Area Manager, Roads
Administrative Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
A great opportunity for a leadership role that will make a difference in your community
A key role of an Area Manager is to ensure the motoring public throughout the district are provided a high level of customer service as well as a safe and reliable transportation network. In unison with the Operations Manager, an Area Manager acts as the local ministry representative on highway operation related issues within their assigned area.
The ability to establish positive working relationships with the Road and Bridge Maintenance Contractors, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with the public, elected officials, regulatory agencies and other ministry staff is essential to this position. Area Managers plan, organize and implement the delivery of various road rehabilitation and improvement projects integrated with other ministry programs. Road related emergency situations can occur at any time during the day or night; Area Managers provide immediate direction and oversight in response to emergency situations, ensuring the safety and protection of the public, the infrastructure, and the environment.
If you are am action-oriented individual who is committed to safety, enjoys working in a team environment as well as on your own and have a background in construction and/or road maintenance, please consider this opportunity with the Ministry of Transportation.
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Between the Coastal and Rocky Mountain ranges, 100 Mile House is a friendly community, rich with history, good schools and affordable housing. 100 Mile House offers nature-driven activities, adventurous hiking routes, and lakes perfect for fishing, such as the renowned Mahood Lake, known for its picturesque waterfalls.
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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 Michelle.Schilling@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 Standard 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:
- Grade 12 or GED, OR
- Diploma from a recognized Institute of Technology (e.g. Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC) in civil engineering, structural engineering, construction technology, survey technology, geography, agricultural science or related field of study, OR
- University or college degree in civil engineering, geology, survey science, geography, agricultural science or related field of study;
- Valid Class 5 BC Drivers license in good standing;
- Successful completion of the Area Manager Roads certification program.
Experience and/or Achievements:
- (In #1 above) And a minimum of five years related experience (e.g. contract, asset, area or people management),
- (In #2 above) And three years related experience as defined above,
- (In #3 above) And one year related experience as defined above.
- Able and willing to climb up and down steep slopes and between structures.
- Able and willing to respond to emergencies which may include fatalities.
- Able and willing to work in hazardous conditions/locations.
- Able and willing to obtain Area Manager’s Roads Certification within one year of appointment.
- Able and willing to speak publicly.
- Able and willing to travel frequently.
- Able and willing to work in an office environment.
- Able and willing to work outside during periods of inclement weather and/or rough terrain.
- Able and willing to work evenings and weekends on short notice.
IMPORTANT: Area Manager Certificate of Completion through BCIT (or another Technical Institution) is required to be appointed at the AO 24 level. Successful applicants that have not received a certificate of completion would have to do so within one year, and will be under-implemented at the AO 21 level until completion.
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: YES – Ensure your resume 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.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.