Regulations Documents Analyst
Administrative Officer R14
This is a temporary opportunity until 7/31/2020
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.
It’s your time to Achieve, Excel and Succeed in this career building role
The Office of Legislative Counsel drafts all government Bills and all regulations, records all legislation and produces official consolidated publications, provides advice to Government on statutory interpretation, and has custody of all regulations and orders in council.
As a Regulations Documents Analyst, you will
- Lead print and electronic publications projects, which includes developing work plans, preparing project documentation, creating and maintaining databases, tracking issues and progress, and making recommendations to the Supervisor;
- update, check the accuracy of, proofread, format and prepare for print and online publication several essential legal documents and resources relied on by stakeholders, including Legislative Counsel when drafting legislation;
- Analyze legislative changes and the provisions that bring them into force to ensure that the effective status of the changes is interpreted in accordance with the Interpretation Act and the Regulations Act and that the changes are correctly consolidated in the affected statutes or regulations;
- Monitor legislative changes and record the changes in legal resources such as the Table of Legislative Changes or the Index of B.C. Regulations;
- Research the history, layout and formatting of B.C. legislation as an integral aspect of regular publications duties and on request;
- Create and maintain procedural manuals and checklists, precedents catalogues and training resources, and participate in the training and development of new team members;
- Respond to public and internal inquiries and communicate regularly with Queen’s Printer and the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly;
- Act for Publications or Regulations team members, and assist them, Order in Council Administration Office staff and Legislative Counsel by editing, proofreading, researching and performing various tasks as needed.
Admired for your ability to maintain a high degree of focus over long periods of time and your ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, you’re also adept at organizing and prioritizing tasks. You thrive in a fast-paced environment in which flexibility, teamwork, diplomacy, initiative, accuracy, organization and attention to detail are essential.
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.
For complete details on this opportunity, please review the attached job profile. 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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
In addition to applying through the BC Public Service Recruitment System, you must email a copy of your cover letter and resume to Shayna Horne at Shayna.Horne@gov.bc.ca. This is a required part of your application. Your application will not be considered if your email is not received before the competition closes.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements outlined below:
- Post-secondary degree or diploma in Publishing, English or another applicable program of study;
- Minimum one year of experience proofreading and checking the accuracy of documents prepared by other professionals, including conducting related research and analysis;
- Minimum one year of experience managing projects or project components;
- Minimum one year of experience in desktop publishing and in designing accessible and user-friendly material for print and online publication;
- Experience in a professional office environment;
- Experience with Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete tests to evaluate their proofreading skills, their command of the English language and grammar, and their abilities to follow instructions and achieve accuracy under pressure.
Preference may be given to those applicants who clearly demonstrate that they have the following education and experience:
- Experience in a legal office environment;
- Experience with FrameMaker, Acrobat DC or other desktop publishing software;
- Experience with FileMaker Pro or other database software.
- Experience with XML authoring tools and content management systems.
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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: 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. The content and format of your resume may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.