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C T IN 21R - Commercial Transport Enforcement Officer

Requisition #:  47705
Department: Min of Trans & Infrastructure
Ministry Branch / Division: CVSE Branch
Posting Close Date: 2018-02-26
Multiple Locations: Dawson Creek, Fort St John
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Compliance and Enforcement
Job Profile: JD_Commercial_Transport_Enforcement_Officer.docx
Job Summary:

Commercial Transport Enforcement Officer
Commercial Transport Inspector 21R
Salary $56,197.66 - $64,017.66 annually, as of February 4, 2018

The preferred location for this position is Fort St John; however, Dawson Creek may be considered subject to Ministry operational requirements
An eligibility list may be established for similar future temporary or permanent opportunities in either location
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity?
Are you interested in compliance, enforcement and road safety?
Are you a great communicator?
Are you a person of high standards, conduct and morals?

If you answered yes to these questions, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement is looking for you to join part of our team!

Every minute of every day, the people and businesses in this province rely on the services provided by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for their prosperity and safety. This service to British Columbians is the core mandate of our ministry and can't happen without the decisive, knowledgeable and forward-thinking skills of our employees.

Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch (CVSE) programs provide enforcement through delivery of six acts and regulations designed to improve vehicle and driver fitness and the protection of the highway infrastructure.  The effectiveness of our educational, enforcement, monitoring and inspection programs motivates and facilitates safe operators, thereby securing safer highways for British Columbians.

The Commercial Transport Enforcement Officer enforces compliance with the acts, regulations and standards that govern the road transportation industry, protect highway infrastructure and protect the safety of highway users.  Within the assigned area, the position will monitor roadways, operate Vehicle Inspection Stations (permanent/stationary, portable, mobile) and conduct mechanical and safety checks on commercial vehicles.  This position is a Commercial Transport Inspector (CTI) for the purposes of enforcement authorities and, as a British Columbia Peace Officer, will enforce provisions of:  Motor Vehicle Act, Commercial Transport Act, Dangerous Goods Act, Motor Fuel Tax Act, Transportation Act, Passenger Transportation Act and pursuant regulations, programs and standards.  The Commercial Transport Enforcement Officer will issue warnings and prosecution notices, and may delay or detain vehicles and/or drivers.  Check out our CVSE website. You can learn more about the CVSE Branch and the type of work we do in a video interviewing staff about their positions.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Grant.Herman@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:

Education & Experience:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience as a Commercial Transport Inspector, or equivalent.
  • Valid BC Class 5 (minimum) Drivers’ Licence in good standing (with no more than 9 points within the last five year period).

Required Certifications:

  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) certification
  • Airbrake endorsement, certificate, or training
  • Justice Institute of B.C. Investigative and Enforcement Skills Certificate Program core courses
  • Mobile training course
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators course
  • Commercial Transport Inspector Portable Training course
  • Valid Survival Oriented First Aid Certificate  (Preferred)
  • Dangerous Goods certification  (Preferred) 

NOTE:  Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification (Commercial Transport Inspector 18). There may be up to a three year Commercial Transport training program to train and develop successful candidates to the Commercial Transport Inspector 21 level. When considering applicants at the lower level, preference may be given to applicants who have experience in Road Transportation or Law Enforcement.

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.
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. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES - Prior to submitting your application for this opportunity, update your resume profile by using the copy and paste function to add your resume. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history. 

Driver's Abstract required:  YES - A copy of your driver's abstract only [do not include your resume] must be submitted to Grant.Herman@gov.bc.ca by the posting close date in order to be considered.  BC residents can obtain a copy through ICBC.

Online Questionnaire:  YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications.
IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.



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