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BC Public Service


Victoria, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
82,578 to 94,300 per year
Posting Title


Position Classification

Economist R30




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$82,578.37 - $94,300.04 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division

Office of the Seniors Advocate

Job Summary

Amendment January 26: Posting closing date extended to February 13

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The Office of the Seniors Advocate serves as an independent voice for seniors, monitoring and advising on a range of seniors' services in British Columbia. This includes advocating in the interests of seniors and analyzing issues important to the welfare of seniors generally. The advocate works with seniors and key stakeholders (governments, community agencies, private organizations and advocacy groups) to identify and understand systemic issues (i.e. those challenges that affect a large number of seniors) and make recommendations to government and those who deliver seniors' services.

The Manager, Analytics will lead the design and implementation of major and complex statistical and policy analysis projects and provide authoritative advice as a recognized economics expert, to government executive, on matters impacting strategic direction, major financial commitments and significant government priorities.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • Master's Degree in Economics or closely related field such as statistics, health information science, commerce, or mathematics and a minimum of 2 years of recent relevant experience*.
  • Experience conducting and leading major and complex economic studies and research projects.

*Recent relevant experience must include:
  • Experience analyzing complex problems.
  • Experience developing applied statistical modeling and conducting and leading major statistical/economic studies and research projects of considerable complexity.
  • Experience in coding.
  • Experience preparing written reports and providing expert advice and recommendations to senior management and executive.
  • Comprehensive statistical research experience related to healthcare or public health issues.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience in seniors' services.
  • Experience in the health sector.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

There is currently one (1) temporary position available until February 29, 2024, that may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
This position is located in Victoria, B.C.

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.

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 .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list 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 be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .

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

Health Services, Policy, Research and Economics