OFF AS 07R – Regional Office Administrator Assistant

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City : Kamloops

Category : Administrative, Clerical

Industry : Government

Employer : BC Public Service

Regional Office Administrator Assistant
Office Assistant R7

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future as and when, part time and/or full time temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
There is currently one as and when needed temporary opportunity available until October 2, 2020. This temporary opportunity may become permanent.

Bring your strong administrative experience and superior organizational skills to this challenging position

Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) is the lead coordinating agency in the provincial government for all emergency management activities.  As such, EMBC’s mission is to be responsible to British Columbians for leading the management of provincial level emergencies and disasters and supporting other authorities within their areas of jurisdiction. EMBC works directly with local governments, First Nations, provincial ministries and agencies, federal departments, other jurisdictions, industry and volunteers in hazard mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

EMBC’s Financial Management Team provides expertise in financial planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting, financial policy and procedures development, financial systems support, financing and debt management services, revenue, accounts payable and receivables management. 

To provide general administrative and clerical support to the work unit.

Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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 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.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent (GED).

  • Experience working in an office setting including the operation of office equipment (i.e. personal computer, fax, photocopier, multi-line phone system).

  • Experience/training in standard computer applications – i.e. keyboarding, database, spreadsheet, word processing – preferably Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

  • Preference may be given to candidates with:

    • Post-secondary training in office administration, business, secretarial or other related courses.

    • Experience monitoring and tracking financial and/or program information.

    • Experience arranging travel.

    • Experience drafting correspondence, maintaining filing systems and records management.

  • Candidates must be able and willing to:

    • Travel to locations throughout the province.

    • Work on-call and extended hours during emergency activations, including operational deployments across the province.

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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

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 (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. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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 accountabilities and accomplishments.

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