Administrative Officer R14
Salary Range: $46,337.21- $52,488.28 annually
Full Time, BCGEU Position
Location: Victoria, BC
Competition: # 55367
Closing Date: November 12, 2018
Join our dynamic team as Program Coordinator — an exciting and rewarding career opportunity with Islands Trust!
The Islands Trust Area is a special place – a scenic archipelago of 13 major islands and more than 450 smaller islands, democratically represented by 26 locally elected trustees. At the local level, much of the work of the Islands Trust is carried out by local trust committees, a special-purpose form of local government, given authority for land use planning and regulation under BC’s Local Government Act and Islands Trust Act. Local trust committees develop and adopt Official Community Plans and land use bylaws for each local trust area to carry out the policies expressed in the Islands Trust Policy Statement.
At the regional level, the Islands Trust Council has overall responsibilities for carrying out the Islands Trust’s provincial object. It is responsible for creating the Islands Trust Policy Statement that guides the content of Official Community Plans and land use regulations throughout the Islands Trust Area. Each term, it adopts a strategic plan to focus efforts in some priority areas related to the goals of the Policy Statement and adopts an annual budget to support planned activities.
About the Job:
Under the supervision of the Director of Trust Area Services, the Program Coordinator coordinates regional programs such as the Island Trust’s housing agreements and community stewardship awards programs. The Program Coordinator also supports the delivery of diverse and multi-faceted communications, advocacy and land protection programs through activities such as project management, research, arranging public program logistics. The Programs Coordinator will support communication about the Islands Trust’s programs and activities by developing and maintaining content for websites and social media channels and by training staff on posting to and maintaining the website and social media channels. The Program Coordinator will also draft and proofread correspondence and materials, and undertake general administrative duties for the unit. This position requires advanced organizational, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills and the employee must have the ability to organize and independently manage workload taking into consideration changing priorities, tight deadlines and a high volume of work.
This is a new position for the Islands Trust.
- You are energetic, creative, motivated and a well-organized individual;
- You have a strong customer service ethic;
- You enjoy a collaborative, busy work environment;
- You have strong communication and interpersonal skills;
- You have the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships;
- You have the ability to work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and quality.
- Diploma in business administration, public administration, communications or another related program area. A combination of equivalent education and/or experience will be considered.
- Minimum of three years of relevant experience.
- Experience independently managing projects in a dynamic work environment is required.
- Experience using website content management systems and social media tools is required.
- Advanced experience with standard Microsoft Office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat) is required.
- Recent experience writing and editing communications materials, especially online content, is preferred.
- Experience delivering training is an asset.
- Experience working with Indigenous communities is an asset.
Prior to submitting an application/resume and cover letter, please go to the Islands Trust website http://www.islandstrust.bc.ca to become familiar with the Islands Trust and to view a complete list of duties and qualifications. Only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted.
Applications may be considered for other current or future vacancies, including permanent, and/or temporary positions in this office. An eligibility list may be established. Flexible work options may be available.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements as outlined in the attached job profile.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, and abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached job profile.
How to apply:
Cover Letter Required: YES – Applicants are required to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your Qualifications and Experience meet the needs of the position.
Resume Required: YES – Please ensure your resume provides detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications.
A written test may be administered.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Clare Frater, Director of Trust Area Services by e-mail at email@example.com . For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.
Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.