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BC Public Service

BAND 2 - Manager of In Court Operations

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Salary

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Job Description

Posting Title
BAND 2 - Manager of In Court Operations

Position Classification
Band 2

Union
N/A

Work Options
On-Site

Location
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$76,500.09 - $108,100.23 annually

Close Date
7/26/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Court Services

Job Summary

Become an integral part of B.C.'s Justice System in this senior role

As a branch within the Ministry of Attorney General, Court Services employs 1,300 staff to deliver programs and services at 89 court locations, in person, by telephone, via video and the Internet. The branch's programs and services include case documentation and adjudication support (i.e. case initiation and processing, fee collection, file and exhibit management, court clerking, court records and transcripts, interpreter services, and the preparation and dissemination of court orders); court and courthouse security and court order enforcement including holding and transporting of prisoners by ground and air from police jails and from federal and provincial correctional facilities; the collection of court fines; and the civil bailiff process. The branch also manages and maintains all courthouse facilities.

Each year as many as 350,000 new criminal and civil cases proceed through the courts. Court Services must function in a manner that supports the requirement for independent decision-making among justice system participants. The branch must continually develop innovative reforms to increase access and improve processes to serve the public more effectively and, in developing reforms, must work closely with the police, Crown counsel, the judiciary, and corrections authorities.

The branch's operational programs and services are managed and delivered through five regions (i.e. courthouses serving Vancouver Island, Vancouver Coastal, Fraser, Interior, and North).

The Manager, In-Court Operations manages all in-court administration & technical support to court sittings in the Kamloops Law Courts and circuit court locations. The Manager is responsible for providing support in regards to daily court clerk and recorder coverage, digital audio recording, video conferencing and video linkage, preparation of courtroom facilities, maintenance and use of equipment, interpretation services, and any other services ordered or requested by the Judiciary.

Job Requirements:
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent (GED), preferably supplemented with a university degree or college diploma in a related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience with the justice or legal system.
  • Must have or be able to obtain an appointment as a Justice of the Peace in the Province of British Columbia.
  • Must have or be able to complete the Deputy District Registrar certification program to be a DDR of the supreme Court of British Columbia and an authorized signing officer of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.
  • Two years current related supervisory experience in a legal environment or in court administration preferably with: emphasis on policy interpretation and development, legislative interpretation, technical systems implementation, and liaison with the judiciary.
  • Experience in information technology applications and network systems operations.

Preferred experience (may not be required):
  • Experience in clerking court, criminal registry, exhibit control, audio recording and transcription preferred.
  • Experience in small project management preferred.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Michelle.McPhee@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
This position has full time on-site requirements.
This is for one (1) permanent opportunity.
An eligibility list may be established for current and/or future permanent opportunity.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

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 .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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 need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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