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BC Public Service

ISL 21R - Application Analyst

Kelowna, BC
Full Time
20 hours ago
60,998 to 69,422 per year
Posting Title
ISL 21R - Application Analyst

Position Classification
Information Systems R21


Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$60,998.61 - $69,422.06 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Agriculture and Food

Ministry Branch / Division
Business Risk Management Branch/ARD

Job Summary

Application Analyst
Information Systems R21

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

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 .

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills.

The Business Risk Management Branch (BRMB) provides agricultural risk management services to help farmers and farm organizations proactively manage uncertainty through production insurance, income stabilization and wildlife damage compensation programs. These programs are funded through the CAP multi-lateral framework Agreement between the provinces and Canada. This Agreement ensures the provinces to fund and deliver the suite of BRM programs which include: AgriInsurance (Production Insurance); AgriStability; AgriRisk; AgriInvest; AgriRecovery and Agricultural Wildlife Damage Compensation.The suite of programs helps viable farming operations protect themselves from severe financial losses due to weather perils and market conditions.

The Branch has dedicated technology staff to support the complex business applications required for a high level of program delivery. The development of these applications is outsourced, while the requirement to test and approve new releases and fixes are done internally. This position is responsible for technology planning, business analysis, and client support services. Providing technical and project management expertise for multiple and concurrent projects from initiation through completion including ongoing support.

Kelowna is known for its spectacular selection of wineries, and it is set on the shores of Okanagan Lake, providing water activities like swimming, paddling, windsurfing and fishing. Big White, the ski mountain in Kelowna, allows for skiing and snowboarding.

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 .

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 ( .

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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:

Education and Experience:
  • Degree, diploma, certification or equivalent in the computer science field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience providing business analysis related to custom applications with complex business processes.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience troubleshooting, testing, and implementing software solutions.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience working with relational databases.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered (i.e., high school graduation and more years' practical experience).
  • Experience with all phases of project management and change management.
  • Experience working according to established Software Development Life Cycle methodologies.

Preference may be given to Candidates with any of the following:
  • Experience with Business Risk Management programs.
  • Experience working with Oracle.
  • Experience working with Visual Basic for Applications.
  • Experience working with advanced MS Office Excel.

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: 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: 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 (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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