An eligibility list may be established.
Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is responsible for the Provincial delivery of programs and services that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families. The Ministry utilizes a strength based developmental approach, promoting and supporting healthy child and family development with the goal of maximizing the potential of every child in BC.
The Office Manager provides support to program management and staff and coordinate office administration functions, human resources, payroll, records management, facilities and asset management.
Utilizing your good judgement and initiative, you oversee the support and effective organization of clerical, professional and excluded staff. You possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to handle complex and sensitive issues with diplomacy and sound judgment. The successful candidate would have strong organization skills as well as being a team player who is willing and able to be adaptable and flexible. If you are able to work effectively in a team environment, while also independently managing projects and tasks, and want to advance your leadership career, this is a great opportunity for you.
This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as , amazing and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an
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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 advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email:
or by phone: 778-698-1336.
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Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
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 (Grade 12) or equivalent, such as a GED.
Experience providing administrative and financial support services for a group of staff.
Experience leading and supervising others.
Experience in records management including the storage, retrieval and destruction of records.
Experience providing financial functions (e.g. reconciliations, purchase card/petty cash management, CAS oracle, processing of invoices).
Preference may be given for any of the following:
Post-secondary courses or a Certificate/Diploma in office administration.
One (1) year or more of experience providing administrative and financial support services for a group of staff, preferably within the last three (3) years.
One (1) year or more of experience leading and supervising others, preferably within the last three (3) years.
Six (6) months or more of experience in records management including the storage, retrieval and destruction of records.
Six (6) months or more of experience providing financial functions (e.g. reconciliations, purchase card/petty cash management, CAS oracle, processing of invoices).
Experience with one (1) or more of the following Ministry of Children and Family Development/Social Development and Poverty Reduction applications: Ministry Information System (MIS), Integrated Case Management System (ICM), Community and Residential Information System (CARIS), Time and Leave Management (TALM), Administrative Records Classification System (ARCS) and Operational Records Classification Systems (ORCS).
Experience working with indigenous clients and families.
Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
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 Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness requirements. Occasional travel may be required.
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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 (STANDARD): YES
– You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.
Administrative Services, Social Services