Administrative Professionals
Government of Canada
Newfoundland and Labrador
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Various Newfoundland and Labrador Locations
AS-01, CR-04, CR-05
$47,729 to $57,643 (See notes)
Closing date: 30 September 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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.

Referrals from this inventory will be made on an ongoing basis. The initial pull of candidates will occur on February 25, 2019.

Work environment
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canadian Coast Guard have been recognized as a top employer with multiple awards:

  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2018 and 2019)
  • National Capital Region’s Top Employers (2018)
  • Forbes Canada’s Best Employers (2018)
We are recruiting administrative professionals for positions across the Newfoundland and Labrador Region. If you wish to join our team of administrative professionals at DFO, please submit your application!

Intent of the process
This inventory will be used to staff administrative positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard with employment tenures and work locations that will vary depending on the needs of the positions being staffed. This process may be used to staff similar or lower level positions.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

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 secondary school or employer-approved alternatives

Degree equivalency

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in providing administrative services in an office environment
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Asset Qualifications:
Successful completion of an acceptable post-secondary educational program in Office Administration, Business Administration or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed

Degree equivalency

  • Experience working with the Public Service of Canada
  • Experience coordinating travel in a work environment, including preparing and/or verifying travel claims
  • Experience providing human resources services and support
  • Experience with data entry or data extraction using an information management system
  • Experience providing financial administration services
  • Experience in maintaining electronic and hard copy file systems
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Ability to transmit information
Personal Suitabilities:
  • Dependability
  • Effective Interpersonal Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Being Organized
  • Action Oriented
Conditions of employment
  • Various security requirements based on the position being staffed
  • The conditions of employment are specific to the position being staffed
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

Rates of pay:
CR-04: $47,729 - $51,518 per year
CR-05: $52,162 - $56,471 per year
AS-01: $51,538 - $57,643 per year

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.

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

Depending on the position being staffed, any of the asset qualifications may also be deemed as an essential qualification and only candidates and persons with a priority entitlement who possess those qualifications will be considered for that specific vacancy.
Please indicate if you possess any of the asset qualifications in your application.

Current employees of the Public Service of Canada please note that this process may be used for acting appointments.

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.