Canada nationals: Policy Analyst

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Gatineau, QC, Canada
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)

EXPIRED

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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 special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff similar positions with various language requirements and profiles, security requirements and tenures within Environment and Climate Change Canada in the National Capital Region.

Positions to be filled: 4

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

EDUCATION

Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with an acceptable specialization in economics, sociology, or statistics.

Note: 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.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE

All streams (EC-04, EC-05)

CANDIDATES MUST CLEARLY INDICATE TO WHICH STREAM(S) THEY ARE APPLYING

Stream 1 (EC-04)

Experience* developing partnerships and collaborating on the development of policies or regulations related to the environment.

Experience* preparing briefing material for senior management***.

Experience* conducting research and analysis on environmental or energy related issues.

Stream 2 (EC-05)

Significant** experience* participating in multi-stakeholder consultations to develop policies or regulations.

Significant** experience* developing briefings and providing written advice and recommendations to senior management***.

Experience* leading research and analysis on complex environmental or energy related issues.

*Experience is defined as the depth and breadth associated with full-time performance of duties in a work environment.

**Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth associated with full-time performance of duties in a work environment for a minimum of two years.

***Senior management is defined as Director (or equivalent) and above.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

All streams (EC-04, EC-05)
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with an acceptable specialization in public administration, environmental studies or law.

Graduation with a Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with an acceptable specialization in economics, sociology, public administration, environmental studies, law or statistics.

Degree equivalency

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

Various language requirements
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions with linguistic profiles such as Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC or CCC/CCC as well as English Essential or French Essential.

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE

All streams (EC-04, EC-05)
Knowledge of the priorities of Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Government of Canada as they relate to the environment.

Knowledge of current economic, technological and social trends related to energy and climate change.

Stream 2 (EC-05)
Knowledge of the policy making process, including the role of Ministers and Cabinet.

ABILITIES

All streams (EC-04, EC-05)
Ability to work under pressure and to set priorities when faced with tight deadlines and changing priorities.

Ability to research, analyze and synthesize complex information.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Stream 2 (EC-05)
Ability to provide advice and recommendations to senior management***.

*** Senior management is defined as Director (or equivalent) and above.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY

All streams (EC-04, EC-05)
Effective interpersonal relationships
Initiative
Judgement
Flexibility
Dependability

Stream 1 (EC-04)
Team work

Stream 2 (EC-05)
Leadership

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

Operational Requirements
Willingness and ability to travel within Canada.

Willingness and ability to work overtime on occasion and possibly on short notice.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status 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 targeted groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. Please provide concrete examples of how you meet each essential education and experience qualification. You will be asked to provide this information during the application process. Your resume will be used to confirm the information provided. A lack of information may result in your application not being considered.

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

Environment and Climate Change Canada will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Persons with disabilities or residing in locations that prevent them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening/assessment purposes. Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users. Please ensure you check your e-mail periodically.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language (French or English) of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Preference

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Kathie Melo

kathie.melo@canada.ca