Opportunities

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Job openings at Statistics Canada

2021 Census jobs

Looking to make a lasting contribution to Canada, its communities and its people? Statistics Canada is hiring approximately 32,000 people across the country to work on the collection phase of Canada's next census, which will take place in May 2021. In the current context of COVID-19, we are committed to ensuring the safety of our employees at all times.

Available jobs for the 2021 Census include supervisory and non-supervisory positions that involve collecting census data from residents in your community, mostly on evenings and weekends. Start and end dates vary by position and location, but are between March and July 2021.

If you are interested in helping your community to plan for the future, and meeting new people while earning extra income, then this is the right opportunity for you! Apply online on the Census jobs page of the census website.

Recruitment and development programs

The rotation component of our recruitment and development programs allows recruits to take on a variety of assignments. Through these workplace rotations, recruits rapidly gain knowledge about how StatCan works. They also find the rotation process useful for making informed decisions about their individual career paths at StatCan.

We currently offer recruitment and development programs in the following subject-matter areas:

Social statistics and economics

Economists, analysts, sociologists, social scientists

Mathematical statistics

Mathematical statisticians, methodologists, researchers

Computer and information systems

Application developers, database administrators, analysts, security experts

Other recruitment and development programs

Financial Officer, Human Resources advisor, Internal Auditor

Jobs at Statistics Canada's research data centres

Are you interested in career program that enables you to help strengthen Canada's research capacity? Statistics Canada in partnership with over 20 universities has established Research Data Centers (RDCs) across our great nation. The RDC program offers entry to mid level positions, with a variety of career opportunities that would open you to training, permanent positions, and the opportunity to build networks within the federal government.

For more information about this great job opportunity, visit Jobs at StatCan's Research Data Centres.

Jobs in data collection

Statistics Canada is responsible for the collection of a wide variety of data from Canadian businesses and households. The role of Statistical Survey Operation Organisation is to carry out the collection of survey data and hires interviewers from time to time on a part-time basis to conduct a variety of surveys, some of which are on going (monthly, quarterly), while others may be annual or one-time only.

For more information, visit Jobs in data collection.

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