About hiring

Last updated: November 22, 2022

Review this page to learn about training for hiring managers in the BC Public Service, and get links to information about hiring principles, the hiring process and hiring approvals.


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Training for hiring managers

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


Hiring approval process

All internal and external hiring requests, including regular, temporary and auxiliary appointments, renewals and extensions, require an approval process internal to each ministry.

Learn more about the approval process for staffing approvals.


Hiring principles

Learn about the 6 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. 

Before initiating a hiring request, please ensure you have approval to hire and your position information is up to date and has been approved. 



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