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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 24, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $61,665.45 - $70,367.02 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
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ADMN O 24R – Policy Analyst*CLOSING DATE EXTENDED* – (56062)

Posting Title: ADMN O 24R – Policy Analyst*CLOSING DATE EXTENDED*
Position Classification: Administrative Officer R24
Union: GEU
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $61,665.45 – $70,367.02 annually
Close Date: 2/4/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Health
Ministry Branch / Division: Professional Regulation and Oversight, Clinical Integration, Regulation and Education Division
Job Summary

Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer R24

An eligibility list may be established.
2 Regular Full Time positions are available.

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise

The Health Human Resources and Labour Relations Division is responsible for workforce strategies and operational delivery of provider services that contribute to effectively meeting patient and population health needs and improving patient outcomes through the efficient delivery of health services.

The Professional Regulation and Oversight Branch is responsible for the developing and implementing strategies for the regulation and oversight of health professionals working in British Columbia to so patients and their families can be confident they are receiving high-quality, safe care at all times. The Branch monitors the performance of regulatory and oversight mechanisms on an on-going basis, and where required, introduces legislative, regulatory and policy changes to ensure these mechanisms are effective in protecting British Columbians.

In the Policy Analyst role, you will be responsible for conducting and supporting the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and legislation related to the regulation and oversight of health professionals working in British Columbia. You will have the opportunity to plan, coordinate, participate in and/or lead complex policy and regulatory projects including developing briefings for senior officials, preparation of communications materials and working with stakeholders and legislative counsel in the development of policy and legislation. You will also manage issues, respond to public inquiries, process bylaws and conduct forward-looking research to assess significant emerging policy and regulatory trends.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who can work effectively in a team environment, while also independently managing projects and tasks.  If you are a skilled analytical thinker, an effective communicator, have excellent time management techniques, and thrive in a dynamic environment with evolving priorities, we look forward to your application.

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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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 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:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, or related field AND a minimum of 1 year of progressive and recent related experience; OR
  • Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, or related field AND a minimum of 2 years of progressive and recent related work experience; OR
  • Diploma in Business Administration, Public Administration, Law or related field AND a minimum of 4 years of progressive and recent related work experience; OR
  • Certificate or Secondary School (or equivalent) AND a minimum of 6 years of progressive and recent related experience.

Progressive and recent (within last 5 years) related experience includes a combination of any 2 or more of the following. (Preference may be given to applicants with 3 or more of the following):

  • Researching and analyzing policy, legislative, or social issues.
  • Providing support to management and providing advice and recommendations.
  • Working productively and cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Managing projects and/or project components.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Experience working in legislation and/or regulation development process.
  • Experience working with health sector related policy and/or programs.

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: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: 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 – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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