Employment Standards Officer
BC Public Service
Ministry of Labour
There are currently 5 positions available in Kelowna, Prince George or Richmond. Office location will be determined at the time of offer based on space availability
Employment Standards Officer$54,000.00 - $75,400.00 annually
The starting salary for this position is expected to be $63,000 annually.
Apply your conflict resolution skills to this dynamic opportunity
The Employment Standards Branch is responsible for ensuring awareness of and compliance with all requirements of the Employment Standards Act (the Act) and Regulation and for providing front-line services to employers and employees in carrying out these legislative provisions. This involves interpreting, administering and enforcing the Act and Regulation to determine whether employees are owed wages by their employers.
Employment Standards Officers (ESOs) serve as officers in the Employment Standards Branch. As delegates of the Director of Employment Standards, ESOs educate parties about the requirements of the legislation, and mediate or investigate complaints made by employees against their employers regarding alleged contraventions of the Act. ESOs also initiate investigations or conduct audits on behalf of the Director of Employment Standards. ESOs assist parties to voluntarily resolve complaints, or write decisions consistent with legal requirements within the framework of administrative fairness and natural justice. ESOs are skilled communicators who are responsible for improving awareness and knowledge of employment standards in the Province.
If you are a motivated professional with the communication skills required to effectively promote knowledge of critical employment standards as well as mediate and investigate complaints, consider this challenging and rewarding career opportunity.
Qualifications for this role include:
- A university degree; OR a post-secondary diploma/certificate in a related discipline such as administrative law, investigation and enforcement/compliance, dispute resolution, human resources, labour studies; OR an equivalent combination of three years related education and experience.
- Experience interpreting and applying legislation, contracts, and/or policies.
- Experience analyzing complex issues and composing analytical correspondence and/or reports.
- Experience resolving conflict and dealing with emotionally charged individuals.
For more information and to apply online by November 18, 2018, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/55183