Commercial Transport Inspector, Portable
Commercial Transport Inspector 21
An eligibility list may be established.
Join a dedicated team of transportation enforcement professionals ensuring the safety of the travelling public on BC Highways
Every minute of every day, the people and businesses in this province rely on the services provided by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for their prosperity and safety. This service to British Columbians is the core mandate of our ministry and can’t happen without the decisive, knowledgeable and forward-thinking skills of our employees. The Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch programs provide 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 a Commercial Transport Inspector, you will enforce compliance with the acts, regulations and standards that govern the road transportation industry, protect highway infrastructure and protect the safety of highway users. Within the assigned area, this position monitors roadways, operates Vehicle Inspection Stations (permanent/stationary, portable, mobile) and conducts mechanical and safety checks on commercial vehicles. This position is a Commercial Transport Inspector (CTI) for the purposes of enforcement authorities and, as a British Columbia Peace Officer, will enforce provisions of: Motor Vehicle Act, Commercial Transport Act, Dangerous Goods Act, Motor Fuel Tax Act, Transportation Act, Passenger Transportation Act and pursuant regulations, programs and standards. The Commercial Transport Inspector also issues warnings and prosecution notices, and may delay or detain vehicles and/or drivers.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact David.Churchill@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
- Valid class 5 (minimum) driver’s licence in good standing with no more than 9 points within the last five year period.
Preferred Applicants should possess:
- Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) certification.
- Airbrake endorsement, certificate, or training.
- Valid Survival Oriented First Aid Certificate.
- Completion of the Justice Institute of B.C. Investigative and Enforcement Skills Certificate Program core courses.
- Three years’ experience as a Commercial Transport Inspector, or equivalent.
- Experience regarding Road Transportation or Law Enforcement.
- Mobile training course.
- Transport of Dangerous Goods, certificate, or training.
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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.