Canada Border Services Agency is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Intelligence Analyst. The Information, Science and Technology Branch (ISTB) of the CBSA is known to support the management of Canada’s border through the strategic development, application and oversight of information management, technology systems and the delivery of science services. We have our strength lies in people. We are known to attract, develop, promote and retain the best people, offering them a safe workplace with equal opportunity to succeed in a dynamic and positive atmosphere. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The intention of this process is to create a pool of candidates who meet the essential qualifications. If a person qualifies in this selection process, he/she will be placed in a pool of qualified candidates accessible to all hiring managers who have vacancies to fill within the CBSA. This process may be used to staff identical or similar positions in the unit on a bilingual non-imperative basis should there be no qualified candidates who meet the required language profile. The volume management strategies such as random selection, top-down approach, or use of asset qualifications may be used. If the candidate meets any of the asset qualifications (other qualifications), please be sure to provide detailed responses in the screening questionnaire.
Employer Name: Canada Border Services Agency
Position: Intelligence Analyst
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $$81,060 to $93,387 per year
Shift: To be determined
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Various locations
Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English and Bilingual Language.
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualification such as a secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives.
Or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma
Or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
Candidates who already meet the following criteria must be accepted as meeting the secondary school diploma requirement for the FB Group only:
Those who were converted on an indeterminate basis to a Border Services (FB) position or
Those who were appointed or deployed on an indeterminate basis to a Border Services (FB) position and have already attained a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma or
Those who were appointed or deployed on an indeterminate basis to a Border Services (FB) position using an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
For the candidates educated outside Canada:
Degree(s) and/or diploma(s) must be assessed against Canadian education standards through a recognized credential assessment service and also having a proof of education and education equivalency (if applicable) must be provided prior to appointment. Education equivalency, if required, is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain.
Experience: Candidates need experience. The details are mentioned below.
The candidate must clearly demonstrate how they meet three of the essential criteria. The candidates are encouraged to demonstrate experience in more than three criteria should they wish to do so.
The candidate should have an experience working with complex written documents (e.g. reports or business cases or project proposals or risk assessments or vulnerability reviews or intelligence bulletins or research reports) to perform one or more of the following tasks: researching and collecting, or composing and editing, or analyzing and evaluating information.
Or have a year of non-overlapping experience in conducting research and analysis about legislation or regulations or policies or procedures.
Or have a year of non-overlapping experience in collaborating with partners and stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
Or have a year of non-overlapping experience gathering large amounts of information in an investigative setting to formulate a recommendation.
Or have a year of non-overlapping experience conducting interviews for the purpose of obtaining information or clarification to formulate a recommendation
Note: Non-overlapping Experience means that the same months/years cannot be counted more than once to demonstrate the time period of an experience criterion. For example, if for the same experience requirement, claims are made for January 2022 – June 2022 (6 months) & May 2022 – September 2022 (5 months), May is overlapping. The total experience counted in this example is 10 months.
- The candidate should have strong Customer Service skills and also have demonstrated punctuality and reliability, tact and diplomacy
- The candidate should have an excellent verbal/written communication skills
- The candidate should have skills such as analyzing, interpreting and integrating a broad range of complex information in order to understand issues, identify relevant options and make recommendations to support sound decision-making.
- The candidate should be able to welcome change and adjusts behavior in a functional manner and also be able to effectively communicate ideas orally through an approach that is adapted to the audience
- The candidate should be able to effectively transmit ideas in writing using carefully worded, appropriate, and correct language and also consciously attend to details in order to produce precise and error-free work
- The candidate should be able to make timely and effective decisions based on sound judgment and also show consideration, understanding, and respect for people in the work environment.
- The candidate should be trustworthy, honors commitments, and acts in accordance with accepted social and professional standards
Note: Written communication will be assessed through responses to screening questions provided by candidates in their applications.
- The candidate who is graduate with a degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in Law, Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, Political Science, Justice System Administration, Legal Studies or another specialty relevant to the position being staffed is an asset. The candidate must have graduated from a specialization acceptable and may have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a program in the required specialization. The specialization may also be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, and training.
- The candidate having one year of non-overlapping experience using intuitive intelligence data management applications (e.g. IBMi2 iBase ) to capture and control and analyze multi-source data in a secure environment is an asset
- The candidate having one year of non-overlapping experience reviewing and analyzing banking or financial transaction information is an asset
- The candidate having one year of non-overlapping experience accessing, reviewing, and analyzing data from CBSA commercial and trade systems (e.g. ACROSS, FIRM) is an asset
- The candidate having one year of non-overlapping experience using CBSA immigration systems (e.g. Global Case Management System (GCMS), Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or National Case Management System (NCMS) is an asset
- The candidate having an experience working with Intelligence and Enforcement for the Canada Border Services Agency is an asset
Note: Non-overlapping Experience means that the same months/years cannot be counted more than once to demonstrate the time period of an experience criterion. For example, if for the same experience requirement, claims are made for January 2022 – June 2022 (6 months) & May 2022 – September 2022 (5 months) , May is overlapping. The total experience counted in this example is 10 months.
- The candidate should be able to clear the secret security clearance
- The candidate should have skills such as willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
- The candidate should have a valid driver’s license or personal mobility to the degree normally associated with the possession of a driver’s license
- The candidate should have skills such as willingness and ability to operate a government-owned vehicle and also have willingness and ability to carry a government-issued smartphone or mobile communication device
- The candidate should have skills such as willingness and ability to work overtime and also have willingness and ability to undertake job-related travel and work away from the office occasionally as required
- The candidate should be entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice and also are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application
- The candidate should be able submit his/her proof of education documents should they be considered for appointment.
- The candidate should be able to take care of production and dissemination of intelligence-based products and the provision of strategic, operational and tactical intelligence advice and functional guidance to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and partners in support of the CBSA and IRCC’s missions and mandates.
- The candidate should be able to utilize all functions of the intelligence cycle (issue identification, planning, data collection, data evaluation for reliability, data analysis, the production and dissemination of intelligence assessments briefings/reports, and task review)
- The candidate should be able to emphasize on the analysis of information collected from a wide variety of sources and the subsequent production of tactical, operational and strategic intelligence
- The candidate should be able to provide analytical expertise in the identification, coordination, planning and management of Agency intelligence investigations, projects and operations including the coordination and direction of data collection
- The candidate should be able to develop strategic, operational and tactical intelligence which includes identification of current or future areas of risk and the identification of intelligence and/or program gaps concerning CBSA and IRCC programs that allow senior managers in both Agencies to make informed decisions to mitigate risks/threats.
- The candidate should be able to develop and/or deliver training programs, presentations, briefings, alerts, targets or indicators for internal and external audiences on various enforcement-related aspects of CBSA services/programs.
- The candidate should be able to provide advice to Agency staff and to representatives of domestic and foreign enforcement agencies concerning the application of legislation, regulations, policies and procedures relating to the CBSA Intelligence program.
- The candidate should be able to analyze information emanating from intelligence investigations and provides analytical products at tactical and operational levels that provide direction, advice and conclusions to intelligence and operations officers in Joint Forces Operation and to CBSA intelligence and investigation/enforcement officers, IRCC, police officers and crown attorneys in the preparation of search warrants, briefs and hearing files.
- The candidate should be able to provide expert testimony in a court of law or before an administrative tribunal in the context of analysis, and conduct interviews for clarification of issues.
- The candidate should be responsible to notify his/her leave and also be able to communicate through email.
How to apply:
If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.
We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!