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CLK 09R - Senior Clerk

Vancouver, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

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

Posting Title
CLK 09R - Senior Clerk
Position Classification
Clerk R9
Work Options
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$50,190.86 - $56,546.21 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division
Job Summary

Advance your administrative career with this rewarding opportunity

The Ministry of Children and Family Development promotes and develops the capacity of families and communities to care for and protect vulnerable children and youth and supports healthy child and family development to maximize the potential of every child in BC. The Ministry is responsible for regional and province wide delivery of services and programs that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.

The day-to-day practice, human resource and operational management of the division's eight Service Delivery Areas are the responsibility of the Executive Directors of Service (EDS), supported by Directors of Operations (DOO) who manage Local Service Areas (LSAs), and Team Leaders who provide direct supervision of frontline staff. Professional frontline and support staff work directly with children, youth and families throughout the Province. Using a client-centered approach that emphasizes respectful, compassionate, strengths-based and culturally appropriate services. Staff in the Service Delivery Areas support the potential of children, youth and families to achieve meaningful outcomes.

Reporting to the Office Manager, the Senior Clerk provides administrative support services in a large office to professional and administrative staff. In this senior clerk role, the primary responsibility will be to provide administrative support to a group of Directors. The Senior Clerk also provides support to the Office Manager in maintaining the day to day operations of the office. The position must have a good understanding of professional staff’s requirements and case management techniques as well as a good understanding of programs and community resources.

Job Requirements:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent (GED).
  • Minimum two (2) years recent (within the last 8 years) administrative/clerical experience.
  • Experience/training in keyboarding/word processing, spreadsheet and other standard computer applications (i.e. MS Office - Outlook, Word and Excel) at a basic to intermediate level.

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

  • Certificate or other formal training/courses in Office Administration or another closely related field.
  • Three (3) years’ or more of recent (within the last 8 years) administrative clerical experience.
  • Experience in an accounting or bookkeeping capacity.
  • Experience in supervising and leading others.
  • Experience working in a government human/social services setting.
  • Experience with any of the following government systems: Integrated Case Management (ICM), Management Information Systems (MIS), Enterprise Document & Record Management System (EDRMS), Corporate Accounting Systems (CAS) or My Ministry Service Desk.
  • Experience with information and/or records management systems.

Willingness statement(s):

  • May be required to travel occasionally.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established.
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.

This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer. The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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) 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 basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.

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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Administrative Services


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