Position: Senior Researcher
Salary: $72,724.97 – $83,014.85
Classification: RO 27
Closing Date: Oct 4, 2022
Position #: 00100524
Competition #: DBC 2022-32
If you are interested and you meet the selection criteria please respond with your cover letter and CV via this link prior to 4 PM Oct 4, 2022.
You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to apply for this full-time opportunity.
The initial salary for this position will start at the beginning of the listed salary range with the opportunity to advance up the pay grid in annual increments. An eligibility list may be established.
On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.
Destination BC is recognized globally for our strong, authentic brand, our award-winning creative and leading-edge marketing, and our destination management strategies. We work hard, play to our strengths, support each other unreservedly, and consider it a privilege to share the transformative power of BC’s experiences with the world. We offer the opportunity to love what you do by engaging in exciting and innovative work and immersing yourself in a collaborative work culture that is committed to empowerment and employee learning and development. Our primary workplace model is a combination of in office and work from home based on a split week giving you the best of both worlds.
We are a provincially funded, industry-led Crown corporation that supports a strong and competitive future for BC’s tourism industry through a combination of global marketing, destination development, industry learning, cooperative community-based programs, and visitor servicing. The Corporation strives to grow sustainable social, cultural, environmental, and economic benefits for all British Columbians through the encouragement and promotion of responsible travel. Destination BC receives approximately $52 million each year, out of a Provincial investment of about $140 million in BC’s tourism ecosystem. These investments help to improve the visitor experience, support businesses and communities, and strengthen BC’s worldwide reputation as a destination of choice. For more information about Destination BC’s programs and services, please visit www.DestinationBC.ca.
Destination BC is committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and in all aspects of our work, and welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are an applicant with a disability, we will ensure workplace accommodations are in place to enable you to do your best work.
A safe and respectful workplace for all employees is s a leading priority for our organization, and as part of this, we are committed to the health and safety of our employees, industry partners, sub-contractors, and community during COVID-19 and beyond.
For inquiries regarding accommodation requirements, or to learn more about our commitment to the health and safety of our employees during COVID-19, please contact [email protected] For more information about Destination BC’s programs and services, please visit www.DestinationBC.ca.
Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor, Amanda, by email: [email protected] or by phone: 778-698-1336.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Reporting to the Manager, Research Insights, the Senior Researcher guides the development and execution of insight generation through primary research (both quantitative and qualitative), secondary research, and analytics to support Destination BC’s corporate performance measurement framework, and the provision of research & insights to the tourism industry, other government agencies and stakeholders, and other corporate objectives.
The Senior Researcher acts as a consultative partner and builds relationships with internal business units to help guide data-driven business decisions by assessing requests and providing expert analysis and advice, and/or conducts research projects to meet these needs and summarizes these strategic insights into actionable recommendations. The Senior Researcher communicates data-driven insights through various forums including internal and external presentations, working groups, and committees, etc.
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Senior Researcher, RO27
Senior Researcher, RO27
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HOW TO APPLY & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the job requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the above Job Description. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
A resume is required as part of your application. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Responses to this questionnaire will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.
Please allot approximately 10 minutes to complete the application.
Only applications submitted using the online application portal will be accepted.
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