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.

If you have any questions about opportunities with the OPCC, please contact recruitment@opcc.bc.ca.

 

Current Opportunities

Executive Administrative Assistant
EAA 15 (E15)

Salary range: $56,357.32 – 63,742.94

Permanent Full Time
Victoria, BC

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) is a civilian, independent office of the Legislature which oversees and monitors complaints and investigations involving municipal police in British Columbia under the Police Act.

The OPCC performs an active oversight function by determining the admissibility of complaints received from the public, initiating investigations and, when appropriate, referring matters for adjudicative review. The OPCC ensures that investigations by police agencies under the Police Act are thorough and professional and are undertaken with impartiality and fairness to all parties involved. The OPCC maintains records of police complaints and Police Act investigations involving municipal police officers and investigation outcomes. The Commissioner is responsible for advising, informing and assisting all parties involved in the complaint process; this includes complainants, police officers, Discipline Authorities, police boards and adjudicators appointed under the Police Act.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing executive administrative support to the Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner.

This includes responding to general inquiries from the public, scheduling, correspondence handling, report compilation and distribution, presentation development, records management, travel research and booking, and claim processing. The position makes use of a wide variety of office equipment and systems including telephone, voicemail, email, online calendar, word processing, scanning, multifunction printing, internet research, proprietary database input and queries, shredding, etc.

The Executive Administrative Assistant is required to exercise discretion and ensure confidentiality is respected in dealing with internal and external stakeholders.

This posting is for one permanent full-time position. An eligibility list for similar temporary or permanent future opportunities may be established. Candidates with lesser qualifications may also be considered at a lower classification level and salary. This position is excluded from union membership.

 

This position is located in Victoria. The position requires being onsite in the office full time.

The OPCC seeks to foster an inclusive work environment that values diversity, equity, inclusivity and respect. It is our goal to have a workforce that reflects the British Columbians we serve. To support employment equity and diversity in the workplace, we welcome applications from all groups. This includes women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity in the BC Public Service. Qualified applicants from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants who identify as Indigenous may choose to seek assistance with their application by accessing the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service available through the BC Public Service.

 

TO APPLY:

Your application package must be submitted by email to Recruitment@opcc.bc.ca, quoting the competition number 97523 in the subject line.

To apply for this position, you must review the job profile located at the bottom of this posting and submit a complete application package that includes:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter

Your resume and cover letter must clearly demonstrate how your education and experience meet the position requirements and qualifications noted in the job profile. This includes identifying which positions you are relying upon to meet the criteria of relevant experience and how the position meets that criteria.

Following the instructions above, only those resumes received by 12:00 pm PST (noon) on February 21, 2023 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.

Candidates may be required to complete a written assignment or other assessment(s) as part of the selection process.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to work in Canada. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada or authorized in writing to work in Canada under the federal Immigration Act. For further information, please refer to the BC Public Service website.

If you have questions related to the application process, please email the HR team at Recruitment@opcc.bc.ca, quoting the competition number 97523 in the subject line.

 

Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner

Engaging in effective civilian oversight that provides accountability

and builds public confidence in policing.

www.opcc.bc.ca

 

Job Profile_Executive Administrative Assistant