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Date Posted:

September 29, 2017

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Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure
Prince George, BC

Job Title:

Area Manager, Roads

Starting Date:



Salary $ 60,531.87 - $ 69,104.56 annually.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

  • Grade 12 or GED and a minimum of five years related experience; OR
  • Diploma from a recognized Institute of Technology (e.g. recognized by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC) in a related field of study and a minimum of 3 years related experience; OR
  • University or college degree in a related field of study and one year of related experience; OR
  • Professional Engineer and one year of related experience.

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.


A key role of an Area Manager is to ensure the motoring public throughout the district are provided a high level of customer service as well as a safe and reliable transportation network. In unison with the Operations Manager, an Area Manager acts as the local ministry representative on highway operation related issues within their assigned area.

  • The ability to establish positive working relationships with the Road and Bridge Maintenance Contractors, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with the public, elected officials, regulatory agencies and other ministry staff is essential to this position.
  • Area Managers plan, organize and implement the delivery of various road rehabilitation and improvement projects integrated with other ministry programs.
  • Road related emergency situations can occur at any time during the day or night; Area Managers provide immediate direction and oversight in response to emergency situations, ensuring the safety and protection of the public, the infrastructure, and the environment.
  • The Fort George District covers a vast geographic area. While this position is based in Prince George, Area Managers are often called on to assist throughout the district, which includes Mackenzie, Vanderhoof, Fort St James, McBride, Valemount and Tete Jaune.
How to Apply:
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by October 30, 2017, please visit: .

Competition Number:  44702

Closing Date:

October 30, 2017