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

Feb 27, 2017

Nominations are now open for the vacant positions on your Local Executive:  1st Vice Chair & Member-At-Large

Your Local Executive is as follows:

Feb 21, 2017

BCGEU president gives a first-look response to the BC 2017 budget, from the budget lockup at the Victoria Convention Centre.


Media Coverage

Oct 27, 2016

The B.C. government has backed down in its legal battle with Bryce Casavant, the former conservation officer who made global headlines when he refused to kill two orphaned bear cubs.

Jul 8, 2016

Over the years, funding for B.C. Parks has been reduced relative to other government ministries. Investment in new infrastructure was reduced, and campsite demand quickly exceeded supply.