Program Evaluation Analyst
Administrative Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
2 vacancies available – 1 in Public Safety Initiatives and 1 in the Office of Crime Reduction & Gang Outreach.
The Policing and Security Branch (PSB), Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General (PSSG) is comprised of two divisions; Police Services Division and Security Programs Division. The branch provides central oversight of policing, law enforcement and the security industry in British Columbia. Policing in British Columbia is provided by the RCMP, 11 independent municipal police departments and one First Nations administered police service. Several agencies, such as the South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority Police Service, provide supplemental policing.
The Director of Police Services superintends policing in British Columbia on behalf of the Minister. The Director establishes provincial policing standards, inspects and reports on the quality of policing and law enforcement and administers programs.
The government of British Columbia is committed to taking action to prevent the harm created by Organized Crime, the trafficking of deadly drugs and the violence in our communities that result from gun and gang violence. The Executive Director, Serious & Organized Crime Initiatives, reports to the Director of Police Service and works with law enforcement, provincial and federal government ministries, communities and non-government agencies in the identification, development and implementation of strategies in support of these public safety priorities.
The Program Evaluation Analyst, reporting to the Executive Director, Serious & Organized Crime and Deputy Director of Police Services, will be supporting the Serious & Organized Crime Initiatives Unit (SOCIU) in its responsibility of administering, analysing and reporting to Canada. A by-product of this position will be the leveraging of analysis for the purposes of the provincial work on Social Return on Investment (ROI) indicators currently underway. will be leveraging analysis for the purpose of the provincial work on Social Return on Investment (ROI) indicators currently underway. This will determine the broader reaching economic and social cost resulting from gun and gang violence.
The Program Evaluation Analyst, reporting to the Director, Office of Crime Reduction & Gang Outreach, will be supporting the Office of Crime Reduction and Gang Outreach (OCR-GO) by conducting grant program analysis, managing and administering evaluation and reporting processes, and analyzing data to determine the effectiveness of funded initiatives. This position will liaise with a counterpart in the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch to research, recommend and develop community safety and wellbeing initiatives in priority communities affected by serious and organized crime.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Cassandra.Bluhm@gov.bc.ca 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, 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.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Statistics, or equivalent.
- Experience in analyzing and evaluating program performance.
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience planning and conducting complex research and analysis and/or policy development. Experience must include: articulating alternatives, drawing conclusions and making practical recommendations to senior decision makers on complex issues and problems.
- Experience managing projects and/or project components.
- Experience working effectively with multiple projects and assignments.
- Experience with the criminal justice system, social services, or community programs.
- Experience working with and providing recommendations to senior officials, other levels of government, and external stakeholders.
Preference may be given for the following:
- Experience with statistics, data management and/or quantitative research.
- Experience in analyzing and evaluating program performance.
- Experience drafting Decision and Information Notes in a government setting.
- Experience in giving presentations.
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.
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
Must also be able to obtain a federal government security clearance of enhanced reliability level or above.
Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume required: 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: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.