IT Business Analyst

BC Transit

February 25, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

BC Transit is a provincial crown corporation and coordinates the delivery of safe, reliable, cost-efficient and market-focused transit services in British Columbia outside of the Greater Vancouver region.  Working in partnership with local governments and private companies, BC Transit provides direct services in fleet acquisition and management, contract administration, transit planning, marketing and financial services.

This position is based in Victoria which is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.  Victoria (regional population 330,000) is the capital of British Columbia and a community of choice for many, due to our temperate climate, natural beauty and diverse economic opportunities.  Victoria is an international resort destination with a transportation network that includes airport, helicopter and seaplane services, buses, ferry, and cruise ships.

Job Summary: 

Role and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the IS Architect and Technology Manager, the Business Analyst supports information systems solutions development and delivery by assisting with user needs analysis and business systems design, support and testing.  This opportunity provides the unique experience to work in a small IT shop with a variety of internal departments to implement diverse IT solutions that will enable BC Transit to stabilize, standardize and enhance both internal and external customer’s experiences.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

This position requires a degree or diploma in Computer Science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  ITIL Certification is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 3 + years’ experience Business Analysis experience in an IT department
  • Significant experience in an IT department utilizing ITIL methodology
  • Experience in using IT resources at an advanced level to create IT solutions, enabling organizations to better meet their goals
  • 3+ years managing small to medium IT projects
  • 3+ years supporting IT systems
  • Experience in determining operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and other documentation software
  • Prefer experience in technical IT; COBIT experience and/or training; Project Portfolio Management tools

Resumes must clearly outline how education and experience meet the stated qualifications.

Additional Information:

  • This is a temporary position anticipated to be required for up to two years.
  • This position requires the completion of a clear Criminal Record Check.
  • Testing and assessments will be included as part of the recruitment process.
  • If requested by COPE, a copy of each application will be forwarded to the COPE office for any bulletined job in the COPE jurisdiction, as per Article 7.10(g) of the Collective Agreement.

BC Transit Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Extensive group benefits (medical, extended health, life insurance) and pension program once eligible
  • Fitness centre, health and wellness programs, and an employee and family assistance counseling program
  • Please reply with an accompanying resume and covering letter quoting competition number 2015-007 by March 8th to:


How To Apply: 

BC Transit, Human Resources Department

520 Gorge Road East

Victoria, BC V8W 2P3

Fax: (250) 995-5664


BC Transit Is Committed To The Principles Of Employment Equity

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

While BC Transit values all applications we receive; only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted