Verification and Monitoring Officer
Government of Canada
Toronto, ON
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
Toronto (Ontario), Waterloo (Ontario)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$56,374 to $74,160
For further information on the organization, please visit Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

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Closing date: 25 February 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Apply online

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

***VERY IMPORTANT NOTE***: It is the responsibility of the candidate to clearly outline that they meet each of the screening criteria (i.e. Education and Experience Qualifications, both Essential and Assets) by responding to the screening questions in the online application and by providing additional detail in their résumé. Answers to the screening questions and candidate résumés will both be used as sources to determine that the Experience Qualifications are met.

Only applications received through the 'apply online' link from this advertisement will be considered for this process.

Help entrepreneurs and communities expand their innovation reach in Canada and globally.

Problem solve with businesses and economic development experts.

Work on multidisciplinary project teams.

Review requests for funding and follow projects to the results stage.

Gain meaningful training and work experience.

Work environment
If you are enthusiastic about having an impact on southern Ontario’s economic prosperity then consider joining The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). When you choose a career with us, you experience the passion, excitement and rewards linked with this fulfilling work. We are looking for people who think independently, and bring creative approaches to challenges and opportunities related to economic development.

As Canada's most populous region-home to 12.7 million residents living in 288 communities-southern Ontario is a key contributor to the overall Canadian economy. We help create and grow businesses, cultivate partnerships and build strong communities across the region.

We pride ourselves on delivering results for our clients in a workplace of choice. We help to address key economic challenges by providing regionally-tailored programs, services, knowledge and expertise.

Intent of the process
A pool will be established as a result of this process and may be used to fill similar positions with various tenures (Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified Period), language requirements and security profiles in various locations within the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.
Positions to be filled: 6

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
A degree from a recognized university with a specialization in commerce, economics, business administration, finance, accounting, or other specialty relevant to the position, or a degree in a specialization other than those listed above combined with a minimum of two years’ experience relevant to the position being staffed.

Degree equivalency

EX1: Experience working in one or more of the following areas:
a) Investment attraction
b) Business strategy
c) Commercialization of technologies
d) Rural economic development
e) Emerging technologies
f) Financial analysis

EX2: Experience in project management in a professional environment.

EX3: Experience preparing technical or status reports.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
English Essential, Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, Bilingual Imperative CCC/CCC

Information on language requirements

Demonstrating integrity and respect.

Thinking things through.

Working effectively with others.

Showing initiative and being action-oriented.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
  • AEX1: Experience developing and maintaining partnerships or networks with public and private sector organizations
  • AEX2: Experience in assessing and/or writing funding proposals or administering funding agreements
  • AEX3: Experience analyzing data and presenting it in a visual context to support decision making.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Willingness and ability to work overtime and travel

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

Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice (English or French). Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

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

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to a position.

Asset qualifications may be taken into consideration when selecting candidates for appointment. Therefore candidates should identify which of the asset criteria that they meet and provide concrete examples to demonstrate how they meet them.

For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with the candidates by email. Candidates who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).


Candidates will be advised of their individual results in this advertised appointment process in writing.

All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to close of process, will be used to evaluate the candidates.

Candidates may be assessed using one or more of the following tools: written test, interview and reference check.

Top down and/or random selection may be used during any stage of the selection process.

The Selection Committee reserves the right to contact references other than those provided by the candidates (within the Public Service only), if found necessary, in order to adequately assess the candidates.

Proof of education will be required. Candidates will be asked to provide their proof of education at the interview stage.

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

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 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