Indigenous Services Canada
Vancouver (British Columbia)
AS-01 - (Administrative Officer) $54,878 - $61,379, AS-02 - (Administrative Officer) $61,152 - $65,887, CR-04 - (Entry Level Clerical Support) $50821 - $54857, CR-05 - (Specialized Clerical Support) $55,543 - $60,130
AS-02 $61,152 - $65,887; AS-01 $54,878 - $61,379; CR-05 $55,543 - $60,130; CR-04 $50821- $54857
For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous Services Canada
30 September 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Aboriginal Persons residing or employed in Vancouver, BC and within a 75 kilometer radius of Vancouver, BC, within Canadian territory, extending to, amongst others, Sidney, Brackendale, Abbotsford, BC.
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.
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
We believe that the work we do is defined by more than just a position title. We encourage our employees to be creative, motivated, inspired and innovative, regardless of their level. We promote opportunities for growth because we support and are committed to employee development.
We believe life is about more than just your job. We support our employees by encouraging work-life balance and employee wellness. We offer our employees a competitive salary, generous vacation, paid leave for family and health, comprehensive benefits, and an attractive pension plan.
At Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), we take tremendous pride in what we do.
- ISC works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Our vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities.
- Take part in meaningful work that contributes to the reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
- Contribute to ISC's interesting and unique mandate by playing a role in supporting services and programs in communities such as education, economic development, housing, community infrastructure and social support.
If you’re looking to get your foot in the door with the Federal Government and to start a meaningful career, ISC is looking for you!
We are looking to staff various entry level positions however, we believe the duties these employees perform are more than routine administrative requirements. The employees in these positions preform critical functions and their contribution to team success is the backbone of organizational effectiveness.
When you choose to apply you will be provided with a brief description of the types of positions that may be staffed through this talent bank. After you have reviewed the descriptions please select what types of positions you are most interested in.
Intent of the process
ISC supports various initiatives to recruit, retain and promote Indigenous employees.
This is a continuous intake inventory to create and maintain an inventory for future opportunities for Aboriginal persons. Our organization is constantly growing and always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Our plan is to select submitted applications from the inventory on a as needed basis until the poster closes.
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)
A secondary school diploma OR An acceptable combination of education, training and experience*
- This combination will include your successful completion of secondary 4 or grade 11 in addition to two years cumulative experience providing clerical functions or customer service (this could include, but not limited to: data entry, filing, answering telephone calls, preparing written correspondence, providing assistance to customers, serving the public).
In addition, if you have training other than high school, this may also be considered for education.
Experience in providing clerical or administrative duties*
(Examples may include, but are not limited:
providing information, assistance and advice over the phone, by email or in-person; scheduling and organizing meetings; preparing, recording or distributing meeting agenda, minutes and background materials; purchasing and maintaining an inventory of office furniture, supplies or equipment; working in a mailroom; working in a records area; maintaining files; making travel arrangements; processing travel claims; and paying invoices. These experiences may have been gained on the job, through school work or volunteer work.)
Experience in using Microsoft Office and other online or computerized systems and applications
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
Conditions of employment
- Various security clearances, depending on the position being staffed: Reliability or Secret
- Conditions of employment may vary according to the position to be staffed.
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
To apply you must:
How to apply:
- Be legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Be able and willing to self-declare as Aboriginal (An Aboriginal person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, a Métis, or Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians).
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to provide a copy of the diploma or school transcript upon request.
- Be willing to participate in further assessment to establish your qualifications for the unique position being staffed.
- Ensure that your online application includes current contact information that remains updated.
- Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Applicants should check their email account regularly as there may be new communication regarding this inventory or a timeline for responses.
What to expect after you apply:
- Create an applicant account, and ensure your personal information is completed accurately.
- Review the descriptions of the types of positions that may be staffed using applications received in the talent bank and select “yes” or “no” for the work you are most interested in. Please note, you will not necessarily be precluded from other opportunities based on these response.
- Confirm that you live within 75 km of Vancouver and are able and willing to self-declare as Aboriginal.
- Confirm what tenure of work you would be willing to accept.
- Provide information on your educational background and relevant experience you would like to highlight.
- It is expected that the application can be completed within one hour.
- If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the email address below.
- As positions become vacant or needs arise you may be contacted by hiring managers. If you are interested in being considered for the opportunity, information will be provided about the qualifications and assessment process at this point in time.
- You may not be contacted immediately after submitting your application, but please be assured that your information will be retained for the duration that the talent bank is open.
- If you are hired you will be required to complete an Affirmation of Aboriginal Affiliation Form. For more information on this requirement please consult the Frequently Asked Questions page: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/appointment-framework/employment-equity-diversity/affirmation-aboriginal-affiliation/expansion-affirmation-aboriginal-affiliation-form-frequently-asked-questions.html
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.