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Hit the ground running! Are you ready to: Hone your skills in a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment? Be part of big decisions that may help millions of people? Get started on a rewarding career, not another internship? Make a real impact from day one on the job? If the answer is yes: You should strongly consider a career at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.
Conservation of fisheries Regional development programs Settlement of native land claims Oil Sands energy policy Expansion of Nahanni National Park Environmental retrofit grants for homeowners Testing of consumer product imports Biofuels funding and incentives Arts funding for Northern communities International trade treaties Government accountability initiatives Modernization of passports Construction of a new deep- water arctic port If it’s important to Canadians… …TBS is there.
Example: Three dimensions of a federal program TBS Program Analyst TBS Policy Analyst TBS Expenditure Analyst Construction of a new deep-water arctic port ProgramExpenditurePolicy
Meet three Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat analysts Ely: Expenditure Analyst “TBS provides me with a challenging and stimulating environment where I have been given a lot of responsibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact.” Jennifer: Policy Analyst “One of the things I appreciate most about working at TBS is that junior analysts are able to gain experience in a relatively short time.” Heather: Program Analyst “TBS provides me with a tremendous opportunity for learning—about government and our country.”
Heather: Program Analyst Hometown : Montréal, Quebec Degrees: B.A. in Journalism Concordia University (2004) Master of Public Policy Simon Fraser University (2009) At TBS since: June 2009 Interesting work: Working on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police file Playing a key role in the Olympic Security file in the fall of 2009 and winter of 2010 “TBS provides me with a tremendous opportunity for learning—about government and our country.”
Jennifer: Policy Analyst Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia Degrees: B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy University of British Columbia (1999) Master of Public Policy Simon Fraser University (2009) At TBS since: May 2009 Interesting work: Reviewing proposed regulations and Orders-in-Council Preparing briefing materials for her Assistant Secretary and Treasury Board ministers “One of the things I appreciate most about working at TBS is that junior analysts are able to gain experience in a relatively short time.”
Ely: Expenditure Analyst Hometown: Sherbrooke, Quebec Degrees: B.A. in Economics Université de Sherbrooke (2002) Master in Economics Université de Sherbrooke (2008) At TBS since: July 2009 Interesting work: Supporting program sectors and central agencies through the strategic review process Playing a key role in the conceptualization and development of the Strategic Review Information System “TBS provides me with a challenging and stimulating environment where I have been given a lot of responsibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact.”
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Analysts: Some facts Source: PeopleSoft, June 30, 2012 The heart of the Secretariat TBS analysts make up 22% of the Secretariat’s workforce—the second largest occupational group. Analysts are key to policy and oversight mandates of the Secretariat and deal with all branches of government—from Cabinet to line departments and agencies. A young, dynamic workforce 57.03% of analysts are under 40. The average age of analysts is 39. Mobility of skills Average years of service for analysts is 10.2 years, with 4.8 of those years at TBS. Analysts find it very easy to move into management roles at TBS and other departments.
What we’re offering Challenging, meaningful work The opportunity to make a difference from day one A permanent, full-time position Not a short-term contract or internship Competitive starting salary and benefits Package includes health care plan, dental benefits, vacation / sick leave policies, a pension plan, life insurance and more Career development program Our skills development and promotion program allows you to advance with clear targets and lots of feedback
Career development program: How it could work for you Entry Level Level EC-02 Salary Range $51,764– $58,782 A solid start From day one, you are in a great job—a responsible position with competitive salary and benefits, and you learn new things right away. Graduate Level Level EC-06 Salary Range $82,872– $95,763 Career development As you grow with the Secretariat, you get the career-building tools and support you need to succeed. Tangible growth With our competency-based career development program, you have the opportunity to upgrade your skills, position and salary even further. Performance reviews Performance reviews Career planning Career planning Language training Language training Mentorship Coaching Conferences Courses Note: Salary figures are based on current collective bargaining agreements.
Provide support on project or activity Build and apply basic knowledge of TBS processes to support work unit Assist in team meetings Work effectively under pressure or with multiple competing deadlines Seek to understand the situation by examining it thoroughly Contribute actively to the team’s work and accomplishments Often lead key activities/projects Provide, obtain and/or convey information to influence others to achieve the desired results Participate and influence group decision making Progression through the levels EC-02 to EC-03EC-06 to EC-08EC-04 to EC-05
What you can expect What's happeningWhereWhen Apply onlinewww.hitthegroundrunning.gc.caSept Oct. 5, 2012 Online examOnline October 2012 Public Service Commission testing Across CanadaNovember 10 and 17, 2012 InterviewsCampuses in the National Capital Region and by Skype January / February 2013 Creation of poolOttawaMarch 2013 Hit the ground running! Ottawa
It’s both challenging and rewarding! Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat analysts need to: Work smart: You’ll be the point person for important files, so you’ll need to collaborate, do research, and present your findings intelligently. Deliver under pressure: Ministers, other departments, and colleagues will count on you to deliver results and meet high professional standards. Defend your recommendations: You’ll be working in an intellectually rigorous atmosphere where lively debate and open dialogue keep us sharp. Get results: Do your part in delivering value. Your drive counts. If the challenge appeals to you, then apply now!