About hiring

Last updated: January 12, 2022

Review this page to:

  • Learn about hiring approvals and principles
  • Find resources to commonly used tools and behavioural competencies

Training for hiring managers

Learning courses provide information on how to conduct merit based, fair and transparent hiring. Visit the Learning System to sign up for courses.

Hiring approval process

Learn more about the approval process for staffing approvals.

Hiring principles

Learn about the principles that guide hiring in the BC Public Service.

Steps in the hiring process

These steps will take you through the hiring process from beginning to end. 

Hiring resources

Find hiring information, documents and templates.


Hiring update

There's a new process for posting a job.

A hiring advisor will contact you within 5 days of submitting a request to post a position.

We continue to triage urgent requests and will update this website with current response times. Before initiating a hiring request, please ensure you have approval to hire and your position information is up to date.

Useful contacts

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

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