Statistics Canada - Edmonton, AB (28 days ago)

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Statistics Canada
Edmonton (Alberta)
$80,274 to $86,788

Closing date: 6 December 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Edmonton, Alberta and within a 40 kilometer radius of Edmonton, Alberta, within Canadian territory.

The distance between your residence or your employment location and the position location will be determined using data provided by the National Resources Canada’s Geographical Names of Canada website.

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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

  • Please note that you are applying for a position that will only start in May 2020.
  • Also note that Federal public servants are invited to apply on the internal poster at this link. You don't have to apply on both selection process as it's to staff the same positions:
Who We Are

As Canada's central statistical office, Statistics Canada has been entrusted to ensure that Canadians have the key information on Canada's economy, society and environment they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.
We have also been recognized as one of Canada's top 100 employers, as one of Canada's best Diversity Employers, and as one of the top statistical agencies in the world.

You will be part of the Census Marketing, Engagement, Research and Stakeholder Relations Team to help generate awareness of the 2021 Census across Canada.
Data from the census are used by governments, businesses, associations, organizations and many others to make important decisions. The information provided by the census accurately reflects Canada's changing society.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for seasoned marketing, communications and outreach professionals with experience in the development, coordination and execution of partner and stakeholder engagement tactics; providing advice to management on strategic communications approaches and best practices; development, coordination and execution of media and public relations activities; and, team management.

Intent of the process

The intent of this selection process is to fill one (1) determinate positions (Excluded positions under the Statistics Canada Census and Survey related Term Employment Exclusion Approval Order) with the possibility of extension.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.

1.Based on their education, training and/or experience, indeterminate incumbents of positions in the IS classification are deemed to meet the minimum education standard whenever a bachelor's degree without specialization is called for in a position classified as IS.
2.At the manager's discretion, an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience, may serve as an alternative to the minimum education standard.

Degree equivalency

EXP1 - Significant* experience with the development, coordination and execution of partner and stakeholder engagement tactics, aimed at expanding the reach and reception of promotional and communications activities.
EXP2 - Significant* experience in providing advice to management on strategic communications approaches and best practices.
EXP3 - Experience with development, coordination and execution of media and public relations activities.
EXP4 - Experience in managing a team of two employees or more.
  • Significant experience is defined as experience normally acquired with having performed the related activities for a period of two (2) years.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC
Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of the Government of Canada Policy on Communications and Federal Identity.
Knowledge of best practices related to media relations.
Knowledge of best practices and methods related to stakeholder and partner engagement.

Core competencies:
Analytical skills
Client service orientation

Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to communication effectively orally
Ability to work under stress and prioritize work
Ability to manage a team

Personal suitability:

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

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.

Information on employment equity

As an excluded employee, you will be subject to the majority of the provisions of the Public Service Employment Act with some exceptions. Your employment will be subject to the following:

  • You will not be eligible for internal appointment processes or deployments, except for acting appointments and deployments made to positions excluded by the Statistics Canada Census and Survey Related Term Employment Exclusion Approval Order (EAO).
  • You will not be eligible for indeterminate status as a result of your employment in the Census program; time spent as an excluded employee will not count towards the three-year term to indeterminate conversion.
  • You will be entitled to seven days' notice if you are rejected on probation.
  • You will be entitled to seven days' notice when your employment ends, should your services no longer be required by reason of lack of work, the end of the census cycle or the transfer of work to other staff.
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 representatives 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 meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

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

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(s) is/are valid.

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.

An assignment, secondment, or acting appointment requires approval of your supervisor.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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.