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Senior Service Delivery Manager

We acknowledge with respect that BC Transit delivers our mission on the ancestral territories of Indigenous Peoples across British Columbia, and their historical relationships with the land continue to this day.  

In Victoria, where our Corporate Office is located, our people are privileged to live and work on the unceded traditional territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən peoples, and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.  

Location: Victoria, BC
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Exempt Band 6, MIN $99,500.00 - MED $123,300.00 - MAX $147,100.00
Placement in the salary range is determined by an assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and ability of the candidate to meet the key requirements of the job. In addition, our pay philosophy is to align with the median of the comparable market and to be considerate of internal equity comparisons. 
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 04/18/2024 

Are we right for you...
We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable public transit solutions to residents across BC. We are an organization that has a people-first approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to public transportation. 

It’s an exciting time to be in public transportation sector and we’re looking for a creative and passionate leader to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you! 

What you'll be doing...
BC Transit’s Operations Division is responsible for the delivery of transit service throughout the Province outside of Metro Vancouver.  Among the Division’s three departments is Victoria Transit Operations, which is responsible for the provision of drivers (Transit Operators), the delivery of a reliable customer centric transit service, and proactively influencing and responding to our customers’ experience.    

The Senior Service Delivery Manager provides strategic direction and mentorship to a management team of up to six with the objective of ensuring an engaged, high performing, and efficient workforce.  This role ensures and supports their management team’s effectiveness in leading a large  group of 600+ Transit Operators in the delivery of  safe, reliable, and customer centric service across Southern Vancouver Island.    

Critical components of this role include promoting the ongoing and meaningful engagement with Transit Operators, ensuring performance challenges are addressed in a timely and consistent manner, and sufficient attention is given to the efficiency of the workforce including absenteeism and supportive initiatives that reduce lost time due to injury.  This role also acts on behalf of the Director as requested by representing the department on committees and projects.  

Your day to day work is diverse and could include everything from meeting with operators and their union representatives, researching and drafting operational policy, going out on the road to meet with operators and planning and hosting special events throughout the year. As the Senior Service Deliver Manager, no two days look the same! 

For additional information about the full accountabilities of this position please review the Senior Service Delivery Manager Job Description.

What you'll bring to the table...

  • Progressive management experience with a demonstrated ability to influence performance and drive continuous improvement of direct reports through coaching and mentoring. 
  • Experience working in a unionized environment to drive collaborative change and positive outcomes on sometimes challenging or sensitive issues  
  • Previous experience applying progressive discipline in a unionized environment  
  • A demonstrated ability to influence and successfully implement change management programs 
  • The proven ability to implement and influence customer centric service through developing and improving upon Key Performance Indicators 
  • Knowledge of the practices and techniques within public transit, specifically transit operations would be an asset  

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you 
  • Membership in a “gold plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retire  
  • Access to fitness and lifestyle centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health 
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and health and wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health 
  • A complimentary employee bus pass (taxable dependent passes) 
  • A corporate learning and development program to help you in continuous career growth 
  • An employee recognition program where we all recognize each other's successes (not just your Leaders!) 
  • A social club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria 

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will be conducted on May 1 & 2, 2024
  • An assignment may form part of the recruitment process and be sent to shortlisted applicants in conjunction with their interview invites 
  • An eligibility list for future full time regular and temporary full time vacancies may be established 
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search. 
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you. 
  • BC Transit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If the organization identifies this position as a reasonable accommodation for an existing employee, all candidates will be notified as soon as reasonably possible. 

At BC Transit, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you’re excited about this role and you have a combination of education and experience that you feel would fulfill its requirements, we encourage you to apply. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.