Senior SABC Support Officer
Two positions available.
An eligibility list may be established to be used for similar Clerk R14 positions within the branch.
The next exciting step in your administrative career
The provincial government provides financial assistance to over 70,000 BC students annually. The ministry is responsible for management and delivery of student financial assistance programs totally more than $700 million in combined provincial and federal funding. Delivered under the StudentAid BC program (SABC), the ministry provides financial assistance to more than 200,000 eligible students and borrowers in B.C, to assist with the cost of their post-secondary education (i.e. student loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships program).
Working with teams responsible for student application, appeals, and verification, the position’s primary accountability is to evaluate, assess, and verify student financial assistance applications and appeals to determine if they should be approved (in whole or in part) or denied.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more.
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 about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Niamh.Murphy@gov.bc.ca. 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.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard 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 as outlined below:
- Diploma in public or business administration, or completion of the Financial Management Certificate Program, or equivalent combination of education and experience in government accounting/funding, policy and/or administrative practices.
- Two years experience interpreting and applying legislation, regulations, procedures, and/or policies.
- Two years of experience in service environment explaining complicated concepts in an easy to understand manner. Preference may be given to applicants with more than two years’ experience.
- Experience using various computer applications including word processing (intermediate level), excel (basic level) and working with databases.
- Experience in a financial work environment is preferred.
- Preference may be given to candidates with financial education and/or training.
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: NO
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.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.