BC Public Service Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Apr 26, 2022Full time
Assistant Deputy Minister Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Victoria, BC Applicants may be considered for other Executive positions. The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General share the vision of a safe, secure, just and resilient British Columbia with the Ministry of Attorney General. The ministries work together to administer justice, deliver public safety services and programs, and provide legal advice to government. The Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) regulates British Columbia's liquor and private retail non-medical cannabis industries, which include restaurants, bars and pubs serving liquor, liquor manufacturers, liquor retail stores, special events involving liquor, private cannabis retail stores, and cannabis marketing. The Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM), Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch is responsible for all aspects of the development, operation, and enforcement of government policy and programs that control liquor and private retail non-medical cannabis industries in the province. The ADM advises senior executives on a broad regulatory structure and provincial policies for liquor and non-medical cannabis control and licensing in B.C. This position is directly accountable for the results and impact of all government regulatory and licensing policy and enforcement programs and activities. These decisions can have profound economic effects on the industry, government liquor and non-medical cannabis revenues, and the economy of municipalities where liquor and non-medical cannabis operations are located. The ideal candidate is an executive/senior leader with extensive and varied executive/senior management experience in complex multi-stakeholder environments combined with a relevant post-secondary education. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. They have progressively more responsible senior management experience in strategic/ business/operational planning and/or public policy and legislation development, in a large performance focused organization. A complete role description and listing of qualifications is attached. The appointee will be required to consent to a criminal record check. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to reflect the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our executive team and being part of an innovative, inclusive, and rewarding organization. On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination is required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here. To apply please email a clear and concise cover letter and resume (.pdf) to Executive Recruitment at: Executive.Recruitment@gov.bc.ca by May 15, 2022. Please note application documents must be in .pdf format. Email Executive Recruitment if assistance is needed. Thank you to all who express interest.