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BC Public Service

BAND 4 - Superintendent

Posted 5 days ago

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dollar sign105,900 to 140,800 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
BAND 4 - Superintendent

Position Classification
Band 4


Work Options

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$105,900.12 - $140,800.04 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Court Services Branch / BC Sheriff Service

Job Summary

Apply your sound judgement and analytical skills in a key leadership role

The Superintendent directs and manages the delivery of the region's operational programs including administrative and technical services. The position manages the operations of sheriff services to the court and provides for the safety and security of the court, court officials, users, the public and persons in custody. This senior management position has significant scope and decision-making responsibility in threat assessment and risk management relating to the operations of the court and for the security of the court, the facilities and individuals and is required to exercise immediate judgment in potentially critical situations to mitigate risk and effect safety and security.

The Superintendent is responsible for independently directing sheriff services in multiple sites, resource allocation and deployment of resources to meet court volume and security needs, budgetary control, and supervision of Sheriffs staff. The position manages human resources issues and is step 1 of the grievance process. Each Superintendent is expected to make a corporate contribution as a member of the senior management team through providing support or review for other regions and providing operational guidance and oversight of province wide programs and actively participating at the municipal and provincial police level on matters related to integrated prisoner and escort management, keep of prisoners, communications, and emergency response planning.

Job Requirements:
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in a related discipline e.g., Criminology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Psychology or Grade 12 or equivalent, supplemented with related post secondary courses. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Five years of experience in the BC Sheriff Service or a related field (i.e., police, military, law enforcement, etc.)
  • Minimum five years of management experience with planning, implementing, and monitoring program effectiveness, establishing priorities and managing human and fiscal resources.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experiencein the administration of the business practices/processes of a law enforcement organization related to policies, procedures, performance management, and project management.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience in labour relations and Collective Agreements
  • Experience in a BC law enforcement organization that specializes in a public safety- security mandate with law enforcement authorities including but not limited to the power of arrest.
  • Experience in the application of Court Services Branch policies.

  • Must obtain a valid BC Class 4 (unrestricted) driver's licence within 3 months of hire.
  • Must have previously completed or be able to successfully complete Sheriff Recruit Training including firearm and Force Response Options training within 5 months of hire or a modification thereof as deemed appropriate.
  • Must complete background and security checks and achieve and maintain an enhanced security clearance.
  • May be expected to obtain an appointment as Commissioner for taking affidavits.
  • Must travel by various modes of transportation (vehicle, plane, boat, etc).
  • Provincial travel will be required.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position can be based out of any of the location(s) listed above.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
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 standard questionnaire (current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.).

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 Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening 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 2024-08-10

Current Openings

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