Employment and Social Development Canada - Benefits Delivery Services Branch
A pool of qualified candidates will be created to staff term, indeterminate, assignment, secondment, acting, casual, seasonal, permanent, part-time and/or full-time positions at the Employment Insurance Processing Centre. This selection process may be used to staff similar positions at Service Canada.
$57,430 to $61,877
For further information on the organization, please visit Employment and Social Development Canada
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Who can apply:
Persons residing within a radius of approximately 50 Km from the Boucherville Processing Center.
4 August 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
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As a Benefits Officer, you will have to provide a timely, courteous and accurate service by helping to effectively process the Employment Insurance applications. As a constantly evolving organization, we are looking for candidates who will demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in a context of learning and modernization of service delivery. Here is a list of tasks that you may be called upon to perform.
- Gathering information from clients and employers in order to process applications in accordance with procedures and guidelines
- Rendering decisions with respect to eligibility and entitlement to benefits by applying applicable acts and regulations
- Explaining the reasons for entitlement and non-entitlement to benefits to clients who are sometimes dissatisfied with the decision
- Responding to enquiries from various stakeholders and the general public on all aspects of Employment Insurance
- Participating in the exchange of constructive ideas with the purpose of continuous improvement during team meetings.
By joining this team, you will evolve within a dynamic, inclusive and welcoming organization that makes service to citizens its main mission. The organization establishes itself as an employer of choice by offering several benefits to its employees (competitive salaries, flexible work schedules, paid leaves, health and dental benefits, pension, multiple career development opportunities, etc.).
The Boucherville Processing Center (Main office):
- Located in a district composed of commercial, residential and green spaces (including an artificial lake);
- Nearby every services (restaurants, financial institutions, drugstores, supermarkets, etc.);
- Easily accessible by car via highways 20 and 132 and by public transit via various bus routes;
- Close to multiple bicycle paths;
- Characterized by a large and free parking area including bicycle racks.
The Satellite office :
Job location :
- Located near several services: restaurants, stores and hospital;
- Easily accessible by car, bicycle or public transportation
- Free parking nearby
- Safe and friendly workplace
Intent of the process
To fill 12 positions by November 2020 at the Boucherville Processing Center. The evaluation of candidates will take place during the summer and fall seasons. In order to minimize the current risks associated with COVID-19, our tests and interviews will possibly take place at distance. The situation will be reviewed according to the evolution of this pandemic. This selection process may be used to staff similar positions at Service Canada, Quebec region.
In order for your candidacy to be retained in the next steps of the evaluation, you must provide complete answers to the preselection questions. Please proceed as follows.
1. Indicate the name of the employer where the experience was acquired.
2. Indicate the period of time during which you held the position (Month/Year to Month/Year).
3. Indicate the title of the position held.
4. Provide concrete examples of the tasks you have completed which show how the experience was acquired.
Positions to be filled:
- Avoid referring us to your résumé as it will only be used as a secondary source of information.
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 employer-approved alternatives (a satisfactory score on the PSC test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience).
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Experience* in delivering services or programs to the general public involving obtaining and providing information requiring explanation or clarification.
Experience* in interpreting and applying legislation or policies.
- Experience of approximately one year, during the last five years.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB
Information on language requirements
Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.
For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills
COMPETENCIES AND PERSONAL SUITABILITY:
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Successful completion of two (2) years post-secondary education from a recognized educational institution (e.g. community college, CEGEP, university).
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Experience in conducting client interviews.
At Employment and Social Development Canada, diversity is our strength. If you are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group and wish to bring different perspectives and viewpoints to the table, please complete the employment equity (EE) section of your application to let us know. Members of these EE groups may be appointed to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of the Canadian population we serve.
Information on employment equity
Willing and able to work overtime as required.
Willing and able to travel for training purposes
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
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.