LSO DPE 3 – Area Engineer

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    BC Public Service
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    negotiable / month
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Posting Title
LSO DPE 3 – Area Engineer

Position Classification
LSO 3 -Designated Profssnl Eng


Prince George, BC V3L4J8 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$66,675.12 – $87,323.76 annually plus 6.5%% Recruitment and Retention Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Engineering Branch

Job Summary

Area Engineer
Licensed Science Officer (Designated Professional Engineer) 3

An eligibility list may be established.

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional

This position reports to the Northern Engineering Group Lead for the Ministry of Forest Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. The position is focused on supporting BC Timber Sales supporting Northern BC Timber Sales Business areas (4) in providing engineering services and advice to BCTS staff for their effective and efficient implementation of their engineering program, planning, design, construction, maintenance and deactivation of forest roads and bridges. This position has a strong requirement for field experience and the ability to make judgement-based decisions relying on knowledge gained through considerable engineering experience in the Natural Resource Sector.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: .

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits , including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning anddevelopment. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paidleave entitlement.To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia, and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities.

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 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 . For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: 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 theeducation, experience and professional designation requirementas outlined below:

  • Degree in Civil/Forest engineering or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • Must be registered, or immediately* eligible for registration as a fully licensed Professional Engineer with Engineers & Geoscientists of BC (the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC). *Immediately means you are currently a fully licensed registered Professional Engineer member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to EGBC.
  • Three (3) years of recent (within the last 7 years) related engineering experience in infrastructure planning, design and/or construction projects.
  • Field experience monitoring engineering practices and contract compliance.
  • Preference may be given to those applicants who have five (5) years recent (within the last 7 years) engineering experience related to Forestry/Resource Road or Natural Resource Sector. Further preference may be given for more years of experience in this area.

Provisos & Willingness Statements

  • Valid Class 5 B.C driver’s licence or ability to obtain one immediately.
  • Must be willing and able to work in adverse outdoor conditions and terrain.
  • Meet safety standards of Work Safe BC.
  • Willing to travel within the Northern Business Areas, remote work sites and in adverse weather conditions
  • Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).

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 berequired.