ISL 27R - Database Administrator

Government of British ColumbiaVictoria, BC2 months ago

ISL 27R - Database Administrator

Position Classification: Information Systems R27

Union: GEU

Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range: $72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually effective April 11, 2021 - plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date: 4/1/2021

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Finance and Deputy Premier

Ministry Branch / Division: Information Management Branch/Corporate Service Division

Job Summary:

Database Administrator

Information Systems R27

An eligibility list may be established.

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills

The Ministry of Finance Information Management Branch (IMB) is hiring a Database Administrator to join the System Infrastructure Support (SIS) team. The SIS team supports multiple business critical systems and applications for the Ministry including several Enterprise systems and works with multiple business partners to design, deliver and support Ministry system platforms and infrastructure. This rule includes opportunities to improve operational processes and policies including identifying opportunities to maximize operations performance. As a Senior Technical Analyst, you will also participate on projects to deliver new IM/IT solutions to support business clients and Ministry initiatives.

As an experienced DBA you will design, develop, implement and maintain Ministry databases and supporting systems. You implement standards and practices for existing database usage and management, participate in the planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of database environments. Working with architects and analysts you will deliver best fit solutions to a variety of ministries.

The Ministry has invested in Microsoft SQL Server extensively including leveraging SQL Server as the database management system for two Enterprise Ministry systems, the Taxpayer Administration and Compliance System (TACS) and Revenue Management System (RMS) as well as Shared Ministry SQL Server DMBS, SQL Server Reporting Services and Power BI platforms. 

As an IMB team member you are client oriented and strive to deliver the best service possible. You keep up to date on industry best practices, participate in government communities and continually strive to improve both your knowledge and the services delivered to clients.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. 

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Navtej.Lalli@gov.bc.caDO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree, diploma or certificate in the computer science field. A combination of education/training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience developing policy and standards documents.
  • Experience with SQL Server Database Administration.
  • Experience in modelling, process modelling, and/or business area analysis techniques.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining websites.
  • Experience managing Windows Server Operating Systems and related software.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Experience providing Database Administration with other database management systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle
  • Experience with Internet Information Server

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - 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.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category: Information Management/Information Technology

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