Careers

Why work at the OPCC?

The OPCC performs a vital and important role in BC by promoting accountable policing within our communities and enhancing public confidence in law enforcement through impartial, transparent civilian oversight.

As an independent office of the Legislature, the OPCC offers excellent benefit coverage, competitive salaries and a healthy work/life balance. The work at the OPCC is both challenging and rewarding.

Our office is centrally located in the capital of BC on Vancouver Island. Victoria boasts beautiful Pacific Northwest coastal views of the ocean and mountains and is the perfect place to consider home.

 

Current Opportunities

Executive Director, Operations
Regular, Full-Time
Victoria, B.C.
Classification: Band 5
Salary range: $105,700 – 132,200 

The Executive Director, Strategic Operations is accountable for leading the planning, delivery and evaluation of the day-to-day operations and key strategic initiatives of the OPCC. The Executive Director is accountable for implementing and evaluating the Office’s strategic plans and annual reports including reporting of outcome measures, results and risks; implementing the legislative reform initiatives, and the Informal Resolution and Alternative Dispute Resolution programs; and providing strategic planning and operational advice to the Police Complaint Commissioner and Deputy Police Complaint Commissioner.

The Executive Director is a senior and strategic administrator that oversees office operations while implementing change initiatives and projects that support the Commissioner’s vision for the office. The position provides corporate leadership within the OPCC by proactively leading new administrative policies or procedures and the change management associated with each, and ensures an aligned approach with the Commissioner’s vision and relevant areas in Corporate Shared Services.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

This position will be of interest to applicants who can demonstrate the required qualifications, including a university degree, preferably post-graduate or equivalent, and a minimum of five years’ experience in progressively more senior management roles with responsibility for financial management and implementation of administrative programs or initiatives.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate experience in effectively supervising and developing professional staff, managing complex projects, and effectively implementing and managing change, experience with issues management and media.

Preference may be given to applicants with experience in law enforcement or a regulatory or oversight body.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

An eligibility list may be established to fill similar future vacancies in a temporary or permanent capacity.  Some travel is required. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Please refer to the attached job profile for more information about required qualifications, knowledge, skills and abilities.

To Apply:

Your complete application package must include 2 documents:

  1. Your cover letter
  2. Your resume

Your application must clearly identify how your education and experience meets the position requirements. In describing your education and experience, please pay particular attention to the position description including the competencies and selection criteria.

As part of the screening process, your application may be used to assess your written communication skills.

Only complete application packages received by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner by email through the competition mailbox identified by 12:00 p.m. noon (PST) on January 31, 2020 will be considered.

Incomplete applications or late applications will not be evaluated or acknowledged, and only those applicants who pass all initial screening requirements will be considered for the next step in the selection process.

Your application package must be submitted by email to:  Competition66221@opcc.bc.ca

If you have questions related to the competition process, please contact Julia Vossen at jvossen@bcombudsperson.ca.

Competition Requisition #: 66221

Closing Date: 12:00 p.m. noon (PST) on January 31, 2020

Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner

Providing impartial civilian oversight of complaints involving municipal police in British Columbia.

https://www.opcc.bc.ca/index.html

DO NOT submit your application for this position through the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications submitted through the BC Government Hiring Centre will not be considered.

Job Category: Compliance and Enforcement, Court and Judicial Services, Executive

To Apply:

Your complete application package must include 2 documents:

  1. Your cover letter
  2. Your resume

Your application must clearly identify how your education and experience meets the position requirements. In describing your education and experience, please pay particular attention to the position description including the competencies and selection criteria.

As part of the screening process, your application may be used to assess your written communication skills.

Only complete application packages received by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner by email through the competition mailbox identified by 12:00 p.m. noon (PST) on January 31, 2020 will be considered.

Incomplete applications or late applications will not be evaluated or acknowledged, and only those applicants who pass all initial screening requirements will be considered for the next step in the selection process.

Your application package must be submitted by email to:  Competition66221@opcc.bc.ca

If you have questions related to the competition process, please contact Julia Vossen at jvossen@bcombudsperson.ca.

Additional Information:  66221 Job Profile Executive Director- Operations OPCC