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BC Public Service

STO-RE 18R - Quality Assurance and Analytics Specialist *AMENDED*

Victoria, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
54,933 to 62,318 per year
Posting Title
STO-RE 18R - Quality Assurance and Analytics Specialist *AMENDED*

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R18 - Res


Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$54,933.89 - $62,318.99 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy

Ministry Branch / Division
Knowledge Management Branch

Job Summary

Quality Assurance and Analytics Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer 18R

Amendment: This posting is to establish an eligibility list for temporary and permanent positions.

Atemporary opportunity is currently available in Victoria, BC, for approximately 18 months; this may be extended or become a permanent placement.
Board and lodging and relocation expenses do not apply for temporary opportunities.

An opportunity to utilize your exceptional analytical expertise in the natural resource sector

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is responsible for protecting and enhancing the Province's natural environment. This includes providing timely information on climate change, groundwater, water quality and quantity in lakes and rivers, air quality, and providing systems to support environmental health reporting. The Environmental and Climate Monitoring Section [ECMS] is charged with providing open, scientifically-credible, comprehensive data and information on changes to climate, air, water and groundwater conditions across the Province.

Supporting science, research and analysis, the Environmental and Climate Monitoring Section is responsible for the provincial ambient air, water, snow and climate monitoring networks. This Section directs monitoring equipment procurement and installation, data collection and management activities, quality assurance procedures, and reporting of air and water quality trends and state of the environment information. Through sharing of the data collected and the information obtained, regarding ambient air and water quality within the Province, the section helps shape Ministry policy, standards development and implementation, and associated effectiveness monitoring approaches.

The Quality Assurance and Analytics Specialist ensures all aspects of data analysis and analytics are applied to the Ministry's air quality and hydrometeorological [Snow Program] data streams to report accurate, reliable and repeatable data.

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. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
  • University degree in Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Computer Systems with a preference for 4 or more years of related experience in air monitoring or data management; OR,
  • Technical diploma in Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Computer Systems, meteorological or data management studies with a preference for 6 or more years of related experience in air monitoring or data management; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and training.
  • Data validation [quality assurance] 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.

A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.


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

Résumé: YES - A résumé is required as part of your application; however, it may not be 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 listed in the job profile. 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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your résumé may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Job Category
Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical