Parliamentary Committees

Career Advertisement: Police Complaint Commissioner



Special Committee to Appoint a Police Complaint Commissioner

Rachna Singh, MLA, Surrey-Green Timbers, Chair
Mike Morris, MLA, Prince George-Mackenzie, Deputy Chair


The Police Complaint Commissioner is an independent officer of the Legislature responsible for the impartial civilian oversight of complaints about the conduct of municipal police officers in British Columbia, as provided by the Police Act.

The Commissioner heads the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner with headquarters in Victoria. The Office has an annual operating budget of $3.6 million and 19 full-time equivalents.

The successful applicant must have a law degree and/or extensive experience in dispute resolution, with demonstrated leadership and collaborative problem-solving skills and a solid record of achievement in public or private sector administration. The position requires experience leading sensitive and complex investigations, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. The successful applicant should also have a good understanding of the police complaint process, the roles, responsibilities and activities of the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner, and its relationship to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

The appointment is for a term of five years, and may be renewed for one additional five-year term. The salary is equal to the salary paid to a Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.

Applications should be received by email, fax or mail at the address below no later than Friday, October 12, 2018. Although the Committee appreciates the interest of all applicants, only those who are invited for an interview will be contacted. All applications received will be held in confidence.

For further information, please visit our website at or contact:

Kate Ryan-Lloyd, Deputy Clerk and Clerk of Committees
Parliamentary Committees Office Room 224, Parliament Buildings Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4
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