Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
PERMANENT, TEMPORARY, CASUAL
$52,162 to $57,643
Information on Applying for Government of Canada jobs
31 December 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing or employed in Ottawa (ON) and within a 135 kilometer radius of Ottawa (ON), within Canadian territory, extending to, amongst others, Kingston (ON), Pembroke (ON), Maniwaki (QC), Rigaud (QC).
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.
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.
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. 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 initial screening requirements will be contacted for further assessment. The screening criteria are those listed under the *Essential Qualifications.
Depending on the requirements of the position or positions being filled, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs 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.
Only on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site will be accepted in order to take advantage of the many benefits of using the electronic recruitment system.
Due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the selected candidate will work remotely from his/her residence location until further notice. When the decision is made for Elections Canada employees to return to the workplace, the successful candidate is expected to work at the traditional workplace located at 30, Victoria Street, in Gatineau with a combination of remote work all while ensuring a flexible work schedule.
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
Create a pool of partially qualified candidates that will be used to staff administrative/support type positions with various security requirements, various tenures (permanent, temporary and casual employment) and with various linguistic profiles (Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC, CCC/CCC, English or French essential).
Positions to be filled:
Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
- Experience providing administrative support services.
**Experience in providing service to clients.
- Providing administrative support services is defined as, for example, but not limited to: managing agendas, scheduling and organizing meetings/teleconferences, preparing and collating meeting file folders and background materials, procuring office equipment and supplies, maintaining a filing system, data entry and other related duties.
**Providing service to clients is defined as, but is not limited to: answering telephone calls, providing assistance to clients, serving the public, etc.).
YOU WILL HAVE TO RESPOND TO THREE (3) WRITTEN QUESTIONS ASSESSING THE FOLLOWING COMPETENCIES:
Thinking things through
Working effectively with others
Showing initiative and being action oriented
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC, CCC/CCC
English or French essential
Information on language requirements
Ability to communicate in writing
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Experience in managing an executive’s calendar and correspondence.
Experience working in a call center.
Experience using Excel for data entry and spreadsheets manipulation.
Experience in the preparation of reports. (This could include, but is not limited to: Preparation of reports is defined as, updating tracking systems, compiling information, verifying accuracy of information and/or formatting documents.
Experience in making travel arrangements and processing travel claims.
Experience in the provision of financial support services.
Experience in entering and verifying data into a computerized system
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - or Secret security clearance
Consent to work overtime upon request.
Consent to observe strict political impartiality and neutrality for the duration of employment.
A working internet connection at home is required to perform the duties of the position.
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
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.