Ministry of Forests
Merritt (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

District Manager

$102,900.00 – $136,700.11 annually

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources.

The District Manager is an integral part of the Regional Management Team. They serve regional and provincial priorities and goals and provincial initiatives in delivering an integrated approach to land management. The successful candidate requires excellent cultural awareness, problem solving, communication and change management skills with the ability to exercise a high degree of judgement in an environment of constant change, business transformation and shifting roles and responsibilities.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a discipline related to natural resources, and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in resource management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with Indigenous communities and facilitating First Nations consultations and/or negotiations.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience leading and coaching diverse teams in a management capacity.
  • Experience in a senior level leading initiatives of large scale and complexity that have multiple delivery components.
  • Experience in creation and implementation of change management.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Experience in negotiating and resolving conflicts resulting from statutory or resource authorizations.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a management capacity dealing with politically sensitive and significant issues and developing policy, procedures and corporate practices.
  • Registered in BC with a related professional designation.

For more information, a complete list of qualifications and to apply online by May 7th, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/112021

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