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Hansard Researcher

Competition: LA212249

Department: Hansard Services

Position Type: Auxiliary As and When

Close Date: Friday, December 31, 2021

Salary Range: $23.22 - $29.02

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.

Hansard Services is seeking two organized, collaborative, and detail-oriented individuals for the auxiliary as-and-when required position of Hansard Researcher.

Reporting to the Research Team Leader, the Hansard Researcher publishes draft transcripts and provides immediate research support to Hansard editors during the live production of House and legislative committee transcripts.

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 completed at least two years of education towards a university degree from a recognized academic program, preferably with emphasis in history, English, journalism, law or political science, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other qualifications include experience in conducting internet research, editing documents and publishing documents online, and demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word. Experience with recent versions of Microsoft SharePoint is considered an asset.

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 LA212249, by December 31, 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. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required as a condition of employment.

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

E-mail: careers@leg.bc.ca | Telephone: 250-387-5532 | Web: www.leg.bc.ca

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