BC Assessment Information Analyst Full Time in Burnaby, BC

BC Assessment

Branch Burnaby BC CA

Information Analyst
Burnaby, BC

Demonstrate innovation and an understanding of change management. The Business Innovation Division is seeking two full time Information Analysts to join the…


  • Attractive Annual Salary: $54,030.24 – $63,564.44
  • Primary Location: Head Office – Victoria, BC. Other BC Assessment locations will be considered depending on facility availability .
  • Competition Closes: September 11, 2015

The Business Innovation Division is seeking two full time Information Analysts to join the team in supporting strategic opportunities. BC Assessment has a commitment to provide quality property information products and services and demonstrate continuous improvement. The Data Analytics & Quality Assurance team collaborates with all BCA divisions to provide research, information and analysis to further these commitments.

Reporting to the Manager, Data Analytics & Quality Assurance, the successful candidates will provide data reporting and analysis services capitalizing on their training and experience in the following areas of specialization: analysis, data exploration and corporate performance measurement.

Strong foundation in the knowledge and/or use of tools such as Excel, SQL, SPSS, Cognos, SharePoint and other research tools and techniques will be considered a definite asset. You are a skilled communicator, who is able to explain the analysis of critical information and the resulting opportunities to improve BC Assessment property information.

In the first year you can look forward to:

  • Creating and running relational data base queries, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing reports to internal and external customers
  • Participating in BC Assessment’s Central Quality Assurance program to ensure the production of a high quality Assessment Roll
  • Supporting the business through the creation and maintenance of self-serve Cognos reports
  • Interpreting and summarizing large volumes of quantitative and qualitative information
  • Calculating, gathering and reporting corporate statistics relating to the quality of the Assessment Roll
  • Working with internal customers to clarify requirements, suggesting value-added content, providing data analysis, and verifying information reports for custom requests
  • Using analytics to gain insight into business opportunities

Please note: This work may be done from various BCA field office locations depending on circumstances and operational requirements. However, there will be times when you will be required to travel (ex. to Head Office in Victoria 1 week/month). Travel status will apply for these occurrences.

If you are an experienced researcher with proficiency with SQL and experience in translating strategies into operational terms, then we encourage you to apply.

About BC Assessment

BC Assessment values all property in the province of British Columbia. Our applications and data are used to create an annual Assessment Roll which informs and acts as an important factor for municipal and provincial taxation planning, policy and decision.

Employees are the heart of BC Assessment. As a Crown corporation providing property assessment services for a variety of customers across the province, BC Assessment recognizes the importance of its employees’ contributions.

BC Assessment seeks to recruit, reward and retain great talent – the people who work hard to help make the corporation a leading property assessment organization and the first choice for property information in British Columbia. To find out more about BC Assessment, please click here .

About the Benefits

BC Assessment is committed to the professional growth, development and well-being of their staff. In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with a generous remuneration package and a full range of benefits, including:

  • Extended Health and Dental
  • Retirement and Pension Plans
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Maternity and Parental Leave Top-Up Payments
  • Life/Sick Insurance Benefits
  • 3 Weeks Vacation to start
  • Awards & Recognition

For more details on the array of benefits BC Assessment has to offer, please click here . If you’d like to find out what it’s like to work at BC Assessment, click here to view our career videos.

BC Assessment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Upon joining the BC Assessment team, you’ll find yourself working with a group of friendly, team-oriented individuals who strive to deliver exceptional customer service while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Best of all, you can look forward to an environment where your skills and experience are truly appreciated and rewarded.

Please note – in order to be considered for this opportunity, there is a screening questionnaire which must be completed. There are several questions, so please anticipate spending some time prior to the closing date completing it.

This position is included in the Bargaining Unit. An eligibility list may be established.

Job Requirements:

A university undergraduate degree requiring a proficiency in research and analysis.

Real property appraisal and/or real estate education and training would be an asset


Two years related experience in research.

Related work experience in real estate, property assessment and taxation research and policy development is desirable.

Experience in translating strategies into operational terms in a complex public or private sector organization.

Note: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge of:
BC Assessment practices and procedures.

BC Assessment’s broad business goals and emerging policy directions to assess and advise on process and information-related issues.

Programming scripts using appropriate language, such as Excel macros and Structured Query Language.

Skills and Abilities

The operation of desktop productivity software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Computer applications including one or more of the following Sharepoint, Visio, SPSS, Cognos BI Report Studio, SQL programming, Toad for Oracle.

Work collaboratively with BCA staff and external partners by establishing effective working relationships.

Demonstrate innovation and an understanding of change management.

Integrate effectively in project teams composed of internal and external resources.

Overcome challenges, difficult people or setbacks to achieve team, project and client goals.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-29
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