Area Manager, Roads

Organization name

BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure


BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure - 100 Mile House, BC

Area Manager, Roads
Salary: $60,230.80 - $68,760.70, annually

The Cariboo District Team is seeking a new member for the role of Area Manager, Roads in the beautiful community of 100 Mile House.  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 relaxed but professional work environment and has many unique opportunities to broaden your experience.

The primary function of the District is to ensure the safe and efficient movement of goods, services and people in a given geographic area.  The District administers the road and bridge maintenance contracts, provincially totalling $320 million annually, portions of the rehabilitation program, development approvals and support for the provincial capital program.  The operations of each District support the growth and development of the provincial economy.  District operations are a direct link between the ministry and the public/stakeholders providing a key transportation link in a multi-modal environment.

Working independently, under the supervision of the Operations Manager, this position 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. 

Area Managers plan, organize and implement 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 July 21, 2017 please visit:


Deadline for applications