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Data Production and Dissemination Coordinator - INVENTORY

Reference number: STC21J-021079-000413
Selection process number: 22-STC-EA-TOR-752-126
Statistics Canada
Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$68,666 to $77,696

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

Closing date: 28 January 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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.


Key Activities

• Coordinates and organizes the retrieval, editing, validation, marketing and dissemination of data.
• Provides custom tabulations and time-series information for ad-hoc client requests.
• Recommends improvements to statistical methods and procedures and implements changes to processing systems and applications to manipulate, store and retrieve statistical data.
• Provides subject matter advice and direction to users on matters relating to subject-matter concepts.
• Participates as a subject area representative on various teams and working groups.
• Leads work groups established to coordinate and implement program activities.

Intent of the process

This inventory will be used to establish pools of qualified candidates which may be used to staff (immediate or anticipatory) positions of various tenures, with various linguistic profiles in various locations, based on operational needs.

Our immediate need is to staff two (2) positions in the Western Region (Edmonton, Winnipeg or Vancouver), and four (4) positions in the Central Region (Ottawa, Toronto). To ensure you are considered for the immediate vacancies, please submit your application by February 7, 2022.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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


Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in social sciences*, statistics, library/archival work or a law-related field.

Candidates must always have a degree. The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and may have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization. The specialization may also be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

* Social science includes: economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, demography/population studies, history, psychology, geography, criminology, and other disciplines associated with social science such as (but not limited to) finance, accounting, commerce, business administration, agriculture, environment sciences, data science/data analytics, education, epidemiology or health.

Degree equivalency


Recent* and significant** experience using statistical software (SAS, STATA, SQL, CAPSS, Python, R) to retrieve or manipulate large scale data sets.

Recent* and significant** experience with data processing or data integration

Significant** experience in data quality assurance or quality control processes.

Significant** experience providing statistical information to clients.

*Recent experience is normally defined as experience obtained in the last three years.
**Significant is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with full-time performance of duties for a minimum of two years


Showing initiative and Being action oriented
Working effectively with others
Demonstrating integrity and respect
Thinking things through

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

Various language requirements
Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg: English Essential & Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB
Toronto: English Essential & Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB
Ottawa: Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB & Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

Information on language requirements


Attention to Detail


Ability to plan, coordinate and prioritize work with concurrent deadlines.
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to communicate effectively in writing

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

Recent* and significant** experience using SAS

Experience in the use of data manipulation software to extract and produce data tables from Census microdata.

Experience in using the VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) programming language for Excel.

Experience in delivering training or information sessions.

Experience preparing documentation, manuals or technical reports.

*Recent experience is normally defined as experience obtained in the last three years.
**Significant is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with full-time performance of duties for a minimum of two years.


Statistics Canada is committed to hiring and promoting a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population it serves. In order to achieve this representative workforce, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, indicate that they are belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups (self-declaration): Indigenous peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities.

At Statistics Canada we recognize that a diverse and inclusive workplace that can harness the diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives of its employees is essential to building a better, more productive and more innovative Canada. Statistics Canada promotes the advantages of diversity and inclusion in the federal government and offers interesting career opportunities and rewarding challenges for everyone.

Information on employment equity


Availability and willingness to travel occasionally according to operational needs;
Availability and willingness to work overtime according to operational needs.

During the current pandemic, employees are required to work from home. Employees might need to return to their workplace eventually, yet telework will be part of a flexible work arrangement that might be available to you

It is important that candidates have a secure office space and a private area at their place of residence with reliable internet access. Costs associated with meeting the operational requirement(s) at your place of residence are the candidate’s responsibility.

Conditions of employment

Reliability and security
Reliability status

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.

The above conditions of employment must be met before an appointment is made. All costs associated with meeting the conditions of employment are the candidate’s responsibility. Candidates must meet and maintain the above conditions of employment throughout their employment.

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

In your PSRS questionnaire responses, clarity, coherence, conciseness as well as appropriate attention to detail (spelling, grammar and relevance to the factor being substantiated) will be used to evaluate the essential qualifications.

Internal reference contacts are not restricted to the list of names given by the candidate. The Selection Committee reserves the right to contact other references within the federal public service.

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.


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

Chantale Pepin, Human Resources Advisor
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