An organized worker, you independently manage your own workload while taking into consideration changing priorities, tight deadlines, volume of work and available resources.
The Conservation Officer Service (COS) is a natural resource law enforcement agency that responds to medium, high and unknown risk situations that involve enforcement and public safety and require the use of specialized tools and training. The COS delivers a range of compliance and enforcement services, including investigations and enforcement actions in relation to 33 federal and provincial statutes. The COS is divided into three key operational groups, Field Operations, Provincial Investigations and Program Support. The groups work closely with other government partners in the natural resource sector.
As the Administrative Assistant, you will provide compliance and enforcement administrative, clerical, and financial support services to the work unit and coordinate the day-to-day priorities of the supervisor. Working under time and work volume pressures, the Administrative Assistant readjusts priorities to maintain the flow of information while ensuring deadlines are met. The position is frequently required to accurately enter information into Ministry and compliance and enforcement databases, assemble detailed reports, and prepare correspondence and other material containing highly sensitive and confidential information, while adhering to electronic case management business rules.
- Post-secondary education (degree, diploma, or certificate) in office/business, or public administration; AND,
- A minimum one (1) year of working experience in an administrative role in an office environment; OR,
- A combination of secondary school graduation or equivalent (GED) and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience may be considered.
- Experience using Adobe Acrobat Pro and MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume office environment, with geographically dispersed staff.
For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected].
About this Position:
There is currently one (1) position available.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent opportunities.
Working for the BC Public Service:
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.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.
Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: 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.
Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.
Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
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 at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.