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Senior Human Resources Advisor, Career Management

Reference number: SVC21J-017498-000456
Selection process number: 2021-SVC-EA-HQ-412568
Public Services and Procurement Canada - Human Resources Branch - People Development Services
Gatineau (Québec)
$89,317 to $99,277

Self-declaration: Want to learn more?

Closing date: 26 January 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Important messages

Giving you the best chance to succeed!
At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

For more information on assessment accommodation visit the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html

Work environment

𝗪𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗣𝗦𝗣𝗖!
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.

At PSPC, our approach to inclusion is simple: we are committed to achieving a competent and representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population we serve, and strive to create a welcoming, respectful, and inclusive environment that enables collaboration and innovation. When you succeed, we all succeed.

Intent of the process

The current intent of the process is to staff one (1) position indeterminately in Gatineau, Quebec. On a case-by-case basis, a telework arrangement could be considered from any location in Canada.

Preference will be given to persons who self-declare as being a member of one or more of the following Employment Equity designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

A pool of fully or partially qualified candidates will be established through this process and may be used to staff identical or similar positions with various tenures, security requirements, position locations or linguistic requirements.

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)

➲ Graduation with a master's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in counseling psychology, educational counseling or guidance counseling.

Degree equivalency

➲ Significant* experience in providing career counselling services, including the administration and interpretation of psychometric tools.
➲ Significant* experience in developing and delivering workshops or presentations related to career development.
➲ Experience in organizing activities and preparing documents, guides or manuals related to career development.
➲ Experience interpreting human resources policies, procedures or legislation to meet the needs of management or employees.

❗* Significant experience is defined as experience acquired over a period of approximately three to five (3-5) years.

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

Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Information on language requirements

➲ Thinking things through
➲ Working effectively with others
➲ Demonstrating integrity and respect
➲ Showing initiative and being action-oriented
➲ Business acumen
➲ Client Service Competency Level 2

➲ Ability to communicate effectively orally
➲ Ability to communicate effectively in writing
➲ Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
➲ Ability to adapt

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

➪ Possession of a coaching certification

➪ Experience in providing virtual client service.
➪ Experience in providing coaching services.
➪ Experience in formulating interventions in organizational development or change management.
➪ Experience in developing and delivering services tailored to the needs of specific clienteles such as, but not limited to, Indigenous communities, visible minority, persons with disabilities.

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates, who, at the time of application, self-declare* as belonging to one of the following designated Employment Equity groups: Women, Indigenous (Aboriginal) Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Members of Visible Minorities.

* We therefore encourage you to self-declare during the online application process by selecting the appropriate box under the Employment Equity section.

For further details, please refer to the “Other information” section.

Information on employment equity

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

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).

The selection committee may use different methods to manage the volume of candidates. Also, various evaluation tools may be used.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.

Contact information

Lysanne Albon, Human Resources Specialist Advisor
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