ADMN O 21R Hearing Administrative Officer
BC Public Service - Vancouver, BC Map2 months ago
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated adjudicator with outstanding problem solving and communication skills
Who we are:
The Community Safety Unit, operating within the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is charged with the responsibility of conducting inspections and investigations of illegal cannabis dispensaries and related operations to ensure compliance with federal and provincial cannabis laws. The compliance and enforcement actions of the Community Safety Unit may result in various consequences for offenders, including administrative monetary penalties. The work performed by the Administrative Hearing Officer will help ensure that the objectives of the legislation are upheld, including protecting public health and safety, preventing young people from accessing cannabis, and deterring criminal activity.
As the Administrative Hearing Officer, you will act as a quasi-judicial decision maker, independently reviewing written and oral hearings for those
individuals that have been issued notices of administrative monetary penalties. The position must ensure that hearings are held in a professional and efficient manner, in accordance with the principles of administrative fairness and the relevant law and regulations. This is a challenging, independent role where you will research and analyze information provided through the hearing process; engage in consultation with stakeholders; conduct oral and written hearings; render decisions and provide clear, concise reasons for findings in accordance with current law and program standards.
Who you are:
As an Administrative Hearing Officer, you are a highly organized business professional with advanced research and analysis skills and experience in interpreting and applying regulations and policy. You are a highly effective communicator with the ability to engage in collaborative consultation with stakeholders and make progressive recommendations to improve program effectiveness and fairness of decisions. This is a career building role for a results-oriented problem solver with the ability to develop creative solutions to complex issues and support community safety in British Columbia.
Working for the BC Public Service:
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
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Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Post-secondary degree, diploma, or certification in a related discipline such as administrative law, investigation and enforcement, or criminology
a minimum of one (1) year demonstrated work experience in writing formal adjudication decisions (
see special requirements
Post-secondary degree, diploma, or certification in an unrelated discipline
two (2) years demonstrated work experience in writing formal adjudication decisions (
see special requirements
Minimum of one (1) year of experience interpreting and applying legislation, regulations and policy in complex situations.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience reviewing and evaluating evidence.
Experience in writing formal adjudication decisions
demonstrated experience analyzing evidence from parties in an adversarial context, assessing credibility, and making findings of fact while taking into consideration applicable legislation, case law, policy, and the principles of administrative fairness
(Note: Decisions made in a case management context or to determine eligibility for a benefit or program are not considered equivalent experience to writing formal adjudication decisions).