Management Band 4
This position is located in Victoria, BC.
An eligibility list may be established for future similar permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
This position is excluded from union membership.
BC Parks is responsible for the land management of over 14 million hectares, encompassing 1,033 provincial parks, recreation areas, conservancies, Protected Areas and ecological reserves, and ensuring their world-class conservation, outdoor recreation, and cultural heritage values are protected for generations to come.
The Provincial Services Branch [PSB] is responsible for establishing programs and direction and coordinating provincial delivery of park and protected area services across the Province. PSB accomplishes this through direct and indirect delivery mechanisms utilizing a mix of staff, contractors, and formal and informal partnerships. The Branch has centralized policy/program lead groups in Victoria and staff located in both Victoria and regional offices across the province.
The Director, Capital Investment Program is responsible for developing, planning and implementing capital construction programs that enable BC Parks to maintain and renew their facility capital assets. BC Parks’ diverse capital facilities include roads, bridges, water systems, sewage systems, electrical systems, buildings, structures, dams, trails, tunnels and grounds, and are currently valued at over one billion dollars. The Director is responsible for approximately nineteen million dollars in annual capital expenditures across the Province.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact David.Ranson@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION 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 at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time , and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
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In addition to this exciting opportunity in BC’s capital city, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer, earning such accolades as being one of BC’s Top Employers, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, and one of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers. The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, and a variety of avenues for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm 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:
- University degree in engineering, planning, construction, finance, project management, business, public administration, or other related field or equivalent.
- Five  or more years of experience in the following areas:
- Experience in progressive leadership roles.
- Experience leading and resolving complex staff and/or client and project issues.
- Experience managing a portfolio of clients and projects in a customer service environment.
- Experience in program development and management, including evaluation and performance measurement.
- Experience with issues management and strategic problem solving.
- Experience leading and supervising diverse and remote staff.
- Experience in management of significant financial resources and program budgeting.
- Experience in capital planning and management may be preferred.
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.
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.
Résumé: YES – Ensure your résumé includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates [month and year] and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire [Standard]: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a standard online questionnaire [current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.].