Senior Policy and Project Analyst
Policy Social/Info/Health R27
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise
The Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) regulates all gambling in B.C., ensures the integrity of gambling industry companies, people and equipment and investigates reported incidents related to gambling that involve a potential offence under the Criminal Code or the Gaming Control Act. GPEB also has regulatory oversight of commercial gambling (lotteries, casinos, community gaming centres, and commercial bingo halls) conducted by the B.C. Lottery Corporation.
The Strategic Policy and Projects Division 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 team works on strategic policy issues such as unregulated online gambling, money laundering, the merger of video gaming and gambling, and eSports. The team also provides policy support for issues related to all of GPEB’s lines of business, including charitable gambling, corporate registration and certification, audit, investigations, horse racing and responsible and problem gambling.
The senior policy and program analyst leads the research, analysis, development, and implementation of policies, legislation, standards and procedures for the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch. The position is the primary lead for policy development that supports GPEB’s operational divisions, working on a wide range of policy projects related to GPEB’s diverse lines of business. The position also works on broader strategic policy projects that address emerging issues in the gambling industry.
The Strategic Policy and Projects Division operates in a matrix environment, and the senior policy and program analyst promotes the coordination of activities on a branch-wide basis. The position collaborates with Directors and Executive Directors in each of GPEB’s operational divisions and engages stakeholders, including the BC Lottery Corporation, gambling industry leaders, non-profit community organizations, special interest groups, other ministries, the federal government, other provincial jurisdictions, crown agencies and local governments.
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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard 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:
- University degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a relevant discipline such as public administration, law, social sciences, or business administration; and
- 2 years of recent (within past 5 years) related experience.
Related experience includes:
- Experience developing policy, legislation, and/or regulation within government.
- Demonstrated experience of government decision making processes.
- Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of government documents and providing policy analysis and advice to senior government officials.
- Experience planning and coordinating complex projects.
- Experience leading projects from conception to completion within a collaborative work environment.
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 Review Act Check (CRRA) and 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.