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COMM O 18R – Communication Specialist

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date February 6, 2020
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $53,856.66 - $61,096.97 - Per Hour
Location Castlegar, BC
Category Natural Resource
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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COMM O 18R – Communication Specialist – (67244)

Posting Title: COMM O 18R – Communication Specialist
Position Classification: Communications Officer R18
Union: GEU
Location: Castlegar, BC V1N4G7 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $53,856.66 – $61,096.97 annually
Close Date: 3/1/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: BCWS
Job Summary

Communication Specialist
Communication Officer 18R

An eligibility list may be established.

A step in the right direction to further your career in communications.

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing unwanted wildfire on the landscape. Approximately 1600 field workers – comprising technical experts, strategic thinkers and fire operations staff – are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect life and values at risk, encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.

This position is responsible for developing and delivering the communications program for the Fire Centre.

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.

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 Tracy.Kemp@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. 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.

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 or higher in a field related to communications, public relations, journalism or equivalent knowledge, plus one (1) year experience; OR,
  • Technical diploma in a field related to communications, public relations, journalism, or equivalent knowledge, plus three (3) years experience; OR,
  • Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent (GED) plus five (5) years experience; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with a minimum of 1 year supervisory experience.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with emergency response experience.
  • Valid Class 5 driver licence.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – 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.

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