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Policy and Data Analyst - Careers for Persons with Disabilities - Post-Secondary Recruitment

Reference number: PSC21J-017771-000006
Selection process number: 21-PSC-INV-PWD-PSR-EC
Government of Canada - Various
Various locations
EC-01, EC-02, EC-03, EC-04, EC-05
$54,746 to $100,492 (plus health insurance, dental care, and vacation allowances)

For further information on the organization, please visit Government of Canada

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Are you a member of the persons with disabilities' employment equity group?

Closing date: 31 March 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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


who self-declare as persons with disabilities.

Important messages

The Government of Canada strives to be representative of the population it serves in all its diversity, and is committed to hiring over 5 000 people with disabilities by 2025 in a variety of fields across the federal public service.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. To request accommodation measures or adjustments during any phase of this process and for any questions, contact us at cfp.monprochainemploi-mynextjob.psc@canada.ca. Any information you provide in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

By submitting an application, you’re applying to an inventory for future positions, rather than a specific job. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.


Discover how the Government of Canada Policy and Data Career Opportunities contribute to enhancing legislative frameworks, programs and services that matter to Canadians! Register for our information session by contacting us at cfp.monprochainemploi-mynextjob.psc@canada.ca

If you’re already qualified in an EC-01, EC-02, EC-03, EC-04 or EC-05 pool, please let us know when prompted to do so.


Policy and Data Careers in the public service are as varied as the number of departments and agencies in the Government of Canada.

You could be working on:

• research, studies, forecasts and surveys
• economic or sociological effects of departmental or interdepartmental projects, programs and policies
• developing, analyzing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative information and socio-economic policies and recommendations

• developing policies on guiding government investment programs and economic development activities
• participating in consultations and exploring various models to support government priorities
• developing strategic advice with regard to federal efforts

Work environment

The Government of Canada’s priorities are reflected in the policies that guide federal departments and agencies in delivering on their mandates. Let your areas of interest guide your career progression in a collaborative work environment with leaders such as Statistics Canada; Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada; the Public Health Agency of Canada; and many others.

Your analytical expertise and passion for understanding the impacts of policies and socio-economic variables on programs, projects and services that impact Canadians is vital to all departments and agencies.

Once you’ve been hired, workplace adjustments will give you the opportunity to fully use your competencies at work. Tools like the Accessibility Passport will help you and your manager identify and implement what you need to do your job.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to recruit people with disabilities with a variety of policy or data analysis expertise on behalf of the Government of Canada.

Whether you’re at the start of your career or a professional with several years of experience, this opportunity applies to you.

Positions to be filled: 150

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

Positions require a bachelor's degree with acceptable specialization in Economics, Sociology or Statistics, obtained OR that will be obtained by June 30, 2022. If you think that you have the specialization through a combination of education, training and experience, share this information in your application.

Degree equivalency

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

The first step is to share information through your application about your education and experience relating to the areas that are of interest to you such as:

• Policy analysis of socio-economic, demographic or environmental issues
• Data production and analysis
• The use of analytical and statistical tools.

You are not expected to have experience in all fields.

This is your opportunity to give context to your experience for the hiring manager. Your resume may be used as a secondary source of information to validate your answers.

Depending on the position being staffed, certain operational requirements such as shift work and/or conditions of employment could apply (e.g. security clearance).

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

Various language requirements
You can apply for English, French or Bilingual (English and French) positions.

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

• Reasoning
• Judgment
• Other competencies may be required and assessed by the hiring organization.

Some examples of what could be assessed are:
• Analytical thinking
• Effective communication
• Effective people skills and collaboration
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented
• Demonstrating integrity and respect

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

Selection is limited to persons with disabilities and could also be limited to women, visible minorities and Indigenous.

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.


Applicants must successfully write Public Service Entrance Exam (PSEE).

Other information

Feel free to apply and communicate with us in the official language of your choice.


You’ll be assessed to ensure that you meet the qualifications of these positions. This includes a review of the information you provided in this application and may include a standardized test, a self-assessment, an interview and reference checks.

When managers consider your candidacy, they may ask you for more information specific to the position being staffed before making a final decision.

At every step, from the application process to the end of the assessment process, accommodation measures or adjustments are available to you.

Tell us what you need. Examples include: accessible environments, different formats, larger fonts, adaptive technology, extra time, individual testing, and more.

Accommodation measures are designed to remove barriers to a fair assessment and allow candidates to fully demonstrate their competencies. For additional information regarding assessment accommodation, please consult: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html.

To request accommodation measures or adjustments, and for any question about the process, contact us at cfp.monprochainemploi-mynextjob.psc@canada.ca.


Our workplaces have temporary or permanent measures in place to ensure the health and safety of employees as well as the continuity of operations. Don’t hesitate to discuss these measures and other workplace flexibilities such as telework and work location with the hiring manager for a specific job opportunity.

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.
As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.


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

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