Editor

Competition: LA212252

Department: Hansard Services

Position Type: Auxiliary As and When Required

Close Date: Friday, January 14, 2022

Salary Range: $26.28 - $32.85 hourly + 8% vacation pay

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 an organized, detail-oriented, and motivated individual for the auxiliary as-and-when required position of Editor.

Reporting to the Reporting Services Team Leader, the Editor is responsible for reporting the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly; proofreading transcripts for stylistic, research, and procedural accuracy; and achieving mastery of the fundamentals of Hansard style, both editorial and procedural, by creating transcripts that are accurate, reliable, timely, technically excellent, and effectively presented. The incumbent will conduct research using in-house resources and support, communicate effectively in a team environment while interacting with integrity, political impartiality, and professionalism with staff and the public, and support Hansard Services in achieving its production and project goals. The editor will also mentor colleagues and provide team leader relief when required.

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.

Qualifications

Applicants must have strong command of English grammar and punctuation, proficiency in keyboarding, strong attention to detail and professional writing and editing experience.

Other qualifications include experience with professional standards and style guides, working within a cooperative team environment, and general technical competence, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Teams, and OneNote.

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 LA212252, by December 31, 2021 by e-mail to careers@leg.bc.ca.

Note:

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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