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

Apr 13, 2017

The BCGEU continues to monitor the impacts of the decision of the Government to change the benefit carrier for all public service employees to ensure your benefits are protected.

Apr 11, 2017

The BCGEU was not invited to participate in the decision to change benefit carriers,

Mar 31, 2017

BCGEU members covered by the Public Service Agreement can now download the 2017 BCGEU Salary Grids in PDF format from the BCGEU web site.

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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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