Pharmacy Technician

BC Public Service

There is currently one (1) temporary opportunity until May 2023, which may be extended and/or become permanent.

Pharmacy Technician
$46,182.50 - $52,157.99 annually

The Pharmacy Services Unit of the Product Distribution Centre, a full-service inventory management and distribution facility, processes and supplies all medications to correctional centres throughout the province. The Regulated Pharmacy Technicians dispense and distribute prescription drugs, narcotics and controlled drugs, over-the-counter drugs and sundries and have independent authority, responsibility and liability to sign off on dispensed prescriptions.

As Pharmacy Technician, you reliably dispense and distribute pharmaceuticals to fill medication orders and prescriptions. Detail oriented, you verify orders to ensure accuracy, maintain paperwork and report discrepancies to your supervisor. As a graduate of a pharmacy technical program, you utilize your experience and knowledge to complete tasks while ensuring a high degree of confidentiality is preserved. In a fast paced environment, you work efficiently as a part of a team to complete a high volume of orders.

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.

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Qualifications for this role include:

  • Current Registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia; operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope and standards of practice as outlined by the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia and relevant legislation, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a British Columbian pharmacy environment.

For more information and to apply online by June 27, 2022, please go to: