Inspector, Portable Weigh Scale
Commercial Transport Inspector 21R
This position can be located in 100 Mile House, Quesnel, or Williams Lake, subject to the successful candidate’s current location and Ministry operational requirements.
An eligibility list may be established for future similar opportunities in the above locations.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity?
Are you interested in compliance, enforcement and road safety?
Are you a great communicator?
Are you a person of high standards, conduct and morals?
If you answered yes to these questions, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement is looking for you to join part of our team. Check us out: Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement Branch
No commercial vehicle experience? No problem – we train you!
No mechanical experience? No problem – our officers are trained in-house to inspect commercial vehicles utilizing North American inspection standards.
CVSE officers undertake a 2 year training program upon hire utilizing both on the job and classroom training.
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 Ministry’s Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch programs in each of the three regions 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 mobile Enforcement Officer, you independently monitor and inspect vehicles, loads, licences, insurance, drivers and carriers to ensure the protection of the highway infrastructure and public safety through enforcement and education pertaining to the following legislation: Motor Vehicle Act, Commercial Transport Act, Dangerous Goods Act, Motor Fuel Tax Act, Transportation Act, Passenger Transportation Act, and pursuant regulations, programs and standards. This position operates with a functional job title of Commercial Transport Inspector for the purposes of enforcement authorities.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Peter.Shearer@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR COVER LETTER & RÉSUMÉ 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.
In addition to this exciting position and opportunity to work in one of the amazing communities in the Cariboo Region, 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:
Basic / Minimum:
- Secondary school graduation or equivalent
- Valid BC Class 5 (minimum) Driver’s Licence in good standing with no more than 9 points within the last five year period
Preferred Applicants Must 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
- All courses, training and certifications listed under the Special Requirements section of the job profile
- Satisfactory Police Record check/Criminal Records Review Act required
- Must maintain an active/adequate level of physical fitness
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.
IMPORTANT: Applicants screened in to the assessment stage of the competition process will be required to attend an on-site exam in Williams Lake, BC. Due to the nature of this test, long distance options will not be available.
Driver’s Abstract Required: YES – a copy of your driver’s abstract must be sent to Peter.Shearer@gov.bc.ca by the closing date. For BC residents, your abstract can be obtained via ICBC at the following link: Your driving record. Applications submitted without a driver’s abstract will not be considered.
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.
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.
Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.