District Services Manager – Vancouver Island District
Administrative Officer 18R
This position is located in Nanaimo, BC.
An eligibility list may be established.
Bring your leadership skills and strong business acumen to this energetic and innovative team
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure plans transportation networks, provides transportation services and infrastructure, develops and implements transportation policies, and administers many related acts and regulations federal-provincial funding programs. The Ministry strives to build and maintain a safe and reliable multi-modal transportation system and provide affordable, efficient and accessible transportation options for all British Columbians. Priorities include improving vital rural and urban infrastructure, investing in public transit, cycling infrastructure and other green modes of transportation, reducing transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions and strengthening the economy through the movement of people and goods.
As the District Services Manager, you will be an integral and interactive member of the team. You have an interest in challenging the status quo, thinking outside the box and developing creative initiatives. Your exceptional interpersonal skills will be applied to a variety of human resources functions including, but not limited to, recruitment, engagement initiatives, performance management and supervising staff. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include issues management, program delivery, human resources, financial accountabilities, administration, facilities, information systems, service planning and records management.
You are adaptable and flexible; a good relationship builder and are able to work collaboratively. You have conflict resolution skills and are tactful in dealing with sensitive issues. The team is dynamic, innovative and high energy – if you think this environment would be a good fit for you and you meet the required criteria, we encourage you to apply.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kathy.Crawford@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available on the following MyHR page: Your Job Application.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Vancouver Island’s Harbour City, Nanaimo, maintains a small town charm for such a bustling city hub. Quaint boutiques, waterfront ice cream parlours and even big box stores offer such convenience you never have to leave [and why would you want to?!]. Nanaimo has year-round activities, from camping, hiking, mountain biking and water sports [including the famous annual bathtub race], to snowshoeing, snowmobiling and skiing. For a destination with big city convenience and small town charm, Nanaimo is the place to be.
In addition to this exciting opportunity in an amazing location, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service offers You.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in business administration, financial management or public administration and a minimum of three years of related experience; or,
- Diploma in business administration and a minimum of five years of related experience; or,
- Secondary school graduation and a minimum of 7 years of related experience;
- Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
Related experience is defined as:
- experience in program management such as budget management, planning or performance management;
- experience working productively and cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders;
- experience in financial management and contract administration; and,
- experience in general human resource management.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following related experience [within the last two years]:
- experience in a supervisory role;
- experience working in a unionized environment;
- experience public speaking and delivering presentations;
- experience arranging meetings and making travel arrangements:
- at an intermediate level in MS Word, MS Outlook and MS Excel;
- experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple changing priorities and deadlines.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.
A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. Please use your cover letter to state how you meet the education and experience qualifications. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process and will be used for initial screening. Please keep your cover letter to a maximum of two pages.
Résumé: YES – Ensure your résumé includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates [month and year] of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Your résumé must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month[s] and year[s] for your education and for each job in your employment history.