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BC Public Service

BAND 5 - Executive Director

Full Time
7 days ago
119,600 to 152,599 per year
Posting Title
BAND 5 - Executive Director

Position Classification
Band 5


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$119,600.00 - $152,599.97 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division
Prevention and Health Promotion

Job Summary

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

The Population and Public Health Division is responsible for improving population health and well-being and advancing health equity through health promotion and prevention, health protection, communicable disease prevention and control, and strategy, planning and evaluation.The branch is responsible for population health and wellness strategies related to: healthy eating and food security, physical activity, healthy weights, injury prevention, healthy communities and their built and natural environments, child and maternal health, aging well, and reduced harms associated with tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis, use as well as gambling

The position is responsible for developing policies and programs that address risk factors associated with chronic disease and injury, and clinical prevention/screening strategies. This includes providing expertise, advice and guidance to ministry Executive and across government on a diverse range of issues and initiatives that impact the health of the people in BC.

Job Requirements:

• Graduate degree in public or business administration, health administration, or a related field, and minimum of eight (8) years of related experience* in the health sector OR;
• An equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training may be considered.

*Related experience may include:
• Experience leading complex projects and processes in a multi-disciplinary environment, preferably involving large health or social service sector organizations.
• Experience working productively and cooperatively with internal and external partners.
• Experience managing projects, including planning, and coordinating resources and team members.
• Experience leading initiatives related to population and public health, health equity, or the determinants of health.
• Experience leading and managing work in the health or social service sector.
• Experience leading intersectoral partnerships/initiatives at the provincial level.
• Experience promoting evidence-based solutions to health or social service sector issues linked with controversy and highly charged public debate.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
• Experience in Prevention and Health Promotion.
• Those who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit)

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.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.
This is a temporary opportunity until September 30, 2025
A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent 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 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: 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.

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 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