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BAND 1 - Policy Analyst Intern

Requisition #:  40334
Department: Ministry of Finance
Ministry Branch / Division: Gaming Policy and Enforcement, Financial andCorporateSector,TaxPolicy
Posting Close Date: 2017-05-04
Location: Victoria
Multiple Locations:
Job Type: Temporary (Auxiliary)
Temporary End Date: 2019-04-30
Category: Policy, Research and Economics
Job Profile: Intern_final_job_profile.docx
Job Summary:
Public Service Internship
Policy and Legislation Division, Ministry of Finance
Management BAND 1
Annual Salary: $53,000 - $74,000
This position is excluded from union membership
No temporary relocation, travel or accommodation is applicable to this opportunity  

An eligibility list may be established

Through job placements in up to 3 divisions/branches in the ministry, interns will have the opportunity to develop their policy development skills.

This opportunity is part of the BC Public Service Internship Program which offers recent graduates from post-secondary universities and colleges with direct work experience and an orientation to government to encourage consideration of a career in the public service.

The Ministry of Finance would like to engage a policy intern for the period May 2017 to April 2019. The intention would be to expose the intern to a variety of policy work in both the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Division and the Policy and Legislation Division over the course of three rotations

The Policy Analyst Internship Program has been developed to address current and future skill-gaps in the area of public policy analysis and development in the Ministry of Finance and the BC Public Service.

The internship is designed to develop public policy analysis and development skills and leadership capacity of recent post-secondary graduates.  Through job placements in up to 3 divisions/branches in the ministry, interns will have the opportunity to develop their policy development skills, allowing the incumbents to gain the knowledge, skills and experience that could lead to other, permanent positions in the BC Public Service.
 For complete details on this exciting opportunity, please review the attached job profile.

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In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

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 Records Check (CRC) will be required.


1. Resume required: YES
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3. Online Questionnaire: - YES, as part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet each of the job qualifications.  IMPORTANT: There is no save function available and you will not be able to leave and come back at a later time to complete the questionnaire so please allot approximately 20 to 30 minutes to respond to the online questionnaire. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Resources for Applicants page on MyHR.



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