Ministry of Forests
Parksville

Community Engagement Specialist
$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of
preventing and managing wildfires on the landscape. With a workforce of approximately 1600, the
program’s staff are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire
management and emergency response support to protect values while encouraging sustainable,
healthy and resilient ecosystems.

The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for providing a critical role in developing and
facilitating collaborative outreach and awareness programs and activities to foster widespread
community engagement in wildfire prevention. As the community engagement and outreach
expert, the position requires a dynamic relationship builder and engaging communicator, able to
adapt to various audience demographics, sizes and settings.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant
Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in communications or natural resource management plus two (2) years *related
    experience; OR
  • Diploma plus four (4) years *related experience; OR
  • Grade 12 plus six (6) years *related experience or an equivalent combination of education
    and training; AND
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating groups whose members hold varying interests, in a
    natural resource context.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.

*Related experience is defined as communications and natural resource management.

For more information and to apply online by December 15, 2022, please go to:
https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/93690