BAND 3 – Negotiator

  • Company:
    BC Public Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    9 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Management Band 3
This position is excluded from union membership.
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies at the following locations: Prince George, Smithers & Fort St. John
There is currently one (1) Full-Time Permanent position in Prince George.
This position is also posted at
for the following locations: Surrey, Victoria, Nanaimo, Cranbrook, Kamloops and Williams Lake
A high profile leadership role for an experienced facilitator with outstanding collaborative skills
The Ministry provides leadership across the provincial government that will, over the next decade, bridge the social and economic gaps that many Indigenous Peoples face in British Columbia. While working collaboratively with Indigenous organizations, the federal government and other partners to support the goals of the New Relationship, the Ministry will continue to negotiate and implement treaties and other lasting agreements with First Nations.
The Negotiator participates in negotiations of non-treaty agreements on behalf of the Province with First Nations. The Negotiator leads substantive negotiations, provides strategic planning advice and approaches to negotiations and formulates negotiation strategies through consultation with line ministries. The incumbent leads the development of resilient relationships with First Nations and develops innovative reconciliation and engagement strategies with First Nations to advance the provincial economy, job creation, economic diversification, and revenue to the Crown. The Negotiator is accountable for leading the initiation, negotiation and implementation of cross-ministry agreements with First Nations and collaboration with stakeholders and natural resource ministries/agencies. The incumbent leads and supervises negotiation staff, as assigned.
 resides on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and is the largest city in Northern British Columbia. Prince George boasts a wide variety of amenities including a university and a college, international airport, restaurants and entertainment, and has much to offer in the way of indoor and outdoor recreation activities . Prince George is considered a hub for northern resources, business and transportation.
This is your opportunity to live in some of the most beautiful regions of British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and . 
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a
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 complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact
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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:
Master’s degree or equivalent and 3 years related experience; or
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5 years related experience; or
Technical diploma or equivalent and 7 years related experience; or
An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.
Related experience must include all of the following:
Minimum 1 year leading interest-based negotiations and conflict resolution.
Experience leading professional multi-disciplinary team in a highly intense working environment.
Experience providing strategic advice to the minister, deputy minister, ministry executive, senior government officials (or private sector equivalent) on project/negotiations status.
Experience in multi-party negotiations in a cross-cultural setting.
Experience in program management, including planning, development and organizing and manage concurrent projects with multiple, competing priorities and rigid deadlines.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
Individuals who self-identify as Indigenous.
Experience working with Indigenous organizations and/or communities.
Management level experience.
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. 
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
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. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
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.
Job Category
Leadership and Management
Additional Information