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BC Public Service

COOP LVL 1 - Application Developer

Victoria, BC
6 days ago
22 per hour
Posting Title
COOP LVL 1 - Application Developer

Position Classification
Coop Education Train Progm Lv1


Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$22.72 hourly

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary (Co-op)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services

Ministry Branch / Division
ServiceBC / BC Registries and Online Services

Job Summary

Application Developer
Co-op Education Training Program Level 1
(For students working towards a diploma or bachelor's degree)

This opportunity is restricted to applicants in recognized co-op programs in the province of British Columbia, enrolled in post-secondary studies in computer science, or related disciplines.
There are two (2) temporary co-op positions available for September - December 2022.
An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that 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 .

If this position interests you and you meet therequired criteria, we look forward to your application

As an Application Developer Co-op, you will design, develop, test, enhance and maintain critical applications of significant complexity (multiple platforms, environments and technologies requiring integration of new and legacy systems) that will support the strategic direction of BC Registry Services and the needs of its clients.

Service BC Division is government's leading provider of citizen- and business-centred services. Through our province-wide network of over 60 in-person service centres and a province-wide Contact Centre, we provide over 600 services on behalf of close to 40 partner ministries and agencies.

Through BC Registries and Online Services, we provide trusted registry services including the Corporate Registry, Personal Property Registry, Manufactured Home Registry, OneStop Business Registry and BC Online. We also have an important mandate to deliver secure and privacy-enhancing identity services for citizens and businesses, through the Provincial Identity and Information Management Program, to support access to digital government services and information.

Within Service BC Division, our people and our culture are important to us. We look for people who are motivated to deliver an excellent service experience to citizens, businesses, colleagues, peers, clients and partners. Our vision is to deliver innovation, value, and service excellence to the citizens of British Columbia and our aspirational goal is to become a best-in-class public service delivery organization. We believe in being kind and helpful, and we are committed to delivering "Service with Heart".

Students who complete a co-op work term with the BC Public Service may apply to the Pacific Leaders Tuition Grants for Co-op Employees program . Under this program, co-op employees may be reimbursed up to a maximum of $1,000 per four month work term under the BC Public Service's Co-op Program to cover the cost of their co-op work term tuition fee. We are a diverse and inclusive employer and welcome all applicants.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

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. 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 , 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.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Co-op Level 1 - registered in a recognized co-op program at the undergraduate level studying in computer science or a related discipline.
  • Experience in structured and object-oriented programming in a complex rules-based environment using a broad number of application development tools, including experience in frontend and backend development.
  • Experience using a variety of modern development languages and technologies.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience and/or knowledge with Python and/or Vue.js.
  • Experience with and knowledge of OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes and test automation.

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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

Resume: 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 (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category
Information Management/Information Technology, Students
Information Technology Management and Executive