Office of the Chief Electoral Officer - International Affairs Division
$60,344 to $69,184
For further information on the organization, please visit Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
27 January 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.
Intent of the process
The immediate intention of this process is to staff one indeterminate position.
A pool of fully or partially qualified candidates may be established to staff similar positions within Elections Canada with various linguistic profile : English or French Essential, bilingual imperative BBB/BBB and CBB/CBB with various tenures (temporary or permanent).
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 an acceptable specialization in economics, sociology or statistics.
Candidates must always have a degree. The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and must 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.
An indeterminate incumbent of a former ES position on June 30, 1967, who became an EC on June 22, 2009, and who does not possess the minimum level of education as indicated above is deemed to meet this minimum educational standard based on his or her education, training and/or experience.
Experience in analyzing and summarizing information
Experience collaborating with external stakeholders
- Experience may have been acquired either as part of an academic project or in a work setting
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (CBB/CBB)
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of Elections Canada’s mandate and key responsibilities
Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to synthesize information
Ability to work in teams
Ability to prioritize work tasks
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized postsecondary institution in history, political science, international affairs/relations, public administration, law, sociology, economy or any other field related to the duties of the position
Master’s degree from a recognized postsecondary institution in history, political science, international affairs/relations, public administration, law, sociology, economy or any other field related to the duties of the position
Experience in providing recommendations to management (manager or above).
Experience writing briefing notes in public service
Knowledge of national and international democracy issues
Professional working proficiency in Spanish to, for example, welcome unilingual Spanish-speaking delegations
Willingness and ability to travel across Canada and/or abroad as needed, including by plane.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Consent to observe strict political impartiality and neutrality for the duration of the employment.
Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice
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
Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A test may be administered.
You must provide proof of your education credentials.
Your résumé will NOT BE USED for screening purposes and may only be used as a secondary source of validation. Failure to clearly demonstrate HOW you meet the screening criteria in your responses to the screening questions may result in the rejection of your application.
Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts emails from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Should your email address change during the process, it is your responsibility to inform us and to regularly verify your e-mails.
Candidates whose applications are retained for further consideration may be required to travel to attend an interview or the administration of a test. Candidates from outside the federal public service will be required to pay for their own travel and relocation expenses.
A top-down screening approach may be undertaken. Applicants who meet the essential experience criteria may be ranked according to the depth and breadth of experience they possess. Only the top ranking candidates may be invited to the assessment phase of the process. A cut-off score may also be used at any stage of assessment.
Only applications received online will be accepted. Please communicate with the contact person to discuss alternative methods if online application is impossible.
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.