- Minimum Recruitment Standards -

Natural Resources

Subsidiary Agreement: 005
Effective Date: June 1, 2005
Stream Definition: This work involves the planning, development, and/or delivery of natural resource programs in the areas of forests, provincial parks and protected areas, public lands, fisheries, wildlife, and water. Work in this stream may be professional, technical, or operational, providing policy and program development, research and analysis, compliance assurance, consultation with stakeholders, and/or field support activities.
Minimum Recruitment Standards:

Natural Resources 1
Natural Resources 2
Natural Resources 3
Natural Resources 4
Natural Resources 5
Natural Resources 6
Natural Resources 7
Natural Resources 8
Natural Resources 9

Natural Resources 1

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Some high school education and physically able to perform the work associated with tree nursery or field operations.

Equivalency:  Directly related experience considered on the basis of:  one year of experience for one year of education.

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Natural Resources 2

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Some high school education plus some related training/courses or experience in natural resources and physically able to perform the work.

Equivalency:  Directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.

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Natural Resources 3

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  •  High school diploma plus some related training/courses in natural resources and six months related experience.

Equivalency:  Directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions must be eligible for appointment as a Special Constable.

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Natural Resources 4

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • High school diploma plus one year related training/courses in natural resources and six months related experience.

Equivalency:  Directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions must be eligible for appointment as a Special Constable.

For technical work related to Fish Culture: 

  • Technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field.

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Natural Resources 5

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

For work related to Parks Conservation Officers and/or Fish & Wildlife Officers:
  • Related Applied degree

Equivalency:  Technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus two years related experience; or technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus a certificate (enforcement) and one year related experience; or degree in Natural Sciences or related field.

Special Requirement:  Must be eligible for appointment as a Special Constable.

For technical work related to Fish Culture:

  • Technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus one year related experience.

Please note: There is no equivalency for technical work related to Fish Culture.

For other technical work related to Natural Resources:

  • Diploma or degree in Natural Sciences or related field.

Equivalency:  Directly related experience considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists or College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

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Natural Resources 6

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

For work related to Parks Conservation Officers and/or Fish & Wildlife Officers:
  • Related Applied degree plus two years related experience.

Equivalency:  Technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus four years related experience; or technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus a certificate (enforcement) and three years related experience; or degree in Natural Sciences or related field plus two years related experience.

Special Requirement:  Must be eligible for appointment as a Special Constable.

For technical work related to Natural Resources:

  • Diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus four years related experience.

Equivalency:  Degree in Natural Sciences or related field plus two years related experience; or for work related to forest protection, a degree in Natural Science or related field plus four years related experience.

Directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists or College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

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Natural Resources 7

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

For work related to Parks Conservation Officers and/or Fish & Wildlife Officers:
  • Related Applied degree plus four years progressively responsible related experience.

Equivalency:  Technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus six years progressively responsible related experience; or technical diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus a certificate (enforcement) and five years progressively responsible related experience; or degree in Natural Sciences or related field plus four years progressively responsible related experience.

Special Requirement:  Must be eligible for appointment as a Special Constable.

For technical work related to Natural Resources:

  • Diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus six years related experience.

Equivalency:  Degree in Natural Sciences or related field plus four years related experience; or for work related to forest protection, a degree in Natural Sciences plus six years related experience.

Directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists or College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

For professional work related to Natural Resources:

  • Degree in Natural Sciences or a related field.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

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Natural Resources 8

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

For professional work related to Natural Resources:
  • Degree in Natural Sciences or a related field plus four years related experience.

Equivalency:  Additional related graduate education considered in lieu of some experience on the basis of: one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

For senior technical work related to Natural Resources:

  • Diploma in Natural Sciences or related field plus eight years related experience.

Equivalency:  Degree in Natural Sciences or related field plus six years related experience; or for work related to forest protection, a degree in Natural Sciences plus eight years related experience.

Directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists or College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

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Natural Resources 9

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

For professional work related to Natural Resources:
  • Degree in Natural Sciences or a related field plus six years related experience.

Equivalency:  Additional related graduate education considered in lieu of some experience the basis of: one year of education for one year of experience.

Special Requirement:  Some positions require eligibility for registration with the College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

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Last Review / Update: 2010-08-16

 

 

 

 

 

 

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