Analyst - Post-Secondary Recruitment

Analyst - Post-Secondary Recruitment
Reference number: STC17J-017769-000396
Selection process number: 17-STC-EA-NCR-422-100
Statistics Canada
Ottawa (Ontario) and various work locations
EC-02, EC-04
Employment tenure: Indeterminate (permanent) and term (temporary)
EC-02: $57,426 to $65,383 / EC-04: $68,468 to $79,234
For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada
For more information on the EC Recruitment and Development Program at Statistics Canada, please visit: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/employment/recruit/ec/ec
For more information on the PSR Program, please visit the Post-Secondary Recruitment website
Closing date: 19 October 2017 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Duties
Be part of a statistical revolution. Join a world of opportunities.

Build your future with us. The future of our organization lies in the hands of bright, driven people. People like YOU.

Become a part of Statistics Canada's core mission: To serve Canada with data that matters - data that can make a difference. As part of our team, you can make a difference.

Do any of the following fields pique your interest? Accounting, Agriculture, Criminology, Commerce, Data Science/Analytics, Demography/Population Studies, Environmental Sciences, Economics, Education, Epidemiology, Finance, Geography, Health, Sociology, or Statistics.

Expand your knowledge, and help us grow our organization. Our work supports Canada's economy, environment, and social programs, and assists decision makers in formulating needed policies for our society and our economy.

Are you ready?
Work environment
The advantages of a strong workplace cannot be understated.

Diverse. Accommodating. Nurturing. Rewarding. For employees to reach their full potential, a workplace MUST be all of this. And ours is.

Statistics Canada's Recruitment and Development programs provide you with the tools you need to succeed. You will work with some of the best minds in the world, and they will be your mentors and coaches. You will learn leading-edge techniques and gain a stronger understanding of survey methods, systems and processes. Through this program, you will have a unique opportunity to:
- expand your existing knowledge and know-how
- explore your quantitative analysis capabilities
- strengthen your teamwork and project management skills
- propose innovative ideas and more.

We support talent. Let your talents and interests shine. And even discover and grow new ones. If you're looking for a place to build a career, you've found it!
Intent of the process
EC Recruitment and Development Program at Statistics Canada

Applicants may be considered for two (2) different types of employment within this selection process:

1. Indeterminate (permanent) EC-02 positions within Statistics Canada's EC Recruitment and Development Program:
- To be considered for these positions, applicants must demonstrate in their application that they meet the essential education and experience listed for the EC-02 positions.
- Applicants appointed to an EC-02 position within Statistics Canada's EC Recruitment and Development Program may, upon successful completion of the program, be appointed to an indeterminate (permanent) EC-04 position.

2. EC-04 positions:
- Applicants wishing to also be considered for an EC-04 position must demonstrate in their application that they meet the essential experience qualification for the EC-04 position (in addition to the ones listed for the EC-02 positions).

- IMPORTANT: EC-04 positions are not part of Statistics Canada's EC Recruitment and Development Program. Applicants appointed to EC-04 determinate (temporary) positions will also remain in the pool to be considered for indeterminate (permanent) EC-02 positions within the EC Recruitment and Development Program or an EC-04 indeterminate (permanent) position.

A pool of qualified candidates resulting from this process will be used to staff positions at the EC-02 or EC-04 levels within Statistics Canada with various linguistic profiles, tenures and security clearances, which may vary according to the position being staffed.
Positions to be filled: 25
Information you must provide
Your résumé.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
EDUCATION:

Graduation by June 30, 2018 with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization* in economics, sociology or statistics.

* An acceptable specialization must include at least two semester-based courses (or an equivalent of one year-long course) in one of the following areas: economics, sociology, or statistics.

These courses do not need to be part of a degree program in economics, sociology, or statistics. Equivalent courses in other programs for example, but not limited to: accounting, agriculture, criminology, commerce, data science /data analytics, demography/population studies, environmental sciences, education, epidemiology, finance, geography or health may be applicable.

Note: The term "degree" refers to the bachelor's level or higher, as established by educational authorities.
Degree equivalency
EXPERIENCES:

Experience* in analyzing social, demographic, economic, business, financial or environmental data;
Experience* in using statistical analysis software such as SAS, SPSS, STATA, or other similar analytical software packages;
Experience* in using quantitative methods.

*Experiences can be demonstrated through employment (student or otherwise) or academic activity.

In addition to the above essential experience criteria, applicants who also wish to be considered for an EC-04 position (not part of Statistics Canada's EC Recruitment and Development Program) must meet the following essential experience criterion:

Significant experience** in analyzing and interpreting social, demographic, economic, business, financial or environmental data.

**Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with:

a) the publication of research or the completion and presentation of a thesis as part of a Master's or Ph.D. program.

OR

b) work experience acquired during which the applicant performed a wide range of complex analyses and interpretations of social, demographic, economic, business, financial or environmental data.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
English Essential
French Essential
English or French Essential
Information on language requirements
COMPETENCIES:

Thinking things through;
Judgement;
Working effectively with others;
Effective communication (written and oral);
Showing initiative and being action-oriented;
Application of analytical and statistical concepts, theories and techniques.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Graduation by June 30, 2018 with a Master’s degree or Doctorate from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization* in economics, sociology or statistics.

* An acceptable specialization must include at least two semester-based courses (or an equivalent of one year-long course) in one of the following areas: economics, sociology, or statistics.

Other education levels may be used as needs arise.
Degree equivalency
Other experience criteria may be used as needs arise.
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Information on employment equity
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - as a minimum or other levels of security up to Top Secret.
Tests
How and when will I be assessed?

- You will receive an unsupervised internet test (PSEE UIT 370) at the end of October to be completed within a five (5) day window.

- If you are successful at the unsupervised test, you will be invited to the supervised in-person test (PSEE 371) that will be administered starting in November 2017.

For more information on these tests, the testing process and evaluation accommodation, please visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/recruit...
Other information
Candidates from outside the public service may be required to pay for travel and relocation costs associated with this selection process.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
Preference
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Contact information
For questions about the Post-Secondary Recruitment (PSR)
CFP.RP-PSR.PSC@cfp-psc.gc.ca

Date Posted: 
Wed, 2017-10-04 - Thu, 2017-10-19

Company: 

Stats Canada