Analysts Development Program - Social Statistics and Economics (EC)
Statistics Canada
Ottawa, ON
Statistics Canada
Ottawa (Ontario)
EC-02 - Recruit (Analyst), EC-04 - Analyst
$57,426 to $79,234

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

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How to apply? Cracking the code.

Closing date: 1 December 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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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

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Please note that we will be pulling the first batch of candidates from the inventory on November 1, 2019. If you are referred from the inventory you will be contacted to be assessed at a later date. If you are not referred no communication will be sent. Future pulls from the inventory may be administered.

Assessment information:
A variety of tools and methods may be used to assess candidates, including, but not limited to, written tests, interviews and/or reference checks.

Any information that you provide throughout the process may form part of the assessment, including:

1. Screening questionnaire: A summary of past experience, including the situation, action and result must be included in your responses to the screening questionnaire.

2. The names of two (2) academic or professional supervisors, letters of recommendation or performance evaluations.

3. Samples of work, publications, academic achievements (awards or fellowships) and transcripts.

Please have the above mentioned documents and information ready should we invite you for further assessment.

Work environment

Are you looking for a new challenge in an organization that encourages innovation and new ideas? If so, then Statistics Canada is the place to be! We are looking for energetic candidates who are eager to learn and grow in our agency.
Why join Statistics Canada? Statistics Canada was named one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2019 and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2019. Employees are proud to work at Statistics Canada—a reputable statistical agency recognized worldwide for providing high-quality data and information to Canadians.

Intent of the process

An inventory will be established from this process to staff identical or similar positions within Statistics Canada in the National Capital Region. This process may be used to staff positions of various tenures, language requirements, and security profiles.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A list of the courses you have taken as well as any courses that you are taking now, or that you will be taking this academic year

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

Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with an acceptable specialization in economics, sociology or statistics.

** Refer to the list of areas of study that may be applied towards meeting the above specializations through a combination of education (courses), experience and/or training. Please explain how you meet.

Degree equivalency

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

Master’s degree in one of the following areas:
Economics, Statistics, Health, Social Science, Data Analytics, Business Administration, Data Modeling, Geomatics Engineering, Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics

**Areas of studies and specializations sought:
a) Data Science,
b) Epidemiology,
c) Geomatics,
d) Demography,
e) Geography,
f) Econometrics,
g) Health,
h) Health economics,
i) Forest economics,
j) Environmental economics,
k) Agro-economics/Agricultural Economics, Food Economics,
l) Development Economics,
m) Business Economics,
n) Industrial Economics,
o) Mathematics-Economics,
p) International Economics and Finance,
q) Financial Economics,
r) Global Economics,
s) Criminology,
t) Computer Science,
u) Indigenous Economic Development Statistics,
v) Physics,
w) Engineering,
x) Psychology,
y) Other relevant program related to statistics/mathematics/economics (please specify)

Degree equivalency

Other related experience, education, training and expertise related to the individual position being staffed.

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
Bilingual BBB/BBB

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

EC-04 only
Experience in the application of analytical and statistical concepts.

  • 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)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

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


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.