Estate Administrator

Posted: April 8, 2021 Company: BC Public Service Public, Public Guardian and Trustee
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BC Public Service
Guardian and Trustee

Estate Administrator

  • Currently there is 1 temporary opportunity until September 30th, 2021 which may be extended or become permanent.
  • Developmental Opportunity – Applicants will be appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their qualifications.

At the Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT), employees are committed and dedicated to a mission, vision and mandate that is to protect the legal, financial, personal and health care interests of adults who require assistance in decision making, to protect the legal and financial interests of children under the age of 19 and to administer the estates of deceased and missing persons.

The Estate Administrator administers the estates of deceased and missing persons who were resident in or have assets located within British Columbia or estates in which the PGT is acting in the capacity of Executor, Trustee, Curator, Committee or Property Guardian of an intestate successor or beneficiary. The nature of the work is diverse and complex; it consists of managing a high volume and demanding caseload, and requires critical thinking, sound analysis, expeditious decision-making, and the balancing of competing priorities.

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.

Qualifications for this role include:

Bachelor’s degree in law, finance, history, genealogy or a related discipline; OR

An equivalent combination of *related education and experience may be considered.

Applicants must have experience in at least one of the following areas. Preference may be given to applicants with experience in more areas:

  • 1 year of experience in a professional capacity in a legal or business environment.
  • 1 year of experience managing a caseload.
  • 1 year of experience working with the public in sensitive and emotionally charged situations.
  • 1 year of experience interpreting and applying legislation, regulations and/or policy.
  • 1 year of experience in financial management or advising.
  • 1 year of experience in direct service delivery to the public.
  • 1 year of professional experience in a fiduciary capacity.
  • 1 year of experience conducting forensic genealogical research.

For more information, including a complete list of qualifications, and to apply online by April 22, 2021, please go to: