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Economist/Sociologist

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Economist/Sociologist

Referencenumber:STC15J012659000242
Selectionprocessnumber:15STCIANCR1823014

StatisticsCanada
Ottawa(Ontario)
EC05
Acting,Assignment,Deployment,Indeterminate,Secondment,Specifiedperiod
$77,118to$88,764

Closingdate:30November201523:59,PacificTime(moreonclosingdate)
Whocanapply:EmployeesofStatisticsCanadaacrossCanadaandemployeesofthepublic
serviceoccupyingapositionintheNationalCapitalRegion.
EligibleveteransandCAFmembersmayapply.(InformationonmobilityforveteransandCAF
members)

Importantmessages
PLEASETAKETHETIMEtoreadthefollowinginformationcarefullyasitmayhaveanimpactonthe
outcomeofyourapplication.
HowtoapplyviathePublicServiceResourcingSystem(PSRS):
CandidatesMUSTcompletetheSCREENINGQUESTIONSportionofyourapplicationprovidedunderthis
selectionprocess.CandidatesmustclearlydemonstrateintheseSCREENINGQUESTIONShowthey
meettheEDUCATIONandEXPERIENCElistedintheessentialqualifications.Failuretodosowillresult
intherejectionofyourapplication.
Writeoneormoreparagraphsdemonstratinghowyoumeeteachofthesequalifications.Pleasebesure
toprovideCOMPREHENSIVEexamples.Pleasedemonstratehowyoudemonstratetheeducation
criterionbyincludingthenameofthedegreeandthepostsecondaryinstitutionyougraduatedfrom(as
applicable).Ajobtitlealone,doesnotdemonstratethatyouhavetherequisitelevelofexperience.
Youranswershouldclearlyidentifyyourroleandexplainrelevantresponsibilitiesand/oractionsthat
youtook.Additionally,pleasebesuretoprovidesufficientinformationregardingdates&duration,
scopeofwork,projectorjobcomplexities(asappropriate).
Resumeswillnotbeusedasasecondarysourcetovalidatetheeducationandexperiencedescribedin
thequestionnaire.FailuretoprovidesufficientdetailsconcerningtheEDUCATIONANDEXPERIENCE
essentialqualificationsintheSCREENINGQUESTIONSportionofyourapplicationwillresultinyour
eliminationfromtheprocess.Ifapplicable,inyourapplication,pleasedemonstratewithexampleshow
youmeettheassetqualifications.Theassetqualificationsaredesirableandmaybeadecidingfactor
inchoosingthepersontobeappointed.

Intentoftheprocess
Apoolofqualifiedorpartiallyqualifiedcandidatesmaybeestablishedtostaffsimilaroridentical
positionswithvariouslinguisticprofiles,tenures(term,indeterminate,acting,assignment,or
secondmentbasis)and/orsecurityclearances(reliabilityorsecret)withinStatisticsCanada.
Positionstobefilled:10

Informationyoumustprovide

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Informationyoumustprovide
Yourrsum.
Youmustmeetallessentialqualificationsinordertobeappointedtotheposition.Otherqualifications
maybeadecidingfactorinchoosingthepersontobeappointed.Someessentialandother
qualificationswillbeassessedthroughyourapplication.Itisyourresponsibilitytoprovideappropriate
examplesthatillustratehowyoumeeteachqualification.Failingtodosocouldresultinyour
applicationbeingrejected.

Inordertobeconsidered,yourapplicationmustclearlyexplainhowyoumeetthe
following(essentialqualifications)
CandidatesMUSTcompletetheSCREENINGQUESTIONSportionoftheirapplicationprovidedunderthis
selectionprocess.CandidatesmustclearlydemonstrateintheseSCREENINGQUESTIONShowthey
meettheEDUCATIONandEXPERIENCElistedintheessentialqualifications.Failuretodosowillresult
intherejectionofyourapplication.
ED1.Adegreefromarecognizedpostsecondaryeducationalinstitutionwithanacceptable
specializationineconomics,sociologyorstatistics
Allapplicantsmustholdadegree.Specializationcoursesmustbeacceptableandmusthavebeen
takenatarecognizedpostsecondaryeducationalinstitution,butnotnecessarilyaspartofaprogramof
studyinthespecializationrequired.Inordertomeetthespecializationbasedonthecourses
completed,candidatesmusthavecompletedatleast4semesterbasedcoursesinoneofthefollowing:
economics,sociologyorstatistics.
Degreeequivalency
CandidatesMUSTcompletetheSCREENINGQUESTIONSportionofyourapplicationprovidedunderthis
selectionprocess.CandidatesmustclearlydemonstrateintheseSCREENINGQUESTIONShowthey
meettheEDUCATIONandEXPERIENCElistedintheessentialqualifications.Failuretodosowillresult
intherejectionofyourapplication.
Significant*experienceinatleastone**ofthefollowingactivities:
EX1A.a)Producingandanalyzingsurveyoradministrativedatarelatedtosocialoreconomicstatistics
EX1B.b)Analyzingsocialoreconomicdataforpublicationorincorporationintodatadevelopment
activities(e.g.,statisticallinkageorqualityassurance)
*Significantexperienceisdefinedasthedepthandbreadthofexperiencenormallyassociatedwithfull
timeperformanceofdutiesforaminimumofthree(3)years.
**Importantnote:Althoughexperienceinonlyoneoftheaboveactivitiesisrequired,applicantsare
stronglyencouragedtoindicatealltheexperiencecriteriaabovethattheymeet.

Ifyoupossessanyofthefollowing,yourapplicationmustalsoclearlyexplainhowyou
meetit(otherqualifications)
PleasenotethatthefollowingassetcriteriawillONLYbeassessedthroughyourresponsesinthe
screeningquestionsportionofyourapplication.
AEX1.Experienceinproducingandanalyzinglabourmarketstatistics
AEX2.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingstatisticsoneconomicwellbeing(includingincome,
consumption,wealthandpensions)orhousingstatistics
AEX3.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingeducationstatistics
AEX4.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingtravelandtourismstatistics
AEX5.Experienceinproducingandanalyzinghealthstatistics
AEX6.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingjusticestatistics
AEX7.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingstatisticsonsubpopulations(forexample,Aboriginal
groups,personswithreducedmobility,immigrants,linguisticminorities,youthandseniors)oron
generalsocialissues
AEX8.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingpopulationestimatesorprojections
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AEX8.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingpopulationestimatesorprojections
AEX9.Experienceinstatisticallinkageorstudiesthatuselinkeddata
AEX10.ExperienceinusingSASorequivalentstatisticalsoftwares
AEX11.Experienceinusingaresearchdatacenter(RDC)
AEX12.Experienceinperformingqualityassurancewithrespecttosocialoreconomicstatistics
AEX13.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingpriceindexes
AEX14.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingindustryorproductstatistics
AEX15.Experienceinproducingandanalyzinginvestmentstatistics
AEX16.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingscienceandtechnologystatistics
AEX17.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingfinancialstatisticsonbusinesses
AEX18.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingtradeandinternationalaccountsstatistics
AEX19.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingnationalaccountsstatistics
AEX20.Experienceinproducingandanalyzinggovernmentfinanceaccounts
AEX21.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingenvironmentalaccountsstatistics
AEX22.Experienceinproducingandanalyzingadministrativedata.

Thefollowingwillbeapplied/assessedatalaterdate(essentialforthejob)
Variouslanguagerequirements
Variouslanguagerequirements
1.BilingualimperativeBBB/BBBandCBC/CBC
2.BilingualnonimperativeBBB/BBBandCBC/CBC
3.EnglishorFrenchessential
Informationonlanguagerequirements
SecondLanguageWritingSkillsSelfAssessment
Inordertohelpyoudecideifyoushouldapplytoabilingualposition,anoptionalselfassessmentof
yourwritingskillsinyoursecondofficiallanguageisavailableforyoutotakebeforecompletingyour
application.
Formoreinformation,pleaseconsult:
UnsupervisedInternetTestofSecondLanguageWritingSkills
K1.Knowledgeofthestatisticalclassifications,conceptsandtechniquesusedintheareasofsocialor
economicstatistics
K2.KnowledgeofcurrentsocialoreconomicissuesinCanadaandhowtheyarerelatedtoStatistics
Canadaprograms
A1.Abilitytothinkanalytically
A2.Abilitytoanalyzedata
A3.Abilitytosolveproblems
A4.Abilitytoadvisedatausers
A5.Abilitytocommunicateeffectivelyorally
A6.Abilitytocommunicateeffectivelyinwriting
PS1.Effectiveinterpersonalskills
PS2.Initiative
PS3.Judgment
PS4.Reliability
PS5.Thoroughness

Otherinformation
Candidatesmustmeettheessentialqualificationstobeappointedtoaposition.
Candidatesmayberequiredtomeettheassetqualificationsortheorganizationalneeds,dependingon
therequirementsofthespecificpositionbeingstaffed.
Thefollowingevaluationtoolsmaybeusedduringthisselectionprocess:
Writtenexam
Presentation
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Interview
Referencescheck
Acknowledgmentofreceiptofapplicationswillnotbesent.Wewillcontactcandidateswhenthe
screeningprocessiscompleted.
Emailcorrespondencewillbeusedasthemainmethodofcommunicationforthisselectionprocess.
Candidateswhodonotwishtoreceivetheirresultsbyemailmustcontactthehumanresources
representativelistedonthisadvertisementtoinformthemoftheirpreferredmethodofcommunication.
Pleasenotethattheonusisonthecandidatestoprovidevalidcontactinformationandtoupdateit,if
required.Candidatesmustalsoensurethattheircontactinformationisaccurateanduptodateas
StatisticsCanadawillnotbeheldresponsibleforerrorsrelatedtothetransmissionofcorrespondence.
Pleaseidentifyclearlyyoursubstantivegroupandlevel/employmentstatus/PersonalRecordIdentifier
(PRI)onyourresumeand/orapplicationform.
Inordertodetermineifyoumeettheeducationrequirement,yourproofofeducationisrequiredand
needstobeprovidedassoonasrequested.
Personsareentitledtoparticipateintheappointmentprocessintheofficiallanguage(s)oftheirchoice.
Applicantsareaskedtoindicatetheirpreferredofficiallanguage(s)intheirapplication.
Candidateswhohavebeenassessedandfoundtohavemetallessentialqualificationsmayupdate
theirSecondLanguageEvaluation(SLE)resultsforaslongasthepoolisvalid.Pleasenotethat
candidatescanundergoSLEtestingonlyoncewithinthecontextofaselectionprocessanyupdateto
acandidateslinguisticprofilemustbeasaresultofsubsequentSLEtestingdoneoutsideofthescope
ofthisselectionprocess.
Pleasenotethatwhentheappointmentprocessisfinalized,aNotificationofConsideration(first
notification)andaNotificationofAppointmentorProposalofAppointment(secondnotification)willbe
postedonthePublicServiceResourcingSystem(PSRS).ItisyourresponsibilitytoverifythePSRSfor
notificationstoavailyourselfoftherighttoinformaldiscussionwiththemanagerand/orrecoursetobe
submittedtothePublicServiceLabourRelationsBoard.WeencourageyoutoregisterforthePSRS.
ThePublicServiceofCanadaiscommittedtobuildingaskilled,diverseworkforcereflectiveof
Canadiansociety.Asaresult,itpromotesemploymentequityandencouragescandidatestoindicate
voluntarilyontheirapplicationiftheyareawoman,anAboriginalperson,apersonwithadisabilityor
amemberofavisibleminoritygroup.
ThePublicServiceofCanadaisalsocommittedtodevelopinginclusive,barrierfreeselectionprocesses
andworkenvironments.Ifcontactedinrelationtoajobopportunityortesting,youshouldadvisethe
PublicServiceCommissionorthedepartmentalofficialinatimelyfashionoftheaccommodation
measureswhichmustbetakentoenableyoutobeassessedinafairandequitablemanner.
Informationreceivedrelatingtoaccommodationmeasureswillbeaddressedconfidentially.
Wethankallthosewhoapply.

Contactinformation
ChristianMarion,StaffingAdvisor
christian.marion@canada.ca
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Datemodified: 20150903

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