BAND 3 – Manager, Child Welfare Policy

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 12, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $73,400.00 - $101,900.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 3 – Manager, Child Welfare Policy – (58906)

Posting Title: BAND 3 – Manager, Child Welfare Policy
Position Classification: Band 3
Union: N/A
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $73,400.00 – $101,900.00 annually
Close Date: 3/25/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Child Welfare & Reconciliation Policy Branch, Policy and Legislation Division
Job Summary:

Manager, Child Welfare Policy
Management Band 3

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.

Apply your sound judgement, decision-making and analytical skills in a key leadership role

The Ministry of Children and Family Development works together with Delegated Aboriginal Agencies, Indigenous service partners, contracted community social service agencies, foster parents, cross government and social sector partners to deliver inclusive, culturally respectful, responsive and accessible services that support the well-being of children, youth and families.

The Manager of Child Welfare Policy provides leadership and direction in the development, revision and implementation of child welfare policy, guidelines and legislation in areas that include child protection, support services, children in care, residential services, youth and young adult services, and extended family care under the Child, Family and Community Service Act.

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 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 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 BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

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 create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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 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 (Master’s degree preferred) in an appropriate discipline (social sciences, social work, child and youth care, law, public administration, business administration).
  • A minimum of three years’ related experience in conducting policy analysis.

Related experience must include each of the following:

  • Experience providing advice and recommendations and developing written materials for senior staff/executive.
  • Experience in project management from the development of and preferably through to the implementation of policies, regulations, legislation and/or programs.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders including management of a significant consultation process.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Experience working with child welfare legislation, policy, or programs.
  • Experience working collaboratively with Indigenous partners or organizations.
  • Experience working on a significant legislative or regulatory initiative.
  • Experience with human resources management including supervising employees, coaching, performance planning and performance management.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who self-identify as having Indigenous culture.

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 required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – 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.

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