Grow your career in the BC Public Service
Last updated: May 12, 2023
With over 35,000 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.
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Why join the BC Public Service?
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.
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.
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.
The BC Public Service’s work is informed by our core values. Our overarching value is Integrity in addition to six core corporate values:
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How to get started
Register for career conversations
These monthly, 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.
Check current job listings
We’re hiring! Check the current opportunities to join the BC Public Service.