Clerical career opportunities

With a diverse array of positions and job responsibilities, the BC Public Service is a great place to begin and advance your career.

As an administrative or clerical worker, you'll have the opportunity to support teams and professionals who provide services to British Columbians.

Job profiles include, but are not limited to:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Benefits administrator/adjudicator
  • File clerk
  • Program assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Correspondence coordinator
  • Licensing clerk
  • Training assistant/administrator
  • Intake support clerk
  • Data management technician
  • Records clerk
  • Legal secretary
  • Website administrator
  • Court clerk
  • Finance clerk
  • Project assistant
  • Library technician
  • Facilities services assistant
  • Office manager
  • Records technician
  • Data entry/integrity clerk
  • Contract administrator
  • Intake administrator

Position details

All positions in the BC Public Service are classified into levels called 'grids.'

Union and excluded positions in the clerical series include:

  • Office assistant (0A6/7)
  • Clerk and clerk stenographers (CLK9, 11, 14)
  • Executive administrative assistants (EAA - these positions support senior executive in the BC Public Service)

In these roles, employees are responsible for establishing and performing a full range of administrative services to support the operation of various program areas throughout ministries, agencies, boards and commissions.

To be successful in these roles, you bring:

  • Experience in an office setting
  • An educational background in administration or related field
  • Strong computer skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

For current salary information on clerical jobs and more, please use the Salary Look-Up Tool.

BC Public Service job postings

As opportunities arise, you can apply to job postings. In the meantime, we invite you to create a profile and set up job search agents to inform you of positions via email as they become available.

A clerk 9 and clerk stenographer 9 inventory is established for vacancies in Victoria and Metro Vancouver.

For information about this inventory, review the clerk 9 and clerk stenographer inventory page. 

Review current job postings to view all available positions.

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How to get started

Register for career conversations

These monthly, one-hour information sessions are a great starting point for those interested in a career in the public service.


Learn about our hiring process

The BC Public Service hires based on merit. Learn more about our hiring process and how you can prepare.

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