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BC Public Service

POL SIH 27R - Senior Legislative Analyst

Victoria, BC
4 days ago
72,724 to 83,014 per year
Posting Title

POL SIH 27R - Senior Legislative Analyst

Position Classification

Policy Social/Info/Health R27




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date


Job Type

Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Policy, Legislation & Litigation Branch/Strategic Integration, Policy & Legislation Division

Job Summary

Senior Legislative Analyst
Policy Social/Info/Health R27

We currently have one (1)temporary opportunity until 09/30/2024. This temporary opportunity may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and temporary opportunities.

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 for a dedicated legislative professional.

The Ministry of Children and Family Development works together with Indigenous Child and Family Services Agencies, contracted community social service agencies, foster caregivers, and social sector partners to deliver inclusive, culturally respectful, responsive and accessible services that support the well-being of children, youth and families.

The Policy, Legislation and Litigation Branch provides policy, legislation, and litigation services to MCFD. The Legislation and Legal Support Section manages the Ministry's legislative and regulatory program from legislative proposals through to Royal Assent of Bills, implementation of Orders in Council, and Legal Support projects from initiation to completion. The Section, with the Ministry of Attorney General, co-manages Legal Counsel to the Director, Child, Family and Community Service Act, assists to manage the ministry's legal issues and organizes bi-annual Director's Counsel Conferences.

The Senior Legislative Analyst reports to the Manager of Legislation and Legal Support and leads the research, development and coordination of legislation and regulations from policy approval to implementation. The position demands strong critical thinking, writing, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to deliver results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

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 .

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (law, public administration, social sciences, social work, child and youth care), plus 3 years of *related work experience;
  • Master's degree or higher in a relevant discipline (law, public administration, social sciences, social work, child and youth care), plus 1 year of *related work experience; OR
  • Other acceptable/equivalent combination of post-secondary education, training and *related experience may be considered.

*Related experience MUST be in each of the following:
  • Experience in the development of policy, regulation, or legislation
  • Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments
  • Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

Preference may be given to applicants with either of the following:
  • Applicants who have Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.
  • Applicants with experience in the development of regulations or legislation in British Columbia.

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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 (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