BAND 3 – Policy and Program Analyst

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 25, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $76,200.06 - $105,700.02 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations
Category Business / Management
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 3 – Policy and Program Analyst – (59019)

Posting Title: BAND 3 – Policy and Program Analyst
Position Classification: Band 3
Union: N/A
Location: Abbotsford, BC V5T 5E3 CA
Burnaby, BC V8J 1O1 CA
Coquitlam, BC V8K 4H1 CA
Langley, BC V5A 4P8 CA
Mission, BC V2V1G3 CA
New Westminster, BC V3M6G2 CA
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M7 CA
Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2P8 CA
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 4W6 CA
Richmond, BC V7E 5T2 CA
Surrey, BC V5V 3K4 CA
Vancouver, BC V8W 2S8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
West Vancouver, BC V7T 1B9 CA
Salary Range: $76,200.06 – $105,700.02 annually
Close Date: 5/27/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General
Ministry Branch / Division: Corrections
Job Summary

Policy and Program Analyst
Management Band 3

Two positions available
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is currently under review for exclusion.

This position can be located in a variety of different locations.  Virtual working options are negotiable.

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

Strategic Operations Division supports the work of probation and correctional officers in the field and BC Corrections management and staff in a number of key areas. This includes policy analysis, program development and management, Aboriginal relations, information management and data quality, research and evaluation, and strategic direction. Strategic Operations Division staff are responsible for bridging these areas and working with the other divisions to ensure that case management of clients is focused on changing criminal behaviour and protecting communities.

The policy and program analysts are responsible for the development, analysis and evaluation of BC Corrections, Community Corrections and Adult Custody policies, programs and procedures, recommending and drafting legislation, regulations and service delivery standards and internal and external communications.  This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong attention to detail and exceptional problem-solving skills.
Each policy and program analyst is assigned a portfolio in one of three broad workstreams:

  • Operations/Programs
  • Staffing, Training and Safety Program
  • Case Management/Sentence Administration

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

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.

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 in an appropriate discipline (criminology, public administration, social sciences, business administration, or law); AND a minimum of 3 years management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in researching, developing, and writing clear and concise policy documents, as well as procedure guides, regulations, correspondence, briefing notes or public discussion papers that address complex and sensitive issues.
  • Experience providing written and verbal advice and recommendations to senior management, partners and multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience working both independently and providing leadership to individuals and cross-sector teams.
  • Demonstrated experience conceptualizing, planning, managing and implementing complex projects.
  • Experience in interpreting and drafting legislation and policy.

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. 

Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


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

Resume required: 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 (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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