GC Jobs

Stream 1 : Analyst (EC-05) / Stream 2 : Unit Head, Subject Matter (EC-06)

Reference number: STC21J-020666-000398
Selection process number: 21-STC-EA-NCR-552-012
Statistics Canada
Various locations
EC-05, EC-06
$88,618 to $116,116

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

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad AND who self-declare as belonging to one or more of the following Employment Equity groups: Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women, and members of visible minority groups.

* Should there be an insufficient number of candidates, persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad who DO NOT self-declare as belonging to one or more of the Employment Equity groups above may be considered without re-advertising. Therefore, applicants in this expanded area of selection are encouraged to apply.

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.

📣 Statistics Canada is committed to Employment Equity. In order to ensure a diverse workforce, preference will be given to candidates who self-declare as belonging to one of the four designated Employment Equity groups : Indigenous, members of visible minority groups, persons with disabilities, or women. The definition of each of the designated groups as defined by the Employment Equity Act can be found at the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs/employment-equity.html

📣Self-declaring. Because YOU count. To learn more about self-declaring, we encourage you to consult the following website:

📣By completing the Employment Equity section in your application, you help create a Public Service that is diverse, inclusive and representative of the identities, cultures, perspectives and experiences that make up Canada.


👍 Step 1: Send us your interest
→ Apply now via this poster by clicking on 'apply online' at the bottom of the page.

😊Step 2: Let's learn more about you
→ Please respond to the screening questions

🎥 For tips on how to apply, check out this video:

🤝Step 3: Assessment & Matching
→ Your application will be carefully considered. If your education and experiences match a position, you may be contacted for the next assessment phase.

We are aware that there are many questions to answer during the application process. Please keep in mind that in answering all the questions for which you meet the criteria, you will significantly increase your chances to be referred to hiring managers for further consideration.

Please note that the first assessment process that will be conducted via this inventory will begin in November 2021, with the screening phase. Other screening processes will be conducted periodically as vacancies arise.

You are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we have immediate needs to staff multiple positions.

Work environment


Statistics Canada is a world-renowned leader in its domain, and its employees are proud to fulfill its mission: to serve Canada with high-quality statistical information that matters. We want to help Canadians better understand their country, so they can make more informed decisions. Be part of this mission by applying to this process!

To learn more about us, we invite you to visit our website: https://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/start


- Winner of Canada's Best Diversity Employers
- Winner of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers Award, yet again, in 2021
- Voted one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young Professionals
- Work/Life balance
- Career development opportunities
- Exciting and innovative projects and opportunity to apply leading edge data & methods
- Be part of a reputable statistical agency recognized worldwide for maintaining high quality data and information for Canadians
...and so much more!


We have the following offices across Canada: Vancouver (BC), Edmonton (AB), Winnipeg (MB), Toronto (ON), Ottawa (ON), Montréal (QC), Sherbrooke (QC) and Halifax (NS).

As well, we have more than 30 Research Data Centres (RDCs) across the country. Research Data Centres (RDCs) promote and facilitate research that uses Statistics Canada microdata within secure facilities managed by Statistics Canada.
Check out the locations here: https://www.statcan.gc.ca/en/microdata/data-centres/community .

Positions may be staffed in the above-mentioned locations. However, as a result of the global pandemic, our teams are currently working virtually from home, with the exception of the RDC positions. Remote work may continue to be an option post pandemic. As our telework arrangements are evolving, we encourage you to apply.

Intent of the process

Current Needs: The immediate need is to staff EC-05 and EC-06 positions within the agency.

Future Needs: A partially qualified pool may be established to staff similar positions with various tenures, various linguistic profiles, and/or security clearances within Statistics Canada across Canada

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A response to a text question addressing the following:

Contact information for 2 references.

A list of the courses you have taken as well as any courses that you are taking now, or that you will be taking this academic year

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.

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.

Degree equivalency

EXP1: Experience in managing projects (e.g. research projects, transformative project, and/or managing surveys)
EXP2: Experience in researching, analyzing and/or integrating data

EXP3: *Significant experience managing **complex projects

*Significant is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally acquired over a period of 2 years.
** Complex is defined as having two (2) of the following characteristics: multidimensional, multi-year, multidisciplinary, sensitive or confidential, holding significant risk, affecting many partners or stakeholders, precedent-setting or having a major impact on program delivery.

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


AEDU1- A degree from a recognized postsecondary educational institution, with a specialization in one of the following: accounting, finance, business administration, health, epidemiology, health sciences, data science, public health, population health, communications, web design, or journalism
AEDU2- Masters Degree and/or Ph.D with *significant emphasis on statistical analysis of large microdata sets
*Significant is defined as having acquired at least one course in statistical analysis at the graduate level, or the completion of an evidence-based thesis using statistical analysis as the main line of inquiry.
AEDU3- Project Management Certification or pending qualification
AEDU4- Chartered Professional Accountant designation or pending qualification

Degree equivalency

You will be asked to answer a series of pre-screening questions relating to the areas that are of interest to you such as:

• Data production and analysis
• The use of analytical and statistical tools.

This does not mean that you must possess all the asset qualifications; however, they may be a deciding factor when selecting candidates for the positions available. Depending on the position being staffed, certain operational requirements and/or conditions of employment could apply.

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

Various language requirements
o English Essential or French Essential
o Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB
o Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC

o Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB
o Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC

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- Thinking things through
C2- Working effectively with others
C3- Showing initiative and being action oriented
C4- Demonstrating respect and integrity

AB1: Ability to take initiative and work independently
AB2: Ability to communicate effectively orally
AB3:Ability to communicate effectively in writing

AB4: Ability to manage people

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

Priority will be given to applicants that self-declare as belonging to one or more of the following Employment Equity groups: Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women, and members of visible minority groups.

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - 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.

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

Please note that any information provided through this selection process may be considered in the assessment of any of the essential or other qualifications, including the ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Candidates selected for a potential opportunity could be further assessed according to the position requirements.


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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