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BC Public Service

CLK 09R - Administrative Assistant Horse Racing

Posted 6 days ago

Job Details


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Job Description

Posting Title
CLK 09R - Administrative Assistant Horse Racing

Position Classification
Clerk R9


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA

Salary Range
$27.48 - $30.96 hourly

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Part Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
Gaming Policy & Enforcement Branch

Job Summary

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The Horse Racing Unit, within the Compliance Division of the Gaming Policy & Enforcement Branch, monitors and enforces Rules, Policies, Guidelines, and the Gaming Control Act and Regulations with respect to horse racing. The Division creates and implements Policies, Rules and Guidelines to ensure the integrity of horse racing; It oversees each race run in British Columbia and investigates and adjudicates matters arising from race meets.

This role will provide a variety of office administrative, secretarial, and financial support services for the program and coordinate the day-to-day priorities of the director/manager/judges/stewards/inspectors/division veterinarian, including providing liaison with ministry executive offices. This position processes all new license applications or renewals and respond to inquiries from government staff, public, licensing applicants and other stakeholders.This position works a schedule that aligns with the horse racing schedules: Hastings Racecourse 2024 Schedule.pdf and Fraser Downs 2024 Schedule.pdf

Job Requirements:
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation, regulations and/or policies in a work, education or training environment.
  • Experience working in an office setting.
  • Experience with word processing and database applications (i.e., Microsoft Office).
  • Experience providing client service.
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:
  • Experience speaking fluent Spanish.
  • Experience working with multicultural organizations and/or communities.

Applicants must be willing to:
  • Work various shifts that could start as early as 7 am or end as late as 8 pm.
  • Work weekends, including Statutory Holidays.
  • Have a valid drivers license and own transportation.
  • To travel between the two locations (Fraser Downs in Surrey and Hasting Racecourse in Vancouver).
  • This position must physically be on location to perform duties.
  • May need to attend office location in Burnaby to pick up materials and mail.
  • Work in a rural setting with animals nearby.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position has full time on-site requirements.
Part time hours reflect the Horse Racing Schedule (Subject to changes due to Seasonal requirements), coverage of vacations.
Position may include up to full time hours.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 or 778-405-3452.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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: 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, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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 , 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
Administrative Services

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

Current Openings

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