Policy Analyst

BC Public Service -> Service BC
Posted 8 days ago

Job Description

There are currently two temporary positions available until June 30, 2023, with the potential to extend to December 31, 2023 or become permanent. An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. The locations listed are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. One position will be based in Victoria. The other position may be performed in any of the communities Service BC has offices, in the following service areas: Vancouver Island, Thompson Okanagan Cariboo Kootenay, Kootenay Peace, North Coast Central Interior, Fraser Sea to Sky Stikine.

Vancouver Island: Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Ganges, Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Courtenay, Campbell River, Powell River, Port Hardy Thompson Okanagan Cariboo Kootenay: Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke, Kamloops, 100 Mile House, Williams Lake, Oliver, Merritt and Princeton Kootenay Peace: Golden, Invermere, Cranbrook, Sparwood, Fernie, Nelson, Kaslo, Creston, Trail, Grand Forks, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek North Coast Central Interior: Queen Charlotte, Masset, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, Smithers, Houston, Hazelton, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Vanderhoof, Prince George, Quesnel, Valemount Fraser Sea to Sky Stikine: Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Burnaby, Surrey, Vancouver, Squamish, Sechelt, Lillooet, Ashcroft, Clinton, Atlin, Dease Lake, Stewart, Bella Coola

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. 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 here.

A great opportunity to apply your analytical expertise and support the delivery of services to the public

Service BC is government’s leading provider of citizen and business centered services. Through our province-wide network of over 60 in-person Service Centers and a province-wide Contact Centre, we provide over 300 services on behalf of 40 partner ministries and agencies. Through BC Registries and Online Services, we provide trusted registry services including the Corporate Registry, Personal Property Registry, Manufactured Home Registry, OneStop Business Registry and BC Online. We also have an important mandate to deliver secure and privacy-enhancing identity services for citizens and businesses, through the Provincial Identity Management Program, to support access to digital government services and information.

Within Service BC, our people and our culture are important to us. We look for people who are motivated to deliver an excellent service experience to citizens, businesses, colleagues, peers, clients, and partners. Our vision is to deliver innovation, value, and service excellence to the citizens of British Columbia and our aspirational goal is to become a best-in-class public sector service delivery organization. We believe in being kind and helpful, and we are committed to delivering “Service with Heart.”

As a member of Service BC’s Service Practice and Policy Team, the Policy Analysts provide research and policy analysis/evaluation to support policy development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca).

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Sarah.Francis@gov.bc.ca. 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, 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:

Undergraduate degree in political science, public administration, business administration, or a related field of study. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis. Experience with written, verbal and/or visual presentations. Experience managing projects and/or project components.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

Experience working with the statutes BC Corporate Registry is responsible for administrating and operating. Experience working on teams using Agile methodologies for projects.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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.

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