BAND 1 - Operations Manager - Closing Date extended

BC Public Service - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Operations Manager
Management Band 1

An eligibility list may be established.

Bring your financial expertise and leadership skills to this unique opportunity

The Lieutenant Governor is the personal representative in the province of the Queen of Canada. As such, the position is not only the Chief Executive Officer of the government but is also the embodiment of the Crown in British Columbia. The Office of Lieutenant Governor and Government House itself is multi-dimensional, supporting several distinct lines of business including constitutional and international protocol matters, ceremonial and hospitality events, and the management and maintenance of Government House as a National Historic Site. The Office of the Lieutenant Governor is managed and maintained by staff and others, who coordinate constitutional, ceremonial, protocol, diplomatic, administrative and operational activities at Government House and other locations.

The Operations Manager supports the development of the service plan, coordinates issues management, leads projects and manages Executive communications and finances. The Operations Manager reports to the Director of Operations and Deputy Private Secretary.

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. We acknowledge all Indigenous peoples on whose territories we work and play. We honour their connections to the land and respect the importance of the diverse teachings, traditions, and practices within these territories. Consider joining our team and helping us build an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

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 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 , 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 and physical requirements as outlined below:

Completion of relevant post-secondary education (Business, Hospitality Management, Volunteer Coordination, Accounting etc). or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
At least 3 years’ experience in the supervision of operational staff including assignment of work, development and evaluation of performance plans and approval of leave.
Experience dealing with highly confidential and sensitive issues.
Experience managing diverse workloads effectively and independently.
Experience processing financial statements, including budget monitoring, accounts payable and receivable, and the ability to read, understand, and analyse financial statements.
2 years’ recent experience (within the last 4 years) using Sage Accounting software, building projects, balancing accounts
2 years’ experience with event planning and roll out
Experience managing volunteers
Procurement experience
Inventory management experience
Valid Class 5 B.C. Drivers’ License

Physical Requirements:
Continuous standing / walking on various surfaces including carpet, tile, grass, gravel.
Ability to crouch, kneel, and lift objects (up to 50lbs)
Ability to climb stairs, ladders or step ladders
Occasional pushing / pulling of carts and trolleys, tables, chairs or couches
Occasional lifting / carrying of tables and chairs (average weight range 25-50 lbs)

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 required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - 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.