New job ADMN O 24R - Policy Analyst in British Columbia

ADMN O 24R - Policy Analyst

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer R24

We currently have 1 full time permanent vacancy available.

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise

The Strategic Policy Initiatives Branch leads the development, implementation and evaluation of the ministry’s strategic policy agenda and B.C.’s poverty reduction strategy. The branch is responsible for the oversight of cross-government activities related to the government mandate of poverty reduction.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected] before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • A degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, health, social sciences, or a related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of 1 year (within the past 5 years) work, volunteer, or academic experience in each of the following:
    • Experience in research and analysis.
    • Experience providing advice and recommendations on policy, program or operational issues.
    • Experience concisely and persuasively writing an array of documents and content.
    • Experience planning and managing initiatives, projects, or project components.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who have gained the above requirements through work experience.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, Inuit).

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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