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BC Public Service

BAND 2 - Manager, Communications

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
66,900 to 94,600 per year
Posting Title

BAND 2 - Manager, Communications

Position Classification

Band 2




Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$66,900.01 - $94,600.06 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division

HealthLink BC / Primary Care Division

Job Summary

Manager, Communications
Band 2

An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.
We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies.

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 .

Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important role.

Reporting to the Director of Navigation Services, the Manager of Communications is responsible for internal and stakeholder communications, and for developing and implementing internal strategic communications plans, activities and tools in support of Healthlink BC (HLBC). In addition, this role supports HLBC's Leadership Team and business unit areas in strategic communication planning, change management, and marketing/promotional activities in conjunction with ongoing service delivery.

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 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:

Education and experience:
  • Post-secondary degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related field; or a
  • Minimum of three years equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three years of experience writing and editing.
  • Minimum two years supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Experience managing content for SharePoint sites.
  • Experience in project and change management.
  • Experience using software such as InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with conference / event coordination, presentation and management.
  • Experience establishing collaborative relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in directing the work of professional employees and/or consultants.

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 - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe 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.

Job Category

Leadership and Management
Management and Executive