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 special accommodation.
All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.
As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Work locations across Canada - Most of the positions are in Gatineau, Quebec.
The Innovation, Information and Technology Branch (IITB) is a national organization, with a wide variety of work that can be performed regardless of geographic location.
However, certain positions may require a physical presence at a specific location.
ANTICIPATORY STAFFING IITB's Hub locations outside of the National Capital Region are located in : St. John's, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, Bathurst, Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Boucherville, Jonquière, Laval, Montréal, Shawinigan, Belleville, Chatham, Cornwall, London, Toronto, Mississauga, Windsor, Vaughan, Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.
Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.
Due to constantly changing needs in IITB, please note that assets may be added at a later date. Should this occur, all candidates in the pool will be informed and will have the opportunity to inform us if they meet the added asset qualification(s).
Candidates must clearly demonstrate IN THE PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS how they meet the education and experience factors listed in the essential and asset qualifications.
Resumes may be used as a secondary source to validate the education and the experience described in their answers to the pre-
screening question. Failure to provide this information in the requested format will result in your application being rejected.
The pre-screening questions may be used to evaluate the ability to communicate effectively in writing.
The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel.
We encourage applicants to identify any skills, competencies and / or experiences they acquired through a career with the Canadian Armed Forces.
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Most positions will be located in Gatineau, Québec. Virtual work reporting from another Employment and Social Development Canada office in Canada may be possible upon management approval.
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff similar positions within ESDC with various tenures and / or various language requirements and / or locations.
Positions to be filled : Number to be determined
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
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.
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 post-
secondary program at the institution.
3. At the manager's discretion, an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience may serve as an alternative to the minimum post-
secondary education stated above. Whenever the minimum education is met using this alternative, it is met for the specific position only and must be re-
assessed for other positions for which this alternative has been specified by the manager.
Minimum of three years combined programming experience within the last 7 years in any one or more of the following. (Note : You must provide concrete examples and relevant timelines to validate each experience criteria.)
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Knowledge in one or more of the following :
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
ASSETS : Education
Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in computer science or computer engineering or information technology or information management.
Note : List any relevant certification such as or others :
Knowledge in one or more of the following :
ORGANIZATIONALS NEEDS :
At Employment and Social Development Canada, diversity is our strength. If you’re a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a visible minority and are interested in bringing in different perspectives and insights, let us know by completing the Employment Equity (EE) section in your application.
Appointments of members of these EE groups could be made to ensure our workforce is inclusive and representative of the Canadian public we serve.
Willingness and ability to work overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
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 targeted groups when you apply.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE SENT. WE WILL ONLY CONTACT THOSE CANDIDATES SCREENED INTO THE PROCESS.
Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A written examination may be administered.
No informal discussions will be held.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and / or application form.
You must provide proof of your education credentials.
We strongly encourage applicants to submit their applications on-line.
Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line :
Should you be unable to apply on-line on jobs.gc.ca, please submit your application, quoting the Selection Process Number, to the application contact listed on the poster on or before the closing date.
Assessment is planned to occur on an ongoing basis. Failure to attend assessments as scheduled may result in the rejection of your candidacy.
Testing / interviews will be conducted at locations of the employer's choice and may require candidates to travel to the test / interview location.
TRAVEL RELATED TO THE SELECTION OR APPOINTMENT PROCESS : Please note that candidates (including employees of the Public Service) will not be considered to be in travel status or on government business and that travel costs will not be reimbursed.
Consequently, candidates will be responsible for travel costs.
Please note that within the context of this selection process, travel costs or travel expenses will not be reimbursed.
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.
Each person is entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
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.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.