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BC Public Service

BAND 1 - Strategic HR Planner

Full Time
2 days ago
57,100 to 81,400 per year
Posting Title

BAND 1 - Strategic HR Planner

Position Classification

Band 1




Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range

$57,100.09 - $81,400.18 annually plus $32.89 bi-weekly isolation allowance for the Smithers location

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Land,Water,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division

Corporate Services for the Natural Resource Ministries /People & Workplace Strategies (FOR & LWRS)

Job Summary

Strategic HR Planner
Management Band 1

Currently there are 2 fantastic temporary opportunities available until March 30, 2023. These opportunities may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
This position can be performed virtually, from multiple communities and the location of the position is negotiable.
This position is excluded from union membership.
The recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.

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 exceptional opportunity to grow your career in Strategic Human Resources!

The Position
The Strategic Human Resource (SHR) Planner supports the design, planning and implementation of strategic HR initiatives in areas such as recruitment strategy, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, leadership development, change leadership, succession management, resilience and learning and professional development. The SHR Planner provides this support by researching, curating, and building valuable resources for these initiatives and through direct implementation of innovative projects that meet the strategic human resource needs of our executive and senior leader clients.

The primary focuses for the SHR Planner positions are supporting workforce planning and the implementation of actions from our ministry recruitment strategy, including the development of a recruitment administration pilot project. This pilot project will involve hiring new recruitment administrators and designing and leading a robust training program for these staff members. The SHR Planner position was established to create a long-term talent pipeline into the SHR Advisor role. As such, the position will be exposed to a wide variety of opportunities throughout the team.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.

The Ideal Candidate
If you are passionate about human resource programs and initiatives and excel when given the autonomy to take initiative, plan and implement innovative projects, and strategically and creatively solve problems, then we welcome your application!

Our Team
The People and Workplace Strategies Branch is a people-focused team - we care deeply about our team members and clients and are unified in supporting each other and delivering excellent service to our clients. As a multi-year Top Work Unit Award winner, we promote a workplace culture of continuous learning, flexibility, partnership, empowerment, positivity and fun. Our team supports two ministries in the Natural Resource Sector - the Ministry of Forests, and the Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship. We are a high-performing team who works closely with Ministry executive and senior leadership to provide SHR services that are client-focused, solution-oriented, innovative, and proactive. Our focal areas include recruitment strategy, employee engagement, workforce planning, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, change leadership, succession management, resilience, and learning and professional development. We apply a diversity and inclusion lens to all the work we undertake to facilitate a culture-shift toward a workplace where people of all backgrounds feel welcome, respected, and engaged.

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.

If you require accommodations to fully participate in the hiring process, please let us know.

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 Jesse at .DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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 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
• Undergraduate degree or higher in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Public or Business Administration, Education, or a related field and a minimum of 6 months of related experience*, or
• Diploma or Technical Diploma in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Public or Business Administration, Education, or a related field and a minimum of 1 year of related experience*; or
• An equivalent combination of education and related experience* may be considered

*Recent, related experience must include:
• Experience leading and supporting general human resources-related work, including at least one of the following:
o Recruitment
o Workforce planning
o Labour relations
o Diversity and inclusion
o Change leadership
o Succession management
o Leadership development
o Resilience
• Experience designing, developing, implementing and evaluating programs or projects

Preference may be given for one or more of the following:
• A diploma or undergraduate degree and 2 years of related experience*
• Experience working with senior managers and/or executives on Strategic HR related matters.
• Experience preparing and delivering PowerPoint presentations to groups including senior managers and/or executives.
• Experience facilitating workshops and training sessions (in person and virtual).

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 (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category

Human Resources, Leadership and Management
Human Resources