CORCAN - Correctional Service of Canada
Campbellford (Ontario), Gravenhurst (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Kitchener (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario)
$26.05 to $28.33 per hour
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20 November 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Get to know the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC):
The Correctional Service of Canada, as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.
CORCAN, as part of the Correctional Service of Canada, is responsible for the Employment and Employability Program for offenders serving a federal sentence. CORCAN support and operates a wide variety of interventions in federal institutions as well as for offenders under community supervision. CORCAN Building Services Workers are part of the CORCAN construction team and provide a unique opportunity to conduct duties related to construction in a correctional environment (institution and community based), providing on the job and vocational training for offenders who are assigned to CORCAN job sites. Learn more about CORCAN at http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/corcan/index-eng.shtml
The positions are located in federal correctional institutions or community based locations where CORCAN operates vocational training centers or is completing projects. CORCAN Building Services Workers employed in these areas are responsible to support the completion of products for clients while directly supervising and supporting employment and employability skills acquisition of offenders assigned to training in these locations. All incumbents must be willing to work on a regular basis within a federal correctional environment (institution and community), including direct interaction and supervision of offenders. Incumbents also have regular contact with other areas of CSC and the government, as well as clients, stakeholder groups and members of the public. Learn more about CORCAN business lines at http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/corcan/002005-1001-eng.shtml
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.
Intent of the process
This inventory is intended to staff positions with various linguistic profiles, various security profiles, and at various locations across the Ontario Region. This includes various tenures such as (indeterminate, term and casual position). Consequently, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
This inventory may be used to staff similar positions in the Correctional Services of Canada in other locations.
Positions to be filled:
Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Successful completion of secondary school or Employer approved alternative (a satisfactory score on the PSC test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience).
Experience working on residential and/or commercial and/or industrial construction sites or other industry experience determined to be relevant to the work to be performed in the position.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English or French
Information on language requirements
Ability to communicate effectively orally;
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Effective Interpersonal Skills;
Willingness to travel occasionally.
Willingness to work overtime when required.
Willingness to work shift work when required.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Willingness to work with offenders in a correctional environment.
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 ensure that you read all points listed below, as this section contains important information about the application process.
The information you will be providing in this application must be true and may be verified.
** Various methods of assessment may be used (i.e.:
- Correctional Service of Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. Consideration may be given to qualified candidates who self-declare as members of one of the following employment equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, visible minorities and women.
written examination, interview, reference check, etc.). Candidate application and resume may be utilized to assess ability to communicate effectively in writing
*** Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. You are asked to indicate your preferred official language in your application.
**** Depending on the number of candidates, various volume management strategies may be used for the purpose of managing applications/candidates, assessment invitation, pool creation and/or selection decisions such as, but not limited to, invoking one or more of the asset experience, applying a top-down selection, cut-off scores.
For this selection process, we will communicate with you by email. You must provide a valid email address to which you wish to receive communication regarding this selection process. You must ensure to check/view your email accounts including spam, promotion or other folders regularly as there may be a deadline for responses. Candidates who respond past the deadline risk being removed from the selection process.
HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below
- You will be asked to submit your résumé; and,
- You will be asked to indicate YES or NO to certain experience criteria which are deemed an asset and may be used to select candidates for assessment.
If you are unable to submit your application online or prefer to submit your resume by email :
1. Please submit your application directly to the following email address :
2. Specify the selection process in the subject line
- Please include your résumé which must indicate all the experience you have acquired as an Building Services Worker, or in other construction related duties, in as much detail as possible as asset experience may be used to select candidates for assessment .
Additional information required may be sought by assessment board during the assessment process.
PLEASE clearly identify in your application, the locations listed in this advertisement where you are willing to work.
Experience will be defined as approximately 2 years work experience in a construction environment within the last 10 years
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.