Inventory - Casual / Entry-Level
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Vancouver, BC
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Vancouver (British Columbia), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Montréal - Other locations (Québec)
AS-01, CO-01, CR-05, CS-01, EC-02, EL-01, FI-01, IS-02, PE-01, PM-01, TI-03
CASUAL: 90 working days in a calendar year
Refer to TBS Rates of pay
Learn more about our department: What is ISED?

Closing date: 31 October 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Apply online

Important messages

Here are the different fields of work:

Corporate Services
. . .Position examples: Human Resources Advisor, Communication Advisor, Finance Analyst, Auditor. . .

Program and Administrative Services
. . .Position examples: Executive Assistant, Human Resources Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Project Officer. . .

Policy, Economics, Data & Law
. . .Position examples: Policy Analyst, Economist, Innovation Advisor, Data Analyst. . .

Information Management and Information Technology
. . .Position examples: Programmer, Information Technology Services Technician, Support Technician, Business Application Support Analyst. . .

Science and Engineering
. . . .Position examples: Patent Examiner. . .

Technical Fields and Labour
. . .Position examples: Inspector, Metrologist, Spectrum Management Officer. . .

Work environment
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is proud to be one of the winners of the Canada's Top 100 Employers 2019 competition.

ISED offers a wide variety of unique career opportunities and prioritizes advancement, professional development, and continuing education. Employees have the opportunity to join employee-lead networks, participate in on-the-job training and access other career development tools and programs to continuously progress on a professional and personal level.

ISED strives to build a culture that enshrines mental health, safety and well-being in all aspects of the workplace through collaboration, inclusivity and respect. To support employee wellness, employees have access to resources such as our new Canadian Innovation Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace. This centre promotes a safe, respectful and inclusive space for employees to share, support, network, and collaborate and attend seminars on mental health and well-being. Events include seminars on mental health and well-being, yoga, mindfulness, and more.

Intent of the process
An inventory for casual opportunities will be established from this process, which may be used to staff short-term vacancies within Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada with various language requirements, operational requirements, condition of employments and/or work locations.
Positions to be filled: 15

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

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

Qualification standards for the core public administration

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Note: The qualification standard may vary according to the group and level.

Degree equivalency

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

Information on language requirements

Conditions of employment

Security and Reliability:
Varies according to the requirements of the position to be staffed

Note: Other conditions of employment may apply depending on the position to be staffed.

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.

Information on employment equity

Q. How do you conduct your searches from this inventory? Does the system do a word search of my résumé?
A. Searches are conducted based on your group/level of interest, and your responses to the experience questions.

Q. Will you use random selection when conducting your searches?
A. As a means to manage high volumes we may use random selection. For example, we may ask the system to provide us 50 random applications who meet our search criteria.

Q. Will an interview be conducted?
A. Yes, an interview will be conducted. Since this is for casual opportunities and not for an appointment, the interview may be informal in nature and not based on specific merit criteria.

Q. Will you request references?
A. Yes, you should be ready to provide references from supervisors, clients and/or subordinates.

Q. Will an exam be administered?
A. Depending on the position, an exam may be administered.
All job applications must be submitted on-line. For persons with disabilities, should you not be able to apply on-line, you are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605 for assistance.

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.