Current Postings

Union of BC Municipalities

Program Administrator

Posting Date
May 8, 2023

Closing Date
June 30, 2023

Are you looking to utilize your administrative skills, work in a fast-paced environment and have prior experience in funding programs? Join the UBCM Victoria team today! This position is available as either a 1.0 FTE or .80 FTE.

The Organization
The Union of BC Municipalities is a member driven association formed in 1905 to provide a common voice for local governments in BC. UBCM’s vision is to effectively represent and serve all local governments in BC by being the recognized advocate for their common interests and by meeting the common needs of our membership. UBCM achieves this through policy work, program management and member services.

Convention continues to be the main forum for UBCM policy-making. It provides an opportunity for local governments of all sizes and from all areas of the province to come together, share their experiences and take a united position.

With two offices in Richmond and Victoria, UBCM has a small and dynamic team of dedicated staff who are focused on representing and serving all local governments in BC. Our staff take pride in all that they do. If you are looking for a fast-paced work environment, with a diverse portfolio, we welcome you to apply today to join our team!

The Position
The Local Government Program Services (LGPS) provides administration for Provincially-funded grant programs. Since 1999, LGPS has provided funding to local governments, First Nations and other eligible applicants through a diverse range of funding programs and services.

UBCM is seeking a highly organized individual who is able to manage multiple priorities and consistently produce results within timelines. Reporting to the Manager of Local Government Program Services, the Program Administrator will provide administration services to support the operations of the LGPS team. Duties include, but are not limited to: receiving, tracking, validating and recording program applications; providing logistical support to meetings and events; updating databases, compiling statistics; preparing reports; and providing a variety of financial and accounting services.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Two years of relevant experience, providing administrative services in support of funding programs
  • A diploma in office administration or other relevant discipline

Benefits Offered
UBCM prides themselves in offering a competitive benefits package to their employees, including:

  • 3 weeks starting vacation
  • UBCM’s health benefits include:
    • Extended Health and Dental
    • Group Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
    • Paid Sick Leave
  • Participation in the Municipal Pension Plan
  • Professional Development

Office Location
Victoria, BC

Hours per Week
The position is available as either a 35-hour work week (1.0 FTE) or a 28-hour work week (.80 FTE).

Starting at $58,457 annually, $2,436 semi-monthly. Salary is pro-rated for a .80 FTE (2023 rates).

Detailed Job Description
Please review the detailed job description prior to submitting your application.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume by e-mail to Rebecca Williams, HR & Group Benefits Officer at This posting will remain open until filled however we encourage interested applicants to submit their application on or before June 30, 2023.

Contact Name
Rebecca Williams

Contact Email

Full Job Description