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COMM O 21R - Communications and Events Officer

Requisition #:  39790
Department: Ministry of Finance
Ministry Branch / Division: Government House
Posting Close Date: 2017-03-29
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Communications
Job Profile: 39790_CO_21_Communications_and_Events_Officer_Job_Profile.doc ...
Job Summary:
Communications and Events Officer
$ 55,146.26 - $62,850.17 annually

This position is excluded from union membership.

An eligibility list may be established to fill permanent and/or temporary vacancies for the CO 21 and CO 18 classifications.

Looking for an opportunity to provide expert strategic and creative leadership in communications and event planning for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor?

An exciting opportunity on the Government House team awaits a seasoned communications expert. Apply your expert strategic and creative leadership in marketing, writing and communications for internal and external audiences.
Government House, a beautiful National Historic Site located in Victoria, BC, is the Ceremonial Home of all British Columbians. The House contains the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, the representative of Her Majesty The Queen of Canada. As an official residence and as the Province's centre of hospitality, accommodation is afforded to visitors, including members of the Royal Family, international royalty, ambassadors, and members of the judiciary, to name a few.
You are looking for a workplace that provides:
- a creative outlet for your writing, strategic communication skills;
- the opportunity to plan and implement events;
 -a chance to implement your innovative ideas;
- use your web technology and social media knowledge;
- a fast paced and dynamic environment;

We are looking for a resourceful and energetic individual with new ideas, communication industry and web technology knowledge / experience, and dedication to quality service.
Note: if a fully qualified applicant is not appointed then under-implementation may be considered.

For complete details on this opportunity, please review the attached job profile.

The BC Public Service offers training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work. Working for the BC Public Service includes engaging in rewarding work with real career development opportunities and receiving a benefits package that helps support you in finding work/life balance. For more information, please visit What We Offer.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Heidi Elliott by e-mail @ Heidi.Elliott@gov.bc.ca   DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL.

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In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the attached Job Profile.  
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.
A Criminal Record Check will be required.


Resume required: Yes, your resume should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. In order to be considered your resume must include the month and year(s) for each work employment history and including job related responsibilities.
Cover letter required: NO - Do not submit a cover letter with your application as it will not be reviewed.  Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.
Online Questionnaire:  Yes, as part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet each of the job qualifications.  An online questionnaire will include questions to which you will be required to provide thorough written responses.
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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.


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