Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada
Ottawa, ON
Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada
Ottawa (Ontario)
$89,415 to $96,461
For further information on the organization, please visit Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada

Closing date: 21 October 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Ottawa (ON) and within a 135 kilometer radius of Ottawa (ON), within Canadian territory, extending to, amongst others, Kingston (ON), Pembroke (ON), Maniwaki (QC), Rigaud (QC).
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Important messages
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • A post-secondary diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
The acceptable combination is defined as having completed a minimum of a secondary school diploma in addition to a minimum of three (3) consecutive years of work experience in leading** administrative investigations in an investigator role or equivalent, or in another field related to the position.

Degree equivalency

  • Recent* experience in leading** administrative investigations
  • Recent* experience in writing documents such as analytical or investigative reports, and correspondence.
  • Experience in making written recommendations and providing verbal briefings to senior managers (Director level or above).
  • Recent means experience acquired within the last five (5) years.
**Leading administrative investigations - in this context - means the person responsible for and in charge of conducting administrative investigations, from start to completion.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Information on language requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to conduct research and analyze complex information.
  • Ability to provide advice and recommendations to senior management.
  • Ability to conduct an interview in an administrative investigation context.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Jugement
  • Reliability
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Tact
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • A degree (a baccalaureate or higher level degree) from a recognized university in a field related to the position (examples of acceptable specializations, but not limited to: Law, Business, Human Resources Management, Labour Relations).
Degree equivalency

  • Experience in interpreting relevant statutes.
  • Experience in dealing with senior managers at the Director General or Assistant Deputy Minister level.
  • Experience working in an operational environment in which the core functions and tasks relate directly to enabling legislation, such as, but not limited to: the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, the Privacy Act, Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Criminal Code, Labour Code.
  • Knowledge of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA).
  • Knowledge of Values and Ethics Code for the Public Sector.
In order to meet the organization's employment equity objectives in support of a diversified workforce, candidates who self-declare as being members of one of the four employment equity groups (Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women) may be considered first for appointment.

Conditions of employment
  • Secret Security Clearance.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Condition(s) of Employment throughout their employment.

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours.
  • Willingness and ability to travel across Canada.
Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: All applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS).

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is your responsibility to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required; candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).

Various methods of assessment may be used (i.e.: written examination, interview, reference check, presentation, role play, recent and past performance evaluation, etc.)

Please ensure that you’re Personal Record Identifier (PRI), your substantive group and level and your employment status is included on your résumé and/or application form, where applicable. Employees at the same group and level or equivalent may be considered first for deployment purposes.

Proof of your education credentials will need to be provided at a later time of the process. Candidates with foreign credentials will be required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Please consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at

Depending on the number of candidates, volume management strategies such as, but not limited to, invoking one or more of the asset qualifications, top-down selection process, cut-off scores, random selection and/or assessment may be used for the purpose of managing applications/candidates.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

Candidates may have to travel to a specific location for the assessment/interview at their own cost.

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.