Indigenous Services Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
$60,344 to $69,184
1 April 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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.
- ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED*
In order to have your application considered, you MUST answer the pre-screening questions. When answering the pre-screening questions, you must provide CONCRETE AND DETAILED EXAMPLES to clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements listed in the essential qualifications section. The same procedure needs to be followed for the asset qualifications (education and experience) for which you meet. The screening board cannot make any assumptions about your experience. It is not sufficient to simply state that the qualification is "met" or to provide a list of current or past responsibilities. Lack of EXAMPLES and DETAILS may result in your application being rejected as the Assessment Board will have insufficient information to determine whether or not you meet the qualifications.
The Data Analysis and Reporting Unit are searching for a collaborative and strategic individual who enjoys working in a dynamic environment, with a strong focus on data analytics. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to join a diverse data analytics team with a strong culture of work-life balance and inclusivity.
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff similar positions on temporary (specified term, acting, assignments/secondments) or permanent (indeterminate, deployment) basis.
Positions may be staffed via the Aboriginal Peoples Employment Program (APEP), which aims to strategically increase Aboriginal representation within the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB). As such, Organizational Needs may be applied and first consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging
to Aboriginal Peoples.
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in economics, sociology or statistics.
- Candidates must always have a degree. The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and may have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization. The specialization may also be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
Experience using software to enter, edit, compile, convert and transfer data in spreadsheets or database systems.
Experience in extracting data from computer database systems.
Experience in developing and presenting data in textual, tabular and graphical formats using Microsoft Excel.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB.
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of practical techniques used to design and implement procedures for the collection, validation and analysis of data.
Ability to manipulate and adapt data from large information systems.
Ability to prepare and present data in textual, tabular or graphical formats.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to work under tight deadlines.
Demonstrating integrity and respect
Attention to detail.
Working effectively with others.
Thinking things through.
Showing initiative and being action oriented.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Experience in using SAS software to extract, manipulate, or extract data from a large database.
Experience using ORACLE based software to extract, manipulate, or extract data from a large database.
Experience using COGNOS based software to extract, manipulate, or extract data from a large database.
Experience in a data reporting environment.
Knowledge of health claim processing of extended health benefit programs (public or private).
Knowledge of pharmacy practice, including pharmacologic classification.
Knowledge of dental terminology used in the administration of a health care benefits.
Knowledge of Indigenous communities and/or organizations in Canada including their social, economic, political structures and/or culture(s).
The ability to work effectively with First Nations, Inuit and/or Métis.
Aboriginal Cultural Competency*
- Aboriginal Cultural Competency refers to the ability to work effectively with Aboriginal peoples from diffrerent cultural backgrounds, or in settings where several cultures coexist. It includes the ability to communicate and understand the culture, and behaviours of other individuals and groups, and to make appropriate recommendations.
Indigenous Services Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population it serves. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment goals for Aboriginal peoples, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application indicate that they are an Aboriginal person (self-declaration).
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
Please ensure that your email address is on your application for correspondence. Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email.)
All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
Candidates may be assessed using one or more of the following tools: standardized tests, written exam, interview, simulation exercise and reference checks.
Proof of education will be required. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca.
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.
A top down approach may be used to assess and/or appoint candidates.
Candidates will be asked to provide proof of Canadian citizenship.
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.
Should you be an employee of the public service, please identify clearly your substantive group and level, your employment status and your Personal Record Identifier (PRI) on your resume and/or CV.
An assignment/secondment or an acting appointment is a temporary resourcing option. The approval of your substantive supervisor may/will be required before an offer can be made.
Successful candidate(s) must meet the position’s Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.
We thank all those who apply.
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.