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CRA Recruitment Event - Ottawa (Various positions: CS, HR, AU, SP, ES) (Amended)

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Group and level
Ottawa, Ontario
Appointment Type
Perm/Temp: Permanent, Term
Closing Date
November 15, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Pool to be created
Salary range
$52,410 to $58,988
Canada, HQ - Headquarters, Ontario
Various linguistic profiles
Requisition number
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About the job

Why work with the CRA?


Hiring managers will be conducting interviews and be available to speak about career opportunities with you!

Friday, November 15 2019, 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Ottawa Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By, Ottawa Salon, 2nd floor  

Free admission!


  • Information technology (CS-01 | English essential)
    • Java, Cobol, Business Intelligence and IT security
  • Human resources (HR-02 | Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB & CBC/CBC)
    • Labour relations, staffing
  • Audit / Accounting (SP-05, SP-06, AU-01, AU-02, AU-03 | English essential and Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB & CBC/CBC)
    • such as junior auditors, income tax auditors, excise tax auditors/examiners, international auditors, tax avoidance auditors, collections & appeals officers
  • Statistics, data analytics and research positions (ES-02 | English essential)
  • Services and programs (SP-03, SP-04, SP-05, SP-06 | English essential and Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB, BBC/BBC, CBC/CBC & CCC/CCC)
    • such as administrative assistants, call centre agents, program analysts, support officers for HR, communication, compensation & benefits and various projects or programs officers
  • Student positions will also be available. To be considered, please apply here

Note: Due to a change in business needs, we will no longer be offering Finance positions at the event. Please disregard this option in the questionnaire.

Check out our Pay rates by group and level, the Job types page and our Why work with us page to learn about what the CRA offers.

Work location : Ottawa

  • If you are a candidate from the general public, you will have to pay for any relocation costs if you receive an offer of employment.
  • 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.
  • Virtual reporting will not be possible. You will need to physically work in Ottawa. 

To apply


Persons living in Canada and Canadian citizens living abroad, that are legally eligible to work for the CRA in Ontario.


We strongly encourage you to register by clicking on the apply button at the bottom of this poster, to reduce delays at the event.


  • Multiple copies of your resume
  • Proof of citizenship, permanent residency or work permit– original and 1 copy
  • *Completed Security Form (Section B and C) - This will be used to get you the required security status/clearance.
  • Proof of education (1 copy) - Check the CRA’s Minimum education standards. Alternatives may be accepted, depending on the position.
    • For accounting/audit positions, also bring a copy of your transcript.
  • *Contact information of two references (preferably most recent supervisors) to validate your performance. For former CRA employees, this must include your most recent CRA supervisor.

* If you are a CRA employee, you do not need to bring the security form and references.



Assessments will be conducted the day-of, or soon after the event.

At the event, the hiring manager will let you know the required level of education, specialization(s), field(s) of study, abilities, skills, experience and/or knowledge for their position. You will need to meet the requirements of the position(s) in order to be considered.

The required pass mark for the assessments will depend on the position being staffed. A top-down approach may be used.

If you are NOT currently residing near the National Capital Region:

  • Virtual consideration is offered.
  • By end of day (11:59 PM Eastern time) October 31st, 2019, you must complete the questionnaire we will send you AND send a copy of the above mentioned documents to
  • Virtual applications will be considered equally to those in-person.
  • If you do not contact us prior to this deadline, you will need to come to the event in-person to be considered.

Due to the large quantity of interested individuals, the staffing board will not pay for any expenses, including travel costs, related to the candidates’ participation in this event.

Other requirements / conditions of employment managers may use to select a candidate

  • Start date
  • Availability throughout the duration of the appointment
  • Budgetary considerations
  • Minimize business disruption
  • Employment Equity
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Valid Driver's License or personal mobility to a degree normally associated with the possession of a driver's license
  • Willingness to work shifts or a flexible schedule (including weekends and statutory holidays)
  • Willingness and ability to work on evenings and/or on weekends


If selected, you will receive a conditional letter of offer the day of the event, or soon after. Once all conditions are met, you will then receive an official letter of offer.

Conditions may include obtaining a security clearance, and other requirements such as obtaining a pass mark for a test. For instance, if the position is bilingual, the manager will send you for Second Language Evaluations to confirm if you meet the required level of language proficiency.

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.

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.

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

If you have a valid work permit, you may still apply.

Hiring managers may give preference to the first applicant(s) meeting their staffing requirements.

Registrations made after November 15th, 2019 7pm Estern Time will not be considered.


Name: Strategic Recruitment team - Ottawa
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