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Screening Officer

Competition: LA222301

Department: Sergeant-at-Arms

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Close Date: Friday, April 15, 2022

Salary Range: $43,248.00 - $54,060.00 per annum

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 Sergeant-at-Arms department is seeking a professional, diligent and customer-oriented individual for the regular full-time position of Screening Officer.

Reporting to the Sergeant (Day Shift), the Screening Officer is responsible for overseeing the security screening process for all members of the public who enter the Parliament Building. The Screening Officer is often the first point of contact for individuals visiting the Legislative Assembly and must therefore be courteous, professional in sometimes stressful situations, and consistent in security procedures. Screening Officers are provided training to operate advanced security imaging hardware in order to detect potentially dangerous items and prevent their entry into the Parliament Building.

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 Grade 12, have a minimum of one year working in a position where customer service was a focus, and have experience communicating effectively and interacting in a tactful, professional, and courteous manner with various office staff and the public.

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 LA222301, by April 15, 2022 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) and proof of COVID-19 vaccination 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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