Senior Policy Analyst – Offsets
Policy Social/Information/Health 27R
This position is located in Victoria, BC.
An eligibility list may be established.
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 Industrial Reporting and Control [IRC] team within CAS is responsible for the implementation and administration of the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act [GGIRCA] and its regulations.
As a member of the IRC team, you are responsible for implementing the GGIRCA compliance program, leading offset issuances, maintaining the BC Carbon Registry and other related IRC Team priorities.
If you have a passion for climate action, thrive in a busy and positive team environment, and strive to make a difference, 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 Beverley.Stainton@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.
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.
In addition to this exciting opportunity in BC’s capital city, 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 visit What the BC Public Service offers You.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- A university degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management, or equivalent, and 3 years of experience. Preference may be given for a graduate degree.
- Three or more years’ combined experience in the following capacities:
- Developing legislation, regulation, policy and programs.
- Leading project working groups/committees within government or external stakeholders.
- Engaging stakeholders and making oral presentations.
- Concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.
- Working with senior officials and providing advice and recommendations.
- Experience working with other governments, municipal, provincial or federal.
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.
A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
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.
Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.