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BC Public Service

POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy Analyst

Full Time
3 hours 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 -> Indigenous Relations & Recon

Ministry Branch / Division
Reconciliation Transformation & Strategies Division

Job Summary

Apply your expertise in program and policy analysis to support exceptional service delivery

The Reconciliation Strategies Branch leads cross-government alignment, strategic policy, and external relations and cross-government initiatives, to establish and implement a shared vision for reconciliation in collaboration with Indigenous peoples. The vision will help support the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation's adoption and implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration); the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC)'s Calls to Action; the Tsilhqot'in decision; and the Draft Principles that Guide the Province of British Columbia's Relationship with Indigenous Peoples.

The Senior Policy Analyst will coordinate and lead the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and legislation for a significant ministry program. This position is responsible for advising on a complex range of strategic policy areas and is charged with carrying out advanced research and analysis on various reconciliation mandates. This position is responsible for issues of significant complexity, often involving other ministries and governments, and which will require accurate and thorough evaluation and analysis of resulting policies, strategies and processes. The Senior Policy Analyst position works with the Director, Cross-Government Alignment to strategically position and manage cross-government alignment of the efforts of the Reconciliation Transformation and Strategies Division and its broad strategic accountabilities to develop and deliver government's reconciliation vision.

Job Requirements:
Education & Experience
  • Master's degree in a related discipline (Indigenous studies, public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent) and two (2) years related experience; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (Indigenous studies, public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent) and four (4) years related experience; OR
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered.

Related experience must include all of the following:
  • Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and policy.
  • Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
  • Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.
  • Experience working directly with First Nations and Indigenous communities and/or organizations.
  • Experience managing policies, programs and initiatives relating to First Nations and Indigenous communities and/or organizations.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Remote work is allowed. This position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia as per the Telework Agreement.
This position can be based anywhere in BC. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
This is a permanent opportunity.
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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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
Information Management/Information Technology, Policy, Research and Economics, Social Services
Information Technology Management and Executive