Program Officer – Collective Process
Federal Public Service
Saskatchewan, CA
7d ago

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation.

All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Intent of the process

This is an anticipatory process aiming to create a pool of qualified candidates. This pool may be used to staff positions on a term and / or permanent basis in the Saskatchewan Region.

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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

Successful completion of two years of an acceptable post-secondary educational program OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience defined as a secondary school diploma and two (2) years of experience in lands, economics, law, business administration, commerce, public administration, Indigenous studies or in any other field relevant to the work to be performed as approved by the committee.

You must provide examples of how you meet this requirement.)

Experience in providing information, advice or support, or duties related to the implementation of program administration services.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Successful completion of a post-secondary degree in one of the following areas : land use planning, real property management, environmental management, natural resource management, physical geography, project management, public administration, law, business administration, Indigenous studies or other specialization related to the position.

Experience negotiating in relation to projects or initiatives to achieve shared objectives.

Experience interpreting and / or applying legislation, regulations or policy.

Experience in the administration, negotiation, monitoring and compliance of real property dispositions.

Experience managing First Nation reserve lands.

Experience working directly with First Nation communities and providing services.

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

English essential

Knowledge of Indigenous or northern issues in Saskatchewan.

Knowledge of programs and services available through the Department of Indigenous Services.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to research and analyse information, develop options and provide recommendations on a program or project.

Thinking things through.

Working effectively with others.

Showing initiative and being action-oriented.

Adaptability.

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

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

Willing and able to work overtime as required.

Ability to travel as required.

Maintain a Valid Driver’s License.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.

We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Reference check may be sought

Interview will be administered

Written examination may be administered

may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed

Achieving a representative workforce has been identified as an organizational need in the merit criteria, may be applied in this appointment process

Indeterminate employees at the same group and level or equivalent may be considered for deployment. If no deployment is made, applicants from other groups and levels will be considered in the advertised appointment process.

Applicants who are entitled to a priority for appointment are encouraged to indicate this, along with their priority type, in their covering letter, résumé and / or application form.

Candidate resumes and cover letters will be assessed, and used as part of the assessment of their ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Candidates must meet each essential qualification to be appointed to a position, however, a person may be appointed to a position even though he / she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements or organizational needs.

Meeting these criteria is nonetheless desirable and may be a deciding factor for the staffing of some positions.

Candidates will be asked to provide proof of their education credentials and proof of citizenship at the assessment stage of this process.

Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further in the selection process.

  • For this selection process, it is our intention to communicate with candidates VIA E-MAIL and / or PSRS for screening and assessment purposes;
  • this will include communication of screening results and invitations to written tests and interviews. To that end, candidates must include a valid e-

    mail address in their application. IT IS THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THIS ADDRESS IS FUNCTIONAL AND THAT IT ACCEPTS MESSAGES FROM UNKNOWN USERS (some e-

    mail systems block these types of e-mail). IT IS ALSO THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE ACCURATE CONTACT INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AND UPDATED AS REQUIRED.

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