The Application Process

Hiring decisions in the BC Public Service must be based on merit. Our application and hiring processes are non-partisan, fair, consistent and transparent. In this section of the website, we offer information and advice that will help you apply for a job in the BC Public Service.

Hiring on merit ensures that we have a strong, neutral workforce that is able to provide excellent service to the public. 

Search for Opportunities

Find out how to view all opportunities or narrow your search to find jobs you are interested in.

Your Profile (Resume)

Create your profile (this is your resume) with the BC Public Service so you can apply for jobs. 

Your Cover Letter

If required, create a cover letter letter to highlight relevant information about your qualifications.


Consider your eligibility for the position, customize and submit your profile.

Application Screening

Learn how job applications are screened in the BC Public Service.

Interviews and Assessments

Learn how to prepare for your interview and other assessments.

Past Work Performance

Learn about reference checks and past work examples.

Applicant Feedback

Feedback helps applicants learn about their performance in the hiring process.

You Got the Job

Now what? Find out what happens next and where to find resources for new employees.

If you have questions about the hiring process or experience any technical difficulties, please contact the Hiring Centre.