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Committee Clerk

Competition: LA212239

Branch: Parliamentary Committees Office

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Close Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Salary Range: $92,718.08 - $123,216.25

Position Description: Job Description

Position Summary


Employees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (Assembly) provide professional non-partisan services to support the democratic institution of Parliament and its members through procedural advice, administrative support and information services. The Assembly is an autonomous employer, separate from the administrative framework of B.C. government ministries and agencies.

The Parliamentary Committees Office is seeking an experienced, collaborative, and strategic individual for the regular full-time position of Committee Clerk.

Reporting to the Clerk of Committees, the Committee Clerk serves as Clerk to assigned parliamentary committees and performs the role of Table Officer in Committee of Supply and House proceedings. The Committee Clerk provides comprehensive professional and impartial advice on parliamentary procedure, practice and precedents to the Speaker, other Presiding Officers, select standing and special committees, Members of the Legislative Assembly, caucus staff, government ministries and the public. The position is also a key member of the Parliamentary Committees Office leadership team and oversees the work of committee research services.

The position is one where considerable flexibility is required with respect to hours of work. Overtime and flexible hours that extend into evenings will be required when the Legislative Assembly is sitting.

The Assembly offers competitive benefits and salary packages, and a professional workplace situated in the historic Parliament Buildings. For more information about our organization, go to https://www.leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/working-here.



Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Public Administration, Political Science or a related specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Applicants must also have several years' experience in work related to parliamentary committee administration, research, or parliamentary procedure and several years' experience leading teams, in goal-setting, planning, leading, coordinating, and overseeing implementation of complex work assignments.

Other qualifications include experience working with time sensitive and confidential materials, experience in public administration, and demonstrated experience in oral and written communication including preparing business correspondence and oral reports.

Please refer to the position description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

Application Requirements


Please submit cover letter and résumé (preferably combined in one PDF document saved as Lastname, Firstname), citing Competition LA212239, by October 27, 2021 by e-mail to careers@leg.bc.ca.


The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and selection processes. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please contact human.resources@leg.bc.ca.

We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying as only those shortlisted will be contacted.  An eligibility list may be established and/or auxiliary positions may be considered for future conversion to regular status. Lesser qualified applicants may be under-implemented or appointed at a lower classification. The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

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