This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future auxiliary and/or temporary vacancies.
There are currently four (4) temporary vacancies until September 4, 2020.
Bring your strong administrative experience and superior organizational skills to this challenging position
The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government, tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing wildfire on the landscape. With a workforce of approximately 1600, the program’s staff are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect values, while encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.
This position is responsible for providing a communication link between the general public, field operations and Regional Wildfire Coordination Centres. Click here for more information.
Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture.
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 Erica.Ducommun@gov.bc.ca.
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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:
- Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent.
- Preference may be given to candidates with any of the following:
- A typing speed of 50 words per minute or greater.
- Experience working in a demanding environment with strict timelines
- Experience working in an office and team setting.
- Experience in records management or filing.
- Experience in emergency response or dispatch.
- Experience working with computers and digital systems.
- Experience working with Microsoft Office suite.
- Valid 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.
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.