BC Ferries

Manager, Abilities Management

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2024 11:17 AM)
Number of Positions
Location City
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Management and Administration
Closing Date

Job Description





The opportunity

We are searching for an Abilities Management Manager to join the People & Safety team.  As a vital member, you will lead the Abilities team by establishing efficient processes, setting best practices, and providing mentorship and guidance. You will need to bring expertise and leadership to the development, implementation, and administration of policies and programs aimed at enhancing overall employee and corporate wellness.


You also maintain a high level of support for employees through frequent communication with the employee, collaborating with the employee and care providers in development of goals and objectives compatible to the employee’s disability, monitoring their progress, communicating, and collaborating with managers and union representatives.


The Role

Reporting to the Executive Director of Safety, Health, and Security, you add value and are energized by key areas of oversight such as:

  • Leading the abilities team through education, training, mentoring and development
  • Overseeing the development of policies and procedures to reflect changes in regulations
  • Leading the coordination, structuring and oversight of both short and long term objectives and programs to deliver organization goals
  • Coordinating case management activities of all occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses, to support safe, timely and sustainable returns to work
  • Promoting best practices in disability management through communication, provision of expert advice and education of employees, leaders’ union representatives, People and Safety and others, as appropriate
  • Advising leaders and employees, clarifying roles and responsibilities and providing expert interpretation and guidance on collective agreement provisions, terms and conditions regarding short-term illness and injury plan and long-term disability plan
  • Collaborating with leaders to resolve issues on complex cases, return-to-work, retraining, reasonable accommodation, or alternate employment plans
  • Providing expert consultation, advice, and coaching to stakeholders related to case management progress, services, roles, and responsibilities
  • Collaborating with diverse teams including People and Safety, Leaders, and external partners, including Union representatives and insurers


What you bring to the team

You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences or other related health discipline. Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP) or Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC) is an asset.  You also bring 4 to 6 years of direct experience in managing disability claims and/or WCB/Insurance claims.


Join us!

If this sounds like your next great career move, please submit your cover letter and resume by May 28.


Additional information

The target salary range: $95,600 - $119,500 per annum.  The starting salary is determined based on the successful candidate’s knowledge, experience and internal equity. Starting salary may exceed the target range on exceptional basis.


"We connect communities and customers to people and places important in their lives”

At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. We support employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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