AS-03 -
Federal Public Service
Gatineau (Québec), CA
37d 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.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE POSTER THOROUGHLY AS THE INSTRUCTIONS CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT WILL BE REQUIRED IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

FAILURE TO READ THE NOTES AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION MISSING CRITICAL INFORMATION THUS PROVIDING FOR INSUFFICIENT INFORMATION FOR THE ASSESSMENT BOARD TO COMPLETE YOUR ASSESSMENT AND MAY RESULT IN YOUR ELIMINATION FROM THE PROCESS.

This inventory of potential candidates may be used to fill upcoming vacancies in various administrative fields within Elections Canada.

Please note that the closing date may be extended.

When submitting your application, you MUST ANSWER questions regarding the education and experience requirements (both essential and asset qualifications).

You must CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE how you meet each of these requirements by answering the online questions. It is not sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to only provide a listing of current or past responsibilities.

Rather you must clearly demonstrate WHEN (month-year to month-year), WHERE and HOW you acquired each qualification by giving CONCRETE EXAMPLES.

Information provided in your answers related to your education and experience must be supported in your resume. You will also have to answer questions regarding the operational requirements.

Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

The information you provide in the questionnaire must be true.

Applicants meeting the screening criteria *Education and *Experience, listed under the *Essential Qualifications will be contacted for further assessment.

The other Essential Qualifications will be assessed through Second Language Evaluation (SLE) tests, written exams, interviews and reference checks.

If you are unsuccessful at any stage, you may not be evaluated again in this selection process.

Depending on the requirements of the position or positions being filled, any or all of the asset qualifications and operational requirements may be considered at any time during this process.

These criteria may be a deciding factor in choosing the persons to be appointed. Therefore, it is IMPORTANT that you answer each of the questions related to these requirements.

The inventory will be updated every ninety (90) days. You will receive a written notice in your PSRS Applicant Account seven (7) days before the end of your active period to confirm whether or not you still wish to be considered for an additional ninety (90) days.

It is your responsibility to keep your personal data in your PSRS Applicant Account up-to-date and to check your e-mail account regularly to ensure that you do not miss out on any opportunities.

If you fail to respond in the appropriate timeframe, your candidacy WILL NOT BE REFERRED to the hiring manager.

TRAVEL AND RELOCATION : Candidates will be required to pay for all TRAVEL AND RELOCATION expenses related to this selection process, including travel expenses for assessment purposes.

Work environment

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer is commonly known as Elections Canada. It is an independent, non-partisan agency that reports directly to Parliament.

Our primary mandate is to be prepared to conduct a federal general election, by-election or referendum. Our mandate also includes many other activities such as administering the political financing provisions of the Act, conducting public information campaigns, carry out studies on alternative voting methods and much more.

We are a team of dedicated, dynamic and talented professionals looking for enthusiastic individuals to join us in our mission which is to "Ensure that Canadians can exercise their democratic rights to vote and be a candidate".

Please take note that MOST positions within Elections Canada are located in Gatineau, Québec while some are located in Ottawa, Ontario.

Intent of the process

This inventory will be used to establish pools of partially or fully qualified candidates which could serve to staff various positions within Elections Canada.

ALL POSITIONS ARE BILINGUAL with various linguistic profiles such as BBB / BBB, CBC / CBC or CCC / CCC depending on the position being staffed.

Employment tenures, security requirements, conditions of employment and work locations will vary depending on the needs for the position being staffed.

Job offers resulting from this inventory will be for either SPECIFIED PERIOD (TERM) APPOINTMENTS, INDETERMINATE APPOINTMENTS OR CASUAL EMPLOYMENT.

Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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)

EDUCATION :

A secondary school diploma or acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience.

EXPERIENCE :

  • Significant experience in the provision of administrative services.
  • Recent experience in providing strategic advice or guidance to internal or external stakeholders.

    Experience in leading a project or initiative.

  • Significant and recent experience in using Word and Excel from Microsoft Office Suite.
  • DEFINITIONS

  • Significant is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed a broad range of activities related to this task which are acquired over a period of at least one (1) year.
  • Recent is defined as within the last three (3) years.

    Strategic means to help in achieving a plan, project, etc.

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

    Bilingual - Imperative (BBB / BBB)

    Linguistic profiles may vary depending upon the position being staffed. Other profiles include CBC / CBC and CCC / CCC

    ABILITIES

    Ability to communicate effectively orally

    Ability to communicate effectively in writing

    Ability to manage time and prioritize work

    Ability to analyse, problem-solve and recommend feasible solutions

    Thoroughness

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

    EDUCATION :

    Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

    Note : A degree is defined as a baccalaureate or higher level degree, as established by educational authorities.

    EXPERIENCE :

  • Significant and recent experience in the use of PowerPoint.
  • Experience in revising and proofreading documents

  • Significant experience in writing policies, guidelines or other significant documents
  • Experience in coordinating meetings or planning events for a medium-sized groups

    Experience in managing the schedule of a senior manager

    Recent experience in supervising employees

    Experience in preparing or delivering learning sessions

    Experience in preparing purchasing, procurement or contracting documents

  • Significant experience working with a management information system
  • Recent experience in providing financial support services such as bookkeeping

  • Significant and recent experience taking minutes at management meetings
  • Recent experience working in the field of operational health and safety

    Recent experience working in the field of financial planning

    Recent experience working in the field of records management

    Recent experience working in correspondence control

    Recent experience working in the field of security or mailroom in an office or building

    Experience using a financial system such as Freebalance

    Experience in providing property or facilities management services

    Experience with Web site content maintenance or upgrade

  • Significant experience in project management
  • DEFINITION : *Significant is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed a broad range of activities related to this task which are acquired over a period of at least one (1) year.

    DEFINITION : Recent is defined as within the last three (3) years.

    OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice

    Consent to observe strict political impartiality and neutrality for the duration of employment.

    Availability and willingness to work shift work during a general election or a referendum

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance - Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice

    Consent to observe strict political impartiality and neutrality for the duration of employment.

    Availability and willingness to work shift work during a general election or a referendum

    Other information

    ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :

    Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

    COMMUNICATIONS WITH CANDIDATES :

    For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening / assessment purposes (including issuing screening results, and sending invitations for written tests and interviews, etc.

    Therefore, candidates are strongly encouraged to check their emails on a regular basis.

    YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR COMMUNICATION PURPOSES :

    Given that communication will take place by email, candidates who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).

    Candidates are responsible to inform us at all times of any changes regarding their contact information or candidate profile.

    PERSONAL RECORD IDENTIFIER (PRI)

    If you are currently an employee or a former employee of the Federal Public Service, please specify your Personal Record Identifier (PRI) in your application.

    SECOND LANGUAGE EVALUATION (SLE) RESULTS

    If you already have valid SECOND LANGUAGE EVALUATION (SLE) RESULTS, please ensure that you have a copy of your results and be prepared to send them shortly.

    YOUR RESUME

    Your resume must clearly demonstrate that you meet the education and experience requirements listed under the essential and asset qualifications.

    Failure to provide sufficient information about these requirements, your candidacy may be screened out.

    OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF YOUR CHOICE :

    Each candidate is entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of her / his choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

    ACCOMMODATION ARRANGEMENTS :

    Should you have any physical restrictions or other limitations that may necessitate accommodation measures in order for you to take future assessments, you must inform the contact person mentioned below of your accommodation needs (e.

    g. an alternative method of assessment, a technical aid, accessibility requirements, etc.), as quickly as possible. Please also indicate your needs in your application.

    For testing purposes, "accommodations" refer to alternate formats or modifications to testing procedures that are designed to accommodate the needs of a candidate with a disability in order to eliminate or minimize the impact of any disabling condition and permit a fair and equitable assessment of the candidate's skills.

    Information received relating to accommodation measures will be handled confidentially.

    PROOF OF CANADIAN EDUCATION OR CANADIAN EQUIVALENCY :

    Candidates are responsible to provide the appropriate documentation to show that they possess the education credentials from an educational institution.

    PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP

    Candidates will be required to provide proof of citizenship (original document only) when invited to the written exam.

    CANDIDATES INVITED TO A WRITTEN EXAM will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma(s) and / or official transcript(s).

    Candidates with foreign educational credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. You may consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials at http : / / www.

    cicic.ca for further information. Candidates who are unable to provide proof that they meet this essential qualification as requested will be eliminated from the current selection process.

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS :

    Candidates must meet ALL essential qualifications in order to be appointed to a position.

    ASSET QUALIFICATIONS AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    Depending on the requirements of the position or positions being filled (current and(or) in the future), any or all of the asset qualifications and operational requirements may be considered and assessed at any time during this process.

    This is why meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :

    Candidates must meet and comply with the conditions of employment before being appointed and must maintain them throughout the employment period in their substantive position.

    SECURITY / RELIABILITY CHECK : This element is not considered at the screening stage. The hiring organization is responsible for the security clearance process prior to appointment.

    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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