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BC Public Service

BAND 5 - General Counsel - AMENDED CLOSE DATE

Location
Canada
Details
Temp
4 days ago
Salary
110,985 per year
Posting Title

BAND 5 - General Counsel - AMENDED CLOSE DATE

Position Classification

Band 5

Union

N/A

Location

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

Salary Range

$110,985.02 annually

Close Date

9/26/2022

Job Type

Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Office of the Human Rights Commissioner for British Columbia

Ministry Branch / Division

Office of the Human Rights Commissioner for British Columbia

Job Summary

*** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

General Counsel
Management Band 5


Competition: 92383
Temporary, full-time
Starting salary: $110,985.02 annually


Note: This posting is for one temporary full-time opportunity for an anticipated period of 12 months. This temporary opportunity may be extended. A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment. An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

BC's Office of the Human Rights Commissioner (BCOHRC) exists to address the root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice in B.C. by shifting laws, policies, practices and cultures. We do this work through education, research, advocacy, inquiry and monitoring.

A member of the senior leadership team, the General Counsel acts as in-house legal counsel, providing advice to and representing the Commissioner on a range of legal issues that arise in the course of BCOHRC's work. This includes conducting legal research and analysis, preparing legal opinions, providing legal advice, particularly related to the Commissioner's intervention and inquiry functions under sections 47.12(1)(j) and 47.15 of the Human Rights Code . In addition, the General Counsel leads BCOHRC's Legal team and contributes to BCOHRC's strategic direction.

For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on BC's Office of the Human Rights Commissioner's website at https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/

HOW TO APPLY:
In order to apply on this competition, you must follow the application instructions on BC's Office of the Human Rights Commissioner's website at https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/


Posting Close Date: 9:00 a.m.(PST) Sept. 26, 2022

Only applications submitted to https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/ will be accepted. Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.

Job Category

Leadership and Management
Category
Management and Executive