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BAND 4 - Investigator

Requisition #:  48969
Department: Attorney General
Ministry Branch / Division: Independent Investigations Office
Posting Close Date: 2018-03-19
Location: Surrey
Multiple Locations:
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Leadership and Management
Job Profile: Investigator_Job_Profile_February_2018.docx
Job Summary:

Management Band 4
Salary: $86,000.25 - $112,000.06 annually

There are multiple positions to be filled.
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.

The Independent Investigations Office is currently recruiting highly qualified investigators looking for an exhilarating opportunity that blends investigative work, research and analysis with an imperative mandate that serves British Columbians.
As a designated Peace Officer, you will be a part of a growing team investigating all police related incidents that result in death or serious harm. The IIO is a civilian-led agency at the forefront of police oversight models around the world.
With a province-wide mandate, the IIO’s vision is to enhance the public’s confidence in police oversight.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Vicki.Yeats@iiobc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 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:

  • Post-secondary degree in a field related to investigation and enforcement, law, psychology, sociology, criminology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

  • Minimum five years of experience conducting complex investigations either in a criminal, legislative, regulatory, or other context requiring the use of both influence and authority. Preference may be given to applicants with experience conducting investigations that included providing the evidentiary basis for a trial in criminal court. Those appointed to this position must not have been a member of a police service in BC at any time during the 5-year period immediately preceding the appointment.

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.

Enhanced security screening and RCMP enhanced reliability screening will be required.


Cover letter required:  NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Please read the instructions on how to complete the Online Questionnaire below.

Online Questionnaire:  YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. You need to allot 30-60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply.  Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

NOTE: Questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job qualifications noted above so please ensure you include all relevant information about your education and experience such as the date ranges of experience, job titles, and job duties when responding to the questionnaire. Your resume may not be reviewed for shortlisting purposes.




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.


Unless otherwise specified in the posting above, only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Job Opportunities website will be accepted.


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