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WorkSafeBC

Manager, Prohibited Action Complaints

Posted 6 days ago

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Overview

WorkSafeBC's Legal Services department is seeking a lawyer with at least 5 years of experience in administrative law and/or employment law for the position of Manager, Prohibited Action Complaints.

The Manager is responsible for managing the written hearing process for complaints made under the Workers Compensation Act ("WCA") related to workplace reprisals for exercising health and safety rights under the WCA, known as prohibited action complaints.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, the current working arrangement is a minimum of 3 days per week at our Richmond office, with the opportunity to work the balance at your B.C. residence.

What you'll do
  • Lead a team of legal counsel and legal administrative staff accountable for the prohibited action complaints hearing process
  • Be responsive to and work collaboratively with stakeholders, including the Workers' Adviser's Office, the Employers' Advisers Office and the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal
  • Keep your legal skills sharp and provide legal advice and direction to ensure the written hearing process for prohibited action complaints is sound
  • Work to continuously improve service delivery

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who:
  • Demonstrates strong skills and experience in employment law and/or administrative decision-making
  • Constantly strives to grow and develop as a lawyer, and takes pride in producing a quality legal product
  • Takes an outcome-oriented and problem-solving approach with stakeholders and team members
  • Can interact with management, team members, and stakeholders in a confident, professional and objective manner

Your background and experience
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in administrative law or employment law
  • A practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia in good standing
  • Experience in decision-writing is an asset, but not required

Important to know

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy is suspended effective January 9, 2023; however, we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experience that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. In addition to your salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 4 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Benefits package that includes customizable options for health care and dental benefits, additional days off, and a health care spending account
  • Optional leave arrangements

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $153,770 - $186,831/annually.

Please note that this is a salary range and the position has a fixed salary point within the range.

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately.
  • The competition will remain open until filled.
  • Cover letters are welcomed but not mandatory.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free from workplace injury, disease, and death. And our work reflects our values: service, integrity, accountability, partnership, and innovation. At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 235,000 employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life.

Industry

Government

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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