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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Area Director (Central Peace)

Posting Title
BAND 3 - Area Director (Central Peace)

Position Classification
Band 3


Work Options

100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0 CA (Primary)
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$80,800.13 - $114,400.00 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services

Ministry Branch / Division
Service BC / Service Delivery

Job Summary

Bring your vision, leadership, and strategic planning skills to this important role

The Service Delivery Branch delivers services to the people and businesses in BC through our 65 in-person Service Centres, mobile outreach and virtual channels. The Area Director leads a designated geographic region or program area, and is accountable for the service delivery and employee experience across multiple Service BC Centres. This position provides leadership and direction in the management, implementation and delivery of programs, new services, systems and service channels, and is responsible for the required resources of their area in accordance with established priorities and budgets. The Area Director leads and develops others, fosters engagement, and promotes a culture that supports making Service BC a great place to work. The Area Director provides advice and participates in strategic planning, projects and initiatives that support Branch and Divisional objectives.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree in business administration, public administration, leadership, human services or related field and 2 years related experience; OR
  • Certificate or diploma in business administration, public administration, leadership, human services or related field and 3 years' related experience; OR
  • Secondary School Graduation and 4 years' related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Related experience must include:
  • Experience leading people in virtual and/or geographically disbursed teams.
  • Experience managing human and financial resources.
  • Experience leading change initiatives.
  • Experience resolving complex issues relating to staff, clients, or service delivery.

Preference may be given to applicants who have:
  • More years of experience in any of the above requirements.
  • Managed performance and resolved disputes in a unionized environment.
  • Conducted operational and/or financial compliance reviews to assess business risk and performance.
  • Project management experience.
  • Resolved complex business problems creatively with multiple interested parties.

Provisos /Willingness statement(s)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC class 5 (full) Driver's licence. Learners "L" or Novice "N" does not meet the requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel periodically for provincial meetings.
  • Must be willing to regularly travel, including to remote locations.
  • May be required to work flexible hours (work evening/weekends).
  • May be required to use own vehicle, with appropriate insurance coverage, on an expense account basis.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Area Director of Central Peace
This position is excluded from union membership.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

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 need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category
Leadership and Management
Management and Executive