Coordinator | Program Development

Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a Permanent Full-Time Coordinator, Program Development to join the Protection Service team.

About this Role:
In accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Coordinator, Program Development is a key member of the Protection Services leadership team, and is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the Protection Services incident reporting system, analysis and presentation of strategic information to support operational and administrative decision making, and ensuring Protection Services personnel have all necessary uniforms, equipment, and supplies to carry out their assigned duties.

Some Typical Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Proactively analyzes security activity, and other key metrics to identify trends and highlight opportunities for program adjustments.
• Compiles high quality reports on a regular and ad hoc basis.
• Establishes and maintains a logistics and inventory control system for Protection Services uniforms, equipment, and supplies, including documented processes for procuring, tracking, and auditing. Ensures uniform, equipment, and supply inventories are adequately maintained to support the needs of the Protection Services program. Procures supplies as necessary, within approved budget.
• Maintains records and compiles reports around Protection Services personnel training, licensing and other requirements, including proactive notification of upcoming training and/or licensing requirements.
• Serves as the administrator and subject matter expert on the Protection Services incident reporting database (SSIRS).
• Maintains an accurate record of all uniforms, equipment and supplies issued to staff and/or shared at the site level.
• Develops and maintains strong working relationships with key partners.
• Ensures Protection Services radio infrastructure is appropriately licensed and complies with Industry Canada regulations.
• Manages operating and capital budgets for the assigned area of responsibility, including budget planning, control, and reporting of expenditures, ensuring the efficient utilization of financial resources, and adherence to established budgets.
• Facilitates an annual review of security staffing models.
• As a member of the Protection Services leadership team, provides after hours on-call function, as required.

Some Benefits of Joining Interior Health:
An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12 diploma plus specialized training and/or experience in program management, business operations, asset management, software administration, or a related field.
• Five (5) years of related experience, preferably in a healthcare or institutional setting.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and utilize data to support decision making.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
• Enhanced computer proficiency including MS Office suite, software administration, and data visualization.
• Experience in strategic planning, and policy and metrics development.
• Valid Canadian drivers license equivalent to a BC Class 5 drivers license without any graduated licensing restrictions.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Salary range for the position is approximately from $67,864 to $97,555 and starting salary will be based on education, training and experience

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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