Area Vehicle Inspector

Salary and benefits

$65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually

Organization name

BC Public Service


Area Vehicle Inspector

A critical role to ensure vehicle safety for everyone travelling on BC Highways

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure plans transportation networks, provides transportation services and infrastructure, develops and implements transportation policies, and administers many related acts and regulations federal-provincial funding programs, including the Building Canada Fund. The Ministry strives to build and maintain a safe and reliable multi-modal transportation system and provide affordable, efficient and accessible transportation options for all British Columbians. The Ministry’s priorities include improving vital rural and urban infrastructure, investing in public transit, cycling infrastructure and other green modes of transportation, reducing transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions and strengthening the economy through the movement of people and goods.

As a mobile Enforcement Officer, the Area Vehicle Inspector independently monitors and inspects vehicles, loads, licences, insurance, drivers and carriers to ensure the protection of the highway infrastructure and public safety through enforcement and education, pertaining to various legislation and all pursuant regulations, programs and standards. In this important role, you will utilize your knowledge, passion, sound judgement, professionalism and leadership skills to help keep BC highways safer.

For more information and to apply online by August 5, 2020, please go to:




  • High school graduation [or equivalent] preferred.
  • Certified Journeyman Mechanic [Commercial Transport, Heavy Duty, Automotive].
  • BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence in good standing, with not more than nine points in the last five-year period.
  • Must maintain an active/adequate level of physical fitness.
  • Due to the specific nature of the work, the following must be obtained:
    • Air Brake training and/or endorsement.
    • Provincial Peace Officer status.
    • Emergency Vehicle Driving Courses [i.e. PTEC, EVO, CVSE Mobile Operators].
    • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance [CVSA] Certification.
    • Dangerous Goods Certification.
    • Speed Enforcement Certification/Qualification [i.e. RADAR, LASER/LIDAR].
    • Special Enforcement Training [i.e. Justice Institute of BC – Investigative Enforcement Skills Certificate Program].
  • Working Conditions:
    • Exposure to all weather conditions, vehicle fumes and harmful material and fluids when inspecting vehicles.
    • Involves working alone or in isolated hazardous locations.
    • Required to work modified work schedules [e.g. flex time], some shift work and irregular hours with short notice [including weekends and Statutory Holidays] including travel. 


How to Apply

For more information and to apply online by August 5, 2020, please go to:



Deadline for applications