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BC Public Service

POL EC 27R - Senior Policy Analyst - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Full Time
3 days ago
72,724 to 83,014 per year
Posting Title
POL EC 27R - Senior Policy Analyst - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification
Policy Analyst - Economics R27


Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Jobs, Economic Recovery & Inn

Ministry Branch / Division
Cross Government Initiatives and Secretariat Branch

Job Summary

Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Analyst - Economics R27

Amendment May 17, 2022: Posting closing date extended to May 31, 2022

2 positions are available, in Victoria or Vancouver.
1 position is permanent and 1 position is a temporary until September 30, 2022, which may be extended, and which may become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.

The recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.

On November 1, 2021, the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required.It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced professional with strategic orientation and analysis skills who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You do not require previous government work experience to be considered for this opportunity.

Join a progressive team at the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation and put your strong research and analytical skills to work to promote economic growth in key sectors in support of the Province's goal to build a strong, sustainable, innovative economy that works for all B.C. citizens.

The Investment and Innovation Division facilitates sustainable shared prosperity by enabling business opportunities and addressing barriers to growth in key sectors across B.C. The Division works with small businesses, industry, economic development agencies, sector organizations, other ministries and other levels of government to promote economic growth and diversification.

The Cross Government Initiatives and Secretariat Branch leads the development and implementation of cross-government policies, strategies, and partnerships that promote informed decision-making and that support economic and business growth.

The Senior Policy Analyst manages and/or conducts complex, sectoral economic and policy research to assess the implications of new or changed policies, initiatives or legislation on economic development, productivity, innovation, clean technologies, investment and business development. The position works to advance a wide range of interesting and short and long term economic priorities from across government sectors.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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 complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 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 commerce, economics, business administration, public administration, or related field and at least two years of relevant experience.* Preference may be given to candidates with a master's degree.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

*Relevant experience includes:
  • Experience in the development, analysis and/or application of policy, legislation, or regulation.
  • Experience working on complex projects or assignments.
  • Experience providing recommendations or advice to decision makers.
  • Experience in developing collaborative working relationships with stakeholders.

Preference may be given to candidates with:
  • Experience conducting economic analysis in an academic or professional setting.

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: 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 (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category
Policy, Research and Economics