ADMN O 21R – Senior Portfolio Administrator

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 8, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $57,480.47 - $65,417.88 - Annual
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
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Posting Title: ADMN O 21R – Senior Portfolio Administrator
Position Classification: Administrative Officer R21
Union: GEU
Location: Cranbrook, BC V9C 7B1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: 57,480.47 – $65,417.88 annually
Close Date: 3/24/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Crown Lands Authorizations
Job Summary:

Senior Portfolio Administrator

Administrative Officer R21

  • An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
  • Position location is Cranbrook, working remotely is not available.

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B.C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 50 statutes and associated regulations.

Reporting to either an included Senior Authorizations Specialist or Section Head, or to an excluded manager, the Senior Portfolio Administrator leads a team of technical and clerical staff, develops the operational infrastructure and ensures the effective functioning of the portfolio administration section.

Cranbrook is the sunniest place in Canada, and sits in the middle of the Rocky Mountain Trench. Cranbrook has multiple heritage sites, such as the Fort Steele Heritage town and Rails to Trails, which is converted to a path for walking and biking. Cranbrook has multiple festivals, such as the Children’s Festival and the Sam Steele Days.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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 BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact  DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  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, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Public Sector Management, Public Administration, Natural Resources or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working in a customer service delivery program and dealing with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders.
  • Experience working with and creating legal documents related to land use contracts, conveyance and/or land transactions.
  • Experience supervising staff and leading projects.
  • Experience working with cadastral maps, plans and legal descriptions.
  • Experience working with real property and contract law, land conveyance procedures and land registry practices, and common and administrative law. (Preferred)

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. 

CRC – A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter required: NO – A cover letter is not required as part of your application.

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.

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allow yourself approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.  To stop the system timing out, it is recommended that you copy the questions to MS Word and when complete copy and paste your answers into the questionnaire.

Note: You will be required to provide complete, but concise responses in plain text format. Responses should be succinct (up to 200 words per response.  Responses that exceed 250 words may not be captured in the system). Responses such as “see my resume” are unacceptable.

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