Job Opportunity: STO24/LSO2 Lands Authorizations Team South Coast Region


Subject: Job Opportunity: STO24/LSO2 Lands Authorizations Team South Coast Region


Licenced Authorizations Officer (LSO2)/

Authorizations Specialist (STO24)

South Coast (Surrey, Squamish, Chilliwack and Powell River)

Ministry of Forests

*Applications due Jan 4th,2023*


We are hiring 1 permanent position (Chilliwack) and 2 Temporary positions (approx. 9 months with strong possibility of extension)

 1 November Lands Day Iona Beach Site Visit

Come join the South Coast Region’s Crown Land Authorizations team!

We are a growing, fun, and results-focused team that specializes in land decisions for natural resource management in the South Coast Region under the Land Act. As a Licenced Authorizations Officer/Authorizations Specialist you will provide professional advice regarding the allocation of resources, conduct applied research, and provide technical expertise to support decisions on the use of Crown land. You will also play a key role in advancing our team’s Strategic Plan for backlog reduction.

The South Coast region of the Province has an incredibly diverse, rich landscape and is the most densely populated region in BC.  The myriad of interests and values to consider in the management of natural resources makes this a complex and interesting region to work.

If you enjoy working with a dynamic team, have effective communication skills, and the initiative to take on this important role, we look forward to your application.

Here are the links to the postings:

We look forward to your application! Applications are due Jan 4th.

 Please reach out to Bryanna Thiel ( or myself if you have any questions or would like to discuss the positions.

Stephan Zimmermann (he/him), M.R.M.

Senior Authorizations Specialist

South Coast Regional Office

Ministry of Forests
200 – 10428 153 Street, Surrey, BC  V3R 1E1

Phone: 778-572-2192 E-mail:

Located on the ancestral territories of the Shxw’ow’hamel, Katzie, Kwantlen, Sto:lo, Skawahlook, Seabird Island, Tsawwassen, Hul’qumi’num, Kwikwetlem, Semiahmoo, and Musqueam Peoples.

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