Posted Nov 21, 2022STO 18 - Wildfire Crew Supervisor
STO 18 - Wildfire Crew Supervisor
Scientific/Tech Off R18 - Res
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8 CA (Primary)
$56,032.51 - $63,565.27 annually
Wildfire Crew Supervisor
Scientific Technical Officer R18 - Resource
We currently have one (1) permanent full-time vacancy for the Initial Attack Crew Supervisor position.
An eligibility for future permanent and/or temporary Wildfire Crew Supervisor vacancies may be established for the Merritt BC Wildfire Zone.
To apply for Wildfire Crew Supervisor positions in other BC Wildfire Zones, refer to Requisition 94590.
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.
A great opportunity to take the next step in your career
The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing unwanted wildfires on the landscape. Approximately 1,600 field workers – comprising technical experts, strategic thinkers, and fire operations staff – are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect life and values at risk, encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.
This position is responsible for overseeing operations for assigned fire crews during all fire suppression activities and project work, monitoring and ensuring performance standards and safe work practices.
In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing locations, the BC Public Service is an award-winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2021, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2021 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2021.
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).
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Rhonda.Stearns@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Grade 12 plus 4 seasons forest fire related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Valid OFA Level 1 with Transportation Endorsement.
- Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
- Valid Class 5 driver's licence.
- Successful completion of pre-employment fitness standard.
- Preference may be given to candidates with Incident Commander 4.
- To be flexible regarding ongoing changes in responsibilities, assignments and corporate structures.
- To keep current on emerging issues.
- To take in-house training and certification as required.
- To fly in aircraft (fixed wing and rotary) as required.
- To work extended hours, including weekends, and be on standby with limited notice in accordance with the preparedness plan.
- To travel and overnight in remote locations where accommodations may vary as required.
- To participate in Incident Command System positions as assigned.
- To work under adverse or stressful conditions, including smoke, extreme heat and mountainous terrain in remote and isolated conditions.
- To obtain and maintain certification and training for crew positions to meet operational requirements.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical
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