The BC Public Service has about 35,000 public servants working in 200 different types of jobs across 280 communities. We provide services, programs and policy expertise in areas like health care, public safety, education, and environmental management.
We offer work-life balance, great wages and full benefits. There are jobs for public servants in many locations across the province. Choose the city vibe or small town life. Strike the work-life balance that you want by taking advantage of flexible work schedules. Learn more about what the BC Public Service offers you.
Learn about Indigenous initiatives at BC Public Service.
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act
B.C. is the first jurisdiction in Canada to formally adopt the internationally recognized standards of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples through legislation. This Declaration forms the foundation for the Province’s work to advance reconciliation and enshrines in law the human rights of Indigenous peoples in B.C.
Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking to work or already employed in the BC Public Service.
Indigenous applicants interested in BC Public Service positions can receive high level advice and guidance on the hiring system and process. This includes:
- Navigating the BC Public Service job opportunities web page, including creating a resume profile
- Setting up job search agents for BC Public Service positions
- Best practices for tailoring resumes and cover letters to BC Public Service job postings and answering long answer/free form text style questionnaires
- Coaching on the BC Public Service job interview process, including mock interview conversations
Contact the Indigenous Applicant Advisor to learn more.
Indigenous Leadership and Mentorship Program
A new Indigenous Leadership and Mentorship Program is currently being piloted. There will be 3 streams for Indigenous employees:
- New to the public service
- Aspiring/growing leaders
- Experienced leaders
Indigenous Youth Internship Program
The Indigenous Youth Internship Program is a 12-month program to provide Indigenous youth with public service work and learning experience.
The program mirrors the school year and runs annually from September to the following August. It provides professional experience, leadership development, cultural support, and a professional, cultural, and social network through the intern cohort.
House of Indigenous Learning
The House of Indigenous Learning is part of the Learning Centre available to BC Public Service employees. It was created to educate B.C. public servants on the history of Indigenous peoples, including the history and legacy of residential schools, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and much more.
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