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Geoscience Experience Competency Assessors

Location: Remotely
Date Posted: February 08, 2024
Closing Date: Open until filled
Status Ongoing
Terms of Reference

Purpose

The Geoscience Experience Competency Assessors play a vital role in the application process of prospective registrants.

Each assessor is a highly valued volunteer who helps to maintain the integrity of the application process by conducting professional reviews and providing honest and constructive feedback regarding the applicant's qualifications and readiness for professional practice.

The recommendations of the Geoscience Experience Competency Assessors are provided to the Geoscience Subcommittee for approval.

Duties and Expectations

  • Conducted online and independently, assessors will be looking at an applicant’s background information, application form, work experience details, and references.
  • A typical review will take approximately 1–2 hours to complete.
  • The number of reviews requested of you will depend on the number of applications submitted related to your area of practice.
  • These assessments can be done at the time and location of the assessor’s choice within one month of receiving it.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Currently an Engineers and Geoscientists BC professional registrant;
  • Have at least three years as a registered professional (in any jurisdiction) in your stated area of practice; and
  • Registrants employed in senior roles are preferred.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC is currently looking for registrants in the following practice areas:
  • Environmental Geoscience (Hydrology and Geotechnical);
  • Geology (Mineral Exploration, Exploration Geology, Geochemistry); and
  • Geophysics

Measures of Success

The successful volunteer will:
  • Conduct professional reviews; and
  • Provide honest and constructive feedback regarding the applicants’ qualifications.

Average Time Commitment

  • A typical review will take approximately 1–2 hours of documentation review. The number of reviews requested of you will depend on the number of applications submitted related to your field of expertise.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to advance the profession by sharing your knowledge and experience;
  • Learn new skills and expand your business network;
  • The opportunity to log hours towards your Engineers and Geoscientists BC continuing education program requirements;
  • Volunteer appreciation.

Applications for this role are reviewed on a seasonal basis depending on program needs and position availability. You will be contacted when the next application review takes place. We appreciate your interest and look forward to connecting with you.

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.