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BC Public Service

POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy Analyst

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

POL SIH 27R - Senior Policy 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 -> Adv Ed, Skills & Training

Ministry Branch / Division

The Workforce Development & Skills Training

Job Summary

Senior Policy Analyst
Policy AnalystSocial/Information/Health R27

This is a temporary opportunity until March 31st, 2023.

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 .

A dynamic role for a skilled analyst with excellent research andcommunication skills

The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training (AEST) provides leadership and direction for post-secondary education and skills training systems in British Columbia as well as labour market information and programs.

The Workforce Development & Skills Training (WDST) is one of four divisions in the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training (AEST) that strives to enable all British Columbians to reach their full potential. The Division provides leadership on strategic innovative workforce policies, programs and labour market information to connect industry and the post-secondary education and skills training systems to ensure British Columbians can succeed in a strong, sustainable economy.

The Workforce Development Programs & Accountability (WDPA) Branch is responsible for the design, development, implementation, delivery, performance management, and continuous improvement of a range of skills training programs and services under the Canada-BC Workforce Development Agreement.


The Senior Policy Analystcoordinates and leads the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and legislation for significant ministry programs.

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:

• Degree in business or public administration, law, economics, social sciences or related field; preferably,plus experience in progressively responsible positions developing policy, managing, evaluating and administering programs or initiatives; OR
• An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Related experience must include:
• Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and policy.
• Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders/Indigenous partners.
• Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments, including leading project teams and working groups.
• Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content (examples: regulatory and legislative summaries, briefing notes, Cabinet submissions, Treasury Board Submissions, Requests for Legislation and public discussion papers.)

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: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe 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. 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

Education Services, Policy, Research and Economics
Education and Training Maintenance and Technicians