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Various SP01 / SP02 positions, Winnipeg Tax Centre (Open to the General Public) (Amended)

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Group and level
Winnipeg Tax Centre / Centre fiscal de Winnipeg
Appointment Type
Temporary: Acting, Lateral Move, Term
Closing Date
October 10, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Pool to be created
Salary range
$47,765 to $52,724
Various linguistic profiles
Requisition number
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About the job

Don't miss out on your opportunity to work for one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada!

CRA prioritizes diversity and inclusion and is firmly committed to providing a diverse workforce that reflects the population we serve.  CRA’s National Employment Equity (EE) Staffing Strategy strives to eliminate EE gaps for the four EE designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and women. Where an EE gap exists at the time of appointment, EE may be used as an appointment criterion for permanent and temporary appointments/staffing actions over six months made through this process.

We are looking for individuals who are interested in working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment. Apply today to become part of a collaborative and progressive team and make a difference in the lives of Canadians by doing valuable work. 

SP01 Positions

  • Keys information from returns and other source documents.
  • Uses bar-code reader to electronically capture data from Returns.
  • Verifies, edits and corrects captured data.
  • Plan and prioritize own workload of assigned tax returns, information returns, schedules and other source documents for keying to ensure work is completed within prescribed standards and deadlines.

SP02 Positions

  • Prepares and maintains tax returns for processing and storage; distributes files and documents; and provides general file maintenance, control and support services.
  • Maintains and updates records and files related to taxpayers and/or benefit recipients' returns, schedules and forms.
  • Handles incoming remittance mail, allocates payments to taxpayer accounts and prepares and reconciles daily bank deposits.
  • Analyzes and assesses information, documentation, and/or returns.
  • Some positions require performing repetitive tasks using electric staplers and labelers.

SP02 Positions in Mailroom, Warehouse and Print to Mail

  • Assists in the operation of printers and/or inserters.    
  • Provides material handling, mail and general services.                                                                                                          
  • Lift heavy boxes exceeding 10 kilograms and stand for long periods of time. 

SP01 Salary Range: $41,658 to $45,987
SP02 Salary Range: $47,765 to $52,724

When you apply to this staffing  process you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.  As positions become available, applicants who meet the essential qualifications will be contacted.  These positions will be short term varying from two (2) to six (6) months. Although there will be no permanent employment from this staffing process, this is great opportunity to gain CRA experience and explore other opportunities within CRA. Positions are available for day, evening and midnight shifts.

Language requirements: English essential ; Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB

We will create one or more pools of candidates eligible for this staffing process.

This staffing process may be used to staff similar positions in any CRA office located within the western region.

Please note that we are reviewing the salary of this position.

Note: If you qualified in the SP01/02 pool (57073799) you do not need to re-apply.

To apply

Who can apply

Persons residing within the City of Winnipeg and surrounding area within commuting distance;

AND eligible veterans and Canadian Forces members;

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

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.

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

Please note that this process will be used to staff positions in Winnipeg, MB only. If you are a candidate from the general public, you will have to pay for any expenses related to your participation in this staffing process, as well as any relocation costs if you receive an offer of employment from this process. Virtual reporting may not be possible.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health recommendations and restrictions are in place across Canada and may change as circumstances evolve. You may be required to temporarily work remotely (e.g. from home). Further information will be provided if you are selected for the position.

We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible as the closing date and time on this notice of job opportunity may change.  We may give preference to the first 800 candidates who meet the staffing requirements to apply. Additional candidates may be considered as needed. If you are considered further, we will notify you in writing of the next step in this staffing process.

Essential staffing requirements

To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements.


  • Successful completion of a secondary school diploma

CRA will accept foreign education credentials as long as they have been assessed by a recognized credential assessment service. Candidates with foreign education credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Any applicable fees are the responsibility of the candidate. For more information, you may refer to the Canadian Information Centre of International Credentials (

Note: Prior to submitting your application, you must upload your essential education credentials in the EDUCATION SECTION of your Candidate Profile, demonstrating that you meet the essential education requirements for the position(s) being staffed. This proof may include a copy of your secondary school diploma; secondary school equivalence test; or degree, applied degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution. If your education credentials are not uploaded, your application may not be considered further. Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts are not acceptable.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their online application, education credentials and all required documents as soon as possible. Candidates will be screened against the prerequisite staffing requirements on an on-going basis. If you meet the prerequisite staffing requirements, you will be invited to an assessment.


  • No experience is required to apply




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.

  • Entry level test: Cognitive abilities and behavioural competencies - Korn Ferry internet test
  • Dependability
  • Organizational Fit
  • Performance validation

Further details about the UIT will be communicated in the "Invitation to assessment staffing letter", and the Korn Ferry invitation to candidates.

All interactions throughout this process, including email correspondence, may be used in the assessment of the qualifications listed.

You are expected to make yourself available for assessment when scheduled. Assessments will only be rescheduled for exceptional circumstances. The staffing board will make these decisions on a case by case basis.


  • Data Entry Test: Typing, Numeric and Alphanumeric - Prevue HR internet test
  • Lift Test - Warehouse Positions only
  • Workload experience
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English / Oral communication
  • Ability to communicate professionally in writing in English
  • Budgetary considerations
  • Start date
  • Availability throughout the appointment
  • Minimize business disruption
  • Employment Equity

Conditions of employment

  • Reliability/Security (Reliability Status)
  • Willingness to work overtime
  • Willing to work on evenings and/or weekends
  • Physically work from Winnipeg
  • Capacity to regularly lift objects weighing up to 25 kg*

*Some of the jobs may require frequent lifting and carrying of boxes or other materials weighing between 5 and 25 kg. In order to be considered for these positions, you may be required to demonstrate your ability to meet this requirement. Candidates who are unable to do so may be considered for jobs which do not include this requirement.

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 your candidate profile on the CRA Career site. We strongly encourage you to verify the email address attached to your profile and to check your messages regularly for updates.


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