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About the job
Did you know that the CRA is one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada?
We are currently looking for talented individuals to fill a variety of exciting and challenging positions in various areas such as:
Income Tax Processing
Other Corporate Program Areas such as Human Resources, Information Technology and Finance and Administration
We take great pride in being part of a team and having a diverse workforce with wide-ranging skill sets. We provide students with variety, mobility, flexibility, and continuous learning and also offer career advancement opportunities through meaningful and valuable work. We have many opportunities where you can:
Do meaningful and valuable work that matters to Canadians
Refine your skills and learn new ones
Gain experience doing various duties
Grow your professional network
You can find more information on the Indigenous Student Employment Program (ISEP) at the following link: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/about-canada-revenue-agency-cra/canada-revenue-agency-hiring.html
Post-secondary students hired from this process will be considered for a variety of temporary or permanent, part-time or full-time positions after completing their degree.
The starting wage you make will depend on your current academic program.
College and related co-op/internship $19.45/hr
University undergraduate and related co-op/internship $21.64/hr
Who can apply
Open to full-time Indigenous* post-secondary students attending an accredited institution and who will be returning to full-time** studies in the next academic term.
- Indigenous person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, a Métis or an Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians. Only those candidates who self-identify as Indigenous (as per the definition above) will be screened into this staffing process.
**Indigenous students enrolled in studies on a part-time basis due to a disability that is recognized by their academic institution are also eligible to apply.
Non-Canadians living in Canada with a work visa can apply to the ISEP inventory; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate your citizenship status on your Candidate profile.
The length of each work term may vary depending on the job.
We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. The closing date and time on this notice of job opportunity may change. We may extend it if we do not have enough candidates apply or shorten it if we have a large number of candidates apply.
Documents to provide at a later date
If you are a post-secondary student you will eventually be asked to provide the following documentation:
For summer positions:
Proof that you will be returning to school full-time at a recognized post-secondary institution for the term immediately after the work term.
For all other positions:
Proof of full-time enrolment at a recognized post-secondary institution for the school term immediately before (or during) the work term.
If you have a disability recognized by your school that prevents you from attending full-time, proof of your part-time enrollment will be required.
Acceptable proof can include a screenshot or print of your transcript, course enrolment, letter from your faculty/administration, or other options. If you have any questions about what we will accept please contact WTC.ExternalStaffing@cra-arc.gc.ca
You are not required to have previous work experience to apply.
Some positions may be staffed based on your current field of study or if you have experience or interest in a particular field or job. For example students enrolled in accounting or auditing programs may be given preference when those jobs are being staffed.
The essential staffing requirements indicated below will be assessed during the process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. Asset staffing requirements may also be assessed during the staffing process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. You will be notified in advance of any asset requirements to be evaluated.
You will be invited to an interview where we will ask you to provide examples where you have demonstrated these qualifications:
We will follow up your interview with a reference check. The pass mark for each qualification is 70%.
Additional education or training
Some of the things that we will consider before making offers:
Duration of appointment
Minimize business disruption
Conditions of employment
Required for all jobs:
Reliability/Security (Reliability Status)
Specific jobs being staffed may also require:
Willingness to work on evenings and/or on weekends
Capacity to regularly lift objects weighing up to 10kg
Willingness to take and successfully complete training
Willing to work shifts or a flexible schedule (including weekends)
Want to know more?
We encourage you to read Important information on staffing at the CRA to find out more about staffing processes and how to apply.
The CRA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. To find out more, consult employment equity, diversity and inclusion at the CRA.
CRA employees support the economic and social well-being of Canadians, and build public trust. We have high expectations, and our employees are held to the standards of conduct outlined in our Code of integrity and professional conduct and Directive on conflict of interest, gifts and hospitality, and post-employment.
Preference for appointment will be given to veterans, Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Information regarding the status of your application will be communicated via the candidate profile on the CRA Careers site. We strongly encourage you to verify the email address attached to your profile and to check your messages regularly for any updates.
Are you having difficulty creating your candidate profile or submitting an application online? You can also apply by emailing a copy of your resume to WTC.ExternalStaffing@cra-arc.gc.ca