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Project Manager, Operational Implementation

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Salary: Exempt Band 4, MIN $79,500.00 - MAX $107,600.00

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 08/14/2022 


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 range and be considerate of internal equity comparisons.


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...

BC Transit’s Operations Division is responsible for the delivery of transit service throughout the Province outside of Metro Vancouver.  

The Operational Implementation Project Manager (OIPM) is responsible for supporting the operational change management, across the province, of new technologies (Next Ride, Electronic Fare Collection System, and Battery Electric Bus). Your role is to ensure the long-term sustainability of these projects and focus on continuous improvement through standardization and quality management. The OIPM provides a wide range of support oversight and related duties for the provincial portfolio of service providers to ensure the services performed reflect BC Transit’s corporate values and objectives.  You are the Operational liaison for new innovation implementation with the Regional Operations Management (ROM) team to support in the change management and ensure sustainable implementation. Your role will ensure the standardization of new technologies to help our Regional Partners achieve performance expectations in delivering safe, reliable, and courteous service. 

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: 

  • Project Managment experience
  • Unionized environment experience
  •  Any Transportation operations experience and familiarity with unionized environment are an asset.
  • Contracted Operations or franchise experience are also an asset.
  • Relationship building, analytical skills, written and verbal communication.
  • Proven experience in organizational change management
  • A keen eye towards continuous improvement and innovation
  • Experience in standardization, organizational efficiency, and attention to detail

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 when you reach 50% of your yearly maximum pensionable earning (YMPE) in a calendar year.
  • 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 on September 8th and 9th. 
  • 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.


Additional Information 

  • Travel expectation between 35-50% 
  • Training will be undertaken at Victoria’s Corporate Office 
  • Must have driver’s license in good standing


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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