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As part of the pilot System-Wide Staffing Audit (pilot audit), a questionnaire was administered to sub-delegated persons and staffing advisors associated with the sample of 386 appointments across the 25 organizations participating in the pilot audit. The purpose of the questionnaire was to provide the Public Service Commission (PSC) with a better understanding of the staffing environment and to contextualize findings of the pilot audit, by gauging these stakeholders’ awareness and understanding of the New Direction in Staffing (NDS), and of their own roles and responsibilities.
These questionnaire results represent a “snapshot” in time: responses were gathered during the early summer of 2017, and were based on perceptions one year after the implementation of the NDS in April 2016. These results were integrated with pilot audit findings stemming from the review of organizational staffing systems and compliance of appointments, which was finalized in 2018.
The Staffing Audit Tool is a Microsoft Access database application designed and developed by the staff of the Public Service Commission’s audit function. The database application was used to manage and analyze data from the compliance assessment of appointment records. The information was collected between 2013 and 2016.
Hiring activities refers to indeterminate and term appointments to the public service, the hiring of casuals as per subsection 50(1) of the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) and the hiring of students under the Student Employment Programs Participants Exclusion Approval Order. Indeterminate and term appointments to the public service include appointments from the general public, including former casuals, students and employees of government organizations that are not subject to the PSEA. Staffing activities to and within the public service include appointments to the public service as well as promotions, lateral and downward movements and acting appointments of indeterminate and term employees. Deployments of employees within or between organizations that are subject to the PSEA are counted in lateral and downward movements.
The SNPS is an important tool for understanding public servants' perceptions of the public service staffing system as well as their awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities regarding political activities. The information gathered in the survey will be used to identify current and emerging trends at government-wide and organizational levels, to inform potential improvements to staffing policies and practices, and better target efforts to safeguard non-partisanship within the federal public service. The survey will provide vital information to managers, human resources advisors and Deputies to improve staffing within their own organizations, and to the Public Service Commission (PSC) on the staffing system as a whole. The information will also be used to support reporting to Parliament via the PSC's Annual Report.
The Public Service Commission’s (PSC) Staffing Dashboard provides timely and relevant data on staffing activities and trends that will give deputy heads, hiring managers and human resources specialists a broader understanding of staffing within their organizations and the public service as a whole. The Staffing Dashboard is an integral feature of the PSC’s New Direction in Staffing (NDS), which includes the renewed Appointment Policy and delegation instrument, effective as of April 1, 2016. The Staffing Dashboard contains information on organizations subject to the Public Service Employment Act only. The purpose of the Staffing Dashboard is to share data available at the PSC with organizations.
Provide an overview of:
- the federal public service appointment framework;
- the responsibilities of the Public Service Commission (PSC) and deputy heads (DH); and
- PSC services and current initiatives.
Presentation of the results of the 2021 Staffing and Non-Partisanship Survey for persons with disabilities
The Survey of Staffing (SOS) is a tool that the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) uses to monitor employees’ perceptions of staffing activity within the federal public service and to gauge awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities regarding political activities.
This report looks at the use of non-advertised appointments by employment equity group before and after the implementation of the New Direction in Staffing.
The mandate of Justice Canada’s internal audit function is to help Justice Canada achieve its strategic outcomes by using a systematic and disciplined approach to assess and contribute to the continuous improvement of its risk management, internal control, and governance processes. The results of Justice Canada's audits are posted on our Web site to promote public accountability and transparency. The objective of publishing departmental internal audit performance results, in the form of key compliance attributes, is to provide pertinent information to stakeholders (Canadians, parliamentarians) regarding the professionalism, performance and impact of the internal audit function in departments.
The 2011 Internal Audits address: People Soft Human Resources Management System, Legal Agent Account Verification Process, Staffing/Resource Function, Tax Law Services (Ottawa Section), Tax Law Services (Prairie Region), Departmental Legal Services Unit (Canada Border Services Agency), Regional Contracting