Clerk Stenographer R11
Amendment 2021/11/02: Posting closing date extended to 2021/11/09.
There is 1 temporary opportunity in the Services to Adults Division available until September 14th, 2022, which may be extended or become permanent; AND
There is 1 temporary opportunity in the Estate and Personal Trust Services Division until January 6th, 2023, which may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for similar future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
Use your outstanding administrative skills to contribute to the legal protection of British Columbians
The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC is an independent statutory corporation sole and acts under provincial legislation to protect the legal rights and interests of children, vulnerable adults and deceased and missing persons.
The Services to Adults Division delivers a wide range of individualized services to or on behalf of vulnerable adults who require assistance in managing, protecting, and making decisions about their personal, financial or legal affairs. Vulnerable adults may require assistance by reason of mental illness, developmental disability, traumatic brain injury or degenerative conditions affecting brain functions (e.g.: dementia).
Estate and Personal Trust Services (EPTS) Division is responsible for, in accordance with recognized principles of law, the provision of personal trust services, the administration of the estates of the deceased and missing persons, executor appointments and litigation representative in the PGT’s various legal capacities of Administrator for the Province, Executor, Trustee, Curator, Committee or Property Guardian for an intestate successor, beneficiary, trustee or judicial trustee.
The Legal Assistant provides administrative support services and works closely with other support staff in their Divisions to ensure seamless services to clients. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher, and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application.
PGT offers the ability for modified work week schedule which allows employees to have an earned day off every two weeks, should they choose the modified schedule. The PGT also offers flexible work hours within core hours.
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more.
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 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: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: 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:
- Grade 12 graduation or equivalent.
- One year of experience working in a legal office.
Preference may be given to applicants who have:
- Completion or partial completion of a recognized legal assistant program.
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.
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates