Manager, Regional Operations

The Ministry of Transportation . Ontario Public Service. North Bay , North Region / London , West Region ,ON. 

Closing Date June 11, 2021 Location North Bay, North Region  /London West Region , ON Work Type Permanent
Salary Range

$90,348 - $135,178 per year

Experience Level  - Job ID 164062
Job Description
Authentic ~ Forward-Focused ~ Inclusive

The Ministry of Transportation is looking for two result-oriented leaders to ensure the effective administration of all Commercial Inspection and Enforcement programs within the North and West regions of the province. This exciting role oversees the enforcement of regulations designed to ensure the safe and efficient movement of goods and people, and the preservation of the highway system infrastructure.

Who we are

The Ministry of Transportation works to connect people to places, through building, expanding and improving transit, highways and bridges. The people and places that we connect have diverse interests, needs and expectations. It is imperative that our ministry be as diverse as the people of Ontario, so that our work can reflect their diverse perspectives and experiences, and meet the needs of the public we serve.

Our branch

The Commercial Inspection and Enforcement Branch directs and manages the delivery of driver, vehicle and carrier services across the province, including motor carrier enforcement, commercial vehicle licensing through the International Registration Plan, enhancing driver behaviour through driver improvement counselling, and promotion of road safety through education and outreach.

Please note:
Due to COVID-19, remote work arrangements are currently in effect. The employer is willing to consider remote work arrangements beyond COVID-19; however, attendance at the office will be required, as needed.

Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Anti-Racism
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is an innovative, responsive and accountable public service that works hard to be diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable. Diversifying leadership is a top priority for the OPS. Our goal is to achieve parity with the Ontario labour force by 2025 for the most underrepresented groups (Indigenous, racialized and persons with disabilities) on our leadership teams.

The OPS is collecting socio-demographic information to identify potential barriers and help underrepresented groups to achieve equal opportunity to senior leadership roles. We invite you to contribute to our efforts in building a more diverse, inclusive and accessible OPS by completing our voluntary survey.

The OPS is an accessible employer and we offer accommodation in all aspects of employment, including the recruitment process. Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint to learn more about the OPS commitment to advancing racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
• Ensure the effective administration of all Commercial Inspection and Enforcement programs within the region in partnership with the Director.
• Oversee the enforcement of regulations designed to ensure the safe and efficient movement of goods and people, and the preservation of the highway system infrastructure.
• Participate in, and lead, projects for the development of divisional and regional plans, policies and procedures.
• Manage renewal initiatives of regional services to enhance and improve business service delivery to clients and stakeholders.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Behaviours
define what it means to be a leader by the following expected attributes and behavioural competencies:
• We are responsible for being a leader by demonstrating authenticity, accountability and courage.
• We are innovative for the future by embracing positive disruption, and a future mindset and by developing each other, every day.
• We are collaborative by leading with a common purpose, being inclusive and driving people-centred outcomes.

Locations: London, North Bay

How do I qualify?

Strategic Leadership Skills:
• You are an experienced leader who can set and communicate organizational goals to inspire a team of professionals to deliver results.
• You have experience leading diverse teams in a decentralized model.
• You have demonstrated that you can create an inclusive environment which values service excellence.
• You are an innovative leader who seeks opportunities to develop staff and improve programs and systems.
• You have highly effective skills in managing financial budgets and human resources, including labour relations issues.

Program Management Skills:

• You are a strong operational leader and have experience in program delivery.
• You strive to ensure that programs and services are responsive to client needs.
• You have experience in successfully leading priority initiatives that support the achievement of organizational goals.

Communication and Relationship Management Skills:

• You foster and maintain strategic and collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders who have diverse agendas.
• You embrace differences and create a shared understanding of, and commitment to, goals.
• You have experience dealing with highly visible, complex and sensitive issues.
• You employ proactive approaches to identifying, analyzing, monitoring and resolving issues.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer:

· A defined benefit pension plan
· Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits, which include adoptive parents
· Comprehensive Health Plan
· Life and Disability insurance
· Flexible work arrangements
· Collegial and professional work culture
· Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
· On-the-job training to support your success in the role.

How to Apply

Salary Range: $90,348 - $135,178 Per Year

Additional information:
1 Permanent, 447 McKeown Ave, North Bay, North Region
1 Permanent, 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region
Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 164062, by Friday, June 11, 2021. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.