Administrative Support Services Clerk
Government of Canada
Edmonton, AB
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Edmonton (Alberta)
CR-04 - CK-04
$47,729 to $51,518
For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 26 February 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
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.

Assessment accommodation

Candidates from outside the federal public service will be required to pay for their own travel (including travel for assessment purposes), and may be required to pay for their own relocation expenses.

Work environment
~~ ~~ ~~ Make a difference without wearing the uniform! ~~ ~~ ~~

Have you ever wanted to work for the RCMP but not carry a gun? This advertised opportunity is for an entry level position as a Public Service Employee with the RCMP. Vacancies may be available in a variety of units, including, but not limited to: Accounting Operations, Records Management, Finance, Procurement, Intellex, Historical Homicide or Training and Development.

The RCMP is recruiting for entry level CR-04 positions in Edmonton. As positions become available, qualified candidates may be contacted for appointment where a vacancy exists.

Working with the RCMP, a world-renowned innovative organization you will experience meaningful work and have a real impact on the daily operations as well as, job satisfaction knowing you are making a real difference.

If you wish to provide administrative support to the RCMP, please submit your application!

Intent of the process
This process will be used to staff entry level administrative support positions within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police within the various offices located in the Edmonton area.

Applicants are encouraged to apply ONLY if they are willing and able to work in or relocate to Edmonton, Alberta and within a 40 kilometer radius.

Job offers resulting from this process will be for either PERMANENT or TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Successful completion of two years of secondary school, or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

Recent* experience working with software applications such as Microsoft Suite (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Recent experience signifies within the last two years.
NOTE: Please indicate in your resume your recent experience working with software applications such as Microsoft Suite.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
During the selection process you will be asked to respond to a series of questions about your experience, competency and abilities through detailed examples.

We are aware that there are many questions to answer, keep in mind that efforts are rewarded. In answering all the questions for which you meet the criteria, you will significantly increase your chances for an opportunity and let hiring managers know what you bring to the table.

Experience preparing documents such as letters, memoranda, briefing notes or reports.
Experience providing administrative support services such as typing, keyboarding, photocopying or filing.
Experience entering data into a computerized system.
Experience in accounting or finance.
Experience using a financial management system such as SIGMA/SAPP
Experience maintaining a law enforcement database.
Experience in providing records management services such as indexing, cross-referencing, filing, retrieving, retaining, archiving or destroying data.
Experience transcribing statements from audio cassettes or digital media.
Experience in providing service to internal and/or external clients.
Experience in providing administrative support services to senior management.
Possession of a valid Class 5 driver’s license.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential
The functions and duties of the position will only require the use of English.

Information on language requirements

Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to Organize/Orchestrate

Detail oriented
Showing initiative
Working effectively with others
Thinking things through

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

A random or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

Assessments will comprise of a review of candidate applications, an online exam, interviews and references.

You must provide proof of education credentials. If you obtained your education outside Canada, it is your responsibility to demonstrate its equivalence, please take a look at the following link for more information:

All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

The references you provide must be former or current supervisors. You must include an email address and a phone number for each reference. Although only those candidates who successfully pass the interview will have their references contacted, by providing the references, you are consenting to these individuals being contacted.

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.

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