Government of British Columbia

Policy Analyst
Administrative Officer R21

There are currently 2 temporary fulltime positions available ending March 31st, 2022 which may be extended or become permanent.
This position(s) may be temporarily offsite due to pandemic physical distancing; at least onsite for the first 3 months of the probation period. There will likely be work from home at least a few days of the week in the future.
An eligibility list may be established.

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise!

HealthLink BC delivers high quality digital and 8-1-1 telehealth services across the continuum of care to British Columbians and health care providers. Providing support to patients before, between, and after in-person community services to best support the patient in the optimization of their health; and supports to health care providers in their aim to achieve the highest clinical outcome for their patients. HealthLink BC is a transforming organization actively pursuing technological innovation, enhancement to core services, and increased integration into the British Columbian health system.

The purpose of this position is to provide research, policy analysis and evaluation to support services across the HealthLink BC organization to achieve strategic and transformational service goals.

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 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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking to work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, Indigenous applicants can connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: 778-676-3546.

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.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, or equivalent in a related field.
  • Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
  • Experience managing projects and/or project components.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

  • Experience with health and/or social sector in a federal, provincial or regional capacity.

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.

Job Category

Administrative Services, Policy, Research and Economics

Additional Information

Job Profile-Policy Analyst

Job Overview