Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Analyst Science 27

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
Currently, there is one permanent opportunity available and one temporary opportunity available until January 1, 2021.

A great opportunity to provide expertise in a dynamic role

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 Growth Branch within CAS is responsible for policy development, engagement and research/analytical projects related to industrial greenhouse gas emissions in BC and is focused on developing, supporting, implementing, reviewing and improving industrial climate policy and/or programs. The Clean Growth Branch is responsible for the implementation and administration of the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (GGIRCA) and its regulations and leads the development, implementation and management of the CleanBC Program for Industry, including the CleanBC Industrial Incentive Program and the CleanBC Industry Fund.

As a member of the Clean Growth Branch, the Senior Policy Analyst plays a key role in the development and operation of the CleanBC Program for Industry to support British Columbia’s transition to a clean energy, low-carbon economy. The Senior Policy Analyst initiates, and is assigned to, complex policy or program development projects as well as responds to issues related to the Ministry’s mandate and associated policy initiated by other Ministries, provincial government agencies or stakeholders. This position leads the research, development and processing of industrial climate policy through all required stages. In this position, the Senior Policy Analyst would coordinate and lead the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and procedures for a significant ministry program, including stakeholder engagement and partnerships.  You must be able to work independently and effectively with external stakeholders, executive, other ministries, jurisdictions and decision-making bodies.

If you are a confident leader with exceptional analytical and communication skills, 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 Kim.Tiffin@gov.bc.ca . 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in engineering, public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent and at least 3 years of cumulative experience in the following:
    • Experience in stakeholder consultations.
    • Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and/or policy.
    • Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
    • Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.
       

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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. Resumes should be limited to a maximum of 4 pages. A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – 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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