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BC Public Service

POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy Analyst

Coquitlam, BC
4 days ago
75,552 to 86,175 per year
Posting Title

POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy Analyst

Position Classification

Policy Social/Info/Health R27




Coquitlam, BC V3K 7B9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M7 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$75,552.53 - $86,175.83 annually plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment. This salary reflects the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement.

Close Date


Job Type

Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Strategic Integration, Child and Youth Mental Health Policy and In-Care Network Branch

Job Summary

Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Social/Info/Health R27

We currently have a Temporary Full Time vacancy to approximately November 30, 2024. This temporary appointment may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
This position may be located in Victoria or the Lower Mainland.

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

The Senior Policy Analyst coordinates and leads the research, analysis, and collaboration with internal and external partners in the development of operational policy in support of quality assurance activities across contracted and Ministry of Children and Family Development delivered services.

Operational policy for quality assurance will provide clear processes regarding how the Ministry fulfills its quality assurance commitments. This team does not have the mandate to develop outcomes, performance metrics, or other measures - it will however describe how those outcomes, metrics and measures are collected, by whom, when and for what purpose. The team is also not accountable for performing quality assurance activities or analyzing quality assurance data.

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:

  • Degree (Master's degree preferred) in an applicable discipline such as law, social sciences, business administration, public administration, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience in researching, analyzing, and developing policy within human and social services. Preference may be given to applicants who have this experience in an operational environment/context.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in planning, coordinating, and executing complex projects/assignments.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

Preference may be given to applicants who:
  • Have experience working with MCFD legislation, policy, or programs.
  • Have experience with quality assurance and quality improvement.
  • Self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.

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: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: 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: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)- 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