Dam Safety Senior Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer 27R
Amendment : Posting close date extended to April 15, 2020
This position is located in Victoria, BC.
This position is also posted as a Licensed Science Officer Other 3 via .
An eligibility list may be established for future similar permanent and / or temporary vacancies.
Join a strategic and forward-thinking team focused on BC’s water management challenges, strategies, and opportunities
and protecting public health and safety through River Forecast Centre operations, flood hazard management, regulation of dikes and dams, and supporting emergency response.
The Dam Safety Senior Specialist is a member of a small team focused on ensuring that dams are constructed, operated, altered and / or decommissioned in an appropriately safe manner and in compliance with the Water Sustainability Act’s Dam Safety Regulation.
and structural advice and oversight, which typically requires a structural, geotechnical, seismic or similar engineering background.
To be successful in this role, you have the skill and ability to manage complex projects and issues related to dam safety, and keep up to date on current trends, practices and innovation in this field.
Complementing your specialized expertise, you are an analytical thinker, capable of developing and implementing practical solutions to complex problems and issues associated with dam construction and safety, specifically the structural, geotechnical, and seismic aspects and conditions of BC’s major dams.
This is a vital role where you can make a difference and contribute, in a proactive manner, to BC’s robust water resource management environment.
Join our collaborative and innovative professional team and assist in the management of the Province’s water resources.
Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you : .
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact .
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NOTE : Applications will be accepted until 11 : 00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
JOB REQUIREMENTS :
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below :
AND / OR, Hydraulic and hydrological resource management specifically focused on dam safety and water retention infrastructure.
Additional Requirements :
This requirement is estimated to be approximately 3 weeks per year.
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.
A Criminal Record Check CRC will be required.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Cover Letter : NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Résumé : YES - A résumé 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 listed in the job profile.
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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments.
Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your résumé may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.