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BAND 5 – General Counsel

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 8, 2020
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $105,700.02 - $132,200.22 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations, BC
Category Business / Management
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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BAND 5 – General Counsel – (66820)

Posting Title: BAND 5 – General Counsel
Position Classification: Band 5
Union: N/A
Location: Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V8W 2S8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA
Salary Range: $105,700.02 – $132,200.22 annually
Close Date: 1/24/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Office of the Human Rights Commissioner for British Columbia
Ministry Branch / Division: Office of the Human Rights Commissioner
Job Summary


*** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website.  Applications must be made via the directions below.***

General Counsel  

The Office of the Human Rights Commissioner (OHRC) is an independent office of the provincial legislature that will focus on promoting and protecting human rights through education, research, policy development, and public investigations into issues of systemic discrimination in the province.

The General Counsel acts as in-house legal counsel, representing the Commissioner on legal matters that arise during the exercise of the powers and duties set out in the Human Rights Code. This includes conducting legal research and analysis, preparing legal opinions, and providing legal advice and services, particularly related to the Commissioner’s intervenor, test case, and inquiry functions under sections 47.12(1)(j), 47.12(2) and 47.15 of the Code. The General Counsel works with the Commissioner to draft decision documents and public reports arising out of public inquiries and acts as a key legal advisor to the Commissioner on OHRC policy development, public investigations, and other matters. As a member of the Leadership Team, the General Counsel contributes to the development, implementation and evaluation of the OHRC’s strategic direction, policies, legal operations and organizational culture.

For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner’s website at
In order to apply on this competition, you must follow the application instructions on the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner’s website at

Posting Close Date: 9:00 a.m. PST, Friday, January 24th, 2020. 

Only applications submitted to will be accepted. Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.

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