Statistics Canada
Edmonton, AB
Statistics Canada
Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), Sturgeon Falls (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Montréal Island (Québec), Sherbrooke (Québec)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$52,162 to $56,471

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 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.

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. Reference checks and/or performance assessments: The names of two (2) supervisors and one (1) client and/or performance management agreements from the past two (2) fiscal years may be requested.

Intent of the process

A pool of partially qualified candidates will be established from this process to staff identical or similar positions within Statistics Canada across Canada. This process may be used to staff positions of various tenures, language requirements, security profiles and various work locations.

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives (see Notes).

The employer-approved alternatives to two years of secondary school are:
a) A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to two years of secondary school; or,
b) An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

EXP-1 Experience performing tasks related to administrative services (e.g. travel and hospitality arrangements, human resources, finance and data entry)

EXP-2 Experience with client service

EXP-3 Experience working with Microsoft Office and Excel (e.g. developing spreadsheets, using formulas)

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

Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

Degree equivalency

AEXP-1 Experience in using HRG (Hogg Robinson Group) government of Canada travel system

AEXP-2 Experience with the census or another Statistics Canada Survey

AEXP-3 Experience in providing administrative support in human resources or finance(e.g. data entry using SIMS or SAMS)

AEXP-4 Experience maintaining an electronic or paper filing system

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

Various language requirements
Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB
English or French Essential
English essential
French essential

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

C1-Demonstrating integrity and respect

C2-Thinking things through

C3-Working effectively with others

C4-Showing initiative and being action oriented

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

AK1- Knowledge of Human Resources concepts specific to the public service

AK2- Knowledge of financial concepts specific to the public service

AK-3 Knowledge of databases, systems or programs used in corporate administration (e.g. SIMS, SAP, HRMS, PeopleSoft, SAMS)

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

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.