New job CRT CK 13R - Court Clerk in British Columbia

CRT CK 13R - Court Clerk

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

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Court Clerk
Court Clerk 13

An eligibility list may be established.

We acknowledge the lands and waters that we travel as public servants and pay respect to the traditional keepers of this land.

The Court Services Branch is in need of an enthusiastic and professional individual to provide administrative support to the Provincial Court and who exemplifies the professional values of the BC Public Service to join our team as a Court Clerk.

The Ministry of Attorney General is responsible for government law reform, the administration of justice, and for providing legal services that ensure lawful public administration. The Ministry provides leadership to the justice sector and delivers justice services.

As a branch within the Ministry of Attorney General, Court Services employs approximately 1,300 staff to deliver programs and services at 89 court locations, in person, by telephone, via video and the Internet. The branch’s programs and services include case documentation and adjudication support (i.e. case initiation and processing, fee collection, file and exhibit management, court clerking, court records and transcripts, interpreter services, and the preparation and dissemination of court orders); court and courthouse security and court order enforcement including holding and transporting of prisoners by ground and air from police jails and from federal and provincial correctional facilities; the collection of court fines; and the civil bailiff process. The branch also manages and maintains all courthouse facilities.

The branch’s operational programs and services are managed and delivered through five regions (i.e. courthouses serving Vancouver Island, Vancouver Coastal, Fraser, Interior, and North).

In the role of a Court Clerk, you will provide effective and efficient administrative support to the Provincial court as well as Registry duties when required. Responsibilities include performing pre-court, in-court, and post-court duties, interpreting documentation in court files to ensure accurate information in processing documents and concluding files. You will be responsible for preparing and checking legal documents for accuracy and completeness; recording Court proceedings; maintain custody of exhibits and related documentation; interacting and liaising with the Judiciary, members of the legal profession, justice system partners and the public.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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, M├ętis, 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:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent (e.g. GED).
  • 2 years of office experience; OR
  • One year office experience and a minimum of one year education/training in a legal related field.
  • Experience/training in keyboarding, data entry, word processing and standard computer applications.
  • Minimum of 40 words per minute (WPM) in keyboarding.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Experience using Court Clerk Desktop (CCD), Justin Information System (JUSTIN), and/or Civil Electronic Information System (CEIS).
  • Experience delivering customer service.

Different combinations of relevant experience, education and/or training may result in an applicant meeting these qualifications.


  • Must pass enhanced security screening checks
  • Union membership is required
  • Must be willing to attend and complete relevant training programs
  • Will be required to travel to Pemberton Circuit Court, including travel in adverse weather conditions and work in other geographical areas
  • Must have reliable transportation and/or be willing to travel with others
  • May be required to work flexible hours, including varied shifts and overtime on short notice

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 Description located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


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

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. 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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