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BC Public Service

STO 24R - Regional Manager

Full Time
4 days ago
73,855 to 84,134 per year
Posting Title
STO 24R - Regional Manager

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R24


Work Options

Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Emerg Mgt, Climate Readiness (EMCR)

Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations

Job Summary

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

Emergency Management and Climate Readiness (EMCR) is the lead coordinating agency in the provincial government for all emergency management activities. EMCR is responsible to British Columbians for leading the management of provincial level emergencies and disasters and supporting other authorities within their areas of jurisdiction. EMCR works directly with local governments, Indigenous Nations, provincial ministries and agencies, federal departments, other jurisdictions, industry and volunteers in hazard mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. EMCR's province-wide emergency management program front-line services are provided by regional managers located in key locations throughout the province.

Reporting to the Senior Regional Manager, the Regional Manager is relied upon, as EMCR's local community representative, to lead the development and coordination of emergency management programs and services within a region. The Regional Manager is the point of contact and relationship manager for a wide network of local partners and stakeholders, including all levels of government, Indigenous Nations, industry, NGOs, volunteers and citizens. The Regional Manager provides expert advice, guidance and training regarding all aspects of emergency planning, preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery within the region, and provides leadership and coordination services during emergency activations. The Regional Manager conducts research and analysis and provides recommendations to inform headquarters on regional perspectives for consideration in policy development and decision-making. The Regional Manager works in close collaboration with other members of the regional management team, supervises employees and manages financial resources.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree, diploma or training in emergency management, business administration, public administration, or a related field AND a minimum of four (4) years of related experience* as described below; OR
  • A minimum of six (6) years of related experience*
  • *Related experience must include experience in each of the following:
    • Leading, managing or coordinating the delivery of emergency management programs (e.g. identifying and addressing natural hazards, conducting risk assessments and coordinating emergency preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery).
    • Developing relationships and providing expertise and guidance to stakeholders.
    • Leading or providing direction to others (e.g. staff, team members, volunteers, etc.).
    • Compiling information and preparing documents (e.g. reports, presentations, graphical materials, etc.) using standard and specialised technology to meet the information needs of multiple audiences.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with one (1) or more of the following:
    • Education or training in emergency management.
    • Experience making decisions regarding the allocation of financial resources.
    • Experience supervising employees in a union environment.

Candidates must be willing and able to:
  • Fly in aircraft (fixed wing and rotary) as required.
  • Work extended hours, including weekends, with limited notice and regularly be on standby rotation in accordance with the preparedness plan.
  • Travel and overnight in remote locations where accommodations may vary as required.
  • Participate in Incident Command System positions as assigned.
  • Have, or be able to immediately obtain, a valid Class 5 BC driver's license (or equivalent) that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is based in Prince George.
This position has full time on-site requirements.
This is a temporary opportunity until May 31, 2024. This temporary opportunity may be extended or become permanent.
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.

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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.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 (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.

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, Scientific and Technical
Management and Executive