Research Analyst

RES O 18R – Research Analyst

Requisition #:  41472
Department: Jobs, Tourism & Skills
Ministry Branch / Division: LMID, LMIO
Posting Close Date: 2017-06-27
Location: Victoria
Multiple Locations:
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Policy, Research and Economics
Job Profile: Research_Officer_18_JD.pdf
Job Summary:
Research Analyst
Research Officer R18
Salary $50,857.18 – $57,781.28 annually

An eligibility list may be established.

The Labour Market Information Office creates and maintains immigration and labour market information products and services. The unit provides subject matter expertise and advice to support immigration and labour market planning, decisions and investments within the Labour Market and Immigration Division, other ministries, as well as by employers and individuals.

The Research Officer will support economic projects in the Division by helping to manage data as well as help support the development and maintenance of labour market related content on WorkBC and WelcomeBC. Working closely with immigration and labour market economists and researchers within the unit, you will be responsive to information and analysis needs of clients. You are a flexible and highly analytical thinker who efficiently balances ongoing maintenance work with fast-paced project support. As a team player, you work collaboratively within your team and support the unit, branch and division activities as needed.

If you are analytically-focused and are looking for a chance to advance your career and gain valuable experience in this dynamic opportunity, we look forward to your application.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Esther.Lee@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

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

    • Post-secondary diploma in a related discipline (social sciences, commerce, information management, library science), or equivalent related experience (2+ years, see below for a list of related experience).
    • Experience conducting research and analysis of issues to support the development of policy or the evaluation of programs.

PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN TO:

    • Candidates with a Diploma or higher credential.
    • Candidates with additional related experience.  Related experience includes 2 or more of the following:
        • MS Office Suite and statistical software (Access, E-Views, SPSS, SAS or others)
        • writing computer programme code (i.e. SAS, SQL)
        • collecting and organizing economic and labour market data
        • providing advice and/or assistance in the use and interpretation of data
        • producing data visualizations
        • developing technical or statistical reports and presenting to internal or external non-technical audiences

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “SKIP” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES – Prior to submitting your application for this opportunity, update your resume profile by using the copy and paste function to add your resume. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history. 

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications.

IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

Job posting: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=41472

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