Local recruitment: Hydrotechnical Engineer

British Columbia Public Service

Saanichton, BC, Canada 🇨🇦

Surrey, BC, Canada 🇨🇦

Victoria, BC, Canada 🇨🇦

Hydrotechnical Engineer

$68, 008.54- $89, 330.28 annually plus 6.5% Recruitment & Retention Adjustment

Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) is the lead coordinating agency in the provincial government for all emergency management activities.

The Hydrotechnical Engineer provides technical guidance for all phases of EMBC’s mitigation and funding programs and applies professional advisory expertise regarding disaster risk reduction, including risk assessments, hazard modelling and risk mapping, mitigation planning, and structural/natural/non-structural mitigation measures. The position focuses on flood hazards and also provides general support for risk reduction from all natural hazards and climate risks.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Management, Applied Science, Science, Resource Management or Natural Sciences, a related professional field or equivalent with a minimum 3 years of *related experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management, Applied Science, Science, Resource Management or Natural Sciences, a related professional field or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of *related experience;
  • Registered membership in good standing or *immediately eligibility for registration, as a fully licensed professional with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.

* Related experience must include:

  • Progressive and varied experience in hydrotechnical applications and flood hazard management, including some or all of the following: flood risk assessment, hydraulic/hydrometric modelling, fluvial geomorphology, flood hazard and risk mapping, structural/natural flood mitigation engineering and non-structural mitigation practices.
  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships and partnerships with partners (such as First Nations, local governments, NGO’s or federal/provincial government).
  • Experience resolving complex problems that involve adaptation or deviation from existing policy.
  • Experience analyzing complex information from multiple sources and making recommendations for new directions or policies, and preparing briefing documents, high level reports and decision notes.
  • Experience in interpreting and applying a climate change/adaptation lens to technical or policy work.

For more information and to apply online by August 28, 2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/90945


POSITION TYPE

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EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED