Research and Policy Analyst

District of Saanich


Research and Policy Analyst

Temporary Full Time Position
(up to 18 months or return of the incumbent)

The Saanich Police Department is seeking a motivated, qualified and experienced individual who will have the primary responsibility of strengthening the capacity of the Saanich Police in conducting research, audits, policy analysis as well as the evaluation of issues impacting the Saanich Police Department. In addition, the successful candidate will undertake research and analysis in support of negotiations, collective bargaining and labour relations. This position accesses confidential records, undertakes research and special projects and requires a high level of confidentiality, sound judgment and an understanding of the organization’s strategic priorities.

Requirements include:
  • Master’s degree in the social sciences or another relevant area of graduate studies with an emphasis on applied research, reasoning and analysis skills
  • Two years’ experience in conducting research and policy analysis writing a wide range of documents/reports such as briefing notes or research papers and presenting recommendations to decision-makers on complex issues.
  • Accurate and verifiable keyboarding skills.
  • Experience in program evaluation would be an asset.

The successful applicant must pass/maintain the required enhanced security clearance.

The annual salary for this exempt position is $84,180.20 (2018 rates) with an excellent benefits package.  Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020 quoting competition 20071 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

This posting is actively open and selection is proceeding at this time.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Police Services, Policy & Research
Posted: May 20, 2020, 10:07 am
Expires: June 8, 2020, 11:45 pm

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