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BC Public Service

CLK ST 09R - Program Assistant

Victoria, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
48,729 to 54,899 per year
Posting Title
CLK ST 09R - Program Assistant

Position Classification
Clerk Stenographer R9


Work Options

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$48,729.07 - $54,899.19 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Job Summary

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

The Ministry of Children and Family Development works together with Indigenous Child and Family Services Agencies (ICFS Agencies), Indigenous service partners, approximately 5400 contracted community service agencies and foster caregiver's homes, cross government, and social sector partners to deliver inclusive, culturally respectful, responsive, and accessible services that support the well-being of children, youth and families. The Aboriginal Services Branch is responsible for supporting child welfare practice and operations in ICFS Agencies as well as leading the development and guiding practice and policy for services delivered by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and the ICFS Agencies as it relates to Indigenous child welfare.

The Program Assistant supports Aboriginal Services Branch staff by providing a variety of clerical services. This position also works as an administrative team member for other teams reporting to the Provincial Director of Child Welfare.

Job Requirements:
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • Two (2) or more years' secretarial/administrative experience working in an office and team setting.
  • Two (2) or more years' experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other standard computer applications).
  • Experience booking meetings, making travel arrangements, and preparing meeting materials.
  • Experience organizing workload, assessing priorities, multi-tasking, and working with limited supervision.
  • Experience dealing with sensitive and confidential issues by phone and/or email.

Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • CLIFF and eApprovals experience.
  • Experience maintaining a records management system.
  • A certificate in office administration or related discipline.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
2 Positions available

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

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.

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:

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
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians