Job Opportunity: Junior Business Analyst

Bring your business analysis experience to serve democracy in British Columbia.
Be part of a dynamic and collaborative team in this unique opportunity.

Junior Business Analyst (IS 21)
Competition # EBC2021-10
Full-time, permanent, under the Public Service Act
Information Systems 21 (IS 21) – $60,998.61 to $69,422.06 annually
Victoria, B.C.

Posting close date: October 31, 2021

Technology is playing a growing role in election administration to address compliance, efficiency and service challenges. This position is part of Elections BC’s Information Technology – Application Services program area, which provides business analysis, technology planning, systems design, client support and project management expertise for all tasks within the systems development lifecycle. These systems help administer candidate nominations, accessible voting, ballot counting and results reporting. 

As a Junior Business Analyst, you will support project teams in the implementation, quality assurance and testing of systems and participate in the design and development process for technology solutions. Our ideal applicant is a resourceful, analytical, and creative team player, able to effectively work under limited supervision and use innovative approaches to achieve goals. If you are detail-oriented and enjoy collaborating with internal stakeholders and other IT professionals, we want to hear from you!

Who we are

Elections BC is the independent Office of the Legislature responsible for administering provincial elections in British Columbia. We also administer other events like referenda, and oversee campaign financing rules for local elections.

We are a learning organization where teams collaborate and innovate to find the best possible solutions. We value accountability, impartiality, transparency, innovation, respect, service and integrity, and strive to recognize individual ability and creativity.

What we offer

Our team makes a difference for voters in British Columbia. We work to ensure an accessible and inclusive democratic process for all eligible voters in the province.

As an independent and non-partisan Office of the Legislature, our permanent, excluded Schedule A employees receive the following Public Service benefits:

  • 35 hour work week
  • Public Service Pension and seniority
  • 4 weeks+ paid vacation
  • Flexible health care and dental benefits
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
  • Professional development

Elections BC has a hybrid work model where staff are supported to work part of their time from home and part of their time in office, when operationally feasible. All staff work in office during electoral events. We believe that flexibility in where we work supports our culture of community and work-life balance, while maintaining productivity, engagement and collaboration.

Job Requirements

To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below.

Education and experience:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution and one year of recent (within the last three years), related experience*; OR
    • Diploma in a related discipline and two years of recent, related experience*; OR
    • Certificate in a related discipline and three years of recent, related experience*; OR
    • A minimum of four years of recent, related experience*

*Recent, related experience must include:

  • Experience applying business analysis techniques to the design and development of technology solutions
  • Experience planning and participating in walk through reviews of software products with stakeholders
  • Experience working with IT systems projects and/or project teams

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Related work experience in a Microsoft environment
  • Previous experience working for Elections BC
  • Related experience in electoral administration
  • A certification in project management

 To apply for this opportunity

  • Review the job description.
  • Submit a resume and cover letter detailing your relevant work experience and qualifications. We strongly recommend you submit your application in .pdf format.
  • Include the position title and competition number on the cover letter or in the email subject line.
  • Applications may be submitted by email to jobs@elections.bc.ca, or by mail to:
    PO Box 9275 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J6

Note:

  • Elections BC is committed to the health and safety of our employees and takes every reasonable precaution against the hazards of COVID-19 in our workplaces. As of November 22, 2021, employees will be required to confidentially provide proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. New hires must satisfy the COVID-19 verification requirements as a condition of their employment offer prior to their start date. Details about the COVID-19 verification process will be provided at the time of offer of hire.
  • An eligibility list may be established through this competition for similar vacancies in future positions with Elections BC.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.

Elections BC is committed to welcoming diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.

Elections BC | 1-800-661-8683 | elections.bc.ca