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

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Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer R24

An eligibility list may be established.

This position is located in Victoria.

On October 5, 2021 the Provincial Government announced its intention to introduce requirements for the BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found at:

Apply your expertise in program and policy analysis to support exceptional service delivery

The Mines Health, Safety and Enforcement Division (MHSE) provides oversight of the mineral exploration and mining sector during all stages of mine projects. The Mine Audits, Effectiveness and Digital Services Branch (MAEDS) is situation within the MHSE and is responsible for the continuous improvement of Ministry mining regulatory systems through delivering the mines audits program under the authority of the Chief Auditor, leading the development and overseeing the implementation of Government’s responses to Chief Auditor recommendations, conducting special projects, and developing and maintaining the Ministry’s digital tools.

The Policy Analyst is responsible for independently managing assigned special projects focused on policy problems and other types of existing or emerging issues for the purpose of developing recommended solutions for responsible program areas to consider. This position will also support MAEDS in fulfilling its role during the audit response and tracking process by reviewing and providing advice on audit findings and recommendations, identifying and analyzing issues to determine next steps and developing materials to support public release of responses.

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:

  • Degree in business administration, public administration, natural resource management, social sciences, or a related filed. OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • One (1) year or more of experience researching policy problems and/or other types of existing or emerging issues and conducting analyses to develop recommended solutions.
  • One (1) year or more of experience managing projects and/or project components.
  • Experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams across program areas.
  • Experience preparing and providing briefings to management-level staff.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Experience interpreting legislation, regulations and/or policies for oversight of the industrial development and/or natural resource sectors in B.C.
  • Experience facilitating sessions for the purpose of helping groups work through policy problems, process problems or other types of issues.

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 - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

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.