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Archivist, BC Public Service - Ministry of Citizens' Services, Deadline: June 29, 2021

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BC Public Service - Ministry of Citizens’ Services

Location: Victoria BC

Compensation: $66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

The BC Public Service is comprised of over 31,000 employees in more than 200 different job types working across 280 communities within the province to deliver services to more than four million British Columbians every day. The BC Public Service offers a range of careers and the opportunity to engage in rewarding, innovative work driven by purpose and responsibility to the citizens of British Columbia.

Description and Duties

The Corporate Information and Records Management Office (CIRMO), within the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, provides information management oversight and guidance to all ministries and applicable broader public sector agencies. It is committed to ensuring that strong information management policies and practices are in place, and that all public service employees understand their responsibilities.

The Government Records Service (GRS) is the lead branch in CIRMO respecting the life-cycle management of information. GRS is a leader in delivering on government’s commitment to transform its information management in the digital age through the implementation of the Information Management Act.

Archivists work in a team environment to:

  • Develop integrated records classification and scheduling systems for client ministries.
  • Appraise government information to determine which records will ultimately be destroyed and which will be selectively or fully retained as archives.
  • Review and select specific sets of records for transfer to the government archives.
  • Develop, revise, and advise on government-wide information management, policy, standards, and guides, and other communications tools.
  • Provide information management and information governance advice to stakeholders and clients; and performs special projects and other duties on behalf of the GRS Leadership Team; and,
  • Contribute to the ingest, preservation and public accessibility of information in government’s digital archives.

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.

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 advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Master’s degree in Archival Studies or a related degree or an equivalent combination of related education/training and experience may be considered.
  • 1 years’ experience in archival appraisal for selection.
  • Experience working with and providing advice to staff and clients.

For more information and to apply online by June 29, 2021, please go to:

How to Apply

For more information and to apply online by June 29, 2021, please go to:

Application Deadline: June 29, 2021 - 11pmPST

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