Area Manager, Roads

Organization name

BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure


BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Anahim Lake, BC

Area Manager, Roads
Salary $60,531.87 - $69,104.56 annually, plus an isolation allowance of $59.79 bi-weekly

The preferred location for this position is Anahim Lake, however, other communities along the Chilcotin Plateau may also be considered such as Alexis Creek or Tatla Lake

The Cariboo District Team is seeking a new member for the role of Area Manager, Roads in the beautiful community of Anahim Lake.  If you have a background in road maintenance, construction or bridges, enjoy interacting with people and being a member of a positive team, you’ll want to take advantage of this opportunity. The Cariboo District Team embraces innovation in a high paced professional work environment and has many unique opportunities to broaden your experience.

Working independently, under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Area Manager monitors the work of the maintenance contractor and identifies overall program priorities and ensures the preservation and improvement of the road infrastructure for the safety and convenience of the travelling public. In unison with the Operations Manager, the Area Manager acts as the local ministry representative with stakeholders on highway operations related issues and customer service delivery. 

The Area Manager plans, organizes and implements the delivery of various road rehabilitation and improvement projects integrated with other Ministry programs.  This role involves a balance of field and office work, and you must be willing to work alone outdoors in adverse weather conditions, and work overtime as required. Travel is a requirement of this position.  In emergency situations, Area Managers are required to provide immediate direction and response to ensure the safety and protection of the public, the infrastructure, and the environment.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Professional Engineer and one year of *related experience; OR,
  • University or college degree in a related field of study and one year related experience; OR,
  • Diploma, from a recognized Institute of Technology, [e.g. BC Institute of Technology (BCIT)] in a related field of study and three years’ related experience; OR,
  • Secondary school graduation (or GED) and a minimum of five years of related experience.

“Related experience” means experience in highway construction and/or maintenance, project management, contract management, traffic management, surveying or audit processes, procedures and practices.

“Related field of study” means study in the field of civil engineering, structural engineering, construction technology, surveying, geology, geography, or project management.

Additional requirements:

  • Must have, or be able to immediately obtain, a valid BC driver’s licence in good standing that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job (e.g.:  Class 5, etc.).
  • Successfully completed the Area Manager Roads Certification program.

How to Apply

To learn more, including how to apply online by June 22, 2017 please visit:


Deadline for applications