Engagement and recognition

There are many ways to help your employees know their work in the BC Public Service is noticed and appreciated.

Best practices

Learn about best practicesIDIR restricted to build trust with your employees and help them be more engaged in their work.


Access BC Public Service Agency resources to assist you in building engagement and recognition with your staff:

Show your appreciation

Show your employees their hard work is appreciated:

Employee Recognition Approval and Reimbursement Form (PDF, 967KB)

Long Service Awards

Recognize employees who have reached significant milestone years of employment with the BC Public Service. Learn about the Long Service Awards and visit the websiteIDIR restricted.

Registration opens each year in March and closes at the end of April.

Service Pin program

Launched in 2016 as a complement to the Long Service Awards, the corporate Service Pin programIDIR restricted recognizes long service milestones in 5-year intervals.

Premier's Innovation and Excellence Awards

Acknowledge outstanding projects, teams or individuals in the public service, showcasing distinguished examples of professionalism, innovation and collaboration. Learn more about the Premier's Awards programIDIR restricted.

Public Service Week

Celebrated annually in the third week of June, Public Service Weekrestricted access recognizes the positive contributions public service employees make to improve the lives of British Columbians.

Work Environment Survey (WES)

WESIDIR restricted is an important engagement tool that measures job satisfaction, organizational satisfaction and BC Public Service commitment.

Tied into the results of the WES survey, the Top Work Unit AwardsIDIR restricted program celebrates and showcases top performing work units in the BC Public Service.