Administrative Assistant
Government of Canada
Fort Garry, MB
Parks Canada
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site (Manitoba), Winnipeg (Manitoba)
CR-04 - Administrative Assistant
Anticipatory (various tenures): Permanent Part Time, Seasonal, Indeterminate, Term
$47,877 to $51,678 (salary under review)
Closing date: 1 July 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All persons who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
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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

Provides clerical and administrative/operational support services and related information/guidance to support the Manitoba Field Unit.

Intent of the process

This process will be used to staff:
  • one full time term position until October 2019
  • one full time term position until March 31, 2020
This process will be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic (profiles OR requirements) in same or other parts of the country.

From the work locations currently listed on the poster, please clearly identify the work location(s) in which you are prepared to work.
Positions to be filled: 1

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)
  • Secondary school diploma or Public Service Commission approved alternative; or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Degree equivalency

  • Experience in providing telephone reception and customer service over the phone, computer and in person;
  • Experience in handling cash, balancing and depositing revenue, inputting, processing and reconciling accounts receivable;
  • Experience inputting data into spreadsheets or other software;
  • Experience working in an office setting, which would include carrying out a variety of administrative functions (i.e. office mail, handling money, maintaining office equipment, arranging meetings, recording meeting minutes, etc);
  • Experience using Microsoft Windows Software, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook or other email software at an intermediate or advanced level.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of the Parks Canada Agency
  • Knowledge of Quality Customer service practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Basic office procedures
  • Ability to prepare and analyze reports
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to code, review and verify accuracy of supplier accounts and other invoices
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to undertake multiple tasks, maintain focus and adhere to timelines
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and to multi-task (time management)
  • Effective Interpersonal Relationships
  • Initiative and Good Judgment
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Team and service oriented
  • Thoroughness, Integrity and Tact
  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required;
  • Parks Canada prohibits smoking in the workplace;
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 driver's license.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
  • Experience using SAP in the Federal Government
Conditions of employment
  • Reliability Status security clearance
  • Class 5 Driver's License
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

Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their application.

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.

Tips for applicants:
  • Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
  • Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
  • Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the site.

All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line.

  • Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
  • Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
  • Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
  • Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
  • For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.
To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.

Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.

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