Canada nationals: Director of Resource Management

British Columbia Public Service

Nanaimo, BC, CA

Director of Resource Management
Management Band 4

An eligibility list may be established.

Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging 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 ministry is structured in 23 districts within eight regions under the leadership of three geographically based Assistant Deputy Ministers.

Reporting to a Regional Executive Director (RED) the Director of Resource Management is accountable for the delivery of region-wide operations and the coordination of consistent delivery of district activities under provincial policy and legislative direction within the ministry.

Located on Vancouver Island, Nanaimo has parks such as Neck Point, Piper’s Lagoon and Sealand Park, perfect for camping, hiking and exploring. Mt. Washington, the island’s most popular ski hill, has year-round activities such as hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing and skiing.

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.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you:

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected]. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, business/public administration or a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in natural resources management including each of the following:
  • Experience providing advice to senior executives
  • Experience in an operational management capacity with business and organizational planning accountabilities
  • Experience dealing with complex resource management issues that may significantly impact multiple parties
  • Experience developing processes, procedures and practices to support work team and/or business delivery
  • Experience leading and coaching diverse teams
  • Experience in financial and human resource management

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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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.

Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category
Leadership and Management
Additional Information

Job Profile BAND 4 – Director of Resource Management





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development