Regional Hydrogeologist

Government of British Columbia

Prince George, BC, Canada 🇨🇦

Join a professional resource management team dedicated to building and transforming BC’s vital water program. Water is fundamental to BC’s communities, ecosystems, food supply and economy. The provincial water program is a diverse group of highly collaborative people who help support and make robust and durable decisions with evidence based policy and sound science.  Program staff works with internal and external partners to help ensure provincial water management is effective and sustainable.  The program is undergoing an exciting transformation with the implementation of the new Water Sustainability Act.  The new Act supports expanded regulation of groundwater, leading environmental protection practices and new area-based management tools – all which allow water resources to be more effectively managed during times of growth and change.

As the Regional Hydrogeologist, you have a statutory responsibility to ensure implementation, compliance and enforcement of the groundwater provisions in the Water Sustainability Act and Ground Water Protection Regulation. You will act as a liaison between industry, academic and agency staff as well as participate on ground water committees. You provide technical expertise to regional staff, applicants, clients and other stakeholders in the area of hydrogeology. The Regional Hydrogeologist collaborates effectively with staff and with a diverse group of stakeholders and is able to communicate technical information clearly and convincingly. If you are a professional seeking a challenging and rewarding new role, consider this outstanding career opportunity.

Enjoy all the BC Public Service has to offer – a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more. Your earnings include benefits for health and wellness, life insurance, retirement and more; reflecting the true value of our employees. Other Incentives include: 35 hour work week, annual premium of 7% in lieu of Overtime, Shift work and Standby (take as time or money) allowance.

For full description of accountabilities and qualifications, please review the attached job profile.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact [email protected] DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “How to Apply” section below.

NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
Qualifications:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the Education and Experience requirements as outlined in the attached Job Profile.  
 
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.
 
A Criminal Record Check may be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Resume required: YES – Your resume should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. In order to be considered for this competition you must include the month and year(s) for each work employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.

Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. Clearly identify how you meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR REGISTRATION NUMBER WITH APEGBC WITHIN YOUR COVER-LETTER, as you must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a Professional with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. If you are not yet registered with APEGBC, please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a registered professional member in good standing in Alberta and can immediately transfer to APEGBC)


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