Office Assistant R7
2 Positions available – 1 permanent and 1 temporary
An eligibility list may be established.
A great opportunity to take the next step in your career
The Corrections Branch plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. The Branch manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.
Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. It provides rehabilitative and educational programs to inmates.
Adult Custody is one of two divisions of the Corrections Branch and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,200 male and female inmates throughout eleven correctional centres in BC.
This position is responsible for providing secretarial and clerical support to the Management team, assist and perform various duties and procedures for the Warden’s Assistant, as well as assisting the Receptionist with their job duties. Covers the Staffing Warden’s Assistant when necessary. Duties include typing, data entry, assisting staff and operating switchboard.
Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia, and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities.
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 Jason.Leslie@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:
- Grade 12 or equivalent.
- Minimum 1 year recent (within last three years) administrative work experience, 3 years administrative work experience preferred, OR a combination of experience and education. A combination of experience and education will include recent administrative work experience with financial or administration post-secondary education.
- Preference may also be given to applicants with experience working in a criminal justice environment and/or training/experience with JUSTIN and CORNET systems.
- Experience/training in keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheet, Access Data Base, Microsoft Outlook
- 50 words per minute keyboarding speed.
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 Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or 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.
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.