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BC Public Service

CLK 09R - Finance and Administrative Clerk

Kamloops, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
45,647 to 51,427 per year
Posting Title

CLK 09R - Finance and Administrative Clerk

Position Classification

Clerk R9




Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$45,647.93 - $51,427.75 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division


Job Summary

Finance and Administrative Clerk
Clerk R9

Amendment (Nov 21): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19 th BCGEU Main Agreement.

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.

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 .

A unique opportunity to apply yourfinancial expertise in this exciting role

The Corrections Branch plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. The Branch manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.Adult Custody is one of two divisions of the Corrections Branch.Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. It provides core programs and additional services which balance risks and needs; ensures linkage with Community Corrections based on common core programming and integrated case management; communicates with stakeholders and participates as a pro-active partner in the criminal justice system.The management team of a correctional centre works within unique operational imperatives: risk-based supervision, proven rehabilitation programs, fiscal efficiency achieved primarily through well planned staff and shift management, compliance with legislation, policy, security and safety standards, 24 x 7 operation, and positive interactions with government, local agencies and interest groups.

The Finance and Administrative Clerk provides service in inmate trust accounts, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and inventory, victim notification, federal billing, and general administration.

If you enjoy working on a great team, have superior customer service skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills, we encourage you to apply.

Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture, and hosts a Pow-Wow every year.

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:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • One year (within the last 5 years) basic finance administration, basic accounting or bookkeeping experience and/or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • Experience handling cash transactions.
  • Experience with a computer based financial bookkeeping/accounting system.
  • Experience with MS Office computer applications such as Word and Excel.
  • One year (within the last 5 years) general office administration experience.
  • Minimum of 40 words per minute (WPM) in keyboarding
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's License or equivalent

Preference may be given to those with:
  • Two years basic finance administration, basic accounting or bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience with victim notification and/or inmate administration.
  • CAS, TLAM, and/or CORNET experience.
  • Experience with Provincial Government Trust or Revenue Accounting.
  • Experience working in a Correctional Centre or similar type of environment.

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.

You must submit to and successfully pass a Criminal Records Check (CRC) and fingerprints by RCMP or municipal police, a Criminal Records Review Act Check (CRRA), and JUSTIN and CORNET provincial database checks. New Criminal record checks will be conducted periodically and at least every five years.


Cover Letter: NO -Do not submit a cover letter with your application as it will not be reviewed. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES -A resume is required as part of your application itmaybe used for screening purposes.

Questionnaire: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

Administrative Services, Finance
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians