Component 20 - Environmental Technical and Operational

Component 20 represents government employees engaged in engineering support and inspectional duties at the technical level, as well as members charged with protecting and regulating natural resources or ensuring the quality of the environment. These positions normally require advanced technical knowledge of the related resource. They include biologists, design engineers, conservation officers, laboratory workers, scientific/technical officers, inspectors and planning officers.

Bargaining Updates

Apr 25, 2013

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC
Tentative Agreement:

Apr 12, 2013

The Freshwater Fisheries Society and the BCGEU are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement effective April 1 2013 with an expiry date of December 31, 2015.

Feb 28, 2013

As you know, our current Collective Agreement between the BCGEU and Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. expires on March 31.


Component News

May 2, 2017

The BCGEU has recently been informed that due to two unrelated disputes, nurses at a number of facilities in B.C.

May 2, 2017

Enhanced Steward Training

Apr 13, 2017

COMPONENT: Environmental Technical and Operational
LOCAL:            2002 – Wildfire Bases 



Media Coverage

Apr 13, 2017

For years, the Professional Employees Association has warned that ongoing cutbacks in the number of qualified professional scientists employed by the provincial government is a threat to B.C.’s nat

Apr 12, 2017
Nov 16, 2016

Kamloops hunters need to heed the law when they’re driving with their guns, according to the B.C. Conservation Officer Service.