This position is located in Port Alberni, B.C.
An eligibility list may be established for future similar permanent and/or temporary vacancies in Port Alberni.
Do you thrive in a high volume environment? Do you enjoy serving a diversified public? Can you change priorities on a dime?
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is the Province’s agency responsible for land and resource management in B.C., which includes the protection of the Province’s archaeological and heritage resources. Operating on a provincial land base of over 94 million hectares, the Ministry ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land based resources; works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversity their economies; and, supports activities that provide environmental, economic, cultural and social benefits. The Ministry is responsible for wildfire management and facilitates safe public access to a wide range of recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, and access to B.C.’s wilderness and backcountry. The Ministry oversees policy development, operational management and implementation, and administers all or part of over 60 statutes and associated regulations.
The Program Assistant provides a variety of office administrative, secretarial and financial support services for the South Island Natural Resource District Team, including general administrative support. This position requires an individual who thrives on providing excellent client services in a fast-paced, high volume environment that experiences constant change. You have sound judgement, good problem solving skills and are adept at handling public inquiries in a professional and timely manner. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience in a career building role, we look forward to your application.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Mary.Bauto@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.
Port Alberni is an amazing coastal community on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia. The relaxed West Coast lifestyle is the envy of big city dwellers. Here, the outdoor enthusiast paradise awaits – the landscape provides a variety of activities from hiking spectacular mountain trails, camping, deep sea fishing, cycling, running, mountain biking, and wildlife viewing, to year-round golf, beachcombing and enjoying in the local culture and amenities. To learn more about this coastal jewel, visit the Destination BC website: Port Alberni
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We are an award winning employer, offering employees a healthy work/life balance, competitive benefits, excellent learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. To find out more, visit What the BC Public Service offers You.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
- Experience working in an office and team setting.
- Experience working in a customer service environment.
- Experience working with Microsoft Office and database systems (i.e. Excel, Outlook, Internet, etc.).
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
- Two or more years of experience working in an administrative office environment.
- Post-Secondary Education in Office Administration or equivalent.
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.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
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. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history.
Questionnaire: 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.