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CORCAN Instructor positions: Paint & Pre-Finish, Sheet Metal/Welder and Mechanic Heavy Equipment

Reference number: PEN23J-065396-000054
Selection process number: 2023-PEN-EA-NAT-180594
Correctional Service Canada
Drumheller (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Abbotsford (British Columbia), Mission (British Columbia), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Dorchester (New Brunswick), Moncton (New Brunswick), Springhill (Nova Scotia), Campbellford (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Cowansville (Québec), Donnacona (Québec), Laval (Québec), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
GL-PCF-08 - Paint & Pre Finish Instructor - $30.94 to $33.62 per hour, GL-SMW-10 - Instructor, Sheet Metal/Welder - $34.90 to $37.94 per hour, GL-VHE-10 - Instructor, Mechanic Heavy Equipment - $32.81 to $35.64 per hour
Inmate Training Differential - rate varies by position and CSSDA $2000.00 applicable to some positions

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

Closing date: 12 June 2025 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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.

If you are unable to submit your application on line or prefer to submit by email, please submit your application (CV) directly to: recruitment-ressourcement.gen-CORCAN@csc-scc.gc.ca specifying locations, position(s) and the selection process in your email.

Duties

Within assigned provinces or regions, development, delivery and ongoing implementation of CORCAN’s employment training program, including supervising and training offenders while completing a variety of projects and tasks. This includes both specialized duties as well as general duties within CORCAN operations. Projects are delivered to a variety of clients including governmental, private sector, Indigenous communities and non-governmental organizations.

CORCAN Instructors directly provide the employment and employability program for offenders through on-the-job and vocational training offered by CORCAN. Ensures multi-dimensional objectives are met, relating to offender employment and training, reintegration programs, security, safety, production targets and customer satisfaction on behalf of CORCAN.

Learn more at www.CORCAN.gc.ca

Work environment

CORCAN, as part of the Correctional Service of Canada, is responsible for the Employment and Employability Program for offenders serving a federal sentence. CORCAN supports and operates a wide variety of interventions in federal institutions as well as for offenders under community supervision.

CORCAN Instructors, including those included in this process, are part of the CORCAN employment program providing on-the-job and/or vocational training, providing a unique opportunity to conduct duties related to the industry in a correctional environment (institution and community based), supervising and providing training to offenders who are assigned to the CORCAN employment program. This includes in various areas of CORCAN.

Learn more about CORCAN at: http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/CORCAN/index-eng.shtml

Intent of the process

This process will be used to create a pool of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenure, security levels or linguistic requirements in same or other parts of the country.

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)

EDUCATION

* PAINT & PRE FINISH INSTRUCTOR ONLY *

Possession of valid trade certification in an area related to the position (i.e. Painter, Painter Decorator (Commercial/Residential), Motor Vehicle Body Repairer or Automotive Painter) as recognized by the provincial trade authority or equivalent provincial governing body valid in the designated province of work.

OR

Possession of an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience in the related domain provided the designated province of work does not require specific trade certification to perform duties required for the position.


* INSTRUCTOR, SHEET METAL/WELDER ONLY *

Possession of a valid trade certification in an area related to the position as recognized by the provincial trade authority or equivalent provincial governing body as valid in the designated province of work.

OR

Possession of an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience in the related domain provided the designated province of work does not require specific trade certification to perform duties required for the position.


* INSTRUCTOR, MECHANIC HEAVY EQUIPMENT ONLY *

Possession of a valid trade certification in an area related to the position (i.e. vehicle mechanic or heavy equipment mechanic) as recognized by the provincial trade authority or equivalent provincial governing body as valid in the designated province of work.

OR

Possession of an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience in the related domain provided the designated province of work does not require specific trade certification to perform duties required for the position.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE

Experience working within a production environment related to the position, including the use and maintenance of equipment related to the position.

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

Various language requirements
English Essential
French Essential
Bilingual (BBB / BBB)
Bilingual (--B / --B)

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of CORCAN employment programs.

Knowledge of metal materials; fabrication processes; and/or basic welding techniques as applicable to the position.

ABILITIES

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to plan and complete projects.

PERSONAL SUITABILITIES

Action Oriented

Effective Interpersonal relationship

Values and Ethics

Thinking Things Through

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

EXPERIENCE

Experience working with offenders in a correctional environment (community or institutional);

Experience working in an educational environment instructing individuals in the skills related to the position;

Experience in powder coating applications;

Experience in industrial electrostatic finishing systems;

Experience in auto body finishing, preparation, priming or painting;

Experience in the application of wet spray based paints and applicable processes;

Experience in the application of stain, lacquers and other relevant paint related applications;

Experience in sandblasting;

Experience in large vehicle or equipment divestment and/or restoration;

Experience in CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine utilization to complete and/or programming;

Experience in reading and interpreting drawings, blueprints and other related documents;

Experience in using precision measuring instruments to verify accuracy and conformance to specifications.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Willingness to work overtime as required on short notice.

Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

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

We may assess the essential and asset qualifications using interviews, written tests (take home assignments or other), references or a combination of these or other assessment methods. Other sources of information (such as performance agreements, work samples, board member knowledge, etc.) may be used to assess the criteria identified on the Statement of Merit Criteria.

Please identify clearly for which position(s) you are submitting an application.

You must be able to provide proof of your education credentials.

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

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

Preference

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

Date modified:
2024-05-09