Information Systems Analyst
Selection process number: 22-RCM-EA-P-E-SUR-IMIT-BS-113899
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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.
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When submitting an application to this selection process, you will be prompted to answer screening questions concerning the essential education, and the essential and asset experience qualifications. It is your responsibility to provide clear and concrete examples in your responses to each question, including when (from-to), where (occupational title, organization) and how you obtained your education and experience. It is recommended that you describe the experience examples in specific terms, providing sufficient details so that the Assessment Board can clearly understand. Describe the situation/task, the action you took, what you accomplished and/or what you learned. Content of your response must be supported by your CV/resume as your responses to these questions will be used as a primary source of information and your CV/resume will only be used to validate this information. Should you indicate in your response "please refer to CV/resume" your application will be rejected. Lack of examples and details will result in your application being rejected as the Assessment Board will have insufficient information to determine if the requirement is met.
Any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be used for the screening of applications. If you meet these criteria, please clearly demonstrate how you meet them in writing. Provide examples and describe the work/duties you have performed. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further during the screening process.
Original proof of your education will be requested and must be provided during the selection process, in order to verify that candidates meet the education requirement. Candidates who are unable to provide proof that they meet this essential qualification as requested may be eliminated from the process. Also note, if the name on your education credentials does not match the name on your current photo identification, you will need to provide proof of your name change.
Education obtained outside of Canada must be evaluated. Please contact The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials as soon as possible to initiate the evaluation process http://www.cicic.ca/
Have you been frustrated working with a form or a process? Have you ever thought to yourself that if given the opportunity you would make it better? That you could create better information systems that can save a whole lot of time, frustration and effort? Are you interested in the successful delivery of strategic and innovative solutions? Are you interested taking on the role of an Information Systems Analyst and using your skills in process improvement and eye for design to help bring solutions to life?
The RCMP Information Management and Technology Branch in British Columbia is looking for an Information Systems Analyst, to join their Forms Management program. You will have the opportunity to work with various stakeholders and teams to create electronic forms that support work processes and the people behind those processes.
You’ll also be in an environment that helps you establish a positive work/life balance, providing access to partial work from home opportunities, flexible scheduling (such as completing your hours of work over 8 or 9 days instead of 10 in a two-week period) and a number of amenities including a gym and full service cafeteria on site at our E-Division Headquarters near King George Station, in Surrey.
This position is located in a law enforcement environment which includes regular contact with uniformed and armed police officers.
Intent of the process
A qualified group of candidates may be identified and may be used to staff future permanent or temporary vacancies (including terms, actings, casuals, assignments and secondments) in similar-level positions (at full or part-time hours, including shift-work). Once established, the qualified pool will be valid for a period of one year and may be extended.
Applicants are encouraged to apply ONLY if they are willing and able to work in Surrey, BC. All positions are located at 14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC.
Should a Civilian Member (CM) be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to the Public Service (PS) category for the CM.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
• A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience.
• Experience working with stakeholders to gather, elicit, and analyze requirements
• Experience liaising with business and technical stakeholders
• Experience leading requirements gathering sessions
• Experience presenting recommendations or solutions
• Experience with basic design principles
• Knowledge of form analysis and design
• Knowledge of business process analysis and design
• Knowledge of Project Management best practices
• Ability to communicate effectively orally
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing
• Ability to design forms
• Ability to manage own work in order to meet deadlines
• Ability to facilitate meetings with clients and stakeholders
• Analytical thinking
• Problem Solving
• Detail oriented
• Client service oriented
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
• Successful completion of 2 years post-secondary in the field of information technology, information management or business administration
• Experience in electronic-form, graphic or web design
• Experience using MS Access, such as maintaining/updating database and creating reports
• Experience using Adobe LiveCycle Designer to create, update forms, including Accessible PDF
• Experience creating technical documentation
• Knowledge of forms management program in the Government of Canada
• Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 – Web Accessibility in the Government of Canada
• Knowledge of Quality Assurance practices and processes
Conditions of employment
• Enhanced Reliability Status
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.
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.
NOTE: Successful candidates will require a valid RCMP security clearance prior to appointment and throughout the tenure of their employment. The process to obtain RCMP security clearance involves a security/reliability interview and a field investigation regarding matters of criminal activity which includes reference checks, verification of credit/financial status, education, employment, etc. As such, the process may take several weeks or months to complete.
To be granted RCMP security clearance and to maintain the ethical standards of the RCMP, candidates must not be, or have been, involved in certain criminal activities, have been dishonourably discharged, have pending personal bankruptcies, etc. For additional information and a complete list of activities, please visit http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/good-character . The security requirements are the same for all employees of the RCMP.
Depending on the requirements of the position(s) being staffed from this process, for current or future vacancies, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be applied at the time of staffing. Candidates may be contacted and assessed against these criteria at any time during this process.
Interested persons must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to the position, in a manner determined by the Selection Board. A person may be appointed to the position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements or organizational needs. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.
Once established, the qualified pool will be valid for a period of 12 months and may be extended.
Please note that within the context of this selection process, travel costs/expenses will not be reimbursed. Consequently, candidates will be responsible for travel costs.
Random selection may be used to identify which applicants will be assessed or appointed in this appointment process.
Top-down selection may apply.
If a qualified candidate has been selected and appointed on an indeterminate basis from the established pool, they will be removed from the pool. If a candidate is selected for a specified period (including term, acting, or assignment/secondment) appointment, they will remain in the pool for future offers.
This process and the resulting pool will only be used to staff positions in the RCMP.
Any information provided by a candidate through their application or assessment that is deemed to be incorrect or fraudulent will be eliminated from further consideration.
Experience qualifications will be assessed upon application. Further confirmation or assessment may be conducted through reference checks.
All communication relating to this process, including e-mail correspondence and telephone conversations may be used in the assessment of qualifications of the candidate.
PLEASE NOTE: Where an e mail address is provided, the Selection Board may choose to communicate with candidates by e mail to provide/request information and to invite candidates to attend any portion of the assessment. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.
Candidates must meet the conditions of employment and continue to meet these same conditions during their employment.
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.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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