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Project Coordinator, Fleet Capital Projects

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Union: MOVEUP 

Salary: MoveUp Group 08, MIN $4,733.00 - MAX $5,683.00 

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 07/08/2022 



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 people 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 Project Coordinator works collaboratively with Project Managers to coordinate activities of transit infrastructure vehicle asset projects that ensure achievement of cost, schedule, scope, document control, and quality standard requirements. 


This individual will be involved in all facets of BC Transit’s Fleet Capital Projects such as schedule, risk management, maintaining document documentation, project financials, reporting, contracting and task administration and project status updates. 


The ideal candidate for this role will be highly organized, adaptable, and will have an ability to prioritize tasks in a deadline-driven environment. 


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

What you'll bring to the table...

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

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree, or educational equivalent/work experience.
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) designation or educational equivalent/work experience.
  • Three (3) years’ experience assisting complex projects.
  • Knowledge of public transit or commercial vehicle transportation industry would be considered an asset.
  • Experience coordinating projects and/or project components.
  • Strong financial administrative skills, including cash-flow tracking and forecasting.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem solving. 
  • Able to proactively address potential issues. 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Able to thrive in a high-volume, deadline-driven work environment.
  • Ability to travel on occasion as needed.

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 July 26th and 29th.
  • Please note that the current salary is under review and there is a possibility it will be changing to a Group 9.
  • There will be an assignment as part of the interview process. 
  • 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.

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  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 and maintaining 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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