Junior Practice Advisor

Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
January 9, 2019
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Full-time, 3 Month Contract

What is the Job?

Reporting to the Associate Director, Professional Practice and liaising with our Practice Advisor, this role is responsible for supporting the Professional Practice Standards and Development Department in the development of professional practice guidelines, providing professional practice and ethics guidance on matters relate to professional and ethical practice in BC, and providing support to professional practice related committees, working groups and task forces.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing assistance and guidance towards decisions/judgements/recommendations related to professional practice and ethics guidance for various clients, such as: professionals, committees, OQM certified companies, regulators, and internal/external stakeholders (e.g., government and regulatory bodies),
  • Supporting the development of practice guidelines and coordinating with assigned stakeholders,
  • Maintaining, analyzing, and updating a database of professional practice advice,
  • Organizing and coordinating committee meetings with external vendors and participants,
  • Assist in building capacity to support the day-to-day practice of BC’s professional engineers and geoscientists,
  • Maintaining awareness of budgetary and timeline considerations of various projects,
  • Assisting in the development of the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia website with content related to professional practice, and
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Who are we Looking for?

Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or geoscience,
  • Registered or in the progress of achieving an engineer-in-training or geoscientist-in-training status.
  • 1–2 years of related experience to the responsibilities outlined, and
  • 1–2 years of expertise and/or experience in climate science relating to engineering and geoscience.

The position will require the successful candidate to demonstrate that he or she has:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Professionalism, diplomacy, and strong customer-service skills,
  • Strong attention to detail,
  • The ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple priorities in order to meet critical deadlines,
  • Technical or scientific writing and/or editing skills,
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, and
  • Strong teamwork and networking skills.

Who are we?

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is responsible for the licensing and regulation of BC’s professional engineers and geoscientists.  With over 34,000 members, we are the second largest regulatory body in the province. 

Engineers and Geoscientists BC offers contract employees a compensation package that includes a competitive salary, 8% of wages as pay-in-lieu of group benefits, and a Flex Day Program for full time employees that offers compressed workweeks.

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