About competencies

Last updated: November 30, 2021

Competencies describe the behaviours and attributes that you demonstrate when doing your job. Find out how they're used in our hiring process.

Behavioural competencies are essential to performing a job. They differentiate average from superior performance.

In the BC Public Service, there are 3 types of competencies:

  1. Behavioural competencies that apply to all supervisors, managers and staff
  2. Competencies for strategic leadership positions
  3. Indigenous relations behavioural competencies for those working directly and indirectly with Indigenous people

See below for more information about these competencies: