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BC Public Service

ECON 24R - Economic Analyst

Posted 6 days ago

Job Details



dollar sign76,071 to 86,658 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
ECON 24R - Economic Analyst

Position Classification
Economist R24


Work Options

Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$76,071.18 - $86,658.48 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Jobs, Econom Dev & Innovation

Ministry Branch / Division
Economic and Regulatory Analysis

Job Summary

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation (JEDI) plays a key role in delivering on Government's commitment to build an inclusive, sustainable, and innovative economy that works for people. The Economic and Regulatory Analysis branch within the Small Business and Economic Development Division provides ministry and government-wide support for economic policy and research, impact analysis, and regulatory and service improvement.

This position supports economic, statistical, and forecasting projects by developing and managing data, ensuring accuracy of computations and methodologies, conducting comprehensive economic and statistical analysis, and developing reports on results. The Economic Analyst supports initiatives from across the branch and division and contributes to multiple projects and teams.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in economics or directly related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience gathering and managing data and conducting economic and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with research methodologies, including use of appropriate research techniques, gathering, synthesizing, evaluating and interpreting information from diverse sources.
  • Experience conducting economic and statistical analysis.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience working with statistical and/or data visualization packages such as Beyond 20/20 Professional Browser, R and R Studio, and Power BI.
  • Experience gathering, managing and analyzing data from Statistics Canada.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
This is a temporary opportunity until 05/12/2025, that may become permanent.
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved Telework Agreement. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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: 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
Policy, Research and Economics

Additional Information

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

Current Openings

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