ADMN O 24R – Senior Investigator

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Author pmnationtalk
Date December 31, 2018
Deadline January 17, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $61,665.45 - $70,367.02 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
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ADMN O 24R – Senior Investigator – (56931)

Posting Title: ADMN O 24R – Senior Investigator
Position Classification: Administrative Officer R24
Union: GEU
Location: 100 Mile House, BC V0K2E0 CA
Abbotsford, BC V5T 5E3 CA
Burnaby, BC V8J 1O1 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Chilliwack, BC V4Z 1A7 CA
Comox, BC V9N 3Z8 CA
Courtenay, BC V9N1H3 CA
Cranbrook, BC V9C 7B1 CA
Dawson Creek, BC V1G2E2 CA
Duncan, BC V9Z 6L3 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Golden, BC V0A1H0 CA
Grand Forks, BC V0H1H0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Langley, BC V5A 4P8 CA
Maple Ridge, BC V4R 2S1 CA
Merritt, BC V1K1B8 CA
Mission, BC V2V1G3 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L5S4 CA
New Westminster, BC V3M6G2 CA
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M7 CA
Oliver, BC V0H 1T0 CA
Penticton, BC V2V5A6 CA
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8Y9 CA
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 4W6 CA
Port Hardy, BC V0V 2P0 CA
Powell River, BC V8A 5G7 CA
Prince George, BC V3L4J8 CA
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4M8 CA
Quesnel, BC V2J5Z1 CA
Richmond, BC V7E 5T2 CA
Salmon Arm, BC V2E4S4 CA
Sechelt, BC V0N3A0 CA
Smithers, BC V0J2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V5V 3K4 CA
Terrace, BC V8J4E1 CA
Trail, BC V1R 4T2 CA
Vancouver, BC V8W 2S8 CA
Vernon, BC V1T9G9 CA
Westbank, BC V4T 1P7 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G1R8 CA

Salary Range: $61,665.45 – $70,367.02 annually
Close Date: 1/17/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:

Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Child Care, Capital, Community and Early Childhood Educator Registry Services Branch
Job Summary
Senior Investigator
Administrative Officer R24

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities.

This position may be located in any location with a Ministry office:  Vancouver, Burnaby, Port Coquitlam, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Powell River, Sechelt, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, Victoria, Nanaimo, Duncan, Courtenay/Comox, Campbell River, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Cranbrook, Golden, Grand Forks, Kamloops, Kelowna, Merritt, Nelson, Oliver, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Trail, Vernon, Westbank, 100 Mile House, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Smithers, Terrace, or Williams Lake.

Successful candidates will be required to attend orientation/training in Victoria for 2-4 weeks.

The Early Childhood Educator Registry (Registry) is the legislated authority responsible for the certification of Early Childhood Educators (ECE) and ECE Assistants, the investigation of complaints regarding the competence and conduct of ECEs and ECE Assistants and the assessment and recommended approval of post-secondary early childhood education programs in British Columbia (BC).

The Senior Investigator leads and provides operational and expert guidance to a geographically dispersed team of Investigators and support staff responsible for conducting investigations into complaints received regarding the practice of ECEs and ECE Assistants; including allegations of abuse and neglect. The Senior Investigator is responsible for making decisions regarding investigation outcomes and for supporting the Manager and Director in their decision-making role by providing expert advice and recommendations regarding courses of action to be taken such as the attachment of terms and conditions, suspension and/or cancellation of certifications. The decisions the Senior Investigator makes on files may be subject to a high level of public interest, scrutiny and may have serious impact on the economic and professional position of the individuals involved.

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 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, 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 in Early Childhood Education or related field and formal training* in investigation techniques and administrative law plus 3 years of progressive and recent, related experience OR
Diploma in Early Childhood Education or related field and formal training* in investigation techniques and administrative law plus 4 years of progressive and recent, related experience OR
Certificate in Early Childhood Education or related field and formal training* in investigation techniques and administrative law and a minimum of 5 years of progressive and recent, related experience.
*Formal training in investigation techniques may be completed on the job and/or at a post-secondary educational institution.

Recent, related experience must include a minimum of 3 years of experience in each of the following:

Working in a regulatory role; monitoring compliance, conducting investigations, taking enforcement action, and writing technical reports.
Reviewing complex materials and documentation to support successful execution of investigations.
Supervising, leading and mentoring staff.
The early care and learning sector.
Developing and applying legislation, policies and practices.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

A Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Early Childhood Education and hold (or eligible to hold) British Columbia Early Childhood Educator certification.
Experience testifying and/or providing technical expertise at arbitrations, appeals and administrative tribunals.
Experience as a statutory decision-maker.
Supervisory experience in:Professional regulation and/or regulatory client service environments.
Supervising geographically dispersed teams.
Experience working in a licensed child care facility.


Must possess and maintain a valid BC class 5 driver’s licence.
May be required to use own vehicle, with appropriate insurance coverage, on an expense account basis.
Travel throughout the Province is required for this position to meet with Investigation Team members, ministry partners and stakeholders as well as to assist in complex investigations as needed. Frequency of travel will be dependent upon circumstances.

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 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: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – 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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