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Multimedia Project Manager

Organization Name: Statistics Canada - Communication Division
Location: Ottawa (Ontario)
Classification: IS - 03
Salary: $63,663 to $68,793
Closing Date: February 2, 2014 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Reference number: STC14J-014346-000003
Selection Process Number: 14-STC-EA-NCR-721-021
Vacancies: 1
Employment tenure: You must ensure that you select at least one employment type when submitting your application: Employment tenure

Process intent

A pool of qualified persons resulting from this process may be used to fill similar positions at the IS-03 level within Statistics Canada with various linguistic profiles, tenures and security clearances, which may vary according to the position being staffed.

Who Can Apply

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Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Statement of Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment

Applicants who meet the following criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment for this position.

Essential Qualifications

Qualifications that are necessary for the work to be performed and that must be met in order for a person to be appointed.

Official Language Proficiency

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Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)


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A degree from a recognized university.

Note: Incumbents of IS positions who do not possess the formal education prescribed are deemed to meet the university graduation standard based on their education, training and/or experience. They must be accepted as having met the minimum education standard whenever a bachelor's degree without any specialization is called for in a position classified as IS.


For entry as an IS, an acceptable combination* of education, training and/or experience may serve as an alternative to university graduation at the manager's discretion
* Acceptable combination:
. College diploma in Video Production, Multimedia or Graphic Design with one (1) year of relevant work experience


Recent* and significant** experience in all stages of video production for the Web, including pre-production, production, post-production, graphic design, and audio production***.

Recent* and significant** experience in writing for video (scripts, storyboards, concepts).

Recent* experience with the following software: Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium.

*Recent experience is defined as normally acquired within the past three (3) years.
**Significant experience is defined as normally acquired over a period of two (2) years.
*** This experience factor will be assessed through the review of a portfolio of videos recently created by the candidate.

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Qualifications that are not essential to perform the work, but that would benefit the organization or enhance the work to be performed currently or in the future.


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Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in Communications, Video Production, Multimedia, Graphic Design or other related field.


Experience in planning and managing the implementation of Web 2.0 projects (including social media) on behalf of a department, an agency or a business.

Experience in the development of communications products featuring data visualization, including infographics and animated charts or graphs.

Conditions of Employment

Requirements that a person must meet or comply with for as long as they occupy the position.

Security and Reliability

Reliability Status security clearance

Information to be provided:

You must provide the following information when submitting your application:

Other Information (Notes)

IMPORTANT: TO APPLY, candidates must submit:

1. An up-to-date C.V.
2. A covering letter, in which you demonstrate how you meet the screening criteria in 250 words or less for each education/experience criteria(essential and assets).

A) You may be assessed using one (1) or more of the following tools: written exam, interview and/or reference checks.

B) Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities, but rather the candidate must provide concrete examples that illustrate how they meet the requirement. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of your application.

C) Experience 1 (Recent* and significant** experience in all aspects of video production for the Web, including pre-production, production, post-production, graphic design, and audio production) will be assess through the review of a portfolio of videos recently created by the candidate. He/she will be asked to submit an electronic portfolio as well as a reference name(s) that can validate the completeness of the portfolio. More information about the logistics will be provided to candidates that are found successful at previous stages of the selection process such as the screening of the experience and education and the written exam.

D) In order to manage the number of applications in this selection process, management may use top-down consideration of scores at various steps in the process, to determine the number of candidates who will be further considered in the process. Selection decisions may be based on the level, breadth or degree of qualifications achieved in one or more qualifications; for example, preference may be given to the candidate that has scored highest on a specific qualification or combination of qualifications.

E) Candidates must meet each essential qualification to be appointed to a position.

F) Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed. The asset qualifications may be used at any point in the process.

G) For this process, we find that email is the most efficient way to communicate with you. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts emails from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). If you change your email address during the process, it is your responsibility to inform us.

H) 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.

I) If contacted regarding this selection process, you are encouraged to advise the departmental official of accommodation measures (such as an alternative method of assessment, a technical aid, accessibility requirements, etc.) which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

J) Candidates will be asked to provide proof of their education prior to being appointed to a position.

K) Candidates who are studying or have studied in a university outside of Canada must provide proof of Canadian Equivalency. Please consult the following website to obtain more information: http://www.cicic.ca/.

L) Candidates located outside of the National Capital Region will be assessed as close to their region as possible. Please note that Statistics Canada will not provide financial assistance to candidates who must travel to participate in the selection process.

Your résumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Questions regarding travel and relocation.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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