Junior ATIP Analyst
Health Canada
Ottawa, ON
Health Canada - Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP)
Ottawa (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec)
Employment tenures (indeterminate (permanent) or determinate (temporary)) and required security clearance levels may vary according to the position being staffed.
$51,538 to $57,643
For further information on the organization, please visit Health Canada

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

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
The Government of Canada is committed to fostering a public service culture grounded in diversity, inclusiveness and accessibility. An inclusive workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected, and where each person’s talents and strengths are fully developed and utilized.

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Give yourself the best chance to succeed!

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance during an assessment, such as a test or interview, you may require an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove the obstacles without altering the criteria being assessed so candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities.

To request an assessment accommodation or if you have questions, including the physical environment of the exam room, please contact us as soon as possible at CFP.RPAdaptation-PSRAccommodation.PSC@canada.ca

Why work for the Public Service of Canada?

Canada’s Public Service is recognized as a world class public service. Through this one employer:

  • you will have access to a variety of opportunities across the country in a broad range of specializations that offers training, development possibilities and career advancement;
  • you will have access to work-life balance through a flexible work environment, excellent benefits and competitive salaries;
  • you will be able to put your calling to work and have an impact on your community through your contribution and the quality of your work;
  • you will be encouraged to innovate, collaborate and challenge the status quo in achieving results for Canadians and our communities.
Join us and be part of a modern, leading and performing federal public service! Apply today!


Enjoy puzzles and riddles? Like getting to the bottom of things?
Have an interest in law that goes beyond television shows?
Want to work with a vibrant team in an organization that values diversity and respect?
Interested in a new challenge with a fast-paced organization?
Want to join a team that offers a dynamic, engaging work environment which supports important government priorities?

If you are organized and client-oriented, enjoy seeing a case through from start to finish, have a knack for finding win/win solutions, are a good communicator and can work well under pressure, a career on an Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) team may be right for you.

As a Junior ATIP Analyst, you would be responsible for assessing important records prior to disclosure and for safeguarding personal information from disclosure. Your role contributes to an open and transparent Government that is accountable to Canadians.

As a Junior ATIP Analyst, you will:
  • play a central role in fulfilling the responsibilities of the organization under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act;
  • analyse records, provide advice and guidance to the various groups in the organization who will be providing relevant records in response to ATIP requests;
  • conduct consultations within the department and with other government institutions and third parties, as required; and
  • provide current information on the laws and obligations prescribed by them and, in general, participate in activities related to compliance with the requirements of the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.
Work environment
At Health Canada, we support continuous learning and the development of our employees by creating a respectful and inclusive workplace where leadership at all levels, will mobilize and support you. We offer a rewarding career that will help you develop valuable skills, as well as providing opportunities to achieve organizational, professional and personal goals.

Health Canada is working in collaboration with Access to Information and Privacy offices in various other federal organizations, including the Public Health Agency of Canada, Global Affairs Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, National Defence, Indigenous Services Canada, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and others, who also intend to use this selection process to fill vacant positions.

Intent of the process
This process will be used to staff numerous indeterminate positions. A pool of qualified or partially qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff similar positions with various tenures various linguistic requirements, various security requirements and for various locations within Health Canada and other participating government departments including the Public Health Agency of Canada, Global Affairs Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, National Defence, Indigenous Services Canada, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and others.
Positions to be filled: 100

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

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

Graduation by June 30, 2020, with a degree* from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field relevant to the duties of the position such as: Law, Public Administration or Business Administration and others.

Note: *Degree: Unless it is otherwise specified (e.g., Master’s degree), the term “degree” refers to a baccalaureate as established by educational authorities.

Degree equivalency

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Experience interpreting or applying legislation or regulations.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual imperative: BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC and CCC/CCC

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

Ability to analyze complex situations
Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to communicate effectively in writing

Respectful of Diversity
Client Service Oriented

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Ability in analyzing issues and in developing strategies or options.

Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice.

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
Secret security clearance - (other security clearance levels may be considered based on the requirements of the hiring department)

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 2019.
For more information on these tests, the testing process and assessment accommodation, please visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/recruitment/graduates/post-secondary-recruitment

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

Each request for assessment accommodation request will be individually reviewed. You will be asked to provide information regarding your limitations. If needed, professional documentation could be requested to determine the appropriate accommodation measures. For more information about assessment accommodation, please visit our website at https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html

The client organization will accept applications on-line only.

Please ensure that your email address is on your application for correspondence. Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate 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.)

Candidates who have been fully assessed and found to have met all essential qualifications except official language requirements may update their second-language evaluation (SLE) results for as long as the pool is valid.

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.