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BC Public Service

ADMN O 24R - Engagement Specialist

Full Time
3 days ago
69,185 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title
ADMN O 24R - Engagement Specialist

Position Classification
Administrative Officer R24


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

Salary Range
$69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Municipal Affairs

Ministry Branch / Division
Immigration Programs Branch, Immigration Services and Strategic Planning Division

Job Summary

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The Immigration Programs Branch delivers and promotes the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), an immigration program operating under the Canada-BC Immigration Agreement and in accordance with the Provincial Immigration Programs Act. The BC PNP allows the province to attract and retain foreign workers and entrepreneurs for expedited permanent immigration based on B.C.'s labour market and economic development priorities.

Reporting to the Manager, Program Development & Promotion, the Engagement Specialist is part of a team responsible for research, strategic analysis, program and policy design, and implementation of a range of high-profile, multi-dimensional projects in support of economic immigrant attraction and economic development. The Specialist supports the planning, development and delivery of the Branch's outreach and engagement efforts, uses and develops resources including webinars, videos, workshops, strategies, social media, etc. and works on inter-governmental project development and delivery.

The position provides Concierge service to communities and other key stakeholders such as ITD colleagues, tech employers, health authorities, school districts and international student advisors to build their immigration expertise/capacity and assists in the creation and promotion of online tools and resources, collecting and interpreting data and trends, and sharing best practices to assist planning and advancing branch priorities. This position conducts research to further understand community labour market and economic development needs, Indigenous economic development and immigration and migration trends.

Job Requirements:
Special requirement
  • Must be fluently bi-lingual in Canada's two official languages, French and English.

Education and Experience:
  • Degree in business administration, public administration, communications, or other related field; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Two (2) recent years (withing the last five years) of experience in all of the following:
  • managing projects and/or programs; specifically, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating.
  • engagement and consultation processes with a diverse array of stakeholders
  • communications and issues management, including politically sensitive issues involving various stakeholders
  • providing advice and recommendations to senior staff.
  • writing and editing communication materials including briefing notes, online articles, blog submissions, and/or other online or social media communications.

Preference may be given to candidates with:
  • Experience using website, graphics and/or webinar software (e.g., CMS Lite, Go to Webinar, Adobe Suite, including Acrobat, Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Education or experience related to immigration or in community or economic development.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This is a temporary opportunity until March 31, 2024. A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

Flexible work options are available;this position may be able to work up to # days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

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 see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Administrative Services
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians