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BC Public Service


Victoria, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
69,185 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title


Position Classification

Administrative Officer R24




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division

Public Health, Prevention and Planning

Job Summary

Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer R24

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

Amendment (Nov 21): Posting closing date extended to November 29, 2022.

There is currently a temporary opportunity available until September 9, 2023, this temporary opportunity may be extended or become permanent.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

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 .

Your skills, confidence and initiative will be valued in this challenging role

The Ministry of Health has overall responsibility for ensuring that quality, appropriate, cost-effective, and timely health services are available to all British Columbians.

Population and Public Health Division leads the development of strategic public policy and legislation, the planning of public health services, and supports high-quality health promotion, protection, and prevention initiatives with a focus on health equity, in collaboration with partners within and beyond the health sector.

The Public Health, Prevention and Planning Branch provides leadership, policy direction, monitoring and reporting on key public health priorities, including communicable disease; infection prevention and control; women's, maternal and early childhood health; and public health planning and engagement. The Branch works with government, health system and community partners to develop policy and provide strategic direction for program planning, implementation, and evaluation.

This position is responsible for providing policy analysis, advice and support for issues related to the promotion of women's, maternal, and early childhood health. Managing projects, conducting research, analyzing and developing strategic policy alternatives and recommendations, and contributing to the development of strategic frameworks, analytical reports and other documents is required. As issues frequently entail overlapping jurisdictions with other provincial ministries, government agencies, health authorities, community organizations and other stakeholders, the position may also conduct, participate in or support consultations with internal and external stakeholder groups.

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 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 ( .

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:

  • Master's degree in Business or Public administration, Health Sciences, Social Sciences or a related field and a minimum of 1 year recent, related experience; OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public administration, Health Sciences, Social Sciences or a related field and a minimum of 2 years recent, related experience; OR
  • Diploma in Business or Public administration, Health Sciences, Social Sciences or a related field and a minimum of 4 years recent, related experiences; OR

Recent (within last 7 years), minimum related experience in each of the following:
  • Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
  • Experience managing projects and/or project components.
  • Experience working collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents or briefing materials.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience in the health care policy or social policy sector.
  • Self-identify as having an Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Metis or 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 - 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

Administrative Services
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians