Canada nationals: Policy Analyst (Two positions)
Two positions are currently available: one full time permanent position and one 12 month temporary position, which may be extended and/or become a permanent placement.
These positions are located in Victoria, BC.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
The Climate Action Secretariat [CAS] is the central government agency responsible for leading and coordinating research, analysis, development and implementation of programs, policies and legislation enabling mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. CAS works collaboratively across the provincial public sector, other orders of government, research institutions, non-governmental organizations, and professional and industry associations to achieve provincial climate change goals. The Clean Government team within CAS is responsible for the development of climate policy and programs for the BC Public Sector and the administration of the Carbon Neutral Government program.
If you have a passion for climate action, thrive in a busy and positive team environment, and strive to make a difference, we encourage you to apply.
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. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to before the stated closing time and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
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.
In addition to this exciting opportunity in BC’s capital city, 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 visit What the BC Public Service offers You.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in economics, mathematics, business administration, international relations, public administration, or equivalent.
- Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
- Experience managing projects and/or project components.
- Preference for experience/proficiency with the analysis of datasets using both basic [e.g., Excel] and more sophisticated business intelligence tools [e.g. pivot tables, Power Pivot].
- Preference for knowledge on and/or experience with: how energy and greenhouse gas emissions are calculated and accounted for; the science of climate change; the interplay of the environment and the economy; and sustainable development.
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.
A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.
Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Résumé: YES - Ensure your résumé includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates [month and year] and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile.