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BC Public Service

STO-RE 24R - Natural Resource Officer Area Investigator

Full Time
3 days ago
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 24R - Natural Resource Officer Area Investigator

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R24 - Res




Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Compliance and Enforcement Branch

Job Summary

Natural Resource Officer (NRO) Area Investigator
Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 24

This posting is to establish an eligibility list to fill permanent and/or temporary NRO Area Investigator vacancies for the Ministry's Compliance and Enforcement Branch (CEB) Areas.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Influence and engage in natural resource management

Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry of Forests leads and delivers programs which ensure the sustainable management of BC's natural resources. Within this large, diverse and complex structure, the Compliance and Enforcement Branch represents the law enforcement arm of the Ministry. The CEB - a provincial line of sight program - applies 50+ statutes to govern 1,200+ natural resource authorizations, deploys natural resource operations teams to ensure compliance and enforcement of resource management laws, and protects the public's interest in the management of BC's diversity of natural resources.

As a Natural Resource Officer Area Investigator, you will lead and investigate complex investigations of significant legislative offences (criminal and administrative) and ensure compliance with legislation, policies and other standards. If you enjoy working in a dynamic work environment with great staff and exciting challenges, this may be the role for you!

Please refer to the map below for specific available locations in the Area of your choosing. Note: You must apply to each Area you are interested in; your application will not be shared with or forwarded to other Areas.

Apply to the Area(s) you are interested in via the following links:
  • Coast Area: Requisition 91983
  • Interior Area: Requisition 91984
  • North Area: Requisition 91985
  • South Area: Requisition 91986

Job Category

Compliance and Enforcement, Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational