Field Technology Services Analyst

BC Public Service -> Land,Water,ResourceStewardship
Posted 18 days ago

Job Description

There is currently one (1) full-time temporary assignment available until 12/31/2022 which may be extended or become permanent located in Kamloops. An eligibility list for future similar temporary and/or permanent vacancies may be established for the following locations: Victoria, Kamloops, Castlegar, Williams Lake, Prince George, Smithers and Parksville.

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 technical skills to this exciting and rewarding role

British Columbia’s Natural Resource Ministries (NRM) are the stewards of the Province’s Crown land and natural resources which reflect the diverse values and interests of all British Columbians. In order to support the growth of the economy while providing effective environmental stewardship, the province’s NRM must transform in order to advance the shared management of British Columbia’s natural resources.

Natural Resource Information & Digital Services (NRIDS) is leading the modernization and transformation of business practices for the NRM through continuous improvement projects, new technology options and operational information management/information technology (IM/IT). NRIDS is providing leadership for IM/IT planning, policy and business process solutions and is also the single authority for all information and technology across the NRM.

To provide a combination of technical leadership and business analysis for critical local and remote field locations for the Natural Resource Ministries (AGRI, EMPR, ENV, FLNR, & MIRR). The technical work is focused on the design, configuration and management of complex hardware/software configuration for the resource sector which has emergency field operations in remote locations with significant urgency and staff safety considerations.

The business analysis function is focused on providing technology planning/solutions, including facilitating the design, implementation, leading projects, quality assurance and testing line of business applications for either a smaller number of users, or for deployment across the ministry for a unique line of business application.

In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing locations, the BC Public Service is an award-winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2021, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2021 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2021.

This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer. The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.

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.

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

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.

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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:

Degree in the Information Management/Information Technology Field or equivalent and 2 years of recent (within the last 5 years) related IT experience; OR Diploma in the Information Management/Information Technology Field or equivalent and 4 years of recent (within the last 7 years) related IT experience; OR Secondary school graduation or equivalent and 6 years of recent (within the last 10 years) related IT experience. Experience with computer hardware, software and security administration. Experience with the installation, configuration, maintenance and problem resolution of IT hardware, software, operating systems and network components. A minimum of 2 years’ experience providing direct client service. Preference may be given to applicants with iStore experience. Preference may be given to applicants with Satellite Internet support experience.


Available to work evening/weekends during fire season as and when required. Conduct field work which may include travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, non commercial aircraft, or foot, overnight/extended stay in rough camp conditions and outdoor work in all weather conditions. Must possess and maintain a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence in good standing. Must participate in availability schedules and accept standby assignments for critical business areas.

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.

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