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BC Public Service

RES O 24R - Performance Analyst

Victoria, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
65,252 to 74,396 per year
Posting Title
RES O 24R - Performance Analyst

Position Classification
Research Officer R24


Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Social Dev & Poverty Reduction

Ministry Branch / Division
Research Branch / Research, Innovation and Policy Division

Job Summary

Performance Analyst
Research Officer 24

An eligibility list may be established.

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The Research Branch provides expert research, evaluation, data, forecasting and analytical services to support the Ministry to make better decisions. Branch activities result in new policy and program initiatives, lead to new legislation, support Ministry and Government budget decisions, and contribute new knowledge to the fields of social assistance, labour market and poverty. The Branch maintains its own research and statistical database with nearly thirty years of detailed monthly client data which it uses for caseload forecasting, monitoring trends, impact analysis, evaluation, research and data requests.

This position supports program and/or policy development goals through the development and delivery of research studies, and communication of findings through various forums including working groups, committees, and Treasury Board briefings

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 capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

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 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 statistics, mathematics, data science,engineering, social science or a related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research; OR
  • Experience in designing and developing data sets and analytical tools.

Preferences may be given to candidates with 1 or more of the following:
  • With both above experience requirements
  • Experience using SQL
  • Experience using Python programming language

Willingness Statements:
  • Willing to keep up to date with cutting-edge techniques in machine-learning and big data analytics and find ways to advance the organization's capabilities in analytics.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job.

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
Policy, Research and Economics