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LSO OTHR 3 - Senior Mineral Titles Inspector

BC Public Service - Vancouver, BC  grey map iconMap

1 month ago

Senior Mineral Titles Inspector
Licensed Science Officer (Other) 3

An eligibility list may be established.
This is also posted as an STO under REQ 62584.

Bring your strong leadership and investigative skills to this critical role

The Senior Titles and Mines Inspector provides support to the Mineral Titles Branch and the Mine Health, Safety and Permitting Branches primarily in supervising and conducting field inspections of mineral and coal titles, as well as inspections of exploration and mine sites. The Senior Inspector coordinates recommendations to the Chief Gold Commissioner for a number of administrative decisions under the Mineral Tenure Act and Coal Act. The Senior Inspector supervises two Titles and Mines Inspectors, located in the Cranbrook and Smithers Regional offices.

The Senior Titles and Mines Inspector leads investigations on statutory complaints, disputes, land use, and mining activity on mineral and coal titles pursuant to the delegated authorities of the Chief Gold Commissioner and the Chief Inspector of Mines. The Senior Titles and Mines Inspector monitors and reports on industry compliance with the Mineral Tenure Act, Coal Act, Mines Act and regulations under these Acts. The Senior Inspector provides investigative capacity and recommendations for the sale or disposal of abandoned machinery and equipment; reviews legal survey plans of mineral and placer titles as requested by the Surveyor General; maintains competency in global positioning system and digital mapping technologies as well as electronic field survey and related equipment. The Senior Inspector directs and coordinates the work of the Titles and Mines Inspectors and represents the Mineral Titles Branch in meetings with representatives of government, industry, and the public.

Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more. Salary listed does not include the additional 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) provision that can be taken as taken as time off or salary on an annual basis which is on top of four (4) weeks annual leave.

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 complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Mark.Messmer@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.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

Please include your registration number for your speciality area within your application as you must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a fully licensed professional with the Association of BC Forest Professionals or Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia). If you are not yet registered, please explain in your questionnaire response how you are immediately eligible for registration (i.e. currently a fully licensed registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP or Engineers and Geoscientists BC). If you do not meet this qualification please apply to the Scientific Technical Officer opportunity through Requisition 62584.

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 required: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - 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.

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