Manager of Administrative Services – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)


Manager of Administrative Services

Permanent Full Time Position

The Saanich Police Department is a full service, community oriented Department consisting of approximately 165 sworn members that are supported by nearly 50 civilian employees.  Their mission is to provide the highest quality of service to ensure the safety and security of the community of Saanich. 

The Manager of Administrative Services provides support services for all Division Inspectors and oversees and leads the work of records, administrative, and clerical staff in the Police Department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the direction of the administration, use and management of Police Department office automation software and hardware, Records Management Systems (RMS) and related systems, liaise with Information Technology to ensure hardware and software standards, and delivery of services including the coordination of staff development and training. 

The Manager of Administrative Services will demonstrate knowledge of court documents, control systems, police reports and filing procedures as well as have the ability to lead, develop and supervise employees in a unionized environment.  The successful candidate will be proficient in budget process and fiscal responsibility and in standard office practices and procedures.  The incumbent will have excellent organizational management and interpersonal skills to be able to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders. 

Requirements include:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field; over seven years of job related experience in administrative and operational management, including five years of experience/responsibility managing diverse teams; possession of a valid BC Class 5 driver’s licence and the ability to pass and maintain the required police enhanced reliability security clearance check including a polygraph.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The annual salary for this Exempt position is $120,257.42 to $130,278.88 (2018 rate) with an excellent benefits package.  Find job description and competition information at Apply by 11:45 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2020 quoting competition 20140 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7.  As a component of the selection process testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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