Natural Resource Specialist 4

Natural Resource Specialist 4

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Location - Burnaby, BC
Deadline - Until FIlled

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Natural Resource Specialist 4

Number of positions: 2 Job Location: Edmonds 11

Employment type: Permanent Region: Lower Mainland

Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Flexible Work Role: Hybrid

Annual salary: $ 95,100.00 – 102,500.00

What you'll do

  • Prepares documentation, budgets, terms of reference, standards, guidelines and contract specifications, etc. for, and

oversees, inspects and administers a full range of biological resource and environmental protection measures for major,

large, complex programs and projects to satisfy environmental plans and objectives, regulatory requirements, contract


  • Undertakes in-depth studies to determine the environmental impact of major, large and complex programs and future

Hydro facilities.

  • Develops standards and strategies for parameters influencing the biological environment; prepares recommendations to

enhance consistency and quality of standards. Responds to unforeseen environmental concerns not covered by existing

regulations for standards.

  • Ensures consistency in environmental inspection protocols, report preparation, liaison with outside groups and within BC

Hydro including project, field and resource staff.

  • Facilitates meetings with government agency representatives from various Ministries and branches to determine and

incorporate routine regulatory requirements and options for compliance.

  • Is deployed to the field to respond to unforeseen environmental concerns by coordinating mitigation and managing related

communication inside and outside BC Hydro.

  • Provides technical direction to external consultants, crew leaders and staff in lower-level Natural Resource positions

engaged in environmental inspection and related activities, to ensure consistency, quality control requirements, standards,


  • Provides work leadership to and performs all the functions of the Natural Resource Specialist 3 job.

  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties that do not affect the rating of the job.

What you bring

  • Completion of a Bachelor degree in Natural Resource or Environmental Studies with at least eight (8) years of relevant

work experience or as an equivalent, completion of Technologist Diploma in Natural Resources or Environmental Studies

with nine (9) years of relevant work experience.

  • Must be eligible for membership with the College of Applied Biology.

  • Valid BC Driver’s License required.

What we offer

  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • A minimum of 15 paid vacation days
  • A lifetime pension
  • Flexible work model, depending on your role type
  • Training and development courses

For more information on the benefits we offer, visit

What else you should know

This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).

  • This is for 2 Full-time Regular (FTR) MoveUP Group 12 opportunities on the team.

  • The preferred headquarter location is at our Edmonds office location based in Burnaby, BC, however we may be willing to

consider other headquarter locations around the Province depending on operational requirements and this can be

discussed further in the selection process. Please note this additional flexibility would also be subject to workspace


  • This role is within our Water team supporting operations and projects with fish & aquatic guidance and regulatory strategy.

Fisheries expertise would be an asset for this position.

  • A condition of employment is to maintain your Class 5 drivers license in good standing.

  • Please note in regards to being eligible for membership with the College of Applied Biology we are also willing to consider

those that are qualified/eligible with another Professional Association at this time.

  • Spends approximately 30-40% of time in the field. Exposed to all types of weather conditions at work sites that may be

remote. Approximately 10% of time is spent in a vehicle.

  • Regular exposure to river and lake conditions when performing field work. May be required to operate boats,

snowmobiles, ATVs, 4×4 trucks on rough access roads. Climbs or walks on uneven, steep and/or rough terrain in all

weathers during field work.

  • As part of the selection process, applicants may be required to take a written test/assessment or do a presentation.

  • Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will

be required as a pre-condition to employment.

Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable,

include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without

any delays.

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V3N 4X8.

Date Posted: 2024-06-05 Closing Date: 2024-06-19

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