Job Responsibilities: Lands Officer
Salary : $29.96 – $38.09 an hour
Company: Government of Alberta
Location: Peace River, AB CA
Job Requisition ID: 24984
Ministry: Environment & Parks
Full or Part-Time: Wage
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: Open Until Suitable Candidate Found
Classification: Subsidiary 05B 3625 Natural Resources 6
The Town of Peace River is an urban community in northwestern Alberta. It is a community that is beautiful by nature diverse by culture and and vibrant by choice. For more information on Peace River go to
Reporting to the Lands Team Lead the Lands Officer is responsible for operational delivery of the Lands Program which may include industrial commercial recreation bed and shore and riparian activities on all Crown lands within an assigned area.
This is a complex position that requires professional skills and knowledge in a number of disciplines as well as an in depth awareness of all activities that occur on Crown land in order to make sound disposition management recommendations and decisions.
The Lands Officer will:
Administer inspect and monitor industrial commercial and recreational dispositions and activities within the Lands Coordination and Delivery North Region Lands Program Peace River District
- Deliver extension services to meet applicant/client needs on all aspects of Crown land management and sustainable use
- Provide input into public land management and operational policy and program development
- Evaluate land to determine the highest and best sustainable use of public land.
- Integrate decisions to facilitate a balance of sustainable land uses
- Administer vacant public land to provide a balance of development use and conservation while maintaining biodiversity
- Assist other Divisions and agencies with program delivery as required
- Participate in the Occupational Health and Safety program
Minimum Requirements: Diploma in a related field such as Forestry Technology Environmental Science Environmental Technology or Natural Sciences plus three years of related experience with the principles and practices of integrated land management.
Equivalencies will be considered based on:
- 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
- 1 year of experience for 1 year education
- Working knowledge and ability to interpret various legislation including Public Lands Act Public Lands Administration Regulation Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Weed Control Act Forests Act Forest and Prairie Protection Act and associated regulations Mines and Minerals Act)
- Working knowledge of Crown Lands application process
- Experience with stakeholder engagement both internal and external such as industry recreation groups environmental organizations municipalities etc.
- Experience operating specialized equipment such as electronic information and tracking systems OHVs 4X4 trucks in off-highway conditions GPS units and trailer towing.
- Experience with ArcGIS software
Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
Creative Problem Solving: Ability to gather information from varied sources analyze and interpret information to formulate reports and make decisions related to case planning.
Drive for Results: Sets and accomplishes goals and priorities in order to deliver outcomes consistent with departmental objectives and directives.
Building Collaborative Environment: Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with a variety of teams within the workplace community and other Government ministries/agencies to meet client and ministry goals and objectives.
Developing Networks: Ability to interact positively build relationships and work effectively with others.
Agility: to readily adapt to changing priorities and work both independently and as a team in delivering a diverse workload and recommending enforcement action for situations of non-compliance.
$29.96 – $38.09 per hour
Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave.
- 5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
- 6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay
- Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday
- Staff accommodations may be available
How To Apply
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system
Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.
Once you have created your candidate profile visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements including education experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Resources for applicants:
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process please contact Dianna Sidon at [email protected]
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