Canada nationals: Technical Lead

British Columbia Public Service
Victoria, BC, Canada
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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This position is located in Victoria, BC.

An eligibility list may be established.

Lesser qualified applicants may be considered for appointment at a lower level.

The Climate Action Secretariat [CAS] is the central government agency responsible for leading and coordinating research, analysis, development and implementation of programs, policies and legislation enabling mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. CAS works collaboratively across the provincial public sector, other orders of government, research institutions, non-governmental organizations, and professional and industry associations to achieve provincial climate change goals. The Clean Investment Fund [CIF] Team within CAS is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Clean Investment Fund, a component of the Clean Growth Program for Industry.

The Technical Lead plays a key role in guiding the development and operation of the CIF, to support British Columbia’s transition to a clean energy, low-carbon economy. The Technical Lead is responsible for developing and improving policy and processes for the evaluation of applications to the Fund. The position is also responsible for leading technical evaluation teams and coordinating the technical reviews of Fund applications and making recommendations to the Fund Director for successful application. Work with involve collaborating with ministries responsible for industrial activity and technology research, development and deployment, and British Columbia’s clean technology sector.

If you have a passion for climate action, thrive in a busy and positive team environment, and strive to make a difference, we encourage you to apply.

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. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to   before the stated closing time and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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.

In addition to this exciting position in BC’s capital city, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development avenues. On top of the base pay, 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 start off with 4 weeks of paid annual vacation. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service offers You.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:

  • Degree in a related professional field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a fully licensed professional with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area [i.e. Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia].
  • Recent [within the past 5 years] experience in each of the following:
    • working with government grant programs, with experience evaluating proposals preferred;
    • in the development of programs and policy;
    • in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments; and,
    • in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

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 [CRC] will be required.


Professional Designation: YES - Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered [or immediately eligible for registration] as a Professional Forester with the Association of BC Forest Professionals; OR, a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists; OR, a Professional Engineer/Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia.

Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the appropriate BC association [ABCFP, APEGBC, BCIA, etc.]. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Résumé: YES - Ensure your résumé includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates [month and year] and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Applicants are required to structure their résumé in a manner that clearly documents how their education and experience meets each job requirement as set out in the posted job profile. Résumés should be limited to a maximum of 4 pages.

Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile.

Job Category

Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical