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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Director, Legislative Initiatives - Closing date extended

Victoria, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
86,200 to 122,100 per year
Posting Title
BAND 3 - Director, Legislative Initiatives - Closing date extended

Position Classification
Band 3


Work Options

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$86,200.00 - $122,100.01 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division
Health System Operations

Job Summary

Bring your analytical expertise to this leadership opportunity

Reporting to the Associate Deputy Minister, Health System Operations, the Legislation Branch manages the Ministry of Health's legislative program from legislative proposals through enactment of bills, leads the preparation and drafting of regulations, Orders in Council and Ministerial orders, and drafting and seeking approvals of appointments and proclamations.

The successful applicant will provide leadership, direction and specialized advice in all phases of the development and administration of large, complex, and sensitive legislative and regulatory changes in response to initiatives and priorities of the Ministry and government.They will lead the development of legislative and regulatory projects through the required stages, including by preparing or overseeing the preparation of Requests for Legislation and drafting instructions, supporting briefing materials for Cabinet Committee review and for the Legislative Assembly, and preparing for and coordinating the implementation of legislation for the Ministry.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • University degree in business administration, public administration, law, or related field or equivalent and 3 years of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.

Related experience must include:
  • Experience in planning, developing and/or implementing significant policy, regulatory, or legislative changes.
  • Experience at a senior level organizing and managing projects of large scale and complexity and/or concurrent diverse projects that have multiple project delivery components, competing priorities and rigid deadlines, while following project management techniques.
  • Experience influencing and collaborating productively with partners and stakeholders to initiate fundamental and substantive change to existing policies, programs or legislation and facilitate introduction and implementation of new programs or legislation.
  • Experience leading organizational change associated with implementation of policy, regulatory or legislative changes.
  • Experience building teams, supervising and developing staff, and motivating team members to achieve results in the development and implementation of complex projects.

  • Preference may be given to applicants who have experience leading intensive consultation processes and persuasively communicating policy and legislation options and possible courses of action.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit).

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill both current and/or future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.
Posting Amended (Feb 28, 2024): Closing date extended to March 10, 2024

Working for the BC Public Service:
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 guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management
Management and Executive