BC Public Service Agency programs and services

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The BC Public Service Agency (PSA) provides HR leadership, expertise, programs and services that contribute to ministry business performance.

Learn more about the PSA programs and services that support the BC Public Service. 

Coaching and conflict management

Coaching services helps clients develop leadership skills to maximize individual, team and organizational results.

The conflict management office helps clients manage workplace conflict. The focus is on problem solving, effective communication and preserving relationships in the workplace:

Corporate ethics program

The corporate ethics program strengthens ethics management and builds an ethical culture in the BC Public Service. This is done by preventing, monitoring and responding to unethical conduct in the workplace.

To accomplish this objective, the corporate ethics program leads a number of projects in 4 main areas:

  • Governance
  • Centre of excellence for ethics
  • Awareness, communication and outreach
  • Evaluation and reporting

Learn more about ethics and standards of conduct in the BC Public service.

Early intervention and return to work program

This program provides supports for an employee to stay at work or return to work as soon as possible.

Supervisors and employees are in contact with occupational health nurses, injury recovery specialists and disability case specialists to help you focus on what you can do, not what you cannot do.

Learn more about the Early intervention and return to work program.

Flu clinic

The flu clinic is a prevention program that offers flu vaccinations from October to December annually.

This program is scheduled to optimize flu protection.

Learn more about the Flu clinic.

Health, safety and sick leave resources

A wide range of health, safety and well-being supports for employees and supervisors designed to prevent or reduce the impact of illness or injury.

Learn more about Health, safety and sick leave resources.

Employee and Family Assistance Services (EFAS)


Employee & Family Assistance Services includes a range of services provided by the Public Service Agency through a contract with TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks). The services provided are confidential, free of charge, and available to all BC Public Service employees and the family members who reside with them.

Call 24/7, toll-free: 1-800-655-5004 or visit online at one.telushealth.com

Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP)

IYIP provides up to 25 paid internships each year supporting Indigenous youth in developing professional and leadership skills.

Learn more about IYIP.


Long Service Awards

The Long Service Awards recognize and honour the dedication of long-term BC Public Service employees who reach significant milestones in their length of service.

Learn more about the Long Service Awards.


Occupational health and safety (OHS)

OHS is a mandatory (bylaw) workplace program that covers what must be done to prevent illness and injury in the workplace.

Learn more about the Occupational health and safety (OHS) program.

Occupational health and safety (OHS) training

Learning courses that support OHS programs and committees to prevent injury and illness in the workplace.

Learn more about Occupational health and safety (OHS) training.

Pacific Leaders

Pacific Leaders is a career development program that supports education and growth in the public service through scholarships and the forgiveness of education related loans.

Learn more about Pacific Leaders.

Premier's Awards

The Premier's Awards is a recognition program that celebrates employee achievements.

Learn more about the Premier's Awards.

Provincial Employees Community Services Fund (PECSF)

PECSF is a payroll deduction program to facilitate charitable giving by public service employees.

Learn more about PECSF.

Quittin' Time

Quittin' Time is a health promotion program to help employees and their family members quit smoking.

Learn more about Quittin' Time.

Targeted threat of violence program

Strategies to manage internal or external threats of violence that target employees and BC Public Service workplaces.

Learn more about the Targeted threat of violence program.

Welcome to the BC Public Service

'Welcome to the BC Public Service' is an orientation program for new employees.

Learn more about the Welcome to the BC Public Service program.

Work-Able internships

Work-Able is a work experience program for recent post-secondary graduates with disabilities.

Learn more about Work-Able internships.

Workforce reporting

HR analytics provides online self-service access to human resource reporting information in order to support those directly involved in workforce planning and ministry executive staffing.

Learn more about workforce reporting.

Workforce planning

A workforce plan helps identify staffing-related needs and coincides with ministry strategies to achieve business goals and improve outcomes.

Learn more about workforce planning.

Contact the Public Service Agency

Can’t find what you need? Submit an AskMyHR (IDIR restricted) service request.

If you're a B.C. government employee without an IDIR, call the BC Public Service Agency to submit your service request.