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BC Public Service

POL SC 27R - Senior Policy Analyst - AMENDED

Cranbrook, BC
Full Time
17 hours ago
75,552 to 86,175 per year
Posting Title

POL SC 27R - Senior Policy Analyst - AMENDED

Position Classification

Policy Analyst - Science R27




Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Penticton, BC V2A 8X1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range

$75,552.53 - $86,175.83 annually, plus a 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment; the Smithers location also receives a $34.20 bi-weekly isolation allowance

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy

Ministry Branch / Division

Climate Action Secretariat

Job Summary

Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Analyst Science 27

Amendment November 21: the salary has been amended to reflect the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement

This position can be located in one of the following Ministry Office locations, subject to operational requirements and space availability at time of offer: Cranbrook, Fort St John, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Nelson, Penticton, Prince George, Smithers, Surrey, Victoria, Williams Lake.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies in the above locations.

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 .

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise in climate action strategies

The Climate Action Secretariat (CAS), as a division of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, is responsible for leading and coordinating research, analysis, development and implementation of programs, strategies, policies, and legislation that enable the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change, while supporting competitiveness and the development of a sustainable economy.

The Senior Policy Analyst coordinates and leads the research, analysis, development, review and implementation of strategic policies and legislation related to the provinces climate action strategies. This position will work on built environment and transportation components of the province's climate action strategy and will focus on the role of renewable natural gas (RNG) in decarbonizing these sectors.

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. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management, Applied Science, Resource Management or Natural Sciences with a minimum of 3 years of related experience; or,
  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Applied Science, Science, Resource Management or a related professional field or equivalent, with a minimum of 1 year of related experience.
  • Related Experience must be in policy development in one or more of the following areas:
    • the role of renewable natural gas and hydrogen in the built environment and transportation sectors;
    • resource management and environmental protection; and/or,
    • sustainable energy management.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in the development of legislation, regulation and/or policy.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

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.

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, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes .

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 listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Note: for long or essay style questionnaires, we recommend saving frequently while completing it. You can also copy the questions into another document, complete it offline, then log back in and copy/paste your responses when you are ready to submit your application.

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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Job Category

Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical
Management and Executive