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BC Public Service

CLK 15R - Parks and Protected Areas Administrative Section Head - Office Manager

Full Time
5 days ago
51,532 to 58,345 per year
Posting Title
CLK 15R - Parks and Protected Areas Administrative Section Head - Office Manager

Position Classification
CLBC Clerk N15


Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA

Salary Range
$51,532.63 - $58,345.59 annually, plus a $32.89 bi-weekly isolation allowance for the Smithers location

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Parks

Job Summary

Parks and Protected Areas Administrative Section Head - Office Manager
Clerk 15

This position can be located in Prince George or Smithers, BC.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future, similar vacancies.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Bring your supervisory experience and organizational expertise to this exciting opportunity with BC Parks!

BC Parks is responsible for the management of one of the largest protected area systems in North America, spanning 14.4 million hectares of land, encompassing 1,033 provincial parks, recreation areas, conservancies and ecological reserves, and ensuring their world-class conservation, outdoor recreation, and cultural heritage values are protected for generations to come. While the primary agency focus is protecting BC's parks and protected areas, we are also responsible for developing and maintaining programs that promote positive, interactive, and educational user experiences, and building and maintaining capital infrastructure in our parks for the more than 24 million annual visitors that come to enjoy over 10,700 vehicle accessible campsites, 2,000 back country sites, a trail system of over 11,250 kilometres, and our many day use facilities.

The Parks and Protected Areas Administrative Section Head - Office Manager provides support to program management and staff and coordinates office administration functions, human resources, payroll, records management, facilities and asset management, amongst other related duties.

An effective supervisor, you serve as a positive role model for your team, promoting a collaborative and productive work environment and ensuring timely service delivery. You are service oriented and exhibit a high degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion when working with partner agencies, other government staff and the public.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia .

Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities. Learn more about Prince George at Move Up Prince George !

Smithers offers top notch work/life balance with incredible access to outdoor activities: hiking, biking, skiing, paddling and more! Smithers is a family friendly, thriving cultural community with all the benefits of a full service town while living in the stunning natural splendour of Northwestern BC. For more information please visit the Smithers Tourism website .

Come, be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent. Preference may be given to those with a certificate, diploma, or higher in a related field (office/business/public administration, etc.).
  • Experience providing administrative and financial support services for a group of staff.
  • Experience leading others.

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.

Enhanced Security Screening (ESS) will be required.


Cover Letter: YES
- A cover letter is required as part of your application. Please use your cover letter to describe how your qualifications and career interests align with this position. Note the content and/or format of your cover letter will be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes .

Questionnaire (Comprehensive): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Note: for long or essay style questionnaires, we recommend saving frequently while completing it. You can also copy the questions into another document, complete it offline, then log back in and copy/paste your responses when you are ready to submit your application.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you 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 your job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

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