Property and Facility Officer
Government of Canada
Calgary, AB
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Calgary (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Yellowknife (Northwest Territories), Regina (Saskatchewan)
$58,281 to $62,794
For further information on the organization, please visit Public Services and Procurement Canada

Closing date: N/A

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

Work environment
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

As an organization, PSPC strives to give all its employees opportunities to achieve organizational, professional and personal goals in a respectful and inclusive workplace, mobilized and supported by leadership at all levels. For more information on PSPC's People Management Philosophy and Our Commitments please see the following link:

Intent of the process
This process will initially be used to staff a term position in Edmonton, AB. A qualified pool of candidates may be established from this process to staff identical or similar positions within the Department of Public Services and Procurement Canada in Edmonton, Yellowknife, Calgary, Winnipeg and Regina with various tenures (Indeterminate, Acting, Term, Deployment, Assignment, Secondment).
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

A covering letter in 5,000 words (maximum)

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.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Graduation with a secondary school diploma or provincial/territorial approved alternative or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in providing client focused services in a business oriented organization
  • Experience using Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience delivering financial support services
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Operational Requirements:
Willingness to perform financial duties approximately 40% of the time

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

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of Public Services and Procurement Canada (Example: mission, vision, and services)
– Knowledge of Real Property practices

Values and Ethics – Serving through integrity and respect
Thinking things through – innovating through analysis and ideas
Engagement – working effectively with people, organizations, partners
Excellence through results– delivering through own work, relationships and responsibilities
Client Service – Level 2

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

  • Experience in the operations or management of real property assets -
  • Experience in office leases and using leasing industry terminology -
  • Experience using financial management information systems such as SIGMA, or SAP database systems, Oracle, etc.
Organizational Needs:
Placement of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) employees affected by work force adjustment.

Public Services and Procurement Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) would be considered.

Operational Requirements:
Ability and willingness to work overtime, as required
Willingness to perform financial duties approximately 40% of the time

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Other information
**Very Important Note: It is the responsibility of the candidates to submit a cover letter, which clearly outlines that they meet each of the screening criteria (Education and Experience Qualifications, both Essential and Assets).

The cover letter and resume will also be used to assess your ability to communicate effectively in writing and your ability to follow instructions. APPLY THE FOLLOWING APPROACH FOR YOUR COVER LETTER: use each education and experience qualification as a heading, and provide a description outlining how that qualification is met. Please note it is not sufficient to only state the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities, rather the candidate must provide concrete examples that illustrate how they meet the requirement. FAILURE TO PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATE COVER LETTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED FROM THE PROCESS.

In addition to a resume, you must answer all screening questions demonstrating how you meet the education and experience requirements as well as the asset qualifications.
Please describe in detail using concrete examples, how you meet the experience and education required.

Failure to do so in the prescribed manner may result in your application being rejected.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Please ensure that your Personal Record Identifier (PRI) is included in your application.

Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and/or application form.

Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

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). Candidates who apply on this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and to make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages
from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is the candidate’s responsibility to provide any changes to their personal information to the contact indicated on this job advertisement.

Failure to respond to communications may be construed as a withdrawal from this process.

Please note that in addition to all assessment methods, correspondence and communication in relation to this selection process may also be used to assess certain qualifications.

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.

A written exam may be administered.

Interviews will be conducted.

Reference checks will be conducted.

Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript.

Candidates from outside the federal public service may be required to pay for their own travel and relocation expenses.

Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at

Public service employees found qualified in this process may be considered for acting, assignment, deployment or secondment.

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.

Applicants with disabilities: Should you require a technical aid or an alternative method of assessment to ensure an equitable assessment of your qualifications, please indicate so in your application.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages 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.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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.