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BC Public Service

STO 24R - Inspector - Mineral Titles and Mines

Full Time
4 days ago
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title
STO 24R - Inspector - Mineral Titles and Mines

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R24


Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA

Salary Range
$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually (plus $32.89 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance)

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Energy, Mines & Low Carb Inn.

Ministry Branch / Division
Mineral Titles Branch

Job Summary

Inspector - Mineral Titles and Mines
Scientific/Technical Officer R24

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and / or temporary opportunities. Currently we have1 permanent position that can be located in Prince George or Smithers.

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 .

Bring your strong leadership and investigative skills to this critical role

The Mines Competitiveness and Authorizations Division (MCAD)) manages and facilitates the responsible development of BC's mineral resources. MCAD's main focuses are: ensuring safe and environmentally responsible mineral exploration, mine development and closure; providing timely permitting decisions; promoting BC's many mineral opportunities and fostering a positive and supportive environment for staff; implementing the Premier's Jobs Plan commitments and contributing to the achievement of the Province's social, economic and environmental goals.

The Titles and Mines Inspector investigates and reports 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 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 Inspector provides investigative capacity and recommendations for the sale or disposal of abandoned machinery and equipment; maintains competency in digital mapping technologies as well as electronic field survey and related equipment. The Titles and Mines Inspector represents the Mineral Titles Branch in meetings with representatives of government, the mining industry, and the public.

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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . 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 , 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 and experience as outlined below:

  • Diploma in Mining Technology, or a degree in natural resource management or environmental management or a related discipline;
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
  • 24 months work experience in mining, mineral exploration or other relevant resource operation fields, and/or, management and compliance experience (e.g. oil and gas, forestry, geology, land reclamation etc.)

Willingness Statements:
  • Work in remote backcountry situations and in mines; and travel on foot, ATV, watercraft, vehicle, and aircraft.
  • Must be available to travel by air, fixed wing, helicopter and overnight on short notice. Must be able to climb ladders, walk up and down steep ramps, work underground conditions using appropriate protective equipment and in environments where exposure to chemical vapours, noise, dust, heat and cold are present.
  • Must have a valid driver's licence

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 - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category
Compliance and Enforcement, Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical

Additional Information