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Research Analyst

Reference number: RSN23J-101895-000087
Selection process number: 2023-RSN-EA-LMS-582855
Natural Resources Canada - CanmetMINING
Ottawa (Ontario)
$62,168 to $71,275

For further information on the organization, please visit Natural Resources Canada

Closing date: 19 May 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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

Work environment

At Natural Resources Canada, a Federal government job means developing leadership skills, fostering teamwork, and supporting creativity and innovation. We know it takes people from diverse pools of talent to make this happen. That is why we are looking for people like you. As an employee at Natural Resources Canada you can enjoy diverse employment opportunities, a range of career development programs, and a learning culture that supports you to learn on an ongoing basis. We support balancing your work and private life by offering the benefits of flexible work arrangements.

Intent of the process

A pool of fully or partially qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff with identical or similar positions within Natural Resources Canada with various tenures (determinate period or indeterminate), various language requirements, various security requirements, various conditions of employment and for various locations.

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)

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

Degree equivalency

Experience in analyzing policies and programs
Experience in communicating findings and observations to colleagues
Experience in developing presentations and/or briefings
Experience integrating various analytical/study results
Experience liaising with clients and stakeholders
Experience in organizing and prioritizing assigned work
Experience in providing recommendations on data/information requirements, analytical methods, and/or study objectives
Experience in conducting research and rudimentary analyses and assessing the impact of various scenarios

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of analytical methods and techniques
Knowledge of briefing and report writing
Knowledge of policy analysis and development
Knowledge of program evaluation theories and practices
Knowledge of research and issues analysis

Organize work and establish priorities to meet deadlines
Identify and analyse problems and recommend viable solutions
Work under pressure of tight deadlines and changes in priorities
Manage day-to-day activities of the office of a senior official
Provide strategic advice and guidance to senior management

Personal Suitability
Analytical skills

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

Asset Knowledge
Knowledge of current and emerging issues in the mining industry.
Knowledge of the Canadian government's role in innovation and clean technology policies and priorities

Operational Requirements
Willing and able to work overtime as required and to adopt flexible work hours as per operational requirements.

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

For this selection process, it is our intention to communicate with candidates via email. To that end, candidates must include a valid email address in their application. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that this address is functional and that it accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is also the candidate’s responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updated as required.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates may be required to meet the other qualifications.
All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the candidates.

Candidates must meet the conditions of employment and continue to meet these same conditions during their employment.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.

Contact information

Leslie Falzone, Human Resources Specialist Advisor, Staffing Operations
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