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Warehouse Person

Reference number: STC22J-023413-000409
Selection process number: 22-STC-EA-NCR-767-613A
Statistics Canada
Ottawa (Ontario)
$24.38 to $26.51 per hour

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

Closing date: 20 December 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

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 thoughtful decisions. The advantages of a strong workplace cannot be understated. Diverse. Accommodating. Nurturing. Rewarding. For employees to reach their full potential, a workplace MUST meet all of these criteria. Our success lies with a dynamic workforce that strives for excellence and innovation. We are proud to provide a healthy, respectful and supportive work environment for all employees and offer opportunities to develop and acquire new skills.

A good way to go about building your examples is to use the STAR method. The STAR method is a structured way of answering a behavior-based question by discussing the specific Situation, Task, Action, and Result of the situation you are describing.

When filling out your application and during the interview, we invite you to provide relevant and verifiable examples of experience gained in your work life, as well as those gained through your studies, volunteer work, or other activities that demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria of the position.

S - Situation: Describe the situation and present all the relevant details.
T- Tasks: What tasks did you have to accomplish? What needed to be done to resolve the situation?
A- Actions: What did you do to resolve the situation and why did you choose this action plan? Have you considered other options? Why did you not choose these last options?
R- Results: What was the result of the approach you took? Could you have done otherwise? Was the person you were dealing with satisfied? Did you achieve your goals?

Candidates may be eliminated at any point during the selection process if they fail to demonstrate any of the essential qualifications through their behavior in their current work or as part of the selection process, for example, through: communication with Human Resources, informal discussion, selection interview, etc.

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


As a Warehouse Person, some of your duties will include:

- Furniture adjustments and set-ups
- Delivering and picking up office supplies
- Building furniture
- Set up of furniture for events

Work environment

Statistics Canada was a winner of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers Award for 2021 and is one of the Canada’s Top Employers for Young Professionals. We want to help Canadians better understand their country, so they can make more thoughtful decisions. Be part of this mission by applying for this position! We support talent. Let your talents and interests shine and come discover new ones. If you are looking for a place to build a career, you’ve found it!

Please note that the positions to be staffed will require employees to work on-site.

Intent of the process

The intent of the process is for anticipatory staffing needs.

However, a pool of partially qualified candidates may be established and used to staff similar position with various tenures, security requirements and linguistic profiles, across Statistics Canada, upon approval from the Security and Facilities Division.

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)


A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives.

The employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are:

A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or

An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency


EXP1 - Experience in providing client services;
EXP2 - Experience in warehouse operations;
EXP3 - Experience in the installation and/or assembly of furniture.

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


AEXP1 - Experience in assembling/disassembling Teknion and Knoll Furniture assembly Systems.

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

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

Information on language requirements


Ability to communicate effectively orally


Effective interpersonal relations
Client-service oriented

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


Employment equity may be used to address the under representation of designated groups.


- Mandatory use of safety equipment.
- Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (e.g. steel toe shoes, gloves, goggles).
- Mandatory overtime may be required on short notice.
- The incumbent must be able to lift and move boxes weighing up to 23 kg/50lbs, while practicing proper safety procedures.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

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.


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

Francis Lavictoire - Human Resources Advisor
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