Human Resources Assistant
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Edmonton, AB
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Edmonton (Alberta)
CR-05 - SPCK-05
$52,162 to $56,471
For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 5 July 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Work environment
Working within a dynamic environment alongside Human Resources (HR) professionals, the HR assistant is responsible for the coordination of a variety of staffing activities. This includes, but is not limited to, the development of job advertisements for internal and external processes, the coordination of assessments such as exams and interviews, ongoing communication with candidates, and administrative management of staffing files.

Successful candidates will need be organized, demonstrate flexibility, have excellent keyboarding abilities, data entry skills and detail orientation. They must also demonstrate they can work effectively with others as the Public Service Human Resources unit is comprised of HR Assistants, HR Advisors, Team Leaders, Fast Track Coordinator, Career Development and Performance Management Administrators, all managed by an HR Manager. The client group extends across Alberta and the North West Territories.

Intent of the process
This pool of qualified candidates may be used to staff similar positions with various tenures within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

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 and significant experience in using databases for data entry, verification and data retrieval.
Experience writing and processing correspondence and maintaining files in an office setting.
Experience in drafting and reviewing documentation for error free work.

  • Recent and significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with full-time performance of duties for a minimum period of one year within the last three years.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Successful completion of post-secondary education in office administration or office assistant program.

Degree equivalency

Experience maintaining a Human Resources Management System, such as PeopleSoft, beyond self-service.
Experience providing administrative support services in Human Resources.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to adapt to change
Ability to Organize

Demonstrating integrity and respect
Thinking things through
Working effectively with others
Showing initiative and being action oriented

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - RCMP Enhanced Reliability Status security clearance.

The process also requires a Security/Reliability Interview, a field investigation in matters of credit/finances, education, employment, references, etc.

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

PLEASE NOTE: For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening/assessment purposes (including issuing screening results, and sending invitations for written tests and interviews). Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address, and ensure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

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

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.

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 comprise of an examination, interview and references.

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.

Only online applications are accepted. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System.

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.