Hazard Risk and Vulnerability Specialist 

 

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Hazard Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (HRVA) Specialist for a term of approximately 24 months. The HRVA Specialist is responsible for the facilitation of an all hazard risk and vulnerability assessment for communities within the RDBN. The position is responsible to ensure that the HRVA Program activities are supported, developed and implemented in accordance with Provincial legislation and the direction and policy provided by the RDBN.

The Regional District is looking for an individual who has a thorough understanding of the HRVA objectives and proven project management methodologies and exceptional communication skills. The ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships and to lead project teams of various sizes through to completion is required. Experience working in an emergency management environment would be an asset.

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako provides local government services to a large area of more than 77,000 square kilometers of scenic mountains, rolling hills, lakes and rivers. The office is located in Burns Lake, a dynamic community that is known for its hospitality and as the Gateway to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. The region offers affordable housing, stunning scenery, and incomparable recreation opportunities such as world class fishing, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Deborah Jones-Middleton, Director of Protective Services, at HR@rdbn.bc.ca. This position will be open until filled.