Student - Administration (Executive Office)
Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Ottawa, ON

Selection Process Number 2019-AUD-G-OTT-EA-216
Position Title

Student - Administration (Executive Office)

Classification SP-00
Salary Hourly rate of $18.35 to $20.62 (2019 rate)
Location Ottawa (Downtown)
Type of Advertisement Student Internship
Number of Vacancies 1 part-time position
Employement Period From 3 February 2020 to 24 April 2020 (approximately)

About the OAG

Join a dynamic organization and contribute to ensuring that Canada's federal and territorial governments are answerable and productive!

The Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG) serves Parliament by providing it with objective, fact-based information and expert advice on government programs and activities, gathered through audits. Parliamentarians use OAG reports to oversee government activities and hold the federal government to account for its handling of public funds.

About this Job

Do you like to take on challenges and be part of a dynamic team? We would like to offer you the opportunity to join the Executive Office of the Auditor General of Canada, where you will learn how the federal public service works. This is your chance to learn while enjoying the benefits of gaining new experiences!
In addition to performing administrative tasks for the Auditor General, you will be involved in Executive Office initiatives and will help assistants with their activities. This opportunity will allow you to develop the skills necessary to start a career in administration.
We look forward to meeting you!

As a Student – Administration (Executive Office), you will have the following responsibilities:

Perform general administrative support duties
Greet all external visitors to the office and ensure security measures are taken with regards to visitors
Schedule and coordinate meetings, events, teleconferences and other similar activities
Provides information management services, including processing, entering/scanning correspondence for the Executive Office in CCM system
Provides records management services, filing electronic and hard copy documents; archiving/destroying files
Responds to enquiries from callers/visitors, including those to the Executive Office

Organizational Needs

The OAG is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage 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.

Relocation Assistance

Students living outside the National Capital Region, the OAG will reimburse travel expenses deemed reasonable for the work term, including arrival and departure.

Job Requirements


Information you must submit:
A maximum 2 page resume
A maximum 1 page cover letter
Your unofficial transcript

Please prepare your documents in one of the following formats: PDF (preferred), Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF).

Essential Qualifications

Education: Currently enrolled full-time in college program in administration or other pertinent programs.

Language Requirements: Bilingual

The candidate must have:
Effective time management skills
Ability to work independently
Effective oral and written communication skills

Asset Qualifications

Experience with administrative tasks

Conditions of Employment

Security Clearance: Reliability

Integrity and respect
Technical subject matter expertise
Personal effectiveness and project management skills
Personal and people development skills
Strategic thinking, rigorous analysis, and sound judgement
Productive and collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders
Innovation and ability to guide change
Clear and influential communication

Who can apply: Students residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Closing date: November 22, 2019


Alternative selection tool methods and reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all contact information provided is accurate and updated as required.

The OAG reserves the right to retain a specific number of candidates who best meet the essential qualifications of the position.

The OAG is a separate and distinct employer from the federal public service and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act. It has its own classification, compensation system, and a different staffing regime.

Candidates must meet all of the essential requirements to be appointed to a position.

It is the candidate's responsibility to clearly demonstrate in their application how they meet the screening criteria (education and experience).

The essential and asset 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.

An interview may be administered. They may be conducted via videoconference or teleconference.

A written examination may be administered.

Reference checks may be sought.

Specific details and dates related to the candidate assessment phase of the process will be provided only to candidates who will be further considered.

Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the OAG’s directives.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Student Programs team at before the closing date and time of the selection process.


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