Coordinator - Administration Department - Administrative Representative 6 - BCGEU

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Published on January 02, 2018





January 2, 2018


The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a Coordinator for the Administration Department. 

The Coordinator will function as a member of the senior staff team of the union, responsible for implementing policies of the union and overseeing various aspects of the administrative operation.

The Coordinator of the Administration Department is responsible for direct supervision of the activities of the department, including both servicing and support staff.

This position reports directly to the Director of Administration, Facilities and Finance.


  • Manage all areas in the Administration Department to ensure administrative activities are accomplished; 
  • Develops and administers administrative policies including maintaining the Procedures Manual and providing guidance and advice in administrative matters; 
  • Responsible for departmental supervision of administration, membership records, file registry, IT services, cabling/network, digital department and Unionware System;
  • Coordinates the development of the computer networks with the assistance of departmental staff; 
  • Responsible for employee recruitment in the department; 
  • Develops and controls the Administration Department operating budget; 
  • Coordinates purchasing and inventory control; 
  • Secretary to Provincial Executive Committee(s); 
  • Represents the BCGEU in negotiations, as assigned;
  • Acts as the BCGEU returning officer during a public sector strike



Experience in the union movement is essential. Ability to deal with union leadership; to prepare concise written reports; to oversee computer networks and database management; must deal with people effectively; have excellent organizational skills and a good understanding of the functions of the administrative operations. Experience in supervising and directing employees. Requires an ability to handle diverse responsibilities and functions.

Travel is required, therefore applicants must hold a valid B.C. Drivers licence.

The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of color, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ+ workers and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.

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