Government of New Brunswick

Vacancy for appointment

Office of the Integrity Commissioner

Integrity Commissioner for New Brunswick

The Office of the Integrity Commissioner was established on December 16, 2016 as an independent legislative office striving to encourage and sustain a culture of integrity and accountability.

The Office is responsible for administering the Members’ Conflict of Interest Act which sets out acceptable standards of conduct for all Members of the Legislative Assembly and of the Executive Council, the Lobbyists’ Registration Act to ensure transparency and accountability in the lobbying of public office holders and the Conflict of Interest Act, which includes the authority to provide advice, administer disclosures and oaths, investigate and make determinations, as well as refer matters to the Court of Queen’s Bench.

Appointed under the authority of the Integrity Commissioner Act, the Integrity Commissioner is an officer of the Legislative Assembly and is independent of the executive branch of government.

 

Qualifications:

Essential Qualifications

  • A demonstrated interest in the fair and equitable exercise of government’s administrative powers;
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of law, social sciences, government studies, business or related discipline;
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in one or a combination of the following:
    • Administrative law and procedure;
    • Extensive interpretation of legislation, regulation and policy;
    • Resolution of disputes of a sensitive and confidential nature using formal and informal conflict resolution approaches;
  • Senior management experience in a private or public sector organization, including managing financial and human resources;
  • Knowledge of the mandate of the Office of the Integrity Commissioner;
  • An understanding of the structure and operation of the Government of New Brunswick;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages – Spoken competence in English and French is required;
  • Regular interaction with senior government officials;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.


Asset Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the New Brunswick culture and context

 

Conditions/Compensation:

  • Compensation and benefits comparable to Deputy Heads within the Government of New Brunswick
  • Travel is required
  • Term: Seven years, non-renewable
  • Location: Fredericton

 

Submit:
You should include details of your education, work experience, references, language proficiency, contact information (telephone and email), and any other relevant information demonstrating your suitability. Please also include a short paragraph (maximum 250 words) summarizing why you believe you would be a good candidate for this position.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your submission.

Expressions of interest that clearly demonstrate your qualifications may be submitted by e-mail, regular mail or fax. Please ensure you have attached necessary documents in Word or PDF format. Links to cloud-based documents (Skydrive, Google Docs, etc.) or other download areas (FTP sites) cannot be accepted due to current Government of New Brunswick security policies.

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Selection process:    
Candidates will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive assessment that may include testing, interview, and/or a presentation to a selection committee.

We are committed to ensuring that appointments are representative of New Brunswick's regions and official languages, as well as of women, Aboriginal peoples, disabled persons and visible minorities.

Mail:
Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Attention: The Clerk
PO Box 6000, 706 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB  E3B 5H1
Canada

Fax: (506) 444-3311

 


Deadline for Submission :

28 August 2019


Type of Appointment :

Appointment by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly


Term :

Seven years, non-renewable


Associated / Responsible Department :

E-mail address for submissions :

LEGHR-RH@gnb.ca


Link(s) :


Note: Please ensure you have attached necessary documents in Word or PDF format. Links to cloud-based documents (Skydrive, Google Docs, etc.) or other download areas (FTP sites) cannot be accepted due to current Government of New Brunswick security policies.