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 application period is now closed. The Committee appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.