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The BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission) is a provincial crown agency established in October 1998. Reporting to the Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, the Commission protects public safety and safeguards the environment through the sound regulation of oil, gas, and geothermal activities in B.C., while balancing a broad range of environmental, economic, and social considerations. Headquartered in Fort St. John with offices in Victoria, Kelowna, Fort Nelson, Dawson Creek, Prince George, and Terrace, the Commission provides a single-window service, regulating from the exploration stage through to final reclamation.
The Board’s role is to make regulations that are within the jurisdiction of the Board and to which the Board determines necessary;
- to manage CEO recruitment and succession planning;
- to evaluate the performance of the CEO;
- approve various statutory reports;
- and to provide effective oversight of the Commission’s operations.
This is a paid position with opportunities for Board training and ongoing professional development.Qualifications:
The Board is seeking a consultant to join the Board. To support the Board’s ongoing diversity objectives, consideration will be given to qualified female candidates whose lived experience, volunteer roles, as well as paid employment and academic achievements will be considered. Skills from one of the following three areas will be considered:
- Financial Governance and Corporate Finance,
- I.T. Governance and Cybersecurity,
- Regulatory and Legal.
In addition to the skills noted above, the Board will consider candidates with experience in the public sector and candidates who have an understanding of what it means to govern in the public interest.