Nova Scotia NRR looking for “Director of Resource Stewardship” 27May2023

Evidently, it’s a fairly senior position.

Some  extracts from advert:

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Department: Natural Resources & Renewables
Location: HALIFAX
Type of Employment: Permanent
Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG
Closing Date: 6/9/2023 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

…As a vital part of the Forestry and Wildlife branch, the Resource Management Division is the primary strategic lead for cross-departmental work to ensure the sustainable conservations, management and use of the province’s renewable resources, Crown Lands and forests

…As the Director of Resource Stewardship, you are the primary lead for all aspects of resource management implementation on Crown lands through legal and partnership agreements with the Mi’kmaq, forest sector stakeholders and private landowners as well as the effective coordination, planning, and delivery of private land silviculture programs and timber scaling programs and ensuring appropriate development and implementation of wildlife policy in the context of resource stewardship.

…We are looking for a leader who shares our passion for Nova Scotia’s forests and is committed to their long-term sustainability and growth.

This position reports to the Executive Director, Forestry and Wildlife Branch.

…A university degree in the field of Natural Resources. as well as several years of progressive management experience in a similar role or an acceptable equivalent combination of training and experience.

As has been the tradition of previous NS governments, while such positions are advertised publicly, there is rarely any public announcement about who is hired for a particular position, and it is difficult to find out Who Does What at DNR/L&F/now NRR.


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