Department of Justice Canada - Information Solutions Branch
Calgary (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Montréal Island (Québec), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
Indeterminate, Term, Casuals, Acting appointments, Deployments, Secondments, Assignments, Interchange Canada
$95,201 to $118,499
For further information on the organization, please visit Department of Justice Canada
30 March 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.
*** INSTRUCTIONS TO FOLLOW ***
Failure to submit a complete application consisting of your:
résumé and screening questionnaire will result in your application being eliminated.
*** SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ***
The screening questions will be used as the primary tool in the screening process and the résumé will only be used to substantiate the information provided. Please provide a detailed response for each screening question.
In your response to the screening questions, please provide concrete examples and the requested information (When, Where, How).
***The Department of Justice Canada is currently recruiting talented, skilled and passionate IT specialists! ***
Looking for a rewarding and meaningful career in IM/IT? Want to ensure that the right tools get the right information to the right people at the right time to inform the right decisions? Looking to work in a collaborative and mutually supportive team environment?
***What can you expect working at Justice Canada? ***
IT specialists work in partnership with Shared Services Canada to deliver IT services to all of Justice’s offices in Ottawa and across the country. If you’re looking for challenges, you will have an opportunity to gain valuable work skills with experienced team members.
Our priorities are delivering digital services to Canadians, legal services to Government and leveraging internal digital services and data to enable the delivery of a modern justice system and high-quality legal services to the Government. We look to new methods, tools and ideas to improve how we design, build and deliver services. Justice Canada is unique in the federal Government with clients located across the country, and within some 40 federal departments and agencies. Our IT organization is designed to provide both strategic and operational functions.
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Intent of the process
A pool of partially qualified candidates may be established to staff similar positions in various locations within the Department of Justice with various tenures (indeterminate, term, casuals, acting appointments, deployments, secondments/assignments and Interchange Canada), various language requirements and various security levels.
If a pool is established following this selection process, all federal organizations listed in Schedules I, IV and V of the Financial Administration Act (FAA) will be able to use it in order to staff similar positions across Canada. By applying to this process you consent to your personal application-related information being shared with other government departments interested in staffing similar positions.
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)
(ED1) Successful completion of two years of an acceptable post-secondary educational program in computer science, information technology, information management or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed OR an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
1.Indeterminate period incumbents of positions in the CS group on May 10, 1999, who do not possess the education prescribed above, are deemed to meet the minimum education standards based on their education, training and/or experience. They must be accepted as having met the minimum education standard whenever this standard is called for when staffing positions in the CS group.
2.It is the recognized educational institution (e.g. community college, CÉGEP or university) that determines if the courses taken by a candidate correspond to two years of a post-secondary program at the institution.
(EX1) Significant **experience leading IM/IT projects or IM/IT operations.
(EX2) Significant** experience providing advice and recommendations to management*** on IM/IT technical issues related to the planning, deployment, implementation, integration or maintenance of a departmental IM/IT systems and infrastructure.
(EX3) Recent* experience in managing human resources, managing or supervising consultants or project team members.
(EX4) Significant** and recent* experience in financial management.
Wherever “IM/IT” (Information Management (IM) / Information Technology (IT)) systems is indicated, it is to be interpreted as “IM or IT”.
- Recent refers to experience normally acquired within approximately the last five (5) years of work.
**Significant experience is understood to mean the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed a broad range of complex activities related to this task, which are normally acquired over a period of two (2) years within the last 5 years.
***Management is defined as Director (CS-05/EX-01 or equivalent) and above.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
(AED1) Graduation from a recognized post-secondary institution with a master's degree in library science or in library and information science.
(AEX1) Experience working in the development of .Net, GCDocs, or SharePoint.
(AEX2) Experience in developing and configuring applications using Microsoft CRM Dynamics or managing teams that develop using Microsoft CRM Dynamics.
(AEX3) Experience managing a team for Electronic Document and Records Management Solutions.
(AEX4) Experience in one or more of the following IT Security domains: Risk Assessments, Vulnerability Assessments, incident management, OR IT Security Operations.
(AEX5) Experience developing departmental level enterprise architecture strategies and associated artefacts.
(AEX6) Experience liaising with multi-business units, subject matter experts and staff in support of IM/IT -Enabled initiatives (i.e. planning, portfolio management, project management office).
(AEX7) Experience and active participation in the development and management of departmental IM/IT plans, governance, or directives/guidelines.
- Willingness and ability to work overtime
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Information on language requirements
(K1) Knowledge of Project management
(K2) Knowledge of current Government of Canada IM/IT initiatives or trends
(COMP1) Mobilize People
(COMP2) Uphold Integrity and respect
(COMP3) Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
(COMP4) Promote Innovation and Guide Change
(COMP5) Achieve Results
(COMP6) Written Communication
(COMP7) Oral Communication
(COMP8) Analytical Thinking
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
(AK1) Knowledge of SharePoint
(AK2) Knowledge of Government of Canada IT security policy instruments and guidance.
(AK3) Knowledge of dynamics CRM
The Department of Justice is committed to maintaining a representative workforce reflective of Canadian society. In support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as members of Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs, including reducing representation gaps.
Conditions of employment
- Reliability and Security: Secret or Reliability
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
- The Department of Justice encourages persons with priority entitlements to self refer to our selection processes in circumstances where they believe to meet the essential qualifications of the advertised position.
- Please note that applications received through any means other than the www.jobs.gc.ca website will not be considered.
- Random selection may be used.
- Top down selection may be used at any point during the assessment phase.
- Candidates may be required to meet some of the asset qualifications depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed. Asset qualifications may be used to in order to manage the number of applicants for this inventory.
- An interview will be administered.
- Reference checks will be completed.
- Any travel expenses incurred by candidates to attend evaluations under this selection process will be the candidate's responsibility.
- Proof of education will be required prior to the start date of the offer of employment. If you have a foreign degree(s), you will have to provide proof of Canadian equivalency.
- Communication for this process will be sent via e-mail. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that a current and valid e-mail address is provided with their application and that it accepts messages from unknown senders.
- Any communication with the candidates through this staffing process may be used to evaluate qualifications listed.
- Other qualifications not mentioned on this advertisement may be used for selection decision depending on the position to be staffed.
- 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 an acting appointment is a temporary resourcing option. The approval of your substantive supervisor will be required before an offer can be made.
- In the case of an acting appointment, the Public Service Employment Regulations enable the organization to exclude the appointee from respecting official language proficiency when the department is unable to fill the position with an appointment of a person who meets the language proficiency qualification. Therefore, we would encourage all to apply, in the event the organization is unable to fill the position with an appointment of a person who meets the language proficiency, others may be considered.
- Candidates will be required to submit their proof of education documents at the time of assessment. If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your credentials and/or diploma assessed against Canadian education standards. The public service will accept any Foreign Educational Credentials as long as they are deemed comparable to Canadian standards, through a recognize credential assessment service. For more information, please click on Degree Equivalency.
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.