The Legislative Assembly establishes Special Committees to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of Statutory Officers. On November 27, 2018 and February 21, 2019, the Legislative Assembly appointed a Special Committee to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of an individual to hold office as the Merit Commissioner for the Province of British Columbia, pursuant to the
Public Service Act [R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 385]. The Merit Commissioner is responsible for monitoring the application of the merit principle to public service appointments and for monitoring the application of government practices, policies and standards to eligible dismissals.
The Committee issued a call for applications for the position of Merit Commissioner on July 8, 2019. The deadline to apply is August 23, 2019. For more information, see the advertisement.