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BC Public Service

CLK 09R - Strategic Human Resources Assistant

Victoria, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
43,758 to 49,357 per year
Posting Title

CLK 09R - Strategic Human Resources Assistant

Position Classification

Clerk R9




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$43, 758.80 - $49, 357.30 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance

Ministry Branch / Division


Job Summary

Strategic Human Resources Assistant
Clerk 9

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary 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 .

Apply your flair for organization and strong administrative skills in this dynamic position

Government Communications and Public Engagement (GCPE) is a dynamic, progressive organization that supports the government in its ongoing dialogue with British Columbians. GCPE leads and coordinates government communications through its three divisions: Strategic Communications, Communications Operations and Corporate Priorities.

The Strategic Human Resources branch provides professional human resource services to all business units of GCPE. TheStrategic Human Resources team delivers projects, programs and services to ensure GCPE is recruiting, developing and retaining high performing personnel to achieve our business goals today and in the future.

The Strategic Human Resources Assistant operates in a high profile, politically sensitive environment, adding a dimension to problem solving, service-delivery and decision-making.

Working independently and reporting to the Administrative Team Lead, the Strategic Human Resource Assistant supports recruitment, staffing, onboarding, leave management and training and development on behalf of Government Communications and Public Engagement. This position provides assistance and administrative support including recruitment support and guidance regarding the correct interpretation human resource management policies and procedures.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues.

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 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 .

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 contactAmerica Blascoat .DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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 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 & Experience:

  • Secondary School graduation or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years (or more) of experience working in a professional office environment.
  • Experience assisting with human resource administrative functions, payroll or leave management including consulting with the appropriate parties for guidance, submitting paperwork and verifying information.
  • Experience in a high-volume environment with numerous competing priorities.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience applying policies, legislation or procedures and identifying options and solutions.
  • Experience working with highly confidential and sensitive issues or documents.
  • Experience supporting the administration of the public service recruitment process.
  • Experience in a public service human resources role or environment.
  • Experience with CHIPS (PeopleSoft).

Proviso/Willingness Statements
  • Understand and commit to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Work on-call and extended hours during emergency activations, including operational deployments across the province.
  • Work flexible work arrangements (schedules and workplaces). Some evening and weekend work may be required to accommodate meetings, travel, etc.

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 theAdditional Informationsection 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

Administrative Services, Human Resources
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians