Indigenous Relations Liaison

Website Ministry of Forests

Ministry of Forests
100 Mile House, Clearwater, Kamloops, Merritt BC (Hybrid)

There are three (3) positions available. Flexible work options are available; these positions may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

These positions are also posted as an LSO 2 under requisition 113608.

Indigenous Relations Liaison

$76,071.18 – $86,658.48 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests. Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BCTS plans, develops and auctions a substantial portion of the province’s annual available timber volume. To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website and video.

The Indigenous Relations Liaison works within the BCTS business area to develop and maintain positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples to advance BCTS’ business principle dedicated to true and lasting reconciliation. The position works directly with Indigenous Peoples and BCTS staff to plan and facilitate legal consultation processes consistent with legal requirements, reconciliation and relationship building, and supports senior staff in negotiation and implementation of business-to-business and relational agreements that contribute to effective and durable relationships with Indigenous Peoples.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service – Province of British Columbia (

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Diploma or degree in a field related to the work of the program area and two (2) years of experience related to natural resource (i.e., forestry) or Indigenous Peoples relationship management.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Experience with contract management.
  • Experience or education in forestry or natural resource management.
  • Experience or education related to Indigenous Peoples relationship management.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.

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