Alberni seeks regional coroner

Port Alberni has a second regional coroner's slot to fill. Do you have what it takes?

Port Alberni has a coroner vacancy to fill.

The B.C. Coroners office is looking to fill one of two, on-call community coroner positions due to a recent departure. The office is looking for a wide range of applicants to choose from.

“A posting in the Lower Mainland would get 100 to 200 applications,” said Vancouver Island regional coroner Matt Brown. “In rural areas we don’t have as many but we want to get the word out.”

“The role of a community coroner seeks a person with a particular background and interest.”

In the job posting advertised on the B.C. government’s website, the position pays $25/hr and requires a degree or diploma in a health, legal or social sciences field and five years’ experience in a related field. Experience in conducting investigative inquiries, possession of sound judgment, excellent communications skills and 24/7 availability when on-call is also required.

The position requires attendance at scenes of death, gathering information, liaising with police and other emergency responders and dealing with families.

More information can be found at www.gov.bc.ca/myhr.

reporter@albernivalleynews.com

Just Posted

Rollin Art Centre open now

Make sure to renew your Community Arts Council membership

BCHL: Bulldogs take the ice after trade deadline

Alberni team picked up one loss, one win with new roster

Alberni’s Warren Lee earns second black belt

Lee is one of four Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belts in Canada

Maa-nulth Nations sign historic agreement with B.C.

Deal puts nations on level playing field with province in post-treaty talks

City of Port Alberni rehires Ken Watson

Former city manager back for short term

WATCH: Rainy days in the Alberni Valley

Showers are expected to continue for the next week

Winter storm coming to B.C. this weekend

The bets are on as to how much snow the province will actually get in the coming days

B.C. civil rights group files complaint about RCMP arrest of man who later died

Dale Culver, a 35-year-old Indigenous man was arrested in Prince George last July

Lawyer says former B.C. government aide ‘barely guilty’ in ethnic vote scandal

Brian Bonney pleaded guilty to a breach of trust charge

Quite a few tears as homemade quilts distributed to residents of Ashcroft Reserve, Boston Flats affected by last summer’s fire

Quilters in B.C. and Alberta worked through the summer and fall to create more than 100 quilts.

Island Health: No need for alarm in wake of Victoria needle-prick incidents

Three incidents in a week prompts meeting between health authority, city service providers

B.C. coast loggers celebrate history, hope for improvement

Truck Loggers Association awaits B.C. NDP government’s new direction

Global Affairs aware of report of two Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

The foreigners were heading south from Kafanchan to Abuja when they were ambushed around Kagarko

Whistler role in potential Calgary Olympic bid would be welcome: IOC

Calgary is mulling whether to vie for the 2026 Games, and could look to facilities in B.C.

Most Read