New Job Clk 09R - Pwrc Clerk In British Columbia

CLK 09R - PWRC Clerk
CLK 09R - PWRC Clerk

CLK 09R - PWRC Clerk

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $45,648–$51,428 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
CLK 09R - PWRC Clerk
Position Classification
Clerk R9
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$45,647.93 - $51,427.75 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests
Ministry Branch / Division
Communications and public Engagement / Strategic Communications
Job Summary

CLK 09R - PWRC Clerk

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) works to keep British Columbians safe from wildfires and floods and contributes to managing other emergencies through prevention, preparedness, response and recovery programs and partnerships at the international, national, provincial, and local levels. BCWS has a presence in communities across BC, with thirty-three Fire Zones, six regional Fire Centres, and two provincial centres in Kamloops and Victoria. BCWS has approximately 350 full-time staff and over 1700 seasonal employees.

The Provincial Wildfire Reporting Centre (PWRC) Clerk is responsible for providing call centre client service and performing administrative support for the PWRC. The PWRC operates year-round and is the Province’s first line of communication for the public to report wildfires and activities or behaviour that may cause a wildfire and other natural hazard incidents. The PWRC is a critical link that helps inform BC Wildfire Service, creating situational awareness and supporting rapid operational decision-making about emergency response to wildfire and other natural hazard incidents.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Experience with operating a variety of computer applications and/or office procedures.
  • Experience effectively communicating in writing and verbally.

Preference may be given to individuals with:

  • One year of administrative experience.
  • One year of customer service experience.
  • Experience in a high-volume contact centre/call centre/reporting centre environment that requires calls and/or mobile reports to be queued and prioritized for response based on level of urgency.
  • Experience or education related to managing in a crisis or emergency management environment.
  • Experience with BC geography including place names and landmarks.
  • Valid class 5 driver's licence or equivalent.


  • To work extended hours, including weekends and overnight.
  • To work under adverse or stressful conditions.
  • To take in-house training and certification as required.
  • To be flexible regarding ongoing changes in responsibilities, assignments and operational structures.
  • To keep current on emerging issues.
  • To participate in ICS positions as assigned.

For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected]

About these Positions:
There are are currently ten (10) temporary positions until 11/06/2023 which may be extended or become permanent. Six (6) full-time and four (4) part-time.
These positions are located in Victoria.
An eligibility list for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies may be established.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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 guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.

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.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

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: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. 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.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category
Administrative Services, Natural Resource Sector