Licensed Science Officer (Geoscientist)

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

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Grid 1A

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Applicable Job Codes

  PEA
Job Code 701002
Salary Plan PEA
Bargaining Unit Code 2

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Grid 2A

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Applicable Job Codes

  PEA
Job Code 701003
Salary Plan PEA
Bargaining Unit Code 2

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Grid 3A: 3% Recruitment & Retention Adjustment

New RRA for this classification effective April 11, 2021

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 & Retention Adjustment

New RRA for this classification effective April 11, 2021

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 & Retention Adjustment

New RRA for this classification effective April 11, 2021

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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