Job Responsibilities : ADMN O 24R – Policy Analyst AMENDED, POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED
Salary : 20 per hour
Company : BC Public Service
Location : Temporarily remote CA
Policy Analyst AMENDED (JUNE 25TH). POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 5TH 2022
Administrative Officer R24
We have multiple opportunities available. Temporary opportunities may become permanent or be extended.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
This position may be performed from either Victoria or Vancouver. We offer flexible work arrangements including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies.
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.
A great opportunity to take the next step in your career
The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions leads the Province of British Columbia in efforts to improve the mental well-being and reduce substance use-related harms for all British Columbians. The ministry has overall responsibility for the development of a coherent accessible and culturally safe mental health and addictions system that is effective for individuals and families across the lifespan throughout the province. The ministry is also responsible for escalating an immediate response to the province’s overdose emergency. The ministry aims to strengthen social supports and services that impact mental health and well-being (for example housing employment income education and childcare) by undertaking a whole-government multi-systems approach in partnership with other ministries service delivery partners researchers other levels of government families youth people with lived experience and Indigenous peoples.
The Strategic Policy and Partnerships Branch is responsible for leading complex high-profile strategic initiatives that cut across sectors and government ministries such as Complex Care Housing.
These positions will work as part of a motivated high-performing team to creatively address complex social policy issues that affect some of the most vulnerable individuals in our communities – including mental health addictions and their intersections with housing and homelessness community-based emergency response and impacts on policing and public safety.
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 (gov.bc.ca).
For complete details about this opportunity including accountabilities please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries please contact Nicole.Fyfe@gov.bc.ca. 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 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 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:
- Degree in business or public administration or health sciences social sciences or related field and a minimum of 2 years progressive and recent related* experience. (If master’s degree is obtained then a minimum of 1 year of progressive and recent related* experience is required); OR
- Diploma in business or public administration or health sciences social sciences or related field and a minimum of 3 years progressive and recent related* experience; OR
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered*.
- Progressive and recent related experience must include:
- Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis and/or preparing and providing advice and recommendations on policy and programs.
- Experience developing non-regulatory tools and approaches such as guidance documents toolkits or performance indicators.
- Experience leading and successfully completing planning and coordinating components of complex projects with working groups/committees /programs. Experience building collaborative relationships with multiple partners to develop and support implementation of policies programs and initiative.
Preference may be given to applicants with 1 or more of the following:
- Experience in analysis of issues related to mental health and/or problematic substance use health promotion prevention or harm reduction public health and/or other social service policies programs or initiatives.
- Experience working with First Nations Métis or Inuit organizations and communities.
- Lived or living experience of or experience working with populations with complex health and social challenges.
- Self-identify as having First Nations Métis or Inuit heritage.
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.
Resume: YES – A resume is required as part of your application; however it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – 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.