Director Of Operations- Dawson Creek

Ministry of Children and Family Development
Dawson Creek

Director of Operations
$90,900.08 – $118,400.03 annually

Lead a dedicated team and make a difference in your community

The Director of Operations is responsible for managing the day to day delivery of a continuum of integrated services to children and families. These services include: child and family development services; mental health; adoptions; early childhood development; child protection, and services to children in care.

The Director of Operations has the responsibility to plan, develop, manage, coordinate and evaluate the delivery of this broad range of services and is directly accountable for the quality of services and for setting and monitoring standards of practice. The Director is responsible for ensuring the successful integration of service delivery and integrated case management plans for implementing the main mandate and vision of the ministry. You will have an understanding of work planning, project management and best practice, and comprehensive knowledge of the principles and theories in clinical practice (i.e. CYMH, child protection and family development). Your strong management foundation with responsibility for direct client delivery, preferably in a multi-disciplinary environment, and your ability to direct the work of staff is essential in the success of this role.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work; OR Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child and Youth Care; OR Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with a completion of a practicum in family and child welfare; ORan equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

NOTE: If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must provide a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.

  • In-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employees who have a SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a supervisory/management position.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in program and service delivery planning and evaluation.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s licence with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).

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