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Statistics Canada Is Hiring Now For Multiple Locations!

Last Updated On 16 October 2022, 9:06 AM EDT (Toronto Time)

Statistics Canada is hiring for Supervisor, Data Collection Operations at various locations. Although this position has several requirements, they are as low as having a minimum of four months of experience!

Other requirements include having basic language skills and completing secondary school. Learn about the job duties, requirements, assessments and how to apply below.

Who can apply? 

Anyone living in Canada with legal status can apply, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad can apply for this position. 

However, preference is given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

Job duties and responsibilities 

A Data Collection Supervisor provides hands-on, day-to-day oversight of Statistical Survey Operations employees. They ensure that the employees consistently execute and meet operational objectives and goals in partnership with the Data Collection Manager.  

Other duties may include:

  • Supervises daily collection operations to ensure adherence to pre-determined targets; 
  • Directly oversees a group of interviewers (includes recruitment, training, scheduling, performance management and evaluation and approval of pay/leave/travel claims); 
  • Performs data-gathering activities using a variety of interviewing techniques, methodologies and technologies in support of statistical programs;
  • Executes field sampling operations, including the verification of sample areas and the application of sampling ratios;
  • Provide support to interviewers in handling difficult respondents or situations and participates in data collection as required to obtain respondent participation

Essential requirements 

You will need to demonstrate how you meet the application’s essential requirements. 

Education: you must have completed two years of secondary school or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience. If you complete your studies abroad, ensure that you meet Degree equivalency requirements. 

Experience: At least 4 months of experience dealing with the public, clients or respondents. Must have experience in conducting data-gathering activities. 

Data gathering means activities such as educational or work experience related to obtaining data using techniques like: 

  • interviewing
  • questionnaires/surveys
  • observations
  • focus groups
  • documents/records


The job requires you to meet various language requirements most probably based on the location, such as: 

  • Only English
  • Only French
  • Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB
  • Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC


  • Being action-oriented and taking initiative 
  • working effectively with others
  • showing integrity and respect 


  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing 
  • Prioritize workload to meet deadlines 
  • Use various Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Word and Excel)

Operational requirements 

You need to meet the following operational requirements: 

  • Have reliable broadband internet service at home
  •  Valid driver’s license and the unrestricted use of a vehicle
  • Private area to make confidential phone calls and look up secure documents
  • Availability to work variable hours, including days, evenings and weekends
  • Can travel as required in various weather conditions
  • work overtime

How to apply? 

  • Salary: $55,543 to $60,130
  • Closing date: 31 October 2022 – 23:59, Pacific Time

To apply, you need to include your resume and contact information of 2 references in your application. 

For submitting your application, use your GC login credentials to sign in or create a new account. For more details on this job and to apply, click here. The reference number for this position is STC22J-055195-000002. 

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