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STO 21R – Snow/Ice Technician

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date September 15, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $56,478.64 - $64,337.78 - Annual
Location Coquitlam, BC
Category Technician
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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STO 21R – Snow/Ice Technician – (54091)

Posting Title: STO 21R – Snow/Ice Technician
Position Classification: Scientific/Technical Off R21
Union: GEU
Location: Coquitlam, BC V8K 4H1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $56,478.64 – $64,337.78 annually
Close Date: 9/24/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure
Ministry Branch / Division: Lower Mainland District
Job Summary

Snow/Ice Technician
Scientific Technical Officer 21

An eligibility list may be established.

This Position works under the mentorship and direction of the Cable Stay Snow and Ice Program Manager. The position assists in performing snow and ice forecasting, makes recommendations to cable stay snow and ice hazard management. The program is required 24 hours per day, 7 days per week throughout the winter months. The severity of weather conditions determine the requirement for staff to work extended shifts, and be on call or to work on scheduled days off. During peak snow events, the position is in regular contact with a wide variety of public and private sector employees and representatives, as well as members of the public. A primary focus of this position is delivery of the structured Snow and Ice forecasting and risk mitigation program.

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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact steve.robertson@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.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
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 with a minimum 2 years’ experience in weather related work that involves observing and working in inclement weather.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Fall Arrest training
  • Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA); Avalanche Operations Level 1 Certificate or Resource and Transportation Avalanche Management (RTAM). CAA Introduction to weather course.
  • Valid Level 2 or 3 Occupational First Aid.
  • Have started and/or completed the Area Manager Road Courses (AMRC).

Willingness Statements:

  • Willingness to safely work outdoors in adverse winter weather.
  • Willingness to work extended shifts, and be on call or to work on scheduled days off.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Resume: 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.

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