New job CLK 15R - Autism Support & Resource Specialist in British Columbia

CLK 15R - Autism Support & Resource Specialist

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

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Autism Support and Resource Specialist
Clerk R15

There are currently two temporary appointments available until March 31st 2022, they may be extended or become permanent.

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and or permanent opportunities.

Bring your strong administrative experience and superior organizational skills to this challenging position.

Autism Information Services BC (AIS BC) operates as a provincial information centre for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related disorders. The overarching mandate is to provide information, and support to families, service providers, and community sector partners across B.C. AIS BC supports families in navigating a complex array of services and supports and provides information regarding best practice intervention services, child and youth development, transitions, government funding programs, and family and community development. AIS BC is also responsible for the management and maintenance of the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP).

The role of the Autism Support and Resource Specialist is to provide direct support to parents, caregivers and professionals with evidence-based, curated information and resources about autism and co-occurring disorders in the area of assessment, diagnosis, therapies and relevant services and supports in communities across B.C. The Autism Support and Resource Specialist builds the capacity of parents, service providers, and MCFD-related staff to manage and navigate the network of available services and resources by providing information and direct coaching.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Completion of a related Bachelor’s Degree (e.g. Special Education; Psychology; Child Development/Education; Child and Youth Care; etc.) or equivalent post-secondary education and/or training.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with families and/or professionals who support children and youth with support needs, including autism.
  • Preference maybe given to applicants with experience working with sensitive and highly confidential documents.
  • Due to the nature of the work of the branch, preference may be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations status or non-status, Inuit and/or Métis), LGBTQ2S+, a Person with a Disability, and/or a Visible Minority, with the required combination of education and experience.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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