Are you a legal professional specialized in human rights law? Are you looking for meaningful work promoting and protecting human rights in B.C.? Consider joining our team in the role of Staff Lawyer – a new and exciting position with BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner.
BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner exists to address the root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice in B.C. by shifting laws, policies, practices and cultures. We do this work through education, research, advocacy, inquiry and monitoring.
Reporting to the General Counsel, the Staff Lawyer supports the Commissioner’s legal team on legal matters that arise during the exercise of the powers and duties set out in the Human Rights Code. This includes conducting legal research and analysis, helping to prepare legal opinions, and supporting the provision of legal advice and services, particularly related to the Commissioner’s intervenor, test case, and inquiry functions under sections 47.12(1)(j), 47.12(2) and 47.15 of the Code.
For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner website at https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/