Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
The Mines Auditor may be located in any of the ministry’s five regional offices. The ministry’s regional offices include Victoria, Prince George, Kamloops, Cranbrook, and Smithers. Other locations may be considered based on operational requirements and availability at time of hire.
Mines Auditor, Health and Safety
66,675.12 - $83,659.51 annually plus $32.89 bi-weekly isolation allowance for the Smithers location
This opportunity is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer R27 under REQ 71609.
The Mines Health, Safety and Enforcement Division (MHSED) is responsible for the health and safety, compliance management, audits and enforcement for the mineral exploration and mining sector in B.C.
The Mines Auditor, Health and Safety is situated in the Mine Audits and Effectiveness Unit (the Audit Unit), which is tasked with assessing the effectiveness of the regulatory system for mining in British Columbia in protecting workers, the public and the environment.
Established in 2019, the Audit Unit is a growing and developing team. This position provides subject matter expertise regarding worker health and safety. Working with other members of the Audit Unit, this position is responsible for contributing to individual audit projects, including the development of comprehensive audit reports with recommendations to senior decision-makers for improved regulatory effectiveness.
Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more. Salary listed does not include the additional 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) provision that can be taken as taken as time off or salary on an annual basis which is on top of four (4) weeks annual leave.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Qualifications for this role include:
- A degree related to mining, minerals, or another heavy industry discipline from an accredited institution and a minimum of two years’ experience working in a health and safety capacity in a heavy industry (either directly or in a regulatory capacity). An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
- Must be registered, or immediately eligible* for registration with the Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia). *Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a professional in another Canadian jurisdiction or another BC professional association referred to above, and able to transfer that membership to a BC professional association within 6 months of employment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have their qualifications reviewed by the appropriate body to ensure they have the necessary requirements for registration.