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IT-02 IT Analyst, IT Policy, Planning and Governance

Reference number: IRB22J-087098-000023
Selection process number: 22-IRB-EA-BA-00-152616
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada - Information Management / Information Technology (IMIT)
Ottawa (Ontario)
$75,129 to $91,953

For further information on the organization, please visit Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Closing date: 3 November 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Work environment

IRB's main office is situated in Ottawa, Ontario currently located on Slater Street, near a shopping centre, bike paths, a walking trail, and restaurants and shops nearby. Parking is readily available at a relatively modest monthly fee, and local transit stops a few short steps from our doors. IT PPG is only a short walk to the parks surrounding Parliament Buildings, with walking trails and bike paths, as well as simple transit access for those coming from Gatineau.

IRB is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce, and to maintaining a workplace that balances employees with contracted resources and positive employee morale. Depending on the position to be staffed, IT PPG supports alternative work arrangements (e.g., compressed work week, remote work) as well as flexible working hours. As part of the Government of Canada, employees enjoy competitive remuneration and an excellent benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage as well as one of the best pension plans in Canada.

IRB also has offices in various regional locations across Canada.

Intent of the process

The intent of this selection process is to staff one (1) position on an indeterminate basis. A pool of qualified candidates may be established to staff similar positions with various tenures (indeterminate, term, deployment, acting, secondment or assignment) within the IRB.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


Graduation from a two-year program of study from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in computer science, information technology, information management or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed.

1. Indeterminate incumbents in the IT group on December 9, 2021, who do not possess the education prescribed above, are deemed to meet the minimum education standard based on their education, training and/or experience. They must be accepted as having met the minimum education standard whenever this standard is called for when staffing positions in the IT group.
2. Indeterminate incumbents of positions in the CS group on May 10, 1999, who do not possess the education prescribed above, are deemed to meet the minimum education standard based on their education, training and/or experience. They must be accepted as having met the minimum education standard whenever this standard is called for when staffing positions in the IT group.
3. At the manager’s discretion, an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience may serve as an alternative to the minimum education stated above. Whenever the minimum education is met using this alternative, it is met for the specific position only and must be reassessed for other positions for which this alternative has been specified by the manager.

Degree equivalency


• Experience researching, compiling or validating IT information, managing content in repository tools

• Experience contributing to, or writing and developing procedures, reports, correspondence or documentation.

• Experience supporting the development or maintenance of work processes, policies, strategies, standards, and frameworks related to IT activities.

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


• Recognized certification in Project Management, Business Analysis, ITIL, or another relevant domain. (A certification in-progress is acceptable.).

Degree equivalency


• Experience writing or contributing to documentation (such as: business requirements, business cases, option analysis, project plans, risk analysis, etc.).

• Experience preparing or contributing to IT-related briefings, presentations, and background papers to management, clients, and key stakeholders.

• Experience collecting or documenting IT requirements for IT planning and investment planning purposes

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Abilities and skills:

• Communicate effectively in writing.
• Communicate effectively orally.

Personal Suitability:

• Effective interpersonal skills
• Dependability
• Adaptability
• Showing Initiative and Being Action Oriented

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

Employment equity:

The IRB would like its workforce to be reflective of the population it serves. As a result, preference may be given to candidates who are members of an Employment Equity group: Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities. Therefore, we encourage candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a member of one of these groups.

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


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

Jennifer Beal - HR Advisor
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