Featured careers: Grow your career in the BC Public Service

Last updated on April 15, 2024

With over 38,000 employees, the BC Public Service makes positive impacts on the lives of British Columbians every day. Explore over 200 different career options available for any stage of your career.

Working for the BC Public Service


BC Public Service by the numbers


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$2.1 million

Yearly average of B.C. student loans forgiven through the Pacific Leaders Program

Why join the BC Public Service?

Competitive compensation and benefits

The BC Public Service offers a competitive compensation package, including:

Great work-life balance

We support our employees to make sure they have the time for the things that are most important to them outside of work. We provide:

Amazing learning opportunities

To be a trusted, talented and modern public service, we invest in our employees. You will receive on-the-job training so you are set up for success in your position.

We offer a variety of in-person and online learning and education programs to further your knowledge and qualifications. You can also apply for financial support to take a college or university program.

Career development

There are so many ways to grow your career in the BC Public Service.

Take advantage of leadership training and coaching programs or develop experience through project work, workplace committees or a temporary assignment to try a new position and see if you like it.

Our culture

Diverse and inclusive workforce

The BC Public Service is an inclusive employer where all employees are supported to reach their full potential. We work to ensure that we are reflective of the people of British Columbia through an increasingly diverse workforce and that we are inclusive of Indigenous people, minority community members, immigrants, persons with disabilities and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

We’re here to serve others

No matter your career path, BC public servants are united in their commitment to loyally serve the people of British Columbia through their democratically elected government. We do this by developing and delivering public programs or services, informing policy-making and providing evidence-based advice to leaders.

Core values

The BC Public Service’s work is informed by our core values. Our overarching value is Integrity in addition to six core corporate values:

How to get started

Register for career conversations

These bi-weekly, one-hour information sessions are a great starting point for those interested in a career in the public service.


Learn about our hiring process

The BC Public Service hires based on merit. Learn more about our hiring process and how you can prepare.

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Check current job listings

We’re hiring! Check the current opportunities to join the BC Public Service.

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Work for an award-winning employer

2024 Canada's Top 100 Employers award

2023 Canada's Top Employers for Young People award

2023 Canada's Top Family-friendly Employers award

2024 BC's Top Employers

2024 Canada's Best Diversity Employers

2022 Canada's Greenest Employers award