ADMN O 18R - 24R - Policy Analyst (Developmental) | (VU-943)

ADMN O 18R - 24R - Policy Analyst (Developmental) | (VU-943)

24 May
BC Public Service.

24 May

BC Public Service.


Policy Analyst (Developmental)

Administrative Officer R18 - R24

An eligibility list may be established.

Developmental Opportunity for multiple positions - Applicants will be appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their qualifications.

NOTE: Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

Come join a dynamic, energetic and engaging workplace! If you’re looking for interesting and captivating work within a highly motivated team, then this is the place for you.

The Low Carbon Fuels Branch develops and implements leading-edge legislation,

policies and programs to decarbonize fuel and spur growth in the clean fuels industry in BC. The legislation, policies and programs for which it is responsible focus on decreasing the carbon intensity of fuels consumed in the province. This work is critical to meeting the Province’s greenhouse gas reduction targets and ensuring BC thrives in the low-carbon economy of the future. Work under the Branch is performed in coordination or partnership with other ministries, all levels of government within Canada, international governments, industry, utilities, non-government organizations, academic institutions, and public interest groups.

The Policy Analyst position works independently to manage assigned policy development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation and strategic initiatives. These positions are expected to use sound judgment, respond to emerging issues, and be flexible in portfolio management. If you have strong writing, research and analytic skills, and great communication skills, we encourage you to apply.

Entry Level – Grid 18: To support policy analysis, policy advisory services, regulatory compliance and the evaluation of issues impacting the Ministry’s Renewable and Low Carbon Fuel Requirement Regulation by conducting research and analysis of issues, and by providing assistance on regulatory reporting, compliance and enforcement.

Intermediate Level – Grid 21: To manage smaller policy development, implementation, or technical research and analysis projects or portions of larger strategic projects as assigned by a project lead, and to provide support on regulatory reporting, compliance and enforcement.

Working Level – Grid 24: To independently manage assigned policy development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation.

This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer. The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.

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 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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: (phone hidden).

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] 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 [email protected], 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 science, engineering, economics, public administration, business administration or equivalent related field.

- Experience applying basic scientific principles in research, modelling, trend analysis and projections on issues.

- Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.

- Experience managing projects and/or project components.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

- Experience conducting fuel Life Cycle Assessments.

- Experience working within the transportation fuels industry, particularly low carbon fuels.

- Experience applying Gender-Based Analysis + principles.

- Experience assessing compliance data in a regulatory environment.

- Experience working within the Natural Resource Sector.

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 - 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 (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.

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