Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Canadian Firearms Program
GT-04 - GTC04 (position under review)
$62,556 to $71,124
For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police
31 March 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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.
*** ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ***
All job applications must therefore be submitted through the jobs.gc.ca site.
To submit an application online, please select the button "Apply Online" below.
Persons who cannot apply online or persons with disabilities preventing them from applying online are asked to inform the contact persons responsible for this process and to contact 1-800-645-5605 prior to the closing date.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate in the screening questionnaire how they meet the education and experience criteria listed in the Essential Qualifications and Asset Qualifications if applicable. Please note that stating that the requirement has been met, and/or listing past or current responsibilities, does not represent adequate substantiation. Rather, you must provide concrete examples that clearly illustrate how you meet the requirement. Résumés may be used as a secondary source to validate the qualifications described; comments such as "refer to my attached résumé" will not be accepted and may result in your application being rejected.
Intent of the process
The immediate need is to staff two positions on an indeterminate basis, with a linguistic profile of Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB and an RCMP Enhanced Reliability security clearance.
*** All applications submitted by June 30, 2020 will be considered immediately. Applications received later will be considered as needed.***
A pool of candidates will be established and used to staff positions within the RCMP in the National Capital Region on an indeterminate or specified period (including term, acting, or assignment) basis, with various linguistic profiles and various RCMP security clearances.
Should a Civilian Member (CM) be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to the Public Service (PS) category for the CM.
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Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Extensive* recent** experience with a variety of firearms such as: rifles, pistols, revolvers, shotguns, military & police automatic firearms and commercial sporting firearms.
Experience with ammunition or ammunition handloading procedures.
Experience in researching and providing firearm technical information.
- Extensive: defined as the depth and breadth of experience acquired in the delivery of programs or services. Depth and breadth is defined as involving multiple issues, multiple partners/stakeholders and multiple impacts/risks.
Experience acquired within approximately the past 5 years.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Experience using the Firearms Reference Table (FRT)
Experience using standard operating polices and quality assurance practices
Willingness and ability to work overtime as required
Successful completion of the Canadian Firearms SafetyCourse and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course
Willingness and ability to handle firearms, as required, throughout their time in the position
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative - various profiles
Information on language requirements
A secondary school diploma or employer approved alternatives
Knowledge of firearms and ammunition (may include but not limited to: firearm operating principles, firearm design principles, firearm operating cycles, the meaning/significance of firearm markings/proofs marks, firearm terminology, firearm component names,
ammunition terminology and ammunition hand-loading procedures)
Knowledge of Part III of the Criminal Code
Knowledge of methods of researching firearm technical information
Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to prioritize workload
Ability to use various computer software programs (i.e.:
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - RCMP Enhanced reliability security clearance
Must travel as required
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
A written exam will be administered.
An interview will be administered.
Reference checks may be sought.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.
You must provide proof of education credentials. If you obtained your degree outside Canada, it is your responsibility to demonstrate its equivalence, please take a look at the following link for more information: https://www.cicic.ca/
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
Our means of communication with applicants is via e-mail. Please ensure to include a functional e-mail address, which will accept messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mails). It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
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.