New Job Intermediate Policy Analyst (Es-03) – Pursue A Career In Data And Policy In The Government! In Ontario

Intermediate Policy Analyst (ES-03) – Pursue a career in data and policy in the government!
Intermediate Policy Analyst (ES-03) – Pursue a career in data and policy in the government!

Intermediate Policy Analyst (ES-03) – Pursue a career in data and policy in the government!

Company : Canada Revenue Agency
Salary : $73,386–$88,891 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Group and level


Requisition number



National Capital Region (NCR) / Virtual - Région de la capitale nationale (RCN) / Virtuel

Appointment Type

Perm/Temp: Acting, Lateral Move, Permanent, Promotion, Term

Closing Date

August 21, 2023 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Pool to be created


Salary range

$73,386 to $88,891


Service, Innovation and Integration


HQ - Headquarters


Various linguistic profiles

About the job

The CRA is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment with a diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. It starts with the hiring process. To find out more about the CRA’s actions in support of Employment Equity (EE), diversity and inclusion, and read testimonials from our employees and executives, please visit the following CRA web sites: Employment equity, diversity and inclusion and Our workforce testimonials -

We encourage you to complete the EE Staffing questionnaire as part of your application if you wish to be considered for appointments using the EE staffing requirement in this process. Also, ensure that you have provided consent in the EE staffing questionnaire for your EE information to be used for screening or selection. If you do not complete the questionnaire, you will not be considered for any appointments using the EE staffing requirement in this process. If you decide to modify your response or fill out this questionnaire at a later date, please notify the contact listed at the bottom of this notice of job opportunity.

CRA’s National EE Staffing Strategy strives to eliminate gaps for the four EE designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and women. Where an EE gap exists at the time of appointment, EE may be used as an appointment criterion for permanent and temporary appointments over six months made through this process.

The CRA strives to offer employees a variety of flexible work arrangements to help them achieve work-life balance.

The Research and Innovation Lab Directorate (RILD) is looking for qualitative analysts with strong communication and interpersonal skills. RILD explores and implements new methods to support CRA's strategic objectives in the areas of research, analytics and performance measurement. Successful candidates will engage with internal and external stakeholders on multiple projects whose outcomes will guide innovation and strategic directions at the agency.

Key Activities:

  • Develop and maintain project plans for small initiatives in areas such as economic and demographic research design, qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis strategies, and innovation in corporate policies, reporting structures, practices and tools;
  • Perform analysis on social and economic information to support the planning, development and amendment of policies and programs;
  • Provide research, analysis and advisory services to senior analysts;
  • Write reports and prepare presentations to communicate results of research and analysis.

Linguistic requirements: English Essential, Bilingual Imperative BBB

The pool established from this staffing process may be used to staff similar positions.

Come work for the CRA, one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada!

To apply

Who can apply

Persons living in Canada and Canadian citizens and permanent residents living abroad.

Preference for appointment will be given to veterans, Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Position reports to the National Capital Region (NCR) under a hybrid work arrangement. Reporting to CRA worksites outside of the NCR may be possible, if operational requirements permit.

Essential staffing requirements

To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements.


A degree from a recognized postsecondary institution, with an acceptable specialization* in business, change management, cognitive sciences, economics, engineering, design, innovation management, sociology, statistics, or a related discipline with a focus on developing analytical and research skills.

  • The specialization may be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience.


Your online application must clearly demonstrate, through concrete examples, how you obtained the following experience:

  • Significant** and recent*** experience performing analyses on social or economic information to identify trends and patterns;
  • Experience participating in consultations with stakeholders to inform at least ONE of the following stages of a project: conceptualization, planning, implementation, modification, OR evaluation;
  • Experience building detailed project plans and managing minor projects+;
  • Significant** and recent*** experience writing reports and creating presentations to provide advice or recommendations;
  • Experience working on projects involving complex information and issues in at least ONE of the following areas:
  • Innovation;
  • Public Policy;
  • Design Thinking;
  • Service Design;
  • Performance Measurement/Program Evaluation;
  • Behavioural Science.

**Significant is defined as experience normally associated with the performance of those duties in a professional or academic capacity for a period of approximately one (1) year.

***Recent is defined as experience acquired with the last five (5) years.

+ A minor project is defined as a solo project approximately 6-12 months in length or a small group project 2-4 months in length.

Asset staffing requirements

We may use the following asset staffing requirements to screen applications. Make sure to clearly demonstrate how you meet them on your application.

  • Experience working in government. Please specify position and department or agency together with relevant start and end dates.
  • At least one (1) year of experience within the last five (5) years working on additional projects involving complex information and issues in any of the following areas:
  • Innovation;
  • Public Policy;
  • Design Thinking;
  • Service Design;
  • Performance Measurement/Program Evaluation;
  • Behavioural Science.
  • Experience adapting information and ideas to the target audience using clear and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • LEAN practitioner certification or training. Please specify.
  • Project/Change Management certification or training. Please specify.

We may give preference to the first 50 applicants who meet the staffing requirements. Additional candidates may be considered as needed. If you are considered further, we will notify you in writing of the next step in this staffing process.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their online application, education credentials and all required documents as soon as possible. Candidates will be screened against the prerequisite staffing requirements on an on-going basis. If you meet the prerequisite staffing requirements, you will be invited to an assessment.


If you have a limitation that may impact your performance during an assessment, such as a test or interview, you may require an accommodation, and we encourage you to ask for it. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove the obstacles without altering the criteria being assessed so candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. If we invite you to be assessed, we will send you more information on how to request accommodation measures throughout this staffing process.

Each request will be individually reviewed. You will be asked to provide information regarding your limitations to be reviewed by a trained assessment accommodation advisor. If needed, professional documentation may be requested to determine the appropriate accommodation measures. All information will be kept confidential.

For examples of assessment accommodations, please visit: Accommodation during an assessment as a candidate.

Minimum and Essential Assessments

The minimum and essential staffing requirements indicated below will be assessed during the process and may be used to identify candidates for positions.

  • Performance validation (i.e. reference checks);
  • Second Language Evaluation (for bilingual positions).

Additional Assessments

Additional assessments may be administered during the staffing process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. You will be notified in advance of any additional requirements to be evaluated.

Assessments will be conducted virtually.

Additional staffing considerations

  • Budgetary considerations;
  • Duration of appointment;
  • Start date;
  • Minimize business disruption;
  • Employment Equity.

Conditions of employment

  • Security: Reliability Status or Secret
  • Willingness to work overtime

Want to know more?

We encourage you to read Important information on staffing at the CRA to find out more about staffing processes and how to apply.

CRA employees support the economic and social well-being of Canadians, and build public trust. We have high expectations, and our employees are held to the standards of conduct outlined in our Code of integrity and professional conduct and Directive on conflict of interest, gifts and hospitality, and post-employment.

Information regarding the status of your application will be communicated via the candidate profile on the CRA Careers site. We strongly encourage you to verify the email address attached to your profile and to check your messages regularly for any updates.


Name: HQ-Staffing-SIIB / AC-Dotation- DGSII (CRA/ARC)
Email address: [email protected]