Administrative Services Assistant
Federal Public Service
Calgary (Alberta), CA
22d ago

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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 special accommodation.

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

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.

The client organization will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the GC Jobs site.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button Apply Online below.

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Please carefully read the 'Other Information' section of this advertisement as there is important information regarding your application.

Work environment

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the court.

CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders under conditional release in the community.

Candidates must be willing to work in a correctional environment where ongoing contact with federally sentenced inmates may be necessary.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar casual, temporary and / or permanent positions.

Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

Your résumé.

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

EDUCATION

A secondary school diploma or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma or successful completion of a provincially / territorially approved secondary school equivalency test, or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience.

EXPERIENCE

Experience in the provision of general administrative support.

Experience in the use of various software programs such as : Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.

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

PERSONAL SUITABILITIES

Effective interpersonal relationships

Integrity

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

EXPERIENCE

Experience working in a correctional environment

Experience working in a Health Services environment

Experience working with medical files

Experience working with programs such as HRMS

Experience working with programs such as RADAR

Experience in completing expense claims

Experience working in Finance

Experience working in Human Resources

Experience working in Records Management

Experience providing support to senior managers

Experience working in support services related to procurement and acquisition card responsibilities

Experience working with Aboriginal culture

Experience working at a Regional Treatment Centre

Experience working at a Federal penitentiary

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of administrative and financial procedures.

ABILITIES

Ability to establish and maintain administrative systems and files.

Ability to deal with multiple priorities.

Ability to control incoming / outgoing correspondence.

Ability to use software programs to produce documents.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Attention to Detail

Organizational Needs : Employment Equity Representation.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

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 targeted groups when you apply.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their responses that they meet the essential education and experience qualifications.

It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities.

Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc.

provided in the screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide sufficient information will result in the candidate being screened out and rejected from the process.

Management has opted to use the screening questions and answers accompanied by the resume as the evaluation method for the screening process.

Failure to provide this information in the requested fields may result in your application being rejected.

Volume management tools may be utilized.

Personal suitability will be assessed from the time of application.

Candidates must meet all of the essential qualifications noted in the Statement of Merit Criteria to be appointed to a position.

A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he / she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications or operational requirements.

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

Depending on the requirements of the position(s) being staffed from this process, for current or future vacancies, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be applied at the time of staffing.

Candidates may be contacted and assessed against these criteria at any time during this process. It is the candidates' responsibility to demonstrate clearly on their application that they meet the asset qualifications.

Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

Candidates’ results will be valid for all of the below noted processes :

  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136181
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136182
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136183
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136184
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136185
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136186
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136187
  • 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136331
  • Selection process 2018-PEN-EA-PRA-136184 will be used to staff vacancies in Calgary (Alberta) only.

    Please note that if you have previously participated in a CR-04 selection process, your results cannot be applied to the current inventory.

    NOTE : 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).

    Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

    The Correctional Service of Canada is dedicated to supporting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes for all candidates.

    At any time during a selection process, candidates may request an accommodation to facilitate their assessment in a fair and equitable manner.

    Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Please visit https : / / www.canada.

    ca / en / public-service-commission / jobs / services / gc-jobs / information-candidates / accommodations.html

    for additional information on accommodation in a selection process. Alternatively, you may direct any specific enquiries to the departmental contact identified on this advertisement.

    For general information when applying on a selection process, visit https : / / www.canada.ca / en / public-service-commission / jobs / services / gc-

    jobs / information-candidates.html.

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