Clerical Support Casual Inventory
Federal Public Service
Halifax (Nova Scotia), CA
1d ago

Important messages

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.

As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Intent of the process

This inventory is for casual employment. Casual employment is a temporary employment of 90 working days or less, in a calendar year, generally to meet needs arising from short term requirements.

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification.

Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Successful completion of two years of secondary school or an acceptable combination

of experience, education and / or training.

Experience providing clerical support services.

Experience in providing client services.

Experience in using Microsoft Suite applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point and / or Outlook.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Successful completion of post-secondary education in a field related to the duties of the position.

Experience providing administrative support services.

Experience dealing with individuals to obtain or provide information requiring explanation and / or clarification in a client service environment.

Experience in a client-service-oriented setting.

Experience in providing client support services in an office environment.

Experience in reviewing, analyzing and extracting information from files.

Experience in working in a stockroom (receiving and shipping).

Experience in records management.

Experience in working in a human resources environment.

Experience using financial software packages.

Experience in providing financial services associated with accounts receivable or accounts payable and general bookkeeping.

Experience using an electronic tracking system.

Experience processing claims.

Experience in mail or courier services.

Experience in the use of presentation software.

Experience using human resources database software.

Experience working at a clerical or administration level within a medical environment.

Experience working with medical terminology.

Experience using MS Access.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups : Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Candidates may be asked to work overtime weeknights & weekends, as required.

Other information

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

A random and / or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are .

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.

If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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