Mineral Potential Geoscientist

Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation
Victoria

Mineral Potential Geoscientist

$68,008.54 - $85,592.73 annually

The Mines Competitiveness and Authorizations Division is responsible for developing and regulating the thriving, globally competitive, safe, and environmentally responsible exploration and mining sector, significantly benefitting all British Columbians.

The Mineral Potential Geoscientist is an integral part of a team responsible for the development, operation, maintenance and enhancement of the BC Geological Survey (BCGS) geoscience databases and applications. This position focuses on using geoscience databases, applications, technology and emerging data science to develop and deliver dynamic and innovative mineral potential assessments in the province of British Columbia. The position provides deliverables and expert geoscience advice to government, industry, communities, and the public for land use decisions.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Registered or eligible for immediate registration as a fully qualified Professional Geoscientist with the Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC).
  • Bachelor’s Degree Geology, Physical Geography or closely related discipline and minimum 5 years’ experience in mineral exploration, mining, mapping, or other related geoscience, of which at least 2 years has been in Canada; OR
  • Master’s Degree in Geology, Physical Geography or closely related discipline and minimum 3 years’ experience in mineral exploration, mining, mapping, or other related geoscience, of which at least 2 years has been in Canada.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in numeric analyses, statistic, modelling and other advanced computation.
  • Experience with mineral potential assessment methods and data requirements
  • Experience using GIS tools such as ArcGIS, FME, Manifold, MapInfo, or QGIS; spatial database systems such as PostgreSQL/PostGIS, SQL Server spatial, or Oracle spatial.
  • Experience supervising contractors and managing projects.

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

For more information and to apply online by September 1, 2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/88174

Date Posted: July 14, 2022
Closing Date: September 01, 2022
Location:
Victoria