Various administrative positions
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Ottawa, ON
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Ottawa (Ontario)
AS-01, CR-04, CR-05
$47,729 to $57,643
For further information on the organization, please visit Canadian Human Rights Commission

Closing date: N/A

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 special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities

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.

The client organization will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS).
To submit an application on-line, please click on the button "Apply Now" below.

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line, are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Please note that all or some of the essential qualifications will be assessed throughout the selection process effective from the time you submit your application. All correspondence and communications may be used for assessment.

Work environment
The Commission works with organizations across Canada to promote diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace cultures. In addition, our mandate includes the protection of human rights through effective case and complaint management.
Our office is conveniently located in Downtown Ottawa on Slater Street (near Kent).

Intent of the process
This is an inventory of candidates to staff similar positions of various tenures, security requirements and linguistic profiles.

Casual employment is a temporary form of employment for a maximum of 90 working days per department, in a calendar year, to meet needs arising from vacation, sick leave, training, special projects, etc. A casual worker may not apply to internal job opportunities.

Term employment is a temporary form of employment for a fixed period of time.

Employees of the federal public service may be considered for assignments or secondments.

** Please note that you are registering into an inventory, not applying for a specific position.**
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

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/or related experience in administration.

Degree equivalency

Experience providing clerical or administrative support services

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
  • Experience in maintaining filing systems and providing record support services in a records office or library.
  • Experience working with electronic document/record management system such as Hummingbird DM, Livelink Records Server/iRIMS software or RM administration tool.
  • Experience in conducting document and file searches for clients.
  • Experience in preparing correspondence.
  • Experience in proof reading and editing texts.
  • Experience in performing data entry, and in using various computer applications, including e-mail and Word.
  • Experience maintaining electronic and manual documentation tracking and filing systems.
  • Experience in providing administrative support in staffing in the Federal Public Service (such as preparing letter of offers, maintain staffing files, preparing posters, communicating with candidates, etc.)
  • Experience in providing administrative support in classification in the Federal Public Service
  • Experience in maintaining a BF system.
  • Experience in using an electronic human resources management system for inquiry and data entry.
  • Experience in working simultaneously on various staffing actions/files.
  • Experience in using My GCHR for inquiry and data entry.
  • Experience in providing support services to a Manager/Director level or higher including; maintaining an agenda/calendar, coordinating and planning of meetings, preparing briefing material, managing correspondence and emails.
  • Experience in managing a budget in the organisation.
  • Experience scheduling and organizing travel arrangements and processing claims.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements

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

A1: Ability to establish priorities and plan workload in order to meet deadlines
A2: Ability to communicate effectively in writing

PS1: Dependability
PS2: Attention to detail
PS3: Judgment
PS4: Client Service oriented
PS5: Autonomy
PS6: Effective Interpersonal Relationships

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 targeted groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

An assignment, secondment, or acting appointment requires approval of your supervisor.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.