Director of Authorizations


Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development .Victoria, BC

Job Description


One full time, permanent position is currently available and can be performed from Fort Nelson, Dawson Creek, or Fort St John.

Director of Authorizations
$92,700.24 – $123,200.20 annually (plus $47.84 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance, if located in Fort Nelson)

An exciting opportunity to apply your leadership skills to this challenging and rewarding role! 

The ministry has been developed through the amalgamation of legislative authorities in land and resource agencies to provide clients with a single point of access to natural resource authorizations and resource management services at many locations across the province. 

The Director of Authorizations is accountable for the delivery of region-wide operations and the coordination of consistent delivery of regional activities associated with but not limited to Lands, Water, and FrontCounter BC under provincial policy, legislative direction and cabinet mandate within the ministry. This role contributes to the development and maintenance of strategic engagement opportunities with First Nations and supports natural resource sector decision makers in consultative engagement initiatives, including delivery of information for pre-assessment of infringement risks.

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Qualifications for this role include:
Degree in a field related to natural resource management, business/public administration or acceptable equivalent.
Considerable experience in a senior operational management capacity in the public sector or industry including business and/or organizational planning accountabilities.
Experience dealing with politically sensitive and/or provincially significant issues
Experience with developing policy, procedures and/or corporate practices.
Considerable experience leading and coaching diverse teams.
Experience in financial and human resource management.
Experience with the principles of administrative law.
Experience working within a matrix management structure where objectives are achieved by working across organizational boundaries, engaging in collaborative strategizing and reaching decisions through consensus.
Minimum five (5) years' experience in an operational management capacity including business planning and performance management accountabilities.
Minimum five (5) years’ experience leading, coaching and/or managing multi-disciplinary professional and/or technical staff.
Minimum five (5) years’ experience negotiating solutions, partnerships and/or agreements with stakeholders and/or Indigenous communities related to natural resource management.

Closing Date October 4, 2021 Location Victoria, BC. Work Type -
Salary Range $92,700.24 - $123,200.20 Experience Level  - Job ID -

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