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Junior Compensation Advisor

Reference number: STC22J-024476-000051
Selection process number: 22-STC-EA-NCR-312-224
Statistics Canada
Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), Sturgeon Falls (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), National Capital Region - Other locations (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Montréal Island (Québec)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$54,878 to $61,379

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

Closing date: 31 March 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Update: Amendment to the conditions of employment.

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.

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

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 will 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.

How does applying to an inventory work?

Referrals from this inventory are expected to occur throughout and after the advertisement period. Only candidates that are referred to hiring managers will be further assessed.

How to apply

We want to attract top talent; therefore, we are focusing solely on the abilities and personal suitability. We have also simplified the application process.

To apply for this process, the following is required:

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: The names of two (2) supervisors.

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 candidates provide may be used to assess them.

**Applications from this inventory will be considered and assessed at regular intervals.

Please note that we will be assessing our next group of candidates from the inventory starting May 30th, 2022. Make sure to apply or update your application if needed before then.


• Determine employee compensation entitlements.
• Analyse, prepare and process compensation transaction requests.
• Conduct research and analysis into individual employee compensation status and entitlements under federal and provincial acts, regulations, programs, collective agreements, pension and insurance plans, etc.
• Interpret and apply Human Resources policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Provide advice and individual guidance to clients on compensation options, coverage and costs.
• Analyze, clarify, document and apply changes in federal and provincial acts, regulations, programs, collective agreements, pension and insurance plans, etc., affecting employees' compensation.
• Compile, maintain and update records of compensation activities and decisions in Human Resources Management Information Systems and maintains associated hard-copy files, electronic back up, records and correspondence.

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 and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young Professionals. Employees are proud to work at Statistics Canada—a reputable statistical agency recognized worldwide for providing high-quality data and information to Canadians.

During the pandemic, employees may be required to work exclusively from home. However, telework will continue to be part of a flexible work arrangement that may be available to you. It is important that candidates have a reliable internet access.

Intent of the process

A pool of partially qualified candidates may be established from this process to staff AS-01 and equivalent positions within Statistics Canada across Canada. This process may be used to staff position of various tenures, languages requirements, security profiles and various work locations.

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)


•ED1:Secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of training, education and/or experience.

Degree equivalency


•EXP1: Experience in providing client service.
•EXP2:Experience using computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

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


•AEXP1:Experience in compensation
•AEXP2:Experience working with the phoenix pay system
•AEXP3:Experience working in the fields of Human Resources, Administration or Finance

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

Various language requirements
English/French Essential, Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements


• Ability to communicate effectively in writing
• Ability to communicate effectively orally
• Ability to plan and manage workload


• Demonstrating integrity and respect
• Thinking things through
• Working effectively with others
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented

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

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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