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BC Public Service

BAND 4 - Director, Extended Producer Responsibility - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Victoria, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
96,400 to 128,100 per year
Posting Title

BAND 4 - Director, Extended Producer Responsibility - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Band 4




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$96,400.00 - $128,100.00 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy

Ministry Branch / Division

Environmental Standards Branch/Environmental Protection Divsion

Job Summary

Amendment January 26, 2023: Closing Date Extended to February 3, 2023

Bring your leadership and passion for policy development and program delivery to B.C's North American leading recycling program.

The recycling program is a high profile, public-facing initiative that works towards continuous improvement of existing programs and is expanding to capture new products and packaging as it serves as a key pillar of the circular economy and model for other jurisdictions.

The Environmental Standards Branch, within the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, develops pollution prevention legislation, codes, regulations, standards and policies and is responsible for a wide array of environmental regulatory and non-regulatory programs.

The Director, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) leads the planning, development, and delivery of the provincial EPR program under the Recycling Regulation. The position provides leadership to a team of policy and technical specialists responsible for policy development and operational program delivery, and works in close collaboration with other areas of the Environmental Protection Division responsible for components of the program. The Director provides advice to senior government and ministry officials, manages financial and people resources, makes statutory decisions and strives to inspire and achieve leadership excellence.

The position requires excellent problem solving, communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to exercise a high degree of judgement and discretion. Conflict resolution, negotiation, and issues management skills are a critical component of the position to successfully address and balance competing priorities within and external to government. Thisposition requires a person committed to a high level of staff engagement, and the demonstrated ability to lead a high-performing team. If you have strong business acumen, thrive in a solutions-oriented environment and are dedicated to collaboration, we look forward to your application.

Job Requirements:
  • University degree or higher in business administration, public administration, environmental management, or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a senior operational management capacity in the public or private sector including, but not limited to:
    • Business and organizational planning accountabilities
    • Engaging multi-stakeholders and building and maintaining effective relationships
    • Leading teams and program management
    • Providing advice to executive/senior leadership
    • Developing and improving regulation or policy
  • Experience with collaborative partnerships across governments, Indigenous Nations or organizations, industry, academia, stakeholders and the public.
  • Experience in issues management and negotiating agreements.
  • Two (2) years or more of experience managing large, complex, politically sensitive and provincially significant files involving numerous and divergent stakeholders (including the public, industry, local governments, other provincial and federal agencies, and First Nations).
  • Two (2) years or more of experience in direct staff supervision in an HR capacity, within the last five (5) years.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:
  • Experience as a statutory decision maker.
  • Experience in solid waste management policy development or program delivery.
  • Experience in extended producer responsibility policy development or program delivery.
  • Providing advice to senior level government and ministry officials.
  • Developing and improving legislation, regulation and policy in the public sector.
  • Leading formal public engagement and external consultations in the public sector.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is excluded from union membership.

The preferred location is Victoria, but this position may be performed virtually from any of the other following locations : Kamloops, Nanaimo, Surrey, Penticton or Prince George based on operational requirements.

This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC based on operational requirements. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working remotely from that location could be considered. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity.

We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies.

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

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 can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

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 see What We Offer .

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

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

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

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, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics

Additional Information
Management and Executive