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BC Public Service

RES O 24R - Senior Industry Research Officer

Full Time
6 days ago
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title
RES O 24R - Senior Industry Research Officer

Position Classification
Research Officer R24


Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Jobs, Economic Recovery & Inn

Ministry Branch / Division
Innovation Programs and Partnerships / Investment and Innovation Division

Job Summary

Senior Industry Research Officer
Research Officer R24

An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Do you want to help support B.C.'s world-changing clean innovators?

Today's wicked challenges like climate change need curious, problem-solving thinkers and doers. Bring your research, analysis and project management skills and your passion for policy issues, program development and engaging internal and external stakeholders to this exciting position. The position is part of a team that creates technology and innovation policy and programs to help create clean and inclusive economic development for BC.

The Innovation Programs and Partnerships branch coordinates and supports innovation, technology and commercialization across the province and enables information sharing between the province, industry, the federal government and other jurisdictions.

To advance innovation, the branch collaborates with ministries across the provincial government and works closely with B.C.'s tech sector. The branch also oversees the work of Innovate BC, a Crown agency tasked with promoting the commercialization of technology and helping entrepreneurs get new innovative products into the global market to enhance B.C.'s competitiveness and provide high quality jobs for British Columbians. It also provides support for B.C.'s Parliamentary Secretary for Technology and Innovation and B.C.'s Innovation Commissioner.

The Research Officer supports the development and implementation of programs and communicates results through various forums including briefings to ministry executive. The position regularly works with partners outside the ministry, including Innovate BC. Under the limited direction of the Director, regular tasks of the Research Officer include research, analysis, planning, and coordination of projects that support the development and implementation of programs to accelerate the commercialization of innovation and technology.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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:

  • Master's Degree in a related field of study and 1 year of *related experience; or
  • Bachelor's Degree ina related field of study and 2 years of *related experience; or
  • Diploma ina related field of study and 3 years of *related experience.

*Related experience must include a combination of the following:
  • Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
  • Experience managing projects and/or project components.
  • Experience in designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience in the technology sector.

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
Policy, Research and Economics