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2023 Indigenous Student Employment Program (ISEP) Fall Opportunities- Atlantic (Amended)

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Group and level
Summerside, Charlottetown, Moncton, Saint John, Bathurst, Halifax, Sydney, St. John's
Appointment Type
Student: Student
Closing Date
August 31, 2023 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Pool to be created
Salary range
$17 to $26
Various linguistic profiles
Requisition number
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About the job

Come work for the CRA, one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada!

We are currently looking for talented individuals to fill a variety of exciting and challenging positions in various areas with the Canada Revenue Agency. The job duties will vary depending on the position.

We offer some of the most sought-after benefits:

  • Excellent career development opportunities;
  • Flexible schedules;
  • Potential for Part-time work during the school year;
  • Work environment that supports a diverse workforce.

We encourage you to visit the Indigenous Student Employment (ISEP) page for more information about the program and watch a video about working at the CRA.

You may fall under one of the following categories, based on your level of education:

• SU-02 College/CEGEP Student ($16.00 to $21.24)
• SU-03 University Undergraduate ($16.99 to $25.52)
• SU-04 Masters ($22.71 to $28.57)
• SU-05 Doctorate ($26.72 to $34.59)

You will be eligible to receive pay based on the Students Rates of Pay as set annually by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.

We take great pride in having a diverse workforce with wide-ranging skill sets. We provide students with variety, mobility, flexibility, and continuous learning and also offer career advancement opportunities through meaningful and valuable work.

If this interests you, we encourage you to apply!

Language Requirement

  • Various linguistic profiles

The pool established from this staffing process may be used to staff similar positions.

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

To apply

Who can apply

Indigenous* students** living in Canada and Indigenous* students** who are Canadian Citizens living abroad.

*An Indigenous person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, a Métis or an Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians. You will only be screened into this staffing process if you self-identify as an Indigenous person.


Fall 2023 positions:  Persons living in Canada or Canadian citizens living abroad, who self identify as Indigenous* and who are enrolled in full-time** studies at a recognized post-secondary institution during the Winter 2023 semester and returning to full-time studies for the Fall 2023 semester.

**Students enrolled in studies on a part-time basis due to a disability that is recognized by their academic institution are also eligible to apply.

A recognized post-secondary institution is defined as a Canadian public or private institution that is recognized or authorized to grant degrees, diplomas, and other credentials by a public or private act of the provincial/territorial legislature or through a government-mandated quality assurance mechanism. The institution must be listed in the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials.

IMPORTANT: You must self-identify as an Indigenous person to move forward in this staffing process.

This staffing process will be used to staff student positions in the following cities:
Charlottetown, PEI
Summerside, PEI
Halifax, NS
Sydney, NS
Moncton, NB
Saint John, NB
Bathurst, NB
St. John's, NL

If you are residing elsewhere than within a commuting distance of the locations listed above, 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. 

Proof of your academic enrollment in a recognized post-secondary institution will be verified at the time of appointment.

Proof of enrollment, with your name and institution, may include:

  • Letter from Registrar;
  • Transcripts which specifically state your enrolment status;
  • Tuition invoice;
  • Other acceptable documents providing enrolment status.

You must clearly demonstrate on your online application how you meet the essential staffing requirements to apply.

No specific work experience is required to apply. However, if you have any relevant work or volunteer experience or experience working for the Federal Government, please indicate the relevant experience on your resume.

 To apply, you must create a Candidate Profile on the CRA Careers website and attach the following at the time of your application:

  • Your resume in a PDF format

You must attach your resume to your application in a PDF format by following this 2-step process:

  1. Upload and save your resume to the “Documents” section of your Candidate Profile.
  2. When you apply to this notice of job opportunity, during the application process, before you click on “submit application,” attach your resume in step 3 by selecting the box next to it.

If your resume is not uploaded and attached to your submission, your application will not be considered further.

We encourage you to visit the how to register and create a candidate profile page for more information about the Candidate Profile and the CRA Job Opportunities Helpdesk.


Minimum and essential

The minimum and 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

  • Depending on the position being staffed, you may be invited to an assessment

Accommodations during assessment are available. If we invite you to be assessed, we will send you more information on how to request accommodation measures throughout this staffing process.


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.

  • Qualifications 
  • Experience *
  • Additional education or training
  • Budgetary considerations
  • Duration of appointment
  • Start date
  • Minimize business disruption
  • Bilingual imperative

*The experience criteria listed on this notice of job opportunity may be further defined when making appointment decisions from this staffing process. Experience can be demonstrated through employment, volunteer work, student employment and/or scholastic activity or achievement. Experience may be validated, and references may be required.

Conditions of Employment
For all positions:

  • Security Status/Clearance.
  • Employment equity: Only Indigenous students will be considered.
  • Your academic enrollment will be verified at appointment

For some positions:

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime
  • Willingness and ability to work on evenings and/or on weekends
  • Willingness and ability to shift work or based on flex time (including weekends and designated days)

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


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