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BC Public Service

BAND 2 - Human Resources Specialist

Kamloops, BC
3 days ago
66,900 to 94,600 per year
Posting Title

BAND 2 - Human Resources Specialist

Position Classification

Band 2




Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$66,900.01 - $94,600.06 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> BC Public Service Agency

Ministry Branch / Division

HR Support and Specialist Services, HRSS

Job Summary

Human Resources Specialist
Management Band 2

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and temporary opportunities.
We currently have 6 temporary opportunities with various end dates.
This position may be performed in any PSA ministry office, locations may include: Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, Prince George, Kamloops, Nelson.
We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies to work three(3) days from home and two (2) days in the office.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Become part of a skilled team contributing to a professional and dynamic work environment

The HR Specialist provides expert advice, support and guidance to ministry clients across the public service on a wide-range of complex HR issues including attendance and performance management, investigations, disciplinary processes including investigations and results, accommodations and grievance support. The position also provides advice on the interpretation and application of HR legislation, policies and procedures, collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment. The position must continuously evolve to ensure advice given considers highly sensitive and complex issues such as diversity and inclusion principles, trauma-informed practices and discrimination, bullying and harassment.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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 create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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 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:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a Diploma in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field AND:
  • Experience providing consultative advice and expertise on HR matters to human resource practitioners, managers and supervisors in a unionized environment in each of the areas of: performance and probation management, attendance management, investigations, discipline, grievances, and complaints.
  • Experience interpreting HR legislation, policies and procedures, and terms and conditions of employment.
  • Experience interpreting collective agreements.
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience organizing and preparing grievance file documentation, preparation of matters for arbitrations or other dispute resolution areas and drafting reports and correspondence.
  • Experience in conflict management.

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: 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.

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.

Job Category

Human Resources
Human Resources