Hiring process for applicants
Last updated: June 24, 2022
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 on what to expect after you apply for a job in the BC Public Service.
Hiring on merit ensures that we have a strong, neutral workforce able to provide excellent service to the public.
Register for Career Conversations for external applicants.
These monthly, one-hour information sessions are for external applicants interested in careers in the BC Public Service.
Learn how job applications are screened in the BC Public Service.
Interviews and assessments
Learn how to prepare for your interview and other assessments.
Behavioural competencies describe the behaviours and attributes that you demonstrate when doing your job.
Find out how they're used in our hiring process.
Past work performance
Learn about reference checks and past work examples.
Feedback helps applicants learn about their performance in the hiring process.
You got the job
Find out what happens next and where to find resources for new employees.