New job Access to Information and Privacy Clerk (SP-03, equivalent to CR-03) in Quebec

Access to Information and Privacy Clerk (SP-03, equivalent to CR-03)

Company : Canada Revenue Agency
Salary : $52,954 - $58,453 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

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About the job

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

The Access to Information and Privacy Directorate is searching for bilingual clerks to provide administrative support services related to the processing of Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests for information.

Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Directorate Overview

The Access to Information and Privacy Directorate (ATIP) creates greater citizen participation in the democratic process by promoting openness, transparency and accountability and supports the rights of access to government records pursuant to the Access to Information Act (ATIA) and the Privacy Act (PA) and related instruments.

Access to Information and Privacy legislation also serves to protect public safety, the business interests of third parties, and the personal privacy of citizens.

To view the complete work description click here: SP0289. If you cannot access the link, you may contact the person/email listed at the bottom of the notice to obtain a copy of the work description.

Language requirement: Various Linguistic Profiles, French essential, English or French, Bilingual BBB/BBB.

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

To apply

Who can apply

Employees of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) physically located in the Greater Montreal and surrounding areas.

Federal public service employees in organizations found under Schedules I, IV and V of the Financial Administration Act.

AND individuals with preferred status who live or work within the general rule of minimum distance of the position(s) being staffed.

AND Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) students or federal public service students.

Applicants who do not meet the criteria required to apply on this staffing process will not be considered and will not be contacted.

Qualified members and former members of the Canadian Forces who receive an offer of employment are not entitled to relocation costs from the CRA. They may, however, be entitled to a final relocation from the Department of National Defence.

Please note that this hiring process will be used to staff positions in which the tasks can be performed in a virtual work environment. However, the obligation to travel to the Montreal office may be required depending on operational needs.

Essential staffing requirement(s)

To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements.


  • Successful completion of a secondary school diploma

You must upload your education credentials in the education section of your candidate profile and submit all required documents by the closing date and time of this poster. Failure to do so can result in your application not being considered further.


Have experience* in:

  • the provision of clerical/administrative support services (for example: data entry, preparing correspondence, and filing)
  • experience providing service to internal or external clients (general public).
  • using Microsoft, Adobe and/or Phantom tools as well as other government electronic systems, for example:
    • Microsoft Word such as headers, image insert, converting a word document in PDF.
    • Microsoft Excel such as creating tables to track requests.
    • Adobe Acrobat or PhantomPDF such as using comments, highlights, adding passwords on the documents, extracting pages (re-arranging)
  • Recent experience is associated with performing these duties for a period totaling at least 6 cumulative months over the past 24 months.


The essential staffing requirements indicated below will be assessed during the process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. Asset staffing requirements may also be assessed during the staffing process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. You will be notified in advance of any asset requirements to be evaluated.


  • Performance validation
  • Second Language Evaluation

Additional Considerations:

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

Conditions of employment

  • Reliability/Security : Reliability
  • Willingness to work overtime
  • Physically work from Montreal

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.

The CRA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. To find out more, consult Employment equity, diversity and inclusion at the CRA. We encourage you to complete the Employment Equity (EE) Staffing questionnaire as part of your application if you wish to be considered for staffing actions using the EE staffing requirement in this process. Your questionnaire response will be retained on file for the duration of the staffing process. If you do not complete the questionnaire, you will not be considered for any staffing actions 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 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.


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Note: All documents required are listed in this opportunity. Therefore, you do not need to send us your curriculum vitae or a cover letter.

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