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BC Public Service

ADMN O 18-24R - Program Analyst***CLOSING DATE EXTENDED***

Victoria, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title

ADMN O 18-24R - Program Analyst***CLOSING DATE EXTENDED***

Position Classification

Administrative Officer R24




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Municipal Affairs

Ministry Branch / Division

Governance & Structure Branch| Local Government Division

Job Summary

Program Analyst (Developmental)
Administrative Officer R18 - R24

There is currently a permanent position available and a temporary opportunity available until November 25, 2022 (this temporary opportunity may become permanent). An eligibility list to fill both current and/or future similar temporary and/or permanent vacancies will be established.

Developmental Opportunity - Applicants will be appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their qualifications.

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 .

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise

Within the Local Government Division (LGD), the Governance and Structure Branch supports development of the local government system in British Columbia, working on a wide range of local and regional governance matters.The Branch is organized as three key program areas, focused on advice and problem solving in relation to local government services and administration, governance processes, and bylaw approvals, inter-local community relations between local governments and First Nations, local economic development, and changes in local government structure for municipalities, regional districts, and improvement districts. Staff operate in a matrix format based on project and subject matter expertise across these areas.

Entry Level - Grid 18

The Program Analyst supports local and regional governance operations, structures, and relations, serves as advisor and researcher in support of programs, policy and legislative matters related to the system of local government, and collaborates with other programs in the Division.

Intermediate Level - Grid 21

The Program Analyst independently manages smaller local and regional governance projects or aspects of

larger projects, serves as advisor and researcher in support of program, policy and legislative matters related to the system of local government, assists with informal dispute resolution, and collaborates with other programs in the Division.

Working Level - Grid 24

The Program Analyst independently manages assigned local and regional governance projects, serves as a

policy analyst, advisor, and researcher in support of a broad range of program, policy and legislative matters related to the system of local government, assists with informal dispute resolution, and collaborates with other programs in the Division.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with stunningbeaches 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.

In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing location, the BC Public Service is an award-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.

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 by email: I ndigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( 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 . 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 , 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:

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, geography or related discipline and three (3) years related experience or;
  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Related experience must include all of the following:
  • Experience researching policy issues, conducting policy analysis, and/or interpreting policy and legislation.
  • Experience managing projects and/or project components.
  • Experience building strong working relationships internally and with external stakeholders.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience with issues management.
  • Experience working with local government.
  • Experience working in a program/policy development environment.

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.

Job Category

Administrative Services
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians