Competencies in the BC Public Service
Last updated: November 30, 2021
Behavioural competencies describe the behaviours, attributes, traits and motives that you demonstrate when doing a job—they enable you to do your job well.
Behavioural competencies differentiate average from superior performance.
You can use competencies throughout your career with the BC Public Service to:
- Prepare for interviews and career moves
- Identify work and learning goals
- Develop strengths and skills for higher performance
In the BC Public Service, there are 3 types of competencies:
- Behavioural competencies that apply to all supervisors, managers and staff
- Competencies for Strategic Leaders
- Indigenous Relations Behavioural Competencies were developed separately for those working directly and indirectly with Indigenous people
You'll need these competencies at different points in your career: