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IN MMV 21R - Area Vehicle Inspector - Amended

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dollar sign69,760 to 79,322 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
IN MMV 21R - Area Vehicle Inspector - Amended

Position Classification
Insp Mechan Mtr Vehicles R21


Work Options

Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure

Ministry Branch / Division
Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement

Job Summary

A critical role to ensure vehicle safety for everyone travelling on BC Highways

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure plans transportation networks, provides transportation services and infrastructure, develops and implements transportation policies, and administers many related acts and regulations federal-provincial funding programs. The Ministry strives to build and maintain a safe and reliable multi-modal transportation system and provide affordable, efficient and accessible transportation options for all British Columbians.

The Ministry's Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch programs provide enforcement through the delivery of six acts and regulations designed to improve vehicle and driver fitness and the protection of the highway infrastructure. The effectiveness of our educational, enforcement, monitoring and inspection programs motivates and facilitates safe operators, thereby securing safer highways for British Columbians.

As a mobile Enforcement Officer, the Area Vehicle Inspector (AVI) independently monitors and inspects vehicles, loads, licences, insurance, drivers, and carriers to ensure the protection of the highway infrastructure and public safety through enforcement and education, pertaining to various Acts and all pursuant regulations, programs, and standards.

This AVI position has an increased emphasis on inspecting and certifying school buses for safety and on auditing inspection facilities for compliance with programs and procedures. This role uses technical expertise in vehicle mechanical conditions and operates with a functional job title of Motor Vehicle Inspector for the purposes of enforcement authorities. The AVI is required to establish and maintain links and effective working relationships with a variety of associations, jurisdictions, carriers, enforcement agencies and the public.

Job Requirements:
  • Certified Journeyman Mechanic (Commercial Transport, Heavy Duty, Automotive).
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence or equivalent in good standing, with no more than nine (9) points in the last five (5) year period.

Due to the specific nature of the work, the following must be obtained:
  • Air Brake training and/or endorsement.
  • Provincial Peace Officer status.
  • Emergency Vehicle Driving Courses (i.e., PTEC, EVO, CVSE Mobile Operators).
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Certification.
  • Dangerous Goods Certification.
  • Speed Enforcement Certification/Qualification (i.e., RADAR, LASER/LIDAR).
  • Special Enforcement Training (i.e., Justice Institute of BC - Investigative Enforcement Skills Certificate Program).

  • Must maintain an active/adequate level of physical fitness.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions, vehicle fumes, and harmful materials and fluids when inspecting vehicles.
  • Involves working alone or in isolated hazardous locations.
  • Required to work modified work schedules (e.g., flex time), some shift work and irregular hours with short notice (including weekends and statutory holidays) including travel.

Please note: to be considered for this position, you must be willing and able to provide your BC commercial driver's abstract and personal driver's abstract, or other jurisdiction equivalent, upon request. Your Personal Driving Record and Commercial Driving Record (N-Print) history must be recent (within the last five (5) years) and the abstract must be dated within 30 days of it being requested. To be eligible, your record must have:
  • No driving suspensions.
  • No more than nine (9) points total.
  • No more than eight (8) accumulative offences, including zero-point offences.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Amendment May 17, 2024: Nanaimo location added in list below.
This is a permanent, full time position located in Fort St. John.
This position is also posted separately for each of the following locations:
Coquitlam - REQ 112856
Dawson Creek - REQ 113160
Kamloops - REQ 113157
Kelowna - REQ 113158
Nanaimo - REQ 113313
Prince George - REQ 113159
Vernon - REQ 113166
Victoria - REQ 113233
This position has full time on-site requirements.
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 who 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.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits , great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

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 job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to this position.

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 Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Compliance and Enforcement, Natural Resource Sector

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10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-15

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