Legal Counsel

  • BC Pension Corporation
  • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Mar 08, 2020
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Job Description

Legal Counsel

Branch: Legal Services Job Type: Regular Full-time
Classification: Legal Counsel Level 1 Union/Excluded: Excluded
Salary Range: $87,615.96 to $113,483.24 per annum Security Clearance: Required
Competition: PC20:47255 Geographically Restricted: No
Closing Date: March 31, 2020 Additional:

Why work with us?

At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people. We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential. Some highlights of what we offer include:

  • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs – lunchtime seminars, community health activities (yoga, kayaking, etc.) and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve

To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit

What is the opportunity?

Legal Counsel acts as legal counsel for the BC Pension Corporation (the Corporation). Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Counsel provides expert legal advice to the Corporation working with staff and senior leaders in the Corporation's branches and program areas, the executive, the Plan Boards of Trustees and the Corporation's Board of Directors on a variety of complex legal, legislative, policy, operational and service issues. Legal Counsel provides legal advice with respect to all legislation affecting the Corporation in its role as pension service provider, legislation affecting the pension plans as well as legislation affecting the Corporation as a business entity and as an employer.

What do you need to succeed?


  • Must be a member of the Law Society of British Columbia in good standing OR eligible for call to the Bar within 120 days of the closing date of the competition. Successfully completing the requirements to become a member of the Law Society of British Columbia is a prerequisite of employment.
  • Up to five years of call with related legal experience.
  • Related experience should include researching, analyzing, and developing advice or analysis respecting complex legal issues and working with clients and teams in a collaborative manner.
  • Experience working independently, exercising judgment and tact in an environment with changing and competing priorities.


  • Prior in-house experience is an asset.

Interested in applying?

To learn more about the Legal Counsel position, please review the job description at the bottom of this page.

Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements as listed above. Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.

Please submit your application through the "apply now" feature located at the top of this page.

Important details

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Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level. An eligibility list may be established. This appointment may be extended or may become regular.

Testing may be required.

We thank you for your interest in working with us. You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.

Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at clear lawyer job in british columbia or

Practice Area(s)

Pension law