Licensed science officer (geoscientist)

Last updated: December 15, 2022

The licensed science officer (LSO) job evaluation plan covers those positions whose duties and responsibilities require membership in one of the designated professional associations listed below:

  • BC Institute of Agrologists
  • Architectural Institute of BC
  • Association of BC Forest Professionals
  • Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC
  • Association of BC Land Surveyors

Employees in positions classified at the licensed science officer 2, 3, 4 or 5 levels must be fully registered/licensed with their professional association.

Employees in positions classified at the licensed science officer 1 level are considered under-implemented and are either pre-licensed employees or those registered as in-training with an association (e.g., forester-in-training).

Applicable job codes

  PEA
Job code 701001
Salary plan PEA
Bargaining unit code 2

Salary

Grid 1A

Previous pay rates

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Applicable job codes

  PEA
Job code 701002
Salary plan PEA
Bargaining unit code 2

Salary

Grid 2A

Previous pay rates

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Applicable job codes

  PEA
Job code 701003
Salary plan PEA
Bargaining unit code 2

Salary

Grid 3A: 3% recruitment and retention adjustment

New RRA for this classification effective April 11, 2021

Rates effective April 10, 2022

Step Annual  Monthly Bi-weekly Bi-weekly RRA Hourly
1 70,683.48 5,890.29 2,709.29 81.28 38.7041
2 73,842.63 6,153.55 2,830.38 84.91 40.4340
3 77,144.49 6,428.71 2,956.94 88.71 42.2420
4 80,593.50 6,716.13 3,089.14 92.67 44.1306
5 84,199.04 7,016.59 3,227.34 96.82 46.1049
6 88,165.66 7,347.14 3,379.38 101.38 48.2769
7 89,678.84 7,473.24 3,437.38 103.12 49.1054

Previous pay rates

Rates effective April 11, 2021

Step Annual  Monthly Bi-weekly Bi-weekly RRA Hourly
1 68,008.54 5,667.38 2,606.76 78.20 37.2394
2 71,068.56 5,922.38 2,724.05 81.72 38.9150
3 74,266.84 6,188.90 2,846.64 85.40 40.6663
4 77,607.58 6,467.30 2,974.69 89.24 42.4956
5 81,100.15 6,758.35 3,108.56 93.26 44.4080
6 84,942.06 7,078.51 3,255.82 97.67 46.5117
7 85,592.73 7,132.73 3,280.76 98.42 46.8680

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Applicable job codes

  PEA
Job code 701004
Salary plan PEA
Bargaining unit code 2

Salary

Grid 4A: 3% recruitment and retention adjustment

New RRA for this classification effective April 11, 2021

Rates effective April 10, 2022

Step Annual  Monthly Bi-weekly Bi-weekly RRA Hourly
1 75,712.45 6,309.37 2,902.05 87.06 41.4579
2 79,097.80 6,591.48 3,031.81 90.95 43.3116
3 82,635.51 6,886.29 3,167.41 95.02 45.2487
4 86,333.41 7,194.45 3,309.15 99.27 47.2736
5 90,196.71 7,516.39 3,457.23 103.72 49.3890
6 94,447.70 7,870.64 3,620.17 108.61 51.7167
7 95,961.14 7,996.76 3,678.18 110.35 52.5454

Previous pay rates

Rates effective April 11, 2021

Step Annual  Monthly Bi-weekly Bi-weekly RRA Hourly
1 72,879.68 6,073.31 2,793.47 83.80 39.9067
2 76,158.84 6,346.57 2,919.16 87.57 41.7023
3 79,585.67 6,632.14 3,050.51 91.52 43.5787
4 83,167.47 6,930.62 3,187.80 95.63 45.5400
5 86,909.46 7,242.46 3,331.23 99.94 47.5890
6 91,027.13 7,585.59 3,489.06 104.67 49.8437
7 91,678.06 7,639.84 3,514.01 105.42 50.2001

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Applicable job codes

  PEA
Job  code 701005
Salary plan PEA
Bargaining unit code 2

Salary

Grid 5A: 3% recruitment and retention adjustment

New RRA for this classification effective April 11, 2021

Rates effective April 10, 2022

Step Annual  Monthly Bi-weekly Bi-weekly RRA Hourly
1 83,722.65 6,976.89 3,209.08 96.27 45.8440
2 87,468.03 7,289.00 3,352.64 100.58 47.8949
3 91,382.47 7,615.21 3,502.68 105.08 50.0383
4 95,473.53 7,956.13 3,659.49 109.78 52.2784
5 99,747.48 8,312.29 3,823.31 114.70 54.6187
6 104,451.90 8,704.33 4,003.63 120.11 57.1947
7 105,965.08 8,830.42 4,061.63 121.85 58.0233

Previous pay rates

Rates effective April 11, 2021

Step Annual  Monthly Bi-weekly Bi-weekly RRA Hourly
1 80,638.63 6,719.89 3,090.87 92.73 44.1553
2 84,266.35 7,022.20 3,229.92 96.90 46.1417
3 88,057.91 7,338.16 3,375.25 101.26 48.2179
4 92,020.61 7,668.38 3,527.14 105.81 50.3877
5 96,160.46 8,013.37 3,685.82 110.57 52.6546
6 100,717.22 8,393.10 3,860.48 115.81 55.1497
7 101,367.89 8,447.32 3,885.42 116.56 55.5060

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