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Medical Radiation Technologist - Anticipatory

Reference number: STC21J-020872-000653
Selection process number: 21-STC-EA-NCR-823-002A
Statistics Canada
Various locations
$63,720 to $77,523

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

Closing date: 28 January 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing 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

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.

Join the Canadian Health Measures mobile examination team! If you have an adventurous spirit and enjoy travel, this is the position for you. The Canadian Health Measures Survey Mobile Examination Centre moves to a new location somewhere in Canada every six weeks. You will have the chance to travel across Canada, making new friends while using your skills. Every 3 weeks, you are entitled to a weekend visit home for 4 days, inclusive of travel.

A video showing the centre you would be potentially working in, is now available for you in the link below:


PLEASE TAKE THE TIME to read the following information carefully as it may have an impact on the outcome of your application.

How to apply via the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS)

Candidates MUST complete the SCREENING QUESTIONS portion of your application provided under this selection process. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in these SCREENING QUESTIONS how they meet the EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE listed in the essential qualifications. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of your application.

Write one or more paragraphs demonstrating how you meet each of these qualifications. Please be sure to provide COMPREHENSIVE examples. Please demonstrate how you demonstrate the education criterion by including the name of the degree and the postsecondary institution you graduated from (as applicable). A job title alone, does not demonstrate that you have the requisite level of experience. Your answer should clearly identify your role and explain relevant responsibilities and/or actions that you took. Additionally, please be sure to provide sufficient information regarding dates & duration, scope of work, project or job complexities (as appropriate).

Resumes will not be used as a secondary source to validate the education and experience described in the questionnaire. Failure to provide sufficient details concerning the EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE essential qualifications in the SCREENING QUESTIONS portion of your application will result in your elimination from the process. If applicable, in your application, please demonstrate with examples how you meet the asset qualifications. The asset qualifications are desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Here is a suggestion to help you explain your examples:
S = What was the situation or context?
T = What were your tasks or responsibilities?
A = What actions did you take?
R = What was the result of your actions?

COVID-19: with the current pandemic, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Health Measures Survey are taking every precaution to ensure that you are safe and healthy while travelling. This means that Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) will be used at all times while working in the Mobile Examination Centre (MEC), the MEC will be thoroughly cleaned every day, staff will be tested prior to every shift to ensure no one is infected and, as much as possible, staff will keep a safe distance from other staff and respondents when possible. There will also be hand sanitizer available throughout the MEC for continuous hand cleaning when washing your hands is not possible.


The successful candidate will work in the mobile examination centre of a unique national study and continuously travel to various collection sites across Canada.

Shift-work is a requirement, including weekends, evening and overtime as needed. The incumbent will be trained to perform physical measures testing following established protocols and guidelines (including blood pressure and anthropometric measures).

The workspace is prepared daily for testing, including setting up and calibrating equipment and systems and performing routine maintenance of equipment.

Before physical measures are completed, the candidate will ask routine screening questions and provide basic interpretation of measures to the respondent.

The candidate will guide the respondent to perform the physical measures and enter the test results into a data collection system.

The candidate will follow health and safety guidelines, quality control and data security measures, policies and procedures while on the work site.

Finally, the candidate will perform administrative activities such as maintaining supply inventories, assisting in clinic set-up and take down, assisting in scheduling respondent appointments and other duties as required.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified or partially qualified candidates will be established to staff various tenures (term, indeterminate, acting, assignment, or secondment basis) and/or security clearances (reliability or secret) within Statistics Canada.

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)

Diploma in Medical Radiological Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Degree equivalency

Recent* experience in performing x-rays on a human population.

Experience following quality assurance procedures and x-ray equipment maintenance programs.

*Recent: within the past five (5) years

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

Experience and/or certification with Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry

Experience performing x-rays on children, individuals with physical or mental limitations or the elderly following standardized procedures

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

Various language requirements
Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)
English or French essential

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of x-ray examinations (including anatomy and physiology required for radiographic positioning).


Ability to detect, observe and resolve contraindications to x-ray protocols;
Ability to analyze and resolve problems;
Ability to communicate effectively orally;


Effective interpersonal relationships

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

Ability to speak another language (besides French and English) such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi.

Must be willing to work overtime, when required.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

1. Maintenance of a valid certification through the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) as a Medical Radiological Technologist (MRT).
2. Maintenance of a valid Basic Rescuer CPR and First Aid certification.
3. Work on nearly continuous travel status. The Canadian Health Measures Survey Mobile Examination Centre moves to a new location somewhere in Canada every six weeks. Staff is required to move across Canada to various work locations every six weeks. Staff is granted a week-end visit home approximately every 3 weeks for 4 days (inclusive of travel).
4. Must be willing to work shift work
5. Must possess a valid Canadian driver's license.

A condition of employment refers to something that must be met as part of the job.

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.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

The following evaluation tools may be used during this selection process:

Written exam
Reference check

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

E-mail correspondence will be used as the main method of communication for this selection process. Candidates who do not wish to receive their results by e-mail must contact the human resources representative listed on this advertisement to inform them of their preferred method of communication. Please note that the onus is on the candidates to provide valid contact information and to update it, if required. Candidates must also ensure that their contact information is accurate and up to date as Statistics Canada will not be held responsible for errors related to the transmission of correspondence.

Please identify clearly your substantive group and level/employment status/Personal Record Identifier (PRI) on your resume and/or application form.

In order to determine if you meet the education requirement, your proof of education is required and needs to be provided as soon as requested.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of
their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language(s) in their application.

Candidates who have been assessed and found to have met all essential qualifications may update their Second Language Evaluation (SLE) results for as long as the pool is valid. Please note that candidates can undergo SLE testing only once within the context of a selection process; any update to a candidate’s linguistic profile must be as a result of subsequent SLE testing done outside of the scope of this selection process.

For a Virtual Mobile Examination Centre Tour click on one of the follwing link:



Statistics Canada is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free workplace. When completing your application and preparing for the evaluations, we encourage you to provide non-work-related examples if you consider them more relevant to the position being filled. Your examples may be from your professional experience or from your studies, volunteer work, hobbies or any other personal experience that is relevant to demonstrating how you meet the position’s essential criteria.


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

Cindy Gauvin - Staffing Advisor
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