Research and Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
Contribute your flair for organization and prioritization
The Policing and Security Branch is responsible for ensuring adequate and effective levels of policing and superintending law enforcement. Its responsibilities include: superintending policing in British Columbia; monitoring finances and operations of the provincial and municipal RCMP; administering First Nations policing agreements and programs; providing training and support to municipal, First Nations and other police boards; establishing policing standards for police services delivery; inspecting and reporting on the quality of police services; developing and coordinating police policy and legislation; facilitating innovative, proactive, evidence-based policing through service delivery and technological innovation; managing non-police law enforcement appointments and activities; and, reporting on provincial crime and police data.
This position will conduct research and analysis of issues to support policy, policy advisory services and evaluation of issues impacting the branch’s business. To independently manage assigned policy development projects.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a vibrant and growing 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.
With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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 complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Cassandra.Kagis@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 a related field (i.e. Public Administration, Law, Social Sciences) and a minimum of one year in the delivery of programs; OR, Diploma in a related field and a minimum of two years of experience in the delivery of programs.
Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
Demonstrated experience in implementing business improvements.
Experience using research methodologies.
Experience drafting briefing notes (information and decision), reports and presentations.
Experience building relationships with various stakeholders and stakeholder groups.
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.
Enhanced – Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: 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.