POL SIH 27R – Senior Advisor – (54538)

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date October 8, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $67,418.93 - $77,019.79 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
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POL SIH 27R – Senior Advisor – (54538)

Posting Title: POL SIH 27R – Senior Advisor
Position Classification: Policy Social/Info/Health R27
Union: GEU
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $67,418.93 – $77,019.79 annually (plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment)
Close Date: 10/19/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Indigenous Relations & Recon
Ministry Branch / Division: Community and Social Innovation Branch/SPID
Job Summary

Senior Advisor

Policy Social/Information/Health R27

An eligibility list may be established.

The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation leads government in a renewed and strengthened vision of Indigenous peoples as partners in the economic, political and social future of this province. The Ministry plays a pivotal role in realizing this future through building positive and lasting relationships with Indigenous peoples on the path to full reconciliation.

The Community and Social Innovation Branch works in collaboration and partnership with other ministries/governments, First Nations, and Indigenous communities/organizations to achieve improved outcomes for First Nations in British Columbia through the development of capacity in governance, citizenship, economic development, and employment readiness and social development.  The Branch leads government’s efforts in achieving socio-cultural reconciliation with First Nations, Metis and Urban Indigenous peoples and also leads strategic intergovernmental initiatives. The Branch partners with First Nations, Metis and Urban Indigenous leaders and communities to develop Indigenous-led innovations that result in social, cultural and economic benefits.

In this position you will coordinate and lead the development and implementation of innovative, community-driven, programs and projects as a method towards reconciliation and Indigenous self-determinism.

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 Liane.x.Lubarski@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 Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences, Economics, Community Development or Business Administration with a minimum of three years in a position relating to Indigenous social, economic or community development, OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience and a minimum of five years in a position relating to Indigenous social, economic or community development.
  • Minimum five years of experience working in Indigenous communities and/or organizations.
  • Experience developing and implementing evaluation methodologies for projects, programs or initiatives.
  • Experience conducting research using a variety of methods.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous


  • Must be willing to do extensive overnight travel.

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: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “Skip Step” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

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 (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.

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.

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