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1741 - Project Coordinator - IT - BC Transit

1741 - Project Coordinator - IT - BC Transit

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Project Coordinators are key members of our Project teams

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 

Union: MOVEUP 

Monthly Salary Range: MoveUp Group 09, MIN $5,730.00 - MAX $6,882.00 is available through annual general wage/step increases.

Recruitment Range: MIN $5730 – STEP 3 $6367

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 exceptional cases, candidates may be hired above the recruitment range, provided agreement is reached with the Union.  

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 04/01/2024 

 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 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...

Our Project Coordinators are key members of our Project teams, and we see this role as a developmental stream into future Project Manager positions. We have several exciting projects planned this year which will give you an inside look into financial planning systems, holistic communication solutions, data, and records management and much more! Every day, you will find yourself managing multiple tasks with competing priorities while focusing on opportunities for continuous improvement in tools, technology, and processes. 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Technology Projects, The IT Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the activities of projects in the technology portfolio to ensure cost, schedule, scope, document control and quality standards are met.   

 Under the direction of a Project Manager, the Project Coordinator is expected to perform tasks that range from the simple to more complex, including schedule and risk management, managing and updating project documentation, project financials, reporting, contract & task administration, along with project status updates.  

Some travel is required in this role depending on project needs. 

For additional information about the full accountabilities of this position please review the Project Coordinator, IT Job Description.  

What you'll bring to the table...

We value lifelong learners and have found that a mix of any of the following credentials have set people up for success in this role in the past: 

  • Demonstrated coursework in Project Management or progress towards a Project Management certification 
  • Relevant work experience in project coordination 
  • Previous project coordination of IT projects would be an asset, but is not essential 
  • Strong financial administrative skills, including cash-flow tracking and forecasting 
  • Proven ability to thrive in high volume, deadline driven environments

What we'll bring to the table...

  • We value and prioritize personal wellness and offer comprehensive benefits to support all the important phases and milestones of your journey: 
  • 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 be conducted in late April, 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. 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC, Sidney, BC, Vancouver Island, BC

Salary range : MoveUp Group 09, MIN $5,730.00 - MAX $6,882.00 is available through annual general wage/step increases.

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