Extension Specialists (various), FORREX (Various Locations, BC)

The FORREX Partnership is seeking extension specialists in:

  1. Indigenous Knowledge and Aboriginal Forestry; and,
  2. Watershed Management; and,
  3. Conservation Biology.

Under the general leadership of the Extension Leaders, and as part of a team of specialists, you will work with FORREX partners throughout the Province to: develop and implement an integrated extension program of science and knowledge acquisition, synthesis and transfer; and to influence, promote and effect client innovation by facilitating advances in resource management and ecosystem management. You will do this by identifying client information needs; building extension and research partnerships; and, delivering extension education. You will provide a critical link between the research and resource management community.

Advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience in extension and group dynamics; Advanced knowledge of sustainable natural resource management, science, policy and operational practices in the areas of traditional ecological knowledge and Aboriginal forestry, socio-economics, forest management, conservation, landscape ecology, ecosystem and forest productivity; Excellent technical, communication, problem solving, project development, and program management skills; Demonstrated ability to work in a team and independently and effectively for an innovative organization and diverse client base; Working knowledge of British Columbia’s natural resource and research community, forest policies, legislation and regulations; Minimum M.Sc or equivalent and 5 years experience in both research, and policy or operations; Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Word, Excel, Access, Web-based tools, Outlook, and the Internet.

Applicants must download the appropriate application packages (linked below) before submitting their application. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. We appreciate all applications, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be notified.
Closing Date: Competition open till filled.

Indigenous Knowledge and Aboriginal Forestry (Cluster Webpage)

  1. Job Description [PDF – 84 KB]
  2. Instructions to Applicants [PDF – 64 KB]

Watershed Management (Cluster Webpage)

  1. Job Description:

    1. Interior [PDF – 13 KB]
    2. North [PDF – 107 KB]

  2. Instructions to Applicants [PDF – 64 KB]

Ecosystem Management & Conservation Biology (Cluster Webpage)

  1. Job Description:

    1. Interior [PDF – 14 KB]
    2. North [PDF – 92 KB]

  2. Instructions to Applicants [PDF – 64 KB]

Extension specialists are located with partner organizations throughout the Province. Secondment opportunities will be considered.

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