AO24 – Program\Policy Analyst

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date June 4, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary 61,665.45 - 70,367.02 - Annual
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Analyst
Client BC Public Service
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AO24 – Program\Policy Analyst – (51342)

Posting Title: AO24 – Program\Policy Analyst
Position Classification: Administrative Officer R24
Union: GEU
Location: Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: 61,665.45 – 70,367.02 annually
Close Date: 6/13/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Regional Economic Operations Branch
Job Summary

Program/Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer 24  

  • Position is located in Kamloops, BC
  • An eligibility list may be established for similar positions located elsewhere in the province.
  • Interviews are expected to be conducted the last week of June, 2018

A wonderful opportunity for the next step in your career as you bring your analyst expertise to an integral position shaping the future of rural communities
Rural communities are the backbone of British Columbia’s economy and way of life. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) delivers holistic natural resource management services for the Province of BC, including helping rural communities develop strong, sustainable economies. Within the Ministry, the Rural Development Unit is responsible for developing new ideas, opportunities, actions, policies and legislation that will further support rural business owners, leaders, workers and families in the province, drive new economic activity and job creation, reduce barriers facing rural communities, and improve the well-being of rural constituents.

The Regional Economic Operations Branch promotes economic growth, diversification and resiliency by facilitating economic and business opportunities and collaboration with a variety of stakeholders across key economic sectors.  The branch delivers on-the-ground economic development support to communities throughout BC and leads the provincial government’s response to communities facing industry downsizing and closure; ensuring appropriate actions are taken to support workers and communities.

The Program/Policy Analyst coordinates and leads the research, analysis, and evaluation of programs and initiatives within the Branch’s mandate, and collaborates with key stakeholders and other levels of government on the development and administration of programs and initiatives.  The Analyst will work  independently and as part of a broader team to manage assigned policy and program development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation.  The Analyst is a specialist providing research, advice and recommendations to management, with respect to a wide range of issues affecting individuals and communities.  The position is responsible for providing ongoing expertise regarding program operations, contracted services, operational policies and procedures, performance measures and tools. 

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Marc.Imus@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.
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 administration, public administration, or related discipline plus two years of recent, related experience OR
  • Diploma in in business administration, public administration, or related discipline plus 4 years of recent, related experience.

Recent, related experience Includes:

  • Experience researching policy/program issues and conducting analysis.
  • Experience managing projects and/or project components.
  • Experience conducting qualitative and/or quantitative research.
  • Experience with preparing briefing materials, reports and presentations.
  • Experience working with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience working in a rural or regional setting.

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.

CRC – A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Application Requirements:

Cover Letter: 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: 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: As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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