Compliance Officer (part-time)

Burnaby, BC
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Part-time, Contract (1 Year Maternity Leave)

What is the Job?

The part-time Compliance Officer reports to the Investigation Manager in the Legislation, Ethics and Compliance (LEC) department and is responsible for managing the intake and processing of complaints against professional engineers and geoscientists. The Compliance Officer provides administrative support to the Investigation and Discipline Committees with respect to their investigation and discipline functions.

As the Compliance Officer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Investigation Manager in complaint, investigation, and discipline processes, including receiving each complaint and preparing draft letters to members and complainants, writing reports to the Investigation Committee, and preparing documents for designated reviewers.
  • Reviewing complaint files in detail, gathering information and evidence, including extensive telephone conversations with complainants and respondents, reviewing technical reports, and, where appropriate and as directed, preparing reports to the Investigation Manager, Director, LEC, and Registrar on closure of complaints or referral of complaints to the Practice Review Committee.
  • In consultation with the Investigation Manager, identifying expert designated reviewers to review complaint files, assisting the designated reviewers in drafting reports, managing a “bring forward” system to track complaint files and issuing reminders to those involved in the process.
  • Supporting the Investigation Committee by assisting in preparing agendas and packages for Committee members, taking minutes of meetings, drafting and distributing minutes and action lists, and following up on action lists.
  • Preparing numerous legal letters and memoranda on the instructions of the Investigation Manager and Director, LEC, and
  • Maintaining currency of the complaint, investigation and discipline information on the Engineers and Geoscientists BC website. Working with the Investigation Manager to prepare and distribute notices and advertisements regarding disciplinary actions.

Who are we looking for?

  • Completion of a paralegal certificate, paralegal diploma, or significant equivalent work experience.
  • 3–5 years experience in litigation and administrative law.
  • Experience conducting investigations, preferably in a professional regulatory environment, and
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent written and verbal skills, strong interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, take initiative, and possess the ability to interpret and follow legislative requirements.

Who are we?

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is responsible for the licensing and regulation of BC’s professional engineers and geoscientists. With over 34,000 members, we are the second largest regulatory body in the province. We offer contract employees a compensation package that includes a competitive salary and 8% of wages as pay-in-lieu of group benefits.

To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at
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