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BC Public Service

STO18R - Field Services Assistant (Developmental)-CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Kamloops, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
58,319 to 66,096 per year
Posting Title

STO18R - Field Services Assistant (Developmental)-CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Technical Off R18




Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Langley, BC V3A 8T1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Parksville, BC V9P 2H7 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA

Salary Range

$58,319.24 - $66,096.20 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure

Ministry Branch / Division

Provincial Field Services

Job Summary

Amendment (November 21, 2022): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement.
Field Services Assistant (Developmental)
Scientific/Technical Officer R18

Lesser qualified applicants may be considered

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and or temporary opportunities. Currently we have a total of ten (10) positionslocated in Nelson, Kamloops, Langley, Parksville, Prince George, and Kelowna.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

A great next step in your career

TheProvincial Field Services unit is the delivery component of the Ministry's annual highway construction and rehabilitation programs and is responsible for direct field administration of grading, paving and sealcoat works throughout the province, covering contracted and day labour projects (planned and emergency response). Field services work encompasses all aspects of those administration services as well as the technical aspects of the three construction disciplines.

The Role:The Field Services Assistant (Paving) reports directly to the Ministry Representative, Field Services or may be assigned duties under the Assistant Ministry Representative, Field Services. This position must establish and maintain links through a variety of government agencies, companies, and the general public to ensure quality works. They work with other Ministry staff, contractors and their delegates, acting as a liaison during the implementation stage of the project; meeting prior to and during work execution to develop and maintain a good working relationship and to coordinate the work. They work with and liaise with other Ministry staff, project teams, contractors, and equipment and material suppliers, and their delegates, prior to and during the execution of the work to develop and maintain a good working relationship, and to coordinate phases of the work.

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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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact .DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE:Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Have a civil technology diploma plus 2 (two) years related experience in Construction Management or equivalent combination of education and experience, OR;
    • a related engineering degree plus 1(one) years related experience, OR;
    • grade 12 plus additional construction-related courses (survey, design, materials, hydraulics, blasting, asphalt, etc.) with a minimum of 5 (five) years directly related experience in highway construction or paving.
  • Experience on paving and sealcoating projects.
  • Experience in developing and managing paving and sealcoating contracts.
  • Experience in developing and implementing Quality Management systems.
  • Experience in resolving contentious issues with contractors, consultants, stakeholders, and outside agencies.

  • Direct experience in highway construction, negotiating and in applying and interpreting Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure specifications and contract documents

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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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 (BASIC): YES- As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical