Professional Practice Advisory Group Member

Location:
Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
January 27, 2021
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Status:
2-Year Term


Purpose

The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Professional Practice Advisory is an Advisory Group reporting to the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development. Its mandate is to provide advice on issues that influence the practice of professional engineering and professional geoscience in BC.

Reporting Structure

Advisory Group members report to the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development.

Duties and Expectations

Advisory Group members are responsible:

  • To provide advice to Professional Practice staff on professional practice issues related to practice inquiries, guidelines, and advisories. Advice to be provided during Advisory Group meetings and outside of meetings through email correspondence, as applicable.
  • To participate in the consultation process undertaken in the preparation of Engineers and Geoscientists BC Professional Practice Guidelines and provide recommendations to PPSD staff.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Should be a professional engineer or professional geoscientist registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and have a minimum of 10 years of professional practice experience; however, representatives from other regulated professions who regularly interact with engineers and geoscientists will be considered.
  • Should have previous volunteering experience with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • Experience in one of the following areas:
    • Environmental science.
    • Emerging fields of engineering or geoscience.
    • Government Ministry.
    • Authority Having Jurisdiction.

Term of Office

  • Appointments are 2 years in length, renewable twice for a maximum of 6 consecutive years, unless otherwise extended by the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development.

Average Time Commitment

  • Meetings are held at least 4 times per year, or more often, if required, at the call of the Chair.
  • The Advisory Group may meet in person, by telephone conference, or through electronic means, where all members may simultaneously hear each other and participate during the meeting.
  • Before each meeting, members are required to review agenda items and be prepared for discussion.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to advance the profession by sharing your knowledge and experience;
  • Contribute to your continued professional competency; and
  • Expand your business network.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.

To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at .