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

Investigative Specialist
Permanent Full-Time 
Band 3
Salary Range: $76,200.06 – $105,700.02
Victoria, B.C.

Reporting to the Deputy Police Complaint Commissioner, the Investigative Specialist provides expert procedural and substantive advice on complex and sensitive investigations under the Police Act.

Qualifications 

Our ideal candidate for the position has the minimum requirements of:

Education and Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge and related experience in the application of the BC Police Act or similar legislation and the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner or other oversight bodies within Canada or a Common wealth jurisdiction.
  • Considerable knowledge and experience with major case management and principles/techniques of investigations.
  • Extensive experience conducting investigations specifically conducting complex professional standards investigations, regulatory investigations or major crime investigations.
  • Extensive experience drafting complex reports and legal applications. 
  • Minimum three years occupying a supervisory or management position.

For more information on the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner, please visit http://www.opcc.bc.ca/.

This is a permanent full-time position. An eligibility list may be established to fill future similar permanent or temporary vacancies. This position is excluded from union membership. 

HOW TO APPLY:
** For this opportunity, please DO NOT apply by submitting your profile/resume on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications submitted through the BC Government Hiring Centre will not be considered. Applications must be made via the directions listed below. **

To apply for this permanent position, you must submit a complete application package which includes two (2) documents:

  • Your cover letter
  • Your resume

Your cover letter and resume must clearly identify how your education and experience meet the position requirements.  In describing your education and experience, please pay particular attention to the job profile, including the selection criteria.

Only those applications received by 12:00 pm PST (noon) on Friday, February 28, will be considered. Your application must be submitted directly to the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner by email to Competition67808@opcc.bc.ca. 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.

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

Additional Information: 67808-Job-Profile-Investigative-Specialist

Competition Number: 67808
Closing Date: Friday, February 28 – by 12:00 pm PST (noon)

 

Adjudications Coordinator
Temporary, Full-Time (1 year)
Victoria, B.C.
Classification: Band 1

Reporting to the Manager of Operational Support and Development, the Adjudications Coordinator is responsible for the internal coordination and administration of adjudicative matters under the BC Police Act and liaises with internal and external parties in accordance with statutory processes and timelines.

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate for the position has the minimum requirements of:

Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field, such as paralegal training or a business or public administration diploma, combined with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant, progressively responsible experience, preferably in a legal, judicial or quasi-judicial setting.
  • Experience in drafting business and/or legal correspondence.
  • Previous experience in a related role for an independent commission, board, agency, administrative tribunal or the courts is preferred.
  • Experience providing advice and interpretation of policies and procedures in a time-sensitive environment, to a variety of internal and external stakeholders is preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).

For more information on the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner, please visit http://www.opcc.bc.ca/.

This is a temporary (1 yr) full-time position. An eligibility list may be established to fill future similar permanent or temporary vacancies. Temporary positions may become full-time, permanent status. This position is excluded from union membership. 

HOW TO APPLY:
** For this opportunity, please DO NOT apply by submitting your profile/resume on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications submitted through the BC Government Hiring Centre will not be considered. Applications must be made via the directions listed below. **

To apply for this temporary (1 yr) position, you must submit a complete application package which includes two (2) documents:

  • Your cover letter
  • Your resume

Your cover letter and resume must clearly identify how your education and experience meet the position requirements.  In describing your education and experience, please pay particular attention to the job profile, including the selection criteria.

Only those applications received by 12:00 pm PST (noon) on Thursday, February 27, will be considered. Your application must be submitted directly to the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner by email to Competition67658@opcc.bc.ca. 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.

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

Additional Information: 67658 Job Profile Adjudications Coordinator

Competition Number: 67658
Closing Date: Thursday, February 27– by 12:00 pm PST (noon)