​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Current Postings​​

Exam Developer

Updated: June 10, 2021

Are you passionate about advancing the careers of skilled professionals in the health care sector? Are you excited to bring your experience in the field of standardized test development to an organization that is transforming how we assess nursing competencies and knowledge? If so, consider bringing your talents and enthusiasm to the Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS)!

The Exam Developer plays a fundamental role within NCAS's Assessment Development Team by supporting the full assessment development cycle. This work includes developing and inspiring a pool of talented item writers, facilitating exam development sessions, and leading the full content development and review cycles.

Position: Contract (12 months), (0.8 FTE, with an opportunity to become permanent full-time)

Location: 200 Granville St., Vancouver, BC (remote work until safe to return to in-person work)

Start Date: Immediately

Application Deadline: open until filled.

Please see the full job posting for further details.​​​

Assessment Centre Coordinator

Updated: June 7, 2021

Are you an events professional with a focus on healthcare? Or an LPN or HCA looking for a unique way to combine your skills with events coordination? If you have healthcare-related experience in events management and/or administrative coordination, we'd love to meet you!

​The Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) is looking for an Assessment Centre Coordinator. This event planning and coordination role will provide technical, administrative, and operational support to the delivery of the NCAS Simulation Lab Assessment and Oral Assessment – high stakes examinations taken by hundreds of health professionals annually who are seeking licensure as nurses and health care aides in British Columbia.

Position: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Vancouver, BC. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will split time between our office at 200 Granville St, working from home and supervising assessments at Langara College in Vancouver.

Start date: late July / early August 2021

​Application deadline: Open until filled

Please see the full job posting for further details.​

​​Subject Matter Experts

​​​​​Updated: February 25, 2020​

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to support your profession? To develop your skills and expand your professional network? To supplement your income while contributing your views and expertise?

The Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) needs you!

NCAS is looking for nursing professionals to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) in its competency assessment development process. SMEs write assessment cases and questions, develop and revise standards, validate assessments, and help with field testing. This is occasional work throughout the year.

Who we are

NCAS is a competency-based assessment service for nursing professionals applying for practicing registration who cannot provide evidence that they meet the education and/or competency requirements for registration. It is a three-step assessment involving a computer-based assessment (which can be taken internationally), and a simulation lab assessment and oral assessment (which take place at Langara College in BC).

What are we looking for?

To be eligible, potential candidates must:

  • Hold practicing registration, in good standing, with BCCNM
  • Have at least 2 y​ears’ experience practising as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)
  • Be familiar with the entry level competencies of one or more of the following professions in British Columbia: HCAs, LPNs, RNs or RPNs
  • Have excellent oral, written and well-developed interpersonal communication skills
  • Have solid IT skills; the work might involve using an online platform
  • Be comfortable working intensively over a short period of time


Compensation varies by the nature of the work performed, and will be detailed in each invitation sent to the SME pool. ​

How to apply

Click here to submit an online application. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

To learn more about our organization, please visit www.ncasbc.ca.

Thank you for your interest in the Nursing Community Assessment Service.​