Ombudsperson Officer – Office of the BC Ombudsperson (Victoria, BC)

Closing Date: Monday, September 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm (noon) PDT

Develop and apply your analytical, communication and problem-solving skills in this challenging and rewarding role.

As BC’s independent voice for fairness, our Office’s work is challenging, meaningful, and rewarding. Join us and become part of a team that is proud of the work we do. Find out more information about what we offer here.

As an Ombudsperson Officer you will be an integral member of our investigative teams. You will impartially investigate complaints from members of the public about matters of administrative fairness and natural justice involving the approximately 1000 public agencies within the Ombudsperson’s jurisdiction under the Ombudsperson Act and/or assess and investigate reports of wrongdoing and reprisal by government employees under the Public Interest Disclosure Act. On a daily basis, you will apply your sound analytical judgement, deal effectively with people in difficulty, make timely and fair decisions, identify fair and reasonable resolutions, and demonstrate your excellent oral and written communication skills.

Officers may be assigned and/or transferred to any of the six teams within the Office (i.e., Health and Local Services, Regulatory Programs, Social Programs, Systemic Investigations, Public Interest Disclosure, or Public Authority Consultation and Training.)

Candidates successful in past competitions have experience in varied backgrounds including social work, education, health care, policy and law.

Ombudsperson Officers are assigned to one of 6 teams in the office. We are currently recruiting for the complaint investigations and public interest disclosure teams.


Forum of Canadian Ombudsman