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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Director, Overdose Strategic Priorities AMENDED, POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Location
Canada
Details
Full Time
6 days ago
Salary
77,700 to 110,000 per year
Posting Title
BAND 3 - Director, Overdose Strategic Priorities AMENDED, POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification
Band 3

Union
N/A

Location
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1E8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$77,700.20 - $110,000.05 annually

Close Date
12/1/2021

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Mental Health & Addictions

Ministry Branch / Division
Overdose Emergency Response Centre

Job Summary

Director, Overdose Strategic Priorities AMENDED (OCTOBER 29TH), POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED UNTIL NOVEMBER 10TH, 2021
Management Band 3 AMENDED (NOVEMBER 2ND), NEW LOCATION ADDED


AMENDED (NOVEMBER 9TH), POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 1ST 2021

This position is excluded from union membership.
This position is currently under review for exclusion

An eligibility list may be established.

Bring your strong leadership and project management skills to this dynamic team environment

The Overdose Emergency Response Centre (OERC) is the province's central hub for taking immediate action to address the overdose emergency. The OERC coordinates services across the province, evaluates the results and monitors the impacts of the crisis and interventions on communities across B.C. The OERC also undertakes strategic planning and policy development to guide B.C.'s overdose emergency response.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

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 advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Nicole.Fyfe@gov.bc.ca DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca 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 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:


  • Degree (Master's degree preferred) in social work, nursing, epidemiology, public health, public administration or related field and 3 years or more recent, related experience (preference may be given to candidates with 5 years recent, related experience.
  • Two (2) years or more experience working in the health care sector.


Recent related experience must include:
  • Planning, evaluating and implementing service delivery.
  • Managing relationships with senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Leading consultation sessions.
  • Leading teams to develop and implement a diverse range of projects.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


Preference may be given to candidates with 1 or more of the following:
  • Experience working with senior leaders in the mental health and substance use sectors, as well as working with populations with complex health and social challenges.
  • Experience in health care and/or health care systems and/or a registered health professional.
  • Experience working in the social services sector.
  • Experience working with media relations issues.
  • Experience monitoring and tracking budgets and grants.
  • Experience working in a government context.


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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please 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 your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category
Health Services, Leadership and Management
Category
Government