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 Landowner Liaison proactively interacts on behalf of the Commission with community and landowners where petroleum and natural gas activities may or currently occur. The Landowner Liaison is responsible for programs that enhance positive relations among diverse parties on matters related to rights and terms of entry on private and agricultural leased lands, public engagement, and conflict management, ensuring oil and gas activities are conducted in accordance with regulations, standards and best business practices, to minimize impacts.
The Permit Administration Technician reviews and makes determination in the administration of a portfolio of Land Act tenures and Forestry Licenses, drafting and implementing new and amended contractual and administrative agreements, conducting detailed analyses and interpretations of Acts, Statutes and Regulations and determining fees. Reviews and approves applications related to corporate asset management, name changes and amalgamations. Maintains data integrity, spatial and non-spatial data capture, entering/editing and updating all Crown land approvals into data bases and records utilized by the Commission, the public and other Government agencies.
The Emergency Management Analyst leads the evaluation process for emergency response plans submitted by permit holders; interprets mapping and complex plans to identify deficiencies and omissions that may jeopardize public safety, communicates with permit holders to address deficiencies, identifies companies that have failed to comply with deadlines and submission requirements, and initiates the process for potential compliance or enforcement actions.
The position provides initial support for KERMIT system users, both within and external to the Commission, and is a key member of the Commission’s Emergency Operations Centre team when significant incidents occur. The Emergency Management Analyst employs their understanding of emergency management plans, and contributes to the assessment of emergency response exercises.
The First Nations Liaison Officer represents the Commission and supports/protects Crown interests and obligations through facilitating development and maintenance of productive working relationships between First Nations and corporate interests in the oil and gas industry. This position provides technical advice and assistance to First Nations groups concerning Commission programs, government policy, and processes such as are required to promote industry investment in oil and gas exploration and pipeline development and management in ways intended to secure and safeguard the aims, aspirations and rights of all parties; conducting consultation, negotiation, and mediation processes to foster project specific agreements between First Nations and corporate investors as they apply to exploration, production and pipeline projects on Crown Lands with First Nations interests.
The Natural Resource Officer assesses, evaluates, manages and renders final decision by issuing permits and approvals under the land, forest and water acts. Authorizations are granted with respect to environmental reviews, consultation and notification requirements and agricultural reviews related to oil and gas industry applications. Assess, evaluate and make recommendations on applications under the Oil and Gas Activities Act and National Energy Board related to the oil and gas industry.
The Dam Safety & Integrity Engineer will be responsible for administration of the provincial dam safety program, through the Dam Safety Regulation (DSR) under the Water Sustainability Act (WSA) and the delegation to the Commission, regulating over 50 dams in the oil & gas sector. The objective of the DSR is to protect the public, the environment, and property by requiring dam owners to engineer their design, adequately inspect and properly maintain their dams, and ensuring that their dams meet applicable engineering standards.
Reporting to the Director, Information Technology, the Lead Information Technology (IT) Analyst is responsible for technical business analysis, network architecture, and network and application server troubleshooting and analysis. The incumbent leads the planning and development of infrastructure and the design of possible solutions; designs and builds proof of concept and feasibility assessment environments; plans, designs and oversees changes to the network and network applications. Assists in the development of policies and standards for all aspects of Information Technology.
The Lead IT Analyst is a critical resource for the IT Analysts in providing Tier 2 and Tier 3 support, overall advice and guidance. The position provides technical and project management expertise for multiple, concurrent projects from initialization to completion.
The incumbent supports the IT security team as required, conducting assessments and providing ongoing support maintenance for security systems and protocols.