BC Public Service ADMN O 24R – First Nations Policy Advisor Full Time in Victoria, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Victoria BC CA

ADMN O 24R – First Nations Policy Advisor
Victoria, BC

The Branch supports the development of policies and legislation within the ministry to ensure that the constitutional obligations of government are upheld and…

First Nations Policy Advisor

Administrative Officer 24R
Annual Salary: $58,915.64 – $67,319.53

*Please note that there are two positions available.

The First Nations Relations Branch provides leadership in the ministry to increase First Nations participation in the forest sector through the First Nations Forest Sector Strategy. The Branch supports the consultation processes of the ministry and the natural resource sector. The Branch supports the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation in treaty and other reconciliation processes. The Branch supports the development of policies and legislation within the ministry to ensure that the constitutional obligations of government are upheld and honoured.

This position provides support to FLNR staff conducting negotiations with First Nations and supports FLNR staff in advancing the ministry’s interests in provincial treaty and other reconciliation processes. This position also helps in the development of long term strategic accommodation measures to allow the Province to meet its constitutional obligations to address impacts of its decisions on Aboriginal rights and title.

For a full description of accountabilities and qualifications, please review the attached job profile. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact [email protected] . DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL.

For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the How to Apply section below.

A criminal record check may be required. An eligibility list may be established.


Resume required: YES – Your resume should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. In order to be considered for this competition you must include the month and year(s) for each work employment history as well as job related responsibilities.

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “SKIP” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Questionnaire required: YES – As part of the application process you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. You will not be able to go back at a later time to complete the questionnaire so please allot up to 60 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter.


To be considered for this position your application must clearly demonstrate that you have the following:

– Degree in resource management, public administration, aboriginal studies or equivalent.

– Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.

– 2-3 years’ experience working with First Nations communities and facilitating First Nations negotiations is an asset.

– Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.

– Experience managing projects and/or project components.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the criteria outlined in the attached job description/profile.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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