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BC Public Service

ADMN O 18R - 24R - Policy Analyst (Developmental)

Victoria, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
Posting Title

ADMN O 18R - 24R - Policy Analyst (Developmental)

Position Classification

Administrative Officer R24




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

Administrative Officer 18 $58,319.24 - $66.069.20 annually Administrative Officer 21 $63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually Administrative Officer 24 $69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division

Compensation, Policy & Programs, Health Sector Workforce & Beneficiary Services

Job Summary

Policy Analyst (Developmental)
Administrative Officer R18-R24

Amendment (Nov 21): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19 th BCGEU Main Agreement.

Developmental Opportunity:Applicants will be appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their qualifications.
There are currently 3 full time positions available.
An eligibility list willbe established for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities.

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 .

Come be a part of policy development in the ever-changing Health sector. The Ministry of Health is investing in Policy Analysts and now is a great opportunity for you to join, learn and apply your passion for policy analysis with a fantastic team.

About theTeam:
The Health Sector Workforce and Beneficiary Services (HSWBS) Division is responsible for workforce planning and development and operational delivery of beneficiary services that contribute to effectively meeting patient and population health needs and improving patient outcomes through the efficient delivery of health services. There are over 100 policy positions in this division.
Each of these branches is contributing to the delivery of a coordinated Provincial Health Sector Human Resources & Workforce strategy. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the implementation of a strategy of this size, scale and reach. The HSWBS division needs talented, diverse and passionate policy professionals to contribute.
The Compensation Policy and Programs Branch (CPPB) is responsible for the stewardship of approximately $4 billion in annual expenditure by the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) on compensation for physicians and other health care workers. CPPB works closely with key stakeholders such as the Medical Services Commission, health authorities, the Health Employers' Association of BC, professional associations and unions, alternative service delivery (ASD) providers, and other organizations to ensure that these programs provide real and measurable value for both patients and taxpayers.

About the Job:
This is a developmental position with up to three levels. An entry level at Grid 18, an intermediate level at Grid 21 and the full working level at Grid 24. Initial level placement and movement along the continuum is based upon individual assessment of skill, competencies and experience. This position would be ideal for a new or aspiring Policy Analyst ready for learning, diverse task variety and steady progression through the levels. Read the description below for examples of work you'd be involved in.

The work of the Policy & Compensation Initiatives (PCI) team is crucial to the successful delivery of the Primary Care (PC) strategy, supporting this transformational initiative through guidance, recommendations and decisions relating to the compensation framework and associated policy required to support the evolving Primary Care service delivery landscape. The PCI team's work is integral to successfully implementing the ministry's mandate and government's priority to implement new, modern and innovative compensation models (i.e. aligned with Team-based care).

This position exists to contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of new, innovative policies to deliver compensation to physicians and other health care workers across British Columbia. This position works with others across the branch, ministry and the BC Public Service. It also collaborates extensively with key partners including Health Employers Association of BC, Doctors of BC and regional Health Authorities.

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 ( .

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:

These are the minimum job requirements for entry at the Grid 18 level. Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below. Initial level placement and movement along the continuum is based upon individual assessment of skill, competencies, and experience. Refer to the attached job profile for details and job requirements for this position
This position requires applicants to have a minimum of the following:
• Master's degree* and no formal work experience
• Bachelor's Degree* and 6 months of related** experience; OR
• Diploma* and 1 year related** experience; OR
• Certificate or coursework* and 2 years related** experience; OR
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

*Post-secondary programs may include:
  • Public Policy, Public Health, Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences (i.e Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Psychology), Business or a related field.

*Certificates and Coursework that may be considered:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), IAP2, Prosci Change Management, Behavioural Insights, Service Design, UX, Design Thinking, Research Techniques, Public Policy, Data/Analytics, Communications

**Related experience may be obtained through working in the private, public or non-profit sector, through volunteerism or through internships such as Co-Op.
**Related experience must include all core experience requirements and at least one (1) supplemental experience requirement:

Core Experience Requirements (all required):
• Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis or
• Experience researching and providing advice on legislation, program and/or service issues and
• Experience writing a variety of documents and/or content such as briefing materials, or reports.

Supplemental Experience Requirements (at least one (1) required):
• Experience supporting and/or coordinating projects and/or project components or
• Experience coordinating, communicating and/or engaging with clients, rights holders, partners and stakeholders.

Job Preferences
Based on the positions currently being recruited for, preference may be given to those
• With experience requirements obtained while working in policy in the public sector
• With experience requirements obtained while working in healthcare

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, itmay notbe 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.

Job Category

Health Services, Policy, Research and Economics