BAND 4 – Director, Policy & Appeal Management

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date June 28, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $87,600.00 - $114,100.25 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Business / Management
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 4 – Director, Policy & Appeal Management – (52052)

Posting Title: BAND 4 – Director, Policy & Appeal Management
Position Classification: Band 4
Union: N/A
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $87,600.00 – $114,100.25 annually (effective July 1, 2018)
Close Date: 7/11/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Social Dev & Poverty Reduction
Ministry Branch / Division: Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal
Job Summary

Director, Policy and Appeal Management
Management Band 4

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.

A high profile leadership role for with an administrative tribunal.

The Director, Policy and Appeal Management (the “Director”), reports to the Tribunal Chair and is responsible for providing leadership and direction to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Tribunal. Three administrative staff and the Manager, Appeals report to the Director who develops key internal policies, process and procedures to ensure the effective, smooth and efficient operation of the Tribunal. As such, the Director oversees a 1.7 million dollar budget and is responsible for human resources. This role ensures the Tribunal is in compliance with the Documents Disposal Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and responds to requests under this Act.  Another key aspect of this role is managing various contracts and exploring, leading and implementing new programs as necessary as well as ensuring software solutions remain current and have sufficient technical support.

The Director actively supports the Tribunal Chair in establishing a “best practice” model for the Tribunal that builds a culture of excellence in carrying out its mission, establishing procedures to implement change and monitoring progress and compliance.  The Director provides information to members regarding appeal processes and other relevant legal, procedural and administrative matters of the Tribunal. The Director provides expert legal advice and interpretation of the Employment and Assistance Act, the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act, the Child Care Subsidy Act and corresponding regulations.

If you are looking for an exciting leadership opportunity and possess the required qualifications, we look forward to your application.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

  • A law degree from a school of recognized standing combined with three years of legal experience.
  • Management experience including three years’ experience in a managerial role supervising staff.
  • Experience managing a budget and managing contracts.
  • Experience in managing a number of diverse and complex projects.
  • Experience drafting policy, briefing notes, correspondence and reports.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience in administrative law and tribunal or quasi-judicial work.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience working in a unionized environment

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

Resume: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire – YES (COMPREHENSIVE) 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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