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Maintenance Instructional Designer

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Union: MOVEUP 

Salary: MoveUp Group 11, MIN $6,148.00 - MAX $7,390.00 

Please note: Wage rates are under review

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/05/2023 



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 the 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...

The Instructional Designer directly supports the Maintenance Services department’s core objective to provide clean, safe and reliable buses by identifying needs and designing training and processes that will enhance the skills and abilities of maintenance employees for today and into the future. As such, the incumbent will be technically skilled, well-spoken and well versed in the key areas of maintenance that includes mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, powertrain, HVAC, fuel systems, body work and more. In addition to current needs ,this position will remain committed to the future of BC Transit by developing and facilitating training and curriculum to re-skill our maintenance employees as part of the Low Carbon Program. 

What you'll bring to the table...

We are seeking individuals with the adaptability and flexibility to work with subject matter experts and instructors to design in-person training for our Maintenance team, as well as online asynchronous and hybrid training and courses. Affinity for innovation and problem-solving as well as self-motivation are a must. eLearning Developers should have demonstrated ability to utilize authoring tool software (Articulate Storyline 360, or similar) and familiarity with SCORM standards would be an asset. 


We value lifelong learners and have found the following combination of education and experience allows people to be successful in this role:   


  • 5+ years increasingly responsible experience designing training 
  • Experience with Articulate Storyline 360 and other SCORM software 
  • The ability to effectively convey technical information to non-technical colleagues. 



To view the full job description and qualifications for this role please see the attached.


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 (plus 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 take place between February 15th and 17th  
  • An assignment or presentation may be included as part of the recruitment process.  
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.  
  • An eligibility list may be established for future full-time regular and full-time temporary vacancies  
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please contact to 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.   


To prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.


We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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