​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Current Postings​​

Exam Developer

Updated: August 19, 2021

Are you a passionate educator or professional who has a keen interest in making exams fair and reliable? Do you want to contribute and support skilled professionals in advancing their careers? And are you excited to bring your experience in the field of standardized test development to an organization that is transforming how we assess competencies and knowledge?  If so, consider bringing your talents and enthusiasm to the Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS)!

 NCAS is looking for a mid-career specialist in exam development to play a fundamental role within NCAS's Assessment Development Team in support of the development cycles for various exams. 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 (18 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 po​sting for further details.​​​

Simulation Lab Technician​

Updated: July 22, 2021

Thinking about getting some hands-on experience in a simulator assessment envir​​​onment? Do you enjoy working behind the scenes and have the technical aptitude to work with audio and video equipment? Join us and be part of a fun and dynamic arena!

The NCAS Technician works behind the scenes of the NCAS Assessment by providing technical support in a variety of areas. The Technician is responsible for operating assessment simulators, creating audio- and video-recordings of assessment activities, and ensuring appropriate management of physical and digital assessment materials. The Technician also assists in setting up and tearing down simulation environments as needed.

Position: Casual (2-3 days/month)

Location: Langara College

Start Date: Immediately

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.​