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Reference number: DUS22J-022910-000474
Selection process number: 22-DUS-NCR-EA-425836
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Audit & Evaluation Branch
Ottawa (Ontario)
Indeterminate, Term
$65,547 to $70,622

Closing date: 11 July 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

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

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Work environment

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is proud to be named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers 2022, National Capital Region’s Top Employer 2022, and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2022. These awards recognize Canadian employers with exceptional human resources programs, forward-thinking workplace policies, and exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

ISED’s goal is to transition to a hybrid work environment where we can enjoy flexibility, bring people together to create a healthy and inclusive workplace, and fulfill our operational requirements.

Are you looking for a new challenge in an organization where you can reach your fullest potential?

We are looking for dynamic, innovative, and passionate individuals to join our team!

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is dedicated to creating a workplace culture that promotes innovation, continuous learning, flexibility, agility, transparency, collaboration and outstanding performance. We are proud to help Canadian businesses grow, innovate and export with the goal of creating quality jobs and wealth for Canadians.

Come to work and enjoy each day in a healthy, diverse, respectful and supportive work environment. You are part of an organization that will recognize you for your leadership and for your commitment to creating a world-class public service that is ready to serve Canadians. You feel at ease in an open and receptive environment that provides you with the tools you need to develop valuable skills that will promote your future success. You are encouraged to express your ideas for change, and you feel confident that you are working towards making a difference to improve the lives of Canadians.

If this sounds like you, join us and test the boundaries of innovation!

Intent of the process

The intent of this selection process is to staff positions within the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

A pool of qualified candidates will be created to staff similar positions within Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada with varied language requirements and various tenures (indeterminate, deployment, acting, specified period, assignment, secondment).

Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

- Degree from a recognized university.

Degree equivalency

- Recent* experience** in performing research, preparing and analyzing, and presenting results.

* Recent is within the last 5 years.
** Experience can be work experience, volunteer experience, or a relevant project within a learning program.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
English or French essential

Information on language requirements

- Knowledge of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) mandate and priorities.

- Ability to communicate effectively orally.
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
- Ability to analyze issues or problems and propose workable solutions.

Personal Suitability:
- Adaptability
- Information seeking
- Initiative
- Build and Develop Relationships
- Teamwork and co-operation

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Asset Qualifications:
- Professional Designation (i.e. CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, CIA, CGAP, CISA, PMP).
- Knowledge of the Treasury Board Policy on Internal Audit and related directive.

Degree equivalency

Organizational needs :
At ISED, diversity is our strength. If you are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a visible minority, please let us know by completing the Employment Equity (EE) section in your application.
Appointments of members of these EE groups ensures our workforce is inclusive and representative of the Canadian public we serve.

Information on employment equity

Operational Requirements:
- Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice and travel may be required.
- Willingness to obtain internal audit certification (CIA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors within 36 months of appointment.

Conditions of employment

Secret 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

If you do not fully complete the screening questions as instructed, you will be screened out.

A written exam may be administered.

Interviews will be conducted.

Reference checks will be conducted.

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.

Meeting one or many of the Asset qualifications may be a deciding factor in appointing a particular candidate amongst the qualified candidates. Please note that one, some or all of the Asset qualifications could be used at any stage of the staffing process.

Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

You MUST clearly demonstrate in writing how you meet the Language, Education, and Experience requirements. Please provide examples and describe the work/duties you have performed. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further during the screening process.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the candidate’s responsibility 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).

If you are not able to apply online, please contact the person below for assistance.

We thank all those who apply.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.

Contact information

Mélanie St-Martin, Human Resources Advisor
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