Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Area Vehicle Inspector
Annual Salary: $60,230.80 to $68,760.70 (as of February 5, 2017)
Become part of a team that focuses on vehicle safety and standards!
The Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement branch of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure provides education and enforcement through delivery of six acts and regulations designed to improve vehicle and driver fitness and the protection of the highway infrastructure. The effectiveness of our educational, enforcement, monitoring and inspection programs motivates and facilitates safe operators, thereby securing safer highways for British Columbians.
As an Area Vehicle Inspector, you will independently monitor and inspect vehicles, loads, licences, insurance, drivers and carriers to ensure compliance with a number of Acts and other regulations, programs and standards. A particular emphasis will be on inspecting and certifying school buses as well as auditing of private designated inspection facilities and the authorized inspectors. Situations range from scheduled and random inspections/audits to attending crash scenes, which will require you to drive an emergency patrol vehicle. In this role, excellent communications skills are essential as you act as a public relations and information liaison to the general public, industry and other enforcement agencies. This is a unique opportunity for an independent and versatile Certified Journeyman Mechanic.
This position operates with a functional job title of Motor Vehicle Inspector for the purposes of enforcement authorities.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You
Qualifications for this role include:
⦁ Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and/or equivalent combination of education and related experience
⦁ Certified Journeyman Mechanic
⦁ Valid Driver’s licence in good standing with no more than 9 points in the last five year period
⦁ Satisfactory Police Record Check
⦁ Prefer successful completion of the Justice Institute of B.C. Investigative and Enforcement Skills Certificate Program core courses and the following electives:
⦁ Testifying in Legal Proceedings/Hearings (IE164 or equivalent)
⦁ Tactical Communications (IE168 or equivalent)
⦁ Resolving Conflict in the Workplace (CR110B or equivalent)
⦁ Enhancing Personal Safety; Training for Front Line Workers (PST101 or equivalent)
⦁ Prefer experience delivering and conducting presentations and seminars
⦁ Prefer authorized inspector certificate
⦁ Prefer air brake endorsement, certificate or training
⦁ Preferred experience regarding Road Transportation and or Law Enforcement
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by February 3rd 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=38406