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BC Public Service

CPO 15R - Justice Interviewer

Full Time
4 days ago
53,673 to 60,707 per year
Posting Title

CPO 15R - Justice Interviewer

Position Classification

Community Program Officer R15




Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$53,673.52 - $60,707.45 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division

Justice Services Branch/Family Justice Services Division

Job Summary

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

Family Justice Services Division (FJSD) delivers programs and services that promote the timely and just resolution of family disputes within a comprehensive family justice system. Through community-based Justice Access Centres and Family Justice Centres, FJSD provides various in person and virtual programs and services, including initial needs determination, dispute resolution, Section 211 Family Law Act reports, and Parenting After Separation online courses.

Prince George is a mid-sized city of about 77,000 people located in central British Columbia on the traditional unceded territory of the Lheidli T'enneh Nation. Learn more about what this vibrant community has to offer at Move Up Prince George.

With close to 200 employees based across the province, FJSD provides a working environment that includes meaningful careers with opportunities for training, professional development, mentorship, and growth. Our core values are to work in an inclusive and diverse, professional, culturally welcoming and trusting environment that values curiosity, flexibility, and empowering others to find and determine their path or solutions. We offer flexible work arrangements and benefits that support work-life harmony and help employees reach personal and professional goals while making a real different in the lives of children, youth, and families.

The Justice Interviewer (JI) provides initial needs determination, information, referral, and other related services to clients seeking to access the justice system.
The JI elicits, verifies, and ascertains information from clients at the point of initial contact, including screening for the incidence of family violence or issues requiring urgent attention. Based on this information, the JI assists the client in assessing options and makes referrals to various services as needed.

Job Requirements:

• A recognized undergraduate degree with a minimum of six months related work or volunteer experience in a human service field (e.g., Indigenous organizations and community services, counselling, community service agencies, employment assistance, dispute resolution, court services, legal services); OR
• A two -year diploma in a related field such as social sciences, paralegal, or dispute resolution with a minimum of two years related work or volunteer experience in a human service field (e.g., Indigenous organizations and community services, counselling, community service agencies, employment assistance, dispute resolution, court services, legal services); OR
• An equivalent combination of education training, and experience may be considered.
• Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered.

Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
• Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations status or non-status, Inuit and/or Metis), with the required combination of education and experience.
• Six months or more experience working with families in a human service field.
• Completed one or both of the following online courses:
o Family Justice Service in British Columbia online course - FAMJ-1000 (formerly FAM190 or CORR606), Justice Institute of BC.
o Family Violence: Impact on Separation and Divorce online course - FAMJ-1002 (formerly FAM191 or CORR605), Justice Institute of BC.

Willingness Statements/Provisos:
• A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
• Required to deliver service by phone using an integrated telephone/software system and in person (office setting).
• Potential for receiving information related to significant family conflict, threat of violence, or child neglect or abuse, an exposure to clients who may be highly emotional or at times present in a hostile or aggressive manner.
• Travel is a requirement (e.g., service delivery, training, meetings).

For questions regarding this position, please contact Anita.Amaral@gov.bc .

About this Position:

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 can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

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 list above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .

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, Court and Judicial Services

Additional Information
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians