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Amendment (Nov 16): Posting closing date extended to December 1, 2020.

Deputy Provincial Director
Management Band 5

An eligibility list may be established.

Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important role.

BC Corrections plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and supervision. BC Corrections supports individuals in our custody and care to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.

Adult Custody is one of four divisions of BC Corrections and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,800 male and female in custody. Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. It provides core programming and additional services which balance risks and needs; ensures linkage with Community Corrections based on common core programming and integrated case management; communicates with stakeholders and participates as a pro-active partner in the criminal justice system.

Deputy provincial directors provide corporate leadership for the development and implementation of major initiatives to increase the effectiveness of BC Corrections and the provision of management services in the adult custody division.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

• Related degree or diploma, plus 7 years management experience in a correctional environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience in project management, contract negotiation and contract management
• Experience in facilities management
• Experience in human resource practices, including labour relations, succession planning, staff recruitment and training
• Experience in financial and strategic planning theory and practice

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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