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ADMN O 18R - Investigator

Vancouver, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Posting Title
ADMN O 18R - Investigator
Position Classification
Administrative Officer R18
Work Options
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$64,123.59 - $72,674.35 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Public Guardian and Trustee
Ministry Branch / Division
Estate and Personal Trust Services
Job Summary

Take a new direction in your field services career with the Public Guardian and Trustee of BC.

The Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia is a corporation sole, created under the Public Guardian and Trustee Act which operates independently under provincial legislation to protect the legal and financial interests of minors; manage the legal, financial, health and personal care interests of adults under mental disability; and administer the estates of deceased and missing persons.

The Investigator is responsible for securing the assets of the Public Guardian and Trustee Clients. Some key duties include; protecting clients' financial, legal and personal interests by investigating, assessing and securing client’s premises, assets, and effects in communities throughout the Province. Appraising and making recommendations with respect to the storage and disposition of client assets and effects in a manner that respects the wishes of the client and family and maximizes the return for the client.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application.

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:

  • Three (3) years of *related experience in the last ten (10) years; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience, within the last ten (10) years, may be considered (ie. experience that includes investigative report writing, search and investigative procedures and law).
  • Must maintain a valid BC Driver’s License, with a satisfactory driving abstract.

*Related experience must include:

  • Experience where the focus of the work is investigation, such as child welfare investigator, corrections, police work, coroner, private investigator, security officer, child welfare social work.
  • Experience with computer systems and office software.
  • Experience with conflict resolution.
  • Experience with report writing.
  • Experience supervising or directing the work of others, such as contractors.

Proviso/Willingness Statements:

  • Must have a Restricted and Non-Restricted Possession-Acquisition License (or obtain one within six months of acceptance of position as Field Services Investigator).
  • Must have a vehicle licensed for work related activities.
  • Must be able to travel for work purposes throughout the Province. Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of the Provincial government and Public Guardian and Trustee.
  • Travel is a requirement with use of own vehicle on expenses.
  • Must be able to travel for work purposes throughout the assigned Region on a daily basis and at times, periodically within the Province, using your personal vehicle and submitting expenses.
  • Sometimes requires flexibility in working hours.
  • Must be able to work with personal protective equipment in conditions that may be outdoors, dirty, messy, have infestations of insects or pests, contain strong smells, and are unpleasant.
  • Frequent lifting of heavy items (up to 40lbs or more).
  • Confined spaces (crawl spaces, attics, etc).

For questions regarding this position, please contact Brian Matthews.

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 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 guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed 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 need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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:
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.

The Hospital And Community (Health Care And Other Services) Covid-19 Vaccination Status Information And Preventive Measures Public Health Order defines vaccination requirements in health care locations and where public service staff interact with certain heath care locations. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required for positions that fall under this Public Health Order. Applicants with questions about vaccination requirements for specific positions should reach out to the hiring manager identified in the job posting.

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.

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