POL SIH 27R – Senior Policy Analyst

BC Public Service

Posting Title
POL SIH 27R – Senior Policy Analyst

Position Classification
Policy Social/Info/Health R27


Work Options

Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Castlegar, BC V1N 4P5 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Penticton, BC V2A 8X1 CA
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8Y9 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Revelstoke, BC V0E 3K0 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Squamish, BC V8B 0H3 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$85,813.18 – $97,879.22 annually, which includes a 3.3% temporary market adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Energy, Mines & Low Carb Inn.

Ministry Branch / Division
Clean Energy Major Projects Office | Energy Resources Division

Job Summary

A dynamic role for a skilled analyst focused on clean energy projects

The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation is responsible for British Columbia’s (BC’s) clean energy, natural gas, and mining sectors. To support the province’s coordinated climate, energy and economic objectives, the Energy Resources Division promotes the responsible development of the province’s energy resources for the benefit of all British Columbians and supports reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Within the Energy Resources Division, the Clean Energy and Major Projects Office (CEMPO) is the primary government liaison for provincial matters related to clean energy and major projects, including working across government to help clean energy projects – including hydrogen, carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS), biofuels, and renewable natural gas – reach final investment decisions and support tangible benefits to BC and Indigenous communities. The CEMPO also monitors the implementation of already approved liquified natural gas (LNG) projects to make sure that they are benefiting British Columbians.

The Senior Policy Analyst coordinates and leads the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic projects, policies and legislation for CEMPO to support the Province’s coordinated climate, energy and economic objectives. If you are an effective communicator with advanced research and analytical skills, we encourage you to apply to this challenging and rewarding opportunity.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent and five (5) or more years of experience. An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience must include all of the following:
    • development of legislation, regulation, and/or policy;
    • planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments; and,
    • concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or both of the following:

  • At least two (2) years of full-time work experience in research and policy analysis, or project management in alternative or clean energy, energy decarbonization, energy sustainability, or clean energy technologies.
  • Experience in dealing with complex issues pertaining to a wide variety of partners and stakeholders.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Darren.Beaupre@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
Up to two (2) permanent, full time positions are currently available. Additional temporary positions are also possible.
These positions can be based in a Natural Resource Sector office. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
Depending on the successful candidate’s location, a bi-weekly isolation allowance may apply.
Please refer to MyHR for more information about Temporary Market Adjustments .
Flexible work options are available; these positions may be able to work from home a few days per week subject to an approved Telework Agreement.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies in the above locations.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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 who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations (status or non-status), Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits , great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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: YES – You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical

Additional Information