Fort St John
Fort St. John, located in northeast British Columbia along the world famous Alaska Highway, is the centre of the province’s oil and gas industry. A vibrant community of 19,000 people, including many families with young children, it is not only one of the fastest growing cities in all of Canada but also is a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire.
The Commission’s Fort St. John office is the largest of five offices, and employs a diversified work force of over 120 employees.
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Current Opportunities - Fort St John
The Human Resources Coordinator provides senior level coordination and administrative support to activities designed to deliver the best experience for the employees of the organization. This role operates in an environment requiring a high degree of confidentiality and accuracy as it provides significant support to the planning, and delivery of human resources activities including staff development, engagement, recruitment, and performance management.
The Strategic Relations Specialist supports the development and leads the implementation of a broad range of initiatives related to the Commission’s work. This includes relationship strategies, relationship-building programs, business improvement projects, tools for supporting statutory decision-making, and various other products. The Specialist forges respectful relationships and helps to enable the participation of First Nations and stakeholders in the permitting process of oil and gas activities, and ensures that the legal obligations of the Commission, as an agent of the Crown, are met.
The First Nations Relations Advisor is accountable for leading the initiation, negotiation and implementation of Commission initiatives to enable First Nations participation in the oil and gas activities permitting process. The incumbent forges strong working relationships with Indigenous groups and ensures appropriate consultation at all required stages of the process, including the implementation of recommendations and monitoring of outcomes.
The First Nations Monitoring & Liaison Advisor is accountable for leading the initiation, negotiation and implementation of agreements to enable First Nations participation in regulatory and stewardship monitoring of natural resource development activities. The incumbent forges strong working relationships with First Nations and ensures agreements are successfully negotiated and implemented throughout all stages of the agreements, including implementation of recommendations and requirements, and monitoring of outcomes.
The Specialist, Investigation & Remediation (Specialist) provides technical and expert oversight of the planning and execution of the restoration of orphan sites under oversight of the Orphan Site Reclamation Fund (OSRF) that serve to mitigate financial and environmental risks associated with orphaned sites in British Columbia.
Responsible for the development, execution and monitoring of the investigation and remediation phases of the orphan restoration lifecycle, the Specialist works closely with the other members of the orphan restoration team and other Commission employees to execute the annual work plan. The ability to build solid working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and service providers is important in achieving the desired goals.
In addition, the Specialist will be responsible for the ongoing development, improvements to, and implementation of risk assessment and liability estimate frameworks to determine current and future financial risk to the OSRF, and the development of strategies for identifying risk in liability management in the BC oil and gas industry.
The Manager, Financial Risk & Liability plays a leading role in the ongoing development and management of the Commission’s liability management programs. The position will work to continuously improve on the delivery of liability management programs to ensure industry permit holders carry the financial risk of their operations through to regulatory closure. Through program delivery and continuous improvement, the position leads to minimize risk to the Orphan Site Reclamation Fund (OSRF).