BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Planning Team Assistant

Posting Title
CLK ST 09R - Planning Team Assistant

Position Classification
Clerk Stenographer R9


Salt Spring Island, BC V8K2N8 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$42,900.72 - $48,389.39 annually

Job Type
Regular Full Time

BC Public Service -> Islands Trust

Ministry Branch / Division
Local Planning Services, Islands Trust

Job Summary
Planning Team Assistant
Clerk Stenographer R9

An eligibility list may be established.

Contribute your flair for organization and prioritization
The focus of this position is to provide administrative support to the business of the Local Trust Committees and the regional office planning team. Under the direction of the Regional Planning Manager (RPM) the Planning Team Assistant undertakes the responsibilities of supporting the planning staff to carry out the day-to-day business of one or more local trust committees.

Working within a highly complex political environment, the position provides support to the planning team and the organization by ensuring the tasks are completed in accordance with legislated requirements and organizational policies and procedures.  Some of these responsibilities include coordinating meetings, minutes, agendas, document management, responding to development applications, maintaining databases and webpages.  If you have excellent communication skills, a high attention to detail and are comfortable updating documents and websites to strict standards, we look forward to receiving your application.

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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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on June 4, 2020.

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Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
  • Grade 12 or equivalent education (GED).
  • Successful completion of a recognized, relevant, business, college or a post-secondary school certificate.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant administrative office support experience.
  • Experience with keyboarding, word processing, spread-sheets, databases, and other standard computer applications (i.e Microsoft Office, Excel, eScribe, database and tracking systems on a local area network).
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience taking minutes.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
  • Candidates demonstrating successful completion of courses relating to local government, such as those offered by the Municipal Administration Training Institute.
  • Experience in a public sector environment.
  • Experience with web posting.
  • Experience in local government.
  • Experience in records management.
  • Experience in providing support for Committees.
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.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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Posted: May 22, 2020, 8:15 am
Expires: June 4, 2020, 11:00 pm