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ADMN O 24R - Indigenous Economic Opportunity Analyst

Canada-British Columbia-Victoria

Posted 9 Days Ago1559548-1559550

Job Description

Indigenous Economic Opportunity Analyst
Administrative Officer R24
Salary $61,358.64 - $70,016.90 annually effective Feb. 4, 2018

This is a temporary opportunity until approximately February 1st 2019. Regular employees must have their supervisor's approval prior to applying on the temporary opportunity.
This posting is not limited to the geographic area.  Board and lodging and relocation expenses do not apply.
An eligibility list may be established.

An exciting opportunity to apply your exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

The Analyst, Indigenous Economic Opportunity will contribute to the work of the Design, Coordination and Outreach (DeCO) Branch supporting and facilitating Indigenous peoples and First Nation communities' participation in the economy.  This contribution will include DeCO's role in hosting the Indigenous Business and Investment Council (IBIC) secretariat, the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group on Innovation and Economic Development's Indigenous Economic Development Sub-Committee, and other indigenous economic and business development initiatives. The position's primary duties shall include:

  • Support for the secretariat's activities including meeting and event logistics
  • Staffing the IBIC booth at industry and First Nation trade shows and events
  • IBIC website management, including support for advertising, marketing and social media engagement.
  • Participating at events hosted by IBIC partners, such as workshops, forums and educational events.
  • Providing support for the Ministry's ongoing policy work and activities for Indigenous economic development
  • Significant public engagement with indigenous business and community leaders and community members across the province. 

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

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.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the "HOW TO APPLY" section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific 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 or higher in economics, First Nation studies, Indigenous governance,  business administration, political science, public administration,  or equivalent. OR diploma or certification in those areas. Preference for a bachelor's degree or higher.

  • Deep cultural and social experience in a land-based Indigenous community context.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing project or project components.

  • Well-rounded website management experience and social media support.

  • Preference may be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as having Indigenous ancestry (First Nations status, non-status, Metis or Inuit).

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 Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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 - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Prior to submitting your application for this opportunity, update your resume profile by using the copy and paste function to add your resume. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history. 

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