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BC Public Service

POL EC 27R - Senior Policy Advisor

Victoria, BC
3 days ago
80,652 to 91,992 per year
Posting Title
POL EC 27R - Senior Policy Advisor

Position Classification
Policy Analyst - Economics R27


Work Options

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$80,652.20 - $91,992.70 annually. In addition to this you will also receive a Temporary Market Adjustment (TMA) of 3.3% added to your base salary.

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Municipal Affairs

Ministry Branch / Division
Islands Trust

Job Summary

Senior Policy Advisor
Policy Analyst - Economics R27

It's Time to Preserve and Protect

Located in Coast Salish territory, the Islands Trust is a special purpose government responsible for protecting the unique amenities and environment of more than 450 islands and surrounding waters in the southern Strait of Georgia and Howe Sound. Created by the Province via the Islands Trust Act, Islands Trust plans and regulates local land use, cooperates with other levels of government and First Nations on key issues impacting the area, and protects land through the Islands Trust Conservancy.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, political science, social sciences, or other related fields such as geography, planning, or law.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in strategic policy development and implementation, including experience working directly with elected officials and external agencies.
  • Experience conducting research and policy analysis with related public consultation; which may include analyzing, researching, planning, communicating, and delivering new programs.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following experience:
  • Experience working with teams and committees of elected officials on sensitive, high profile issues.
  • Experience with inter-governmental and advocacy activities.
  • Experience with land use planning.
  • Experience with environmental management.

  • Possession and maintenance of a Class 5 BC Drivers' License.
  • Criminal Record Check is required.

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.

About this Position:

There is currently1 temporary opportunity available until October 31, 2023 and may become permanent. An eligibility list may be established for future temporary or permanent full time or part time opportunities.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 5 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

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.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: YES- Please submit a cover letter. Statements made in the cover letter must be supported by your resume.

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. If you do not include a month and year that indicates a start and end date, years that may be viewed as partial years will not be counted towards your experience.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): NO- 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.

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:

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