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BC Public Service

CLK 15R - Legislative Assistant

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dollar sign59,015 to 66,749 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
CLK 15R - Legislative Assistant

Position Classification
Clerk R15


Work Options

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$59,015.56 - $66,749.47 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Legal Services Branch/Office of Legislative Counsel

Job Summary

Bring your strong administrative experience and superior organizational skills to this position

The Office of Legislative Counsel (OLC) drafts and prepares all government Bills for presentation to the Legislative Assembly, and drafts and inspects regulations and orders in council for validity. The OLC is responsible for:
  • Publication of statutes and regulations in various formats with appropriate tables and indexes, and provides information on them to government and members of the public,
  • Revision of the statutes and regulations of British Columbia, and
  • Maintaining a database of statutes and regulations.

Our work is carried out in a high-profile and fast-paced environment in which accuracy, attention to detail, initiative, teamwork, organization, flexibility and diplomacy are essential.

A Legislative Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of legislative support services, with a high degree of independence and under limited supervision, for assigned legislative counsel who are working on complex legislative initiatives.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree, diploma or other post-secondary certification or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
  • A minimum of three (3) years' clerical work experience in a formal office environment, preferably a legal office environment.
  • Experience proofreading and checking the accuracy of documents prepared by others.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:
  • Completion of course work in law (specifically justice studies or paralegal program or legal secretary program) preferred;
  • Experience working in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment;
  • Experience in a position requiring research of legislation as a component of the duties;
  • Experience in a position requiring the production of attractively formatted material for print publication;
  • Experience with database software (such as FileMaker Pro);
  • Experience with publication software (such as Adobe Acrobat Pro and FrameMaker);
  • Experience dealing with competing demands and shifting priorities.

  • Overtime and working outside of regular business hours may be required.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
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.

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- 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.

In addition to applying through the BC Public Service Recruitment System, you must email a copy of your cover letter and resume, in a single PDF, to .

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:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) 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 2024-07-22

Current Openings

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