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

Jan 27, 2011

On January 24 and 25, 2011, your Bargaining Committee met with your Employer and were able to conclude a tentative Collective Agreement.

Some changes to the Agreement include:

Jan 21, 2011
Sep 20, 2010

Agreement was reached during the recent round of public service bargaining that Deputy Sheriffs and Conservation Officers are qualified for the designation of "public safety occupation" as "police"

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Component News

May 8, 2017

As we have previously advised, the potential for BC Nurse picket lines at B.C.

May 4, 2017

To:   All 2004 BCGEU Members at Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, 10428 153 Street, Surrey                  

May 2, 2017

Nominations are now open for one steward position at your worksite, and will close June 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

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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.

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