and related discipline pertaining to law or criminal justice or natural resource management programs, and;
  • Demonstrated and related work experience in the field of compliance and enforcement of environmental statutes, regulations, and standards conducting: inspections to monitor compliance, investigations of non-compliance, and enforcement actions (e.g. Issuance of warnings or tickets, recommendations of charges and/or administrative penalties or sanctions), and planning and/or leading compliance projects.
  • Recent and relevant experience developing judicial applications and conducting complex investigations; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in provincial and federal environmental/natural resources legislation, principles of compliance and enforcement including, but not limited to, forensics, administrative and court processes and procedures, criminal justice system, and of investigative techniques including collection of evidence, search and seizure, surveillance, preparation of Opportunity to be Heard files and Report to Crown Counsel.
  • Experience applying the principles of compliance and the development of compliance strategies, inspection and audit techniques, and the principles of project management and techniques.

  • Special Provincial Constable (SPC) status, OR, satisfactory background, security check and training to qualify as Special Provincial Constable.
  • BC Class 5 Driver's Licence, or equivalent, or immediately eligible to attain one.
  • Required to hold an Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate, or equivalent.
  • Required to operate a variety of equipment in the field.
  • Required to maintain a reasonable level of physical fitness.
  • A Criminal Record Check will be required.

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.


Cover Letter: NO
- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes .

Questionnaire (Comprehensive): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Note: for long or essay style questionnaires, we recommend saving frequently while completing it. You can also copy the questions into another document, complete it offline, then log back in and copy/paste your responses when you are ready to submit your application.

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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Job Category
Compliance and Enforcement, Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical