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BC Public Service

Band 1 - Communications Specialist, Multilanguage Services

Full Time
4 days ago
57,100 to 81,400 per year
Posting Title

Band 1 - Communications Specialist, Multilanguage Services

Position Classification

Band 1 OIC




Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$57,100.09 - $81,400.18 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Government Communication and Public Engagement

Ministry Branch / Division

Strategic Communications Division

Job Summary

Communications Specialist, Multilanguage Services
Management Band 1 OIC

Thesepositions areexcluded from union membership.

Eligibility lists may be established.

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 .

The starting salary for these positions is $57,100.09 - $63,175.11 annually, and will be determined by the successful candidate's relevant education and experience.

Telework options may be available upon successful completion of a probationary period. Telework is voluntary with conditions.

A step in the right direction to further your career in communications

Government Communications and Public Engagement (GCPE) is a dynamic, progressive organization that supports the government in its ongoing dialogue with British Columbians. GCPE leads and coordinates government communications and public engagement through three divisions: Communications Operations, Strategic Communications and Corporate Priorities.

The Communications Specialist, Multilanguage Services is responsible for providing clear, accurate and timely information regarding high priority topics in one of the following languages across government communication channels: French, Traditional Chinese or Punjabi.

The Communication Specialist creates various types of written content in the language of their specialty (French, Traditional Chinese or Punjabi), working quickly to translate, proofread and deliver work in a fast-paced environment.

Managing multiple projects and working collaboratively across teams to meet tight deadlines is the norm in this role. Initiative, independent judgment, good political acumen and strong attention to detail are all vital to success in this position.

If you are a communications professional with the collaborative skills and the initiative required to succeed in this busy, high profile environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

If you are fluent in French, we have an opportunity available in Victoria and/or Vancouver, please apply here: Requisition 90959 .

If you are fluent in Traditional Chinese, we have an opportunity available in Victoria and/or Vancouver, please apply here: Requisition 91118 .

If you are fluent in Punjabi, we have an opportunity available in Victoria and/or Vancouver, please apply here: Requisition 91134 .

You mustapply online separately for each of the positions you wish to be considered for by clicking the link(s) above.

Job Category

Government Sales and Marketing