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BC Public Service

POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy Analyst

Full Time
2 days ago
83,313 to 95,028 per year
Posting Title
POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy Analyst

Position Classification
Policy Social/Info/Health R27


Work Options

Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$83,313.83 - $95,028.45 annually, which includes a 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Post-Sec Ed & Future Skills

Ministry Branch / Division

Job Summary

Take the next exciting step in your administrative career

The Labour Market Development (LMD) Division provides leadership on strategic workforce development information, policy and programs to connect industry, the labour market, and post-secondary education and skills training systems to ensure British Columbians have the skills they need to succeed in a strong sustainable economy. The Indigenous Relations and Partnerships Unit is responsible for leading and supporting partnerships and engagement with Indigenous Peoples and Partners, other ministries and governments, and various stakeholders, on the development and implementation of labour market strategies, policies and processes that support the BC Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, BC's Declaration Act Action Plan, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action.

Reporting to the Director, the Senior Policy Analyst will lead the research, analysis, development, and implementation of strategic policies and/or initiatives, governance frameworks for the LMD Division. The Senior Policy Analyst will lead broad research agenda and various engagements to support Indigenous relations and partnerships on labour market development and skills training. The Senior Policy Analyst is expected to proactively lead internal and external engagement processes, build and maintain relationships with Indigenous People and partners, and develop strategies to support and advance the labour market priorities of Indigenous Peoples.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience:
  • Graduate's degree in Indigenous studies, public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences or a related field of study and 3 or more years of combined *relevant experience; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Indigenous studies, public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, or a related field of study and 4 or more years combined *relevant experience. OR
  • Diploma in Indigenous studies, public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, or a related field of study and 5 or more years combined *relevant experience.

*Relevant work experience must include all of the following:
  • Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and/or policy.
  • Experience managing internal and external relationships with diverse partners and coordinating engagement sessions.
  • Experience in leading, planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
  • Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Individuals who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
  • Have experience working with Indigenous organizations and communities.
  • Experience working with the post-secondary education, skills training and/ or labour market development systems.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
2 permanent positions available.
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved telework agreement. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 listed above.

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: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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.

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, Social Services