Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Occupational Health and Safety Branch
$105,199 to $122,650 (In additional to the salary you will benefit from a terminable allowance (Master's Degree = $6,000; Doctoral Degree = $12,000. Also should this be your first appointment to the Federal Public Service, you may be eligible to negotiate the starting salary step with the hiring manager.)
For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Pension and Benefits
3 July 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Salary amended to reflect new collective agreement rates.
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.
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Candidates must clearly demonstrate in the screening questionnaire how they meet the education and experience criteria listed in the Essential Qualifications and Asset Qualifications if applicable. Please note that stating that the requirement has been met, and/or listing past or current responsibilities, does not represent adequate substantiation. Rather, you must provide concrete examples that clearly illustrate how you meet the requirement. Résumés may be used as a secondary source to validate the qualifications described; comments such as "refer to my attached résumé" will not be accepted and may result in your application being rejected.
As the National Chief Psychologist, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team that takes pride in supporting RCMP divisional occupational health teams across Canada to ensure the development and application of policies and provision of program guidance.
Looking to offer professional psychological and mental health policies, programs and services in a secure, dynamic law enforcement environment?
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ottawa, is seeking a dedicated National Chief Psychologist to provide guidance for the provision of professional psychological/mental health policies, programs and services impacting RCMP members across the country to insure member fitness for duty and the prevention of illness/injury.
Intent of the process
The immediate need is to staff one position on an indeterminate basis, with a linguistic profile of Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC and a Top Secret security clearance.
A pool of candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar positions within the RCMP in the National Capital Region on an indeterminate or specified period (including term, acting, or assignment) basis, with various Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC linguistic profiles and various RCMP security clearances.
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Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a master's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in personnel psychology, psychometrics, industrial psychology, clinical psychology or some other specialty relevant to the position.
1. The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and must have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization.
Registered Psychologist in good standing in a province or territory of Canada.
- **Significant and recent experience in developing policies, planning, delivering and evaluating psychological programs/mental health services in occupational health, in one of the following sectors: public health; law enforcement; or military context (which may include Veterans).
-**Significant and recent experience in overseeing or delivering an occupational psychology health assessment program offered to employees working in high risk sectors.
-*Significant experience in preparing and presenting reports and recommendations to stakeholders and management.
- Significant is defined as 5 years’ experience.
**Significant and recent is defined as 5 years’ experience within the last 10 years.
Management is defined as Director and above.
- Knowledge of the ethical principles with providing psychological/mental health care services.
- Knowledge of psychometric material used to assess psychological fitness for duty.
- Knowledge of innovative/best practices and research to evolve/modernize psychological practices.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally.
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
- Effective interpersonal relationships
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
- Graduation with a PhD degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in clinical adult psychology, forensic or psychological services.
- Experience in working with specialized units within police or military organizations.
- Experience in clinical practice of adult psychology within health care provider organizations (i.e. hospital, medical clinic, psychiatric treatment centres, OSI clinics etc...).
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)
Information on language requirements
Conditions of employment
Top Secret security clearance - All applicants for positions within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be subject to a thorough security clearance process which includes an interview wherein questions may include (but not limited to), reference checks, previous employment, on-line activities, credit checks, alcohol and/or drug use.
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
A written exam may be administered.
An interview may be administered.
Reference checks may be sought.
The position is in Ottawa.
A simulation/situational exercise or role play may be administered.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.
You must provide proof of education credentials. If you obtained your degree outside Canada, it is your responsibility to demonstrate its equivalence, please take a look at the following link for more information: http://www.cicic.ca/383/foreign-credential-recognition.canada.
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.
Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and/or application form.
If a qualified candidate has been selected and appointed on an indeterminate basis from the established pool, they will be removed from the pool. If a candidate is selected for a specified period (including term, acting, or assignment/secondment) appointment, they will remain in the pool for future offers.
Our means of communication with applicants is via e-mail. Please ensure to include a functional e-mail address, which will accept messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mails). It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
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, 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.