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BC Public Service

ECON 30R - Senior Regulatory Analyst *CLOSING DATE EXTENDED*

Victoria, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
79,530 to 90,884 per year
Posting Title

ECON 30R - Senior Regulatory Analyst *CLOSING DATE EXTENDED*

Position Classification

Economist R30




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$79,530.36 - $90,884.16 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Energy, Mines & Low Carb Inn.

Ministry Branch / Division

Oil and Gas Division/ Regulatory and Infrastructure Branch

Job Summary

Senior Regulatory Analyst
Economist 30

An eligibility list may be established.
Amendment: August 9, 2022 - Closing date extended to August 22, 2022.

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 .

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career and contribute to advancing the CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 commitments.

This new job opportunity is part of an integrated team tasked with implementing the divisional goals related to the CleanBC Roadmap to 2030. The team sits under the Regulatory Policy Section, within the Regulatory and Infrastructure Branch of the Oil and Gas Division of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation (EMLI). The Division leads the development of policies, legislation, regulations and programs in support of an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible upstream oil and gas sector. This includes ensuring that the policy and regulatory frameworks governing the sector aligns with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration) and advances the Province's broader reconciliation efforts as they relate to the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (Declaration Act), the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action and the Draft Principles that Guide the Province of British Columbia's Relationship with Indigenous Peoples.

The Regulatory Policy Section, provides policy and technical support to government initiatives related to maximizing the environmental and social performance of the oil and gas industry, including work related to new projects and infrastructure. The Section works with other Ministries and agencies to review and provide input into policy proposals that impact the development of carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, and oil and natural gas resource development, and inform policy development across government. The Section also provides technical expertise for the review of Canada Energy Regulator and British Columbia Environmental Assessment applications. The Regulatory Policy Section liaises with federal and international regulators, policy makers and stakeholders to represent provincial interests and exchange information to ensure best practices in regulatory development and to identify potential policy, program or regulatory changes that may impact cross-jurisdictional competitive advantage.

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:

  • A degree in Economics or closely related field such as statistics, commerce, or mathematics, or equivalent; AND,
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience conducting and leading major and complex economic studies and research projects.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with:
    • A Master's Degree in Economics or closely related field such as statistics, commerce, or mathematics, or equivalent.
    • Experience with climate change related metrics statistical analysis
    • Experience in planning and coordinating complex climate change and/or natural resource related projects/assignments, which may include providing work direction to employees and/or consultants
    • Experience in the development of legislation, and regulation related to climate change, the natural resource sector and/or economic development.
    • Experience in policy analysis and/or policy design and implementation in a government or similar institutional setting.
  • Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Possess an understanding of climate change issues, emissions mitigation opportunities and their economic impacts.
  • Ability to independently organize, manage and lead multiple complex assignments/priorities and deliver results within tight timelines.
  • Ability to thrive in rapidly shifting and fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.

CRC - 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. Please 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 (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

Policy, Research and Economics