Senior Policy Analyst
Management Band 3
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
Bring your policy and legislation expertise to this exciting leadership role
Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) regulates all gambling in B.C., ensures the integrity of gambling industry companies, people and equipment and investigates allegations of wrongdoing. This includes regulatory oversight of commercial gambling conducted and managed by the B.C. Lottery Corporation (which conducts and manages lotteries, casinos, community gaming centres and commercial bingo halls).
The Strategic Policy and Projects Division, GPEB, develops and maintains a rigorous and transparent policy and regulatory environment for gambling and horse racing in British Columbia, balancing economic benefits with associated social issues, while supporting public safety.
The senior policy analyst is responsible for the development and implementation of a wide range of gambling related policies and programs, regulations, standards and legislation. The range of issues and projects come from the various lines of business in GPEB, including licensing, registration, certification, audit, investigation, horse racing and responsible and problem gambling as well as working with the BC Lottery Corporation, gambling industry leaders, non-profit community organizations, special interest groups, other ministries, the federal government, crown agencies and local governments.
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 Catherine.Holder@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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, 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.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline such as public policy or public administration, plus 4 years experience in a public sector environment, developing and analyzing policy, legislation and regulations; OR
- Masters degree (preferred) in a relevant discipline such as public policy or public administration, plus 3 years related experience in a public sector environment, developing and analyzing policy, legislation and regulations.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
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: 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.