BAND 5 - General Counsel - AMENDED CLOSE DATE
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Temporary End Date
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 5Competition: 92383
Starting salary: $110,985.02 annuallyNote: 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.
Leadership and Management
Management and Executive