Ministry of Housing
Salary $72,455.73 - $82,891.45 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
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The Housing Policy Branch develops provincial housing policy, strategies and programs and provides policy advice on issues such as strata properties, Indigenous off-reserve housing, housing markets, social housing, homelessness, housing for persons with special
needs and the role of local government in housing.
The Senior Economist leads the design and implementation of major and complex statistical and policy analysis projects and provides authoritative advice as a recognized economics expert, to government executive on matters impacting strategic direction, major
financial commitments and significant government priorities in relation to the housing market and development industry. Work may include developing and providing advice on: regulatory interventions; new program design; development pro formas; and cost modelling.
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much
Qualifications for this role include:
A Master’s Degree in Economics or closely related field such as statistics, commerce, or mathematics, or equivalent and three years of recent, related experience.
Experience conducting and leading major and complex economic studies and research projects including developing quantitative and qualitative economic analyses to assess
the viability of existing and proposed policy/program/service options.
Experience preparing and presenting statistical reports and summarizing findings.
Experience using relational databases, large datasets, and associated applications such as SAS or SQL.
Experience forecasting future trends and outcomes to support the decision-making process.
For more information, including how to apply online by January 21, 2018, please visit: