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BAND 2 - Investigator

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
8 days ago
Posting Title
BAND 2 - Investigator

Position Classification
Band 2


Vancouver, BC V8W 2S8 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$65,600.24 - $90,900.08 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance

Ministry Branch / Division
Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate

Job Summary

Management Band 2

This position is excluded from union membership.
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

Bring your policy and legislation expertise to this exciting leadership role

The Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate (OSRE) sets conduct standards for the real estate industry, oversees the Real Estate Council's delivery of Council's consumer protection mandate, and manages the ongoing reform of real estate industry regulation in British Columbia.The OSRE also exercises statutory jurisdiction under the Real Estate Services Act , regulates the marketing of multi-unit real estate developments under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act , and approves strata plan schedules under the Strata Property Act .

The Investigator deploys investigative best practices to obtain evidence which proves or disproves a breach of real estate legislation and regulations by real estate developers or unlicensed and non-exempt real estate service providers.The Investigator exercises considerable initiative and flexibility when responding to the changing circumstances of complex investigations.Management, executive, and legal counsel rely on the Investigator's acumen, judgement, and tenacity to make compelling cases for regulatory action which are subject to public scrutiny. As the ideal candidate, you have excellent analytical research skills to gather and interpret information, apply legislation, and establish evidence to support regulatory investigations.You are highly advanced in professional communication skills necessary to resolve contentious issues. Your representation of the Branch as an Investigator is an integral part of the organization.

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:
  • Post-secondary degree with additional training in administrative and criminal law and advanced investigative techniques;
  • 3 years (within the last 10 years) of investigative experience;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must meet the criteria for eligibility for Special Provincial Constable status.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
    • Degree in criminology, law, real estate, or business;
    • 4 or more years of investigative experience;
    • Investigative experience in a regulatory, corporate security, law enforcement or related environment;
    • Investigative experience in the real estate sector;
    • Immediate eligibility for Special Provincial Constable status.

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 - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category
Compliance and Enforcement, Finance, Leadership and Management
Law Enforcement and Security