OFF AS 09R - Office Assistant

BC Public Service - Prince George, BC

Office Assistant
Office Assistant R9

An eligibility list may be established.

Do you thrive in a high volume environment? Do you enjoy serving a diversified public? Can you change priorities on a dime?

Corrections Branch plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. The Branch manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.

Adult Custody is one of four divisions of the Corrections Branch and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,800 male and female inmates throughout BC. The Division operates correctional centres with various levels of security and control for individuals awaiting trial or serving a provincial custody sentence. Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. Correctional programs address thought patterns, behaviour and lifestyles that are known to contribute to crime. It provides core programs and additional services which balance risks and needs; ensures linkage with Community Corrections based on common core programming and integrated case management; communicates with stakeholders and participates as a pro-active partner in the criminal justice system..

As Office Assistant, you will provide general administrative, clerical and program support to the work unit, including receiving incoming calls, identifying nature of calls, taking messages and directing calls to appropriate staff.

Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia, and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities.

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 complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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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:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • 1-year experience working in an office setting.
  • Experience dealing with confidential matters.
  • Experience with MS Office.

Preference may be given to applicants that have one or more of the following:

  • 2 -3 years experience working in an office setting.
  • Related education, certificate or diploma.
  • Experience working in a criminal justice environment.

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 the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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