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BC Public Service

Chief Human Resources Officer

Victoria, BC
Full Time
Posting Title
Chief Human Resources Officer

Position Classification
ABC Access


Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
Competitive salary based on experience

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Other Public Sector

Ministry Branch / Division
Human Resource Operations, Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Job Summary

***Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on this BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the following directions.***

Chief Human Resources Officer

Competition: LA202107

Department: Human Resource Operations

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Classification: Under Review

Salary Range: Competitive salary based on experience

Close Date: July 12, 2020*

*posting will remain open until filled, resume review will begin on July 13, 2020


Employees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (Assembly) provide professional non-partisan services to support the democratic institution of Parliament and its members through procedural advice, administrative support and information services. The Assembly is an autonomous employer, separate from the administrative framework of B.C. government ministries and agencies.

Human Resource Operations is seeking a collaborative, dynamic and strategic senior leader for the regular full-time position of Chief Human Resources Officer.

Reporting to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) serves as both a key strategic advisor to the Assembly, as well as senior leader to the Human Resource Operations team, providing innovative and strategic human resources support to Assembly management and staff. While the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource Operations department are led and overseen by the Director, Human Resource Operations, the CHRO provides primary organizational oversight in the areas of leadership development, organizational development (including succession planning and talent management), change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and employee relations. This position also serves as the champion of an organizational culture that values diversity and inclusion, upholds values of respect and dignity, and inspires professional excellence.

The CHRO is also accountable to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly for oversight and quality control of outsourced human resources services and training to Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) in support of the operation of constituency offices as well as caucuses and legislative offices.

As a member of the Clerk's Leadership Group, the CHRO contributes to the organizational leadership of the Legislative Assembly, including the planning of strategic priorities and objectives, organizational development and the management of assigned departmental staff and resources. The incumbent also contributes to the fulfillment of strategic organizational objectives and key service area deliverables in support of the Legislative Assembly and its Members, as requested by the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly.

The Assembly offers competitive benefits and salary packages, and a professional workplace situated in the historic Parliament Buildings. For more information about our organization, go to .


Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in human resources, organizational development, business administration or a related field and a minimum of ten (10) years' experience providing strategic leadership in human resources. A Master's degree in a related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered.

Applicants must also be a certified Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), have a minimum of five years of experience delivering innovative human resources programs within a fast-paced, evolving, and wide-ranging organizational setting, and have a minimum of five years of experience providing human resources advice to executives and senior managers on human resource management practices on a wide range of human resources matters.

Please refer to the position description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

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  • We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying as only those shortlisted will be contacted. An eligibility list may be established and/or auxiliary positions may be considered for future conversion to regular status. Lesser qualified applicants may be under-implemented or appointed at a lower classification. The Legislative Assembly of BritishColumbiavalues diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

    Human Resource Operations
    Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

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    DO NOT submit your application for this position through the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications submitted through the BC Government Hiring Centre will not be considered.

    Job Category
    Human Resources