Senior Statistical Analyst

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023
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Senior Statistical Analyst

Reference number: DFO23J-014874-000936
Selection process number: 23-DFO-QUE-EA-604524
Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Licensing and Statistic division, Fisheries Management
Cap-aux-Meules (Québec), Gaspé (Québec), Québec (Québec), Sept-Îles (Québec)
$74,487 to $84,282

For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Licensing and Statistic division, Fisheries Management

Closing date: 21 November 2023 - 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


• To provide consulting services to managers, economic analysts and scientists of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on the consolidation of statistics, on quality control and on the extraction of statistical data.
• Perform complex analysis to produce timely and accurate data as a basis for policy and program decisions at Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
• Production of tools and processes for statistical analysis.
• Advise on improving statistical tools and processes.
• Develop a data reliability tool.
• Contributing to Fisheries Monitoring Policy and other committees and working groups on statistical methods and protocols.
• Provide customer service (internal and external) in relation to statistical data.

Work environment

For Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, it is fundamental:

• to give everyone equitable access to jobs and opportunities for advancement, regardless of sex, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or ethnic origin.
• to adapt our practices so that our recruitment and workplace are culturally appropriate, safe and welcoming.
• to maintain respectful, dignified and equitable relationships with its staff and the Canadian public.
• to see to the well-being of its staff by involving them in the development of activities that meet their needs.

Intent of the process

The current need is to fill an indeterminate position at the Following sites : Cap-aux-Meules (Québec), Gaspé (Québec), Québec (Québec) or Sept-Îles (Québec). A pool of qualified candidates will be established from this process in order to fill identical or similar positions of various profiles and durations within the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada for the Quebec Region. Indeterminate position.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

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

Comments :

1. 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.

2. An indeterminate incumbent of a former ES position on June 30, 1967 who became an EC on June 22, 2009, who does not possess the minimum level of education as indicated for Part A above is deemed to meet this minimum educational standard based on his/her education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

• Experience in formulating recommendations to improve a data collection system.
• Experience in using statistical software to perform quantitative or qualitative analyses.
• Experience in using data modeling to produce statistics.
• Experience in coordinating working groups or committees.

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

• Experience in using Excel or other statistical software (e.g., creating pivot tables).
• Experience in fisheries management.

*The assets above are not essential to the job, but could be used to stand out to recruiters.

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

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

• Effective oral communication skills;
• Effective writing communication skills.
• Ability to establish changing priorities.

• Reliability.
• Effective interpersonal relations.
• Sense of initiative and action orientation.
• Judgement.

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

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Willingness to travel for work.
Work overtime if necessary.

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

The following merit criteria will be assessed when you submit your application:
- Judgment
- Effective writing communication skills

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualification or the organizational need, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

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

Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates who apply on this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is the candidates' responsibility to provide any changes to their personal information to the contact indicated on this job advertisement.


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

Human Ressources - Quebec
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