ISL 24R – Business Analyst

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 9, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $63,973.31 - $72,937.86 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
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ISL 24R – Business Analyst – (62960)

Posting Title: ISL 24R – Business Analyst
Position Classification: Information Systems R24
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $63,973.31 – $72,937.86 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 8/27/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Social Dev & Poverty Reduction
Ministry Branch / Division: Business Operations Branch, Information Services Division
Job Summary

Business Analyst
Information Systems R24

2 positions available

An eligibility list may be established.

Apply your technical and project management expertise and advance your IT career

Who we are:

Supporting both the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (SDPR) and the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), the Information Services Division provides strong information technology planning, services, and solutions. The division serves the social sector’s current and future needs.

Role accountabilities:

The Business Analyst delivers effective information technology supports and solutions to ministry program areas. This is a multi-faceted role where you will facilitate the development and implementation of technology solutions by participating in planning sessions with clients, analyzing business needs, and defining requirements, detailed specifications and models; researching solutions and developing feasibility studies/business cases and recommending best solutions; and coordinating the implementation, quality assurance, and ongoing supports of systems.

Who you are:

The Business Analyst is analytical, organized and skilled at defining processes and solutions. This role requires someone able to effectively implement new/changed systems and implement technical approaches to generate business value, address opportunities or problems. You are an excellent communicator and able to work collaboratively and productively with a diverse group of stakeholders to meet shared goals. The Business Analyst role is an opportunity to gain valuable experience and build your IT career.

Working for the BC Public Service:

When you join us, you’ll enjoy health and other benefits like paid and unpaid leaves, professional development, career mobility, flexible work options and more. To learn more about everything that contributes to your total compensation, visit My Total Package.

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 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 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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact 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 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:

  • Degree, diploma, or certification in the computer science field or related field and a minimum of two (2) years related experience; OR a combination of education, experience and training and a minimum of four (4) years of related experience may be considered.

Related experience must include:

  • Experience providing business analysis services.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Experience in Project Management; and/or
  • Experience in application development life cycle.

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 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: 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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