Ministry of Attorney General
Family Justice Counsellor – Dispute Resolution
$59,288.72 – $75,884.38 annually (Growth)
Salary for this growth position will be assigned upon hire according to educational qualifications and related work experience.
Family Justice Services Division (FJSD) delivers programs and services that promote the timely and just resolution of family disputes within a comprehensive family justice system. Through community-based Justice Access Centres and Family Justice Centres, FJSD provides various in person and virtual programs and services, including initial needs determination, dispute resolution, Section 211 Family Law Act reports, and Parenting After Separation online courses.
As a Family Justice Counsellor dedicated to delivering dispute resolution services you will provide information, brief services, brief counselling, referrals, mediation, and short-term counselling to families experiencing separation or divorce. These services are provided to offer out-of-court processes for resolving family disputes. You will screen all clients for the incidence of family violence, make referrals to appropriate community and legal resources, prepare documents and be responsible for documenting case management decisions.
For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service – Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)
Qualifications for this role include:
- A recognized undergraduate degree.
- Note: Applicants who obtained their degree in a “foreign country” must have that degree evaluated through the International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES). Definition of “foreign degree” is any degree outside of Canada.
- Completion of conflict resolution courses with the focus on mediation skill development.
- Note: A prior learning assessment may be required to determine if an applicant meets this qualification.
- Related experience in a human service field (e.g., Indigenous organizations and community services, counselling, community service agencies, employment assistance, dispute resolution, court services, legal services).
- Note: Experience may be gained in a professional/work, community or volunteer setting.
For more information and to apply online by July 6, 2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/88455