Director Investigations and Standards Office – Attorney General Victoria

Ministry of Attorney General

Director Investigations and Standards Office
$101,900.00 – $127,400.00 annually

The Justice Services Branch is responsible for providing strategic leadership and operational supports for the Attorney General and Public Safety Sector’s service transformation.

The Investigation and Standards Office is established by legislation to provide independent oversight to the Corrections Branch.  The Office is responsible for independently investigating critical incidents, complaints and issues related to the administration and operations of the Corrections Branch and for reviewing appeals of adult custody inmate disciplinary determinations and dispositions.  As well, the Office participates in inspection of facilities, programs and services of the Corrections Branch.

The Director develops policies and procedures for the delivery of the legislated functions of the office; manages the personnel and resources; conducts high profile and sensitive investigations, provides direction and operational support for the more complex and special investigations, reviews and inspections; and provides day-to-day direction and leadership to the Office.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline such as sociology, psychology, law, social work, criminology or acceptable combination of education/formal training and experience in the investigations industry.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a senior management role leading and conducting investigations, inspections, audits, program reviews and risk assessments;
  • Three (3) years’ experience establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships, particularly at a senior decision-making level;
  • Preference may be given to candidates with three (3) years’ experience leading and coaching senior management teams in an investigatory environment.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with three (3) years’ experience working with Corrections, Criminal Justice and/or investigatory public bodies.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with three (3) years’ experience with alternative dispute resolution and administrative justice processes; fairness, impartiality and professionalism.

For more information and to apply online by February 6, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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