Research Officer

$89,947 to $101,233 (2018 rate)
Employment type: 
Term up to six months
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Wed, 11 Aug 2021 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 


DO NOT USE Collective Bargaining Branch


Unifor 2025
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

Under the direction of the Coordinator of Negotiations, the Research Officer researches, analyses, and interprets data on wages, benefits, and working conditions for use in collective bargaining, represents the PSAC as a pay and benefits analyst before conciliation and arbitration boards and prepares and presents policy or position papers, bulletins or other documents on wages, benefits, working conditions or other topics of interest to PSAC staff and members.


• University graduation in Economics, Industrial Relations, Public Administration or related disciplines with related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• Good knowledge of compensation policies and practices in the public and private sectors;
• Good knowledge of the negotiations process;
• Good research and analytical skills.
• Ability to analyze, evaluate, and interpret data;
• Above average ability to communicate, both orally and in writing in English;
• Ability to work independently and under pressure;
• Ability to work with spreadsheet and database software programs.
Personal Suitabilities:
• Understanding of and commitment to union and equity principles.

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.