Wildlife Engagement Specialist

BC Public Service
June 25, 2024
Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John
Job Type
Must have relevant experience
Salary Type
Based on Experience
$85,813.18 - $97,879.22 annually
Bachelor's Degree
Biology, Biological Science, Wildlife management, Ecosystem management, Natural Resource sector
British Columbia


Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship

Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home up to five (5) days a week subject to an approved telework agreement. 

Wildlife Engagement Specialist

$85,813.18 - $97,879.22 annually, which includes a 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment

The Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship (WLRS) has been created to support and enable natural resource sector wide integrated decision-making and provide a pathway to economic activity, environmental sustainability and advancing Indigenous reconciliation. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship.

The Wildlife Engagement Specialist will implement and support wildlife management with a focus on leading First Nations engagement as it relates to wildlife co-management. A strong wildlife management and human dimensions background will contribute to leading collaborative activities focused on Indigenous reconciliation and implementing the Together for Wildlife strategies to improve wildlife management and stewardship in the North.

Check out this video to learn more about biology careers at the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship.



Qualifications for this role include:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or higher in biological sciences or a related field, plus three (3) or more years of related experience*.
  • Registered (or immediately eligible for registration) as a Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) in BC with the College of Applied Biology (CAB).

*Related Experience must include all of the following: 

  • Experience assessing and monitoring natural resources in conjunction with First Nations.
  • Experience in wildlife management projects or programs including collaboratively delivered work with First Nations.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience leading programs, projects or initiatives related to the management, protection or recovery of species or ecosystems.
  • Experience managing complex and sensitive natural resource management issues or projects related to wildlife or wildlife habitat in a team environment.


How to Apply

For more information, a complete list of qualifications and to apply online by July 15th, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/114193

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