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BC Public Service

BAND 4 - Director, Provincial Recovery Operations

Posted 3 days ago

Job Details


dollar sign105,900 to 140,800 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
BAND 4 - Director, Provincial Recovery Operations

Position Classification
Band 4


Work Options

Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Saanichton, BC V8M2A5 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$105,900.12 - $140,800.04 annually, plus $37.64 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Smithers.

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Emerg Mgt, Climate Readiness

Ministry Branch / Division
Recovery, Policy and Planning/Disaster Recovery Division

Job Summary

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

Emergency Management and Climate Readiness (EMCR) is the lead coordinating ministry in the provincial government for all emergency management activities. EMCR works directly with local governments, First Nations, provincial ministries and agencies, federal departments, other jurisdictions, industry and volunteers in hazard mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

The Director develops broad, comprehensive plans to prepare for disaster and emergency recovery events and leads the provincial recovery and advance recovery teams. The Director also provides the strategic leadership in the implementation of the provincial disaster recovery framework.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience
  • A degree in emergency management; OR a degree in another discipline with education and/or training in emergency management.
  • A minimum of five (5) years' related experience:
  • Leading and managing the development and implementation of regulations, policies, programs and/or plans in a large organization; AND
  • Leading and managing multi-sectoral recovery operations in the aftermath of emergencies and/or disasters.
  • *Experience in leading multi-sectoral response operations may be considered.

Preference may be given to candidates with one (1) or more of the following:
  • Experience in coordinating and negotiating within multi-party initiatives.
  • Experience developing partnerships and agreements with First Nations.
  • Experience in training and exercise within emergency management.
  • Experience in developing monitoring, evaluation and reporting frameworks.
  • Experience supervising a diverse and geographically dispersed team.
  • Experience in developing and implementing operational policy.

Candidates must be able and willing to:
  • Travel to locations throughout the province.
  • Work on-call and extended hours during emergency activations, including operational deployments across the province.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved Telework Agreement.
Flexible work options may not be available during emergency operations response periods.
This position can be based in any of the following Ministry of Emergency Management & Climate Readiness offices:Kamloops, Prince George, Saanichton, Smithers, Surrey, and Victoria.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
This position is excluded from union membership.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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