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BC Public Service

RES O 24R - Researcher

Full Time
4 days ago
73,855 to 84,134 per year
Posting Title
RES O 24R - Researcher

Position Classification
Research Officer R24


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division
Primary Care, Acute Care & Workforce Branch/Health Sector Information, Analysis and Reporting Divisi

Job Summary

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

In the Ministry of Health, Health Information Analysts play a key role in quality assurance of the Ministry's data holdings, reporting, and supporting strategic planning and evaluation responsibilities through synthesizing, analysing, and interpreting information in a wide range of topics that span the entire health care system. Health Information Analysts apply their knowledge of the health care system, health care data, and analytical techniques, to provide comprehensive statistical analysis to support the Ministry's decision making. Working in a team setting, with cross-Ministry involvement, this position is responsible for supporting the data quality working groups, liaising with external stakeholders, and the implementation of statistical analysis projects to improve the health and well-being of British Columbians and the delivery of health care services.

Job Requirements:
• Master's degree in health or biological science field, economics, statistics, mathematics, or related field and a minimum of 6 months recent, related experience*; OR,
• Degree in health or biological science field, economics, statistics, mathematics, or related field and a minimum of 1-year recent, related experience*; OR,
• Diploma in health or biological science field, economics, statistics, mathematics, or related field and a minimum of 4 years recent, related experience*.

*Recent, related experience is defined as a combination of the following:
o Experience in data analysis, conducting qualitative and quantitative research, and providing advice and recommendations.
o Practical research experience gathering, synthesizing, evaluating and interpreting information.
o Experience with analytical and extraction software (e.g., SAS, SQL, Python, Microstrategy) to write computer programs to extract and manipulate data.
o Experience working with large datasets using appropriate tools and approaches.
o Experience preparing and delivering clear and concise analyses both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
• Experience with Health Information Management (HIM) or Health Science.
• Health sector experience.
• A Master's degree in a related field.
• SAS and/or visual analytics software experience.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position can be based out of any of the locations listed above.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established.
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