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Dental Hygienist - Casual Inventory

Reference number: DIS22J-022940-000255
Selection process number: 22-DIS-QUE-EA-420004-01
Indigenous Services Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador
$70,088 to $85,272

For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous Services Canada

Closing date: 2 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Update: Good day,

We would like to inform you that Casual Inventory 22-DIS-QUE-EA-420004-01, for Dental Hygienists (EG-05) positions will close as of today as management has filled all vacant positions.

We thank you for your interest in our organization and encourage you to follow our job opportunities published on GC Jobs.


Eastern-Northern HR Services Centre
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
Indigenous Services Canada
Government of Canada

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.

Work environment

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has an interesting and unique mandate by playing a role in supporting services and programs in communities such as health, education, economic development, housing, community infrastructure and social support. In the context of reconciliation, ISC supports Aboriginal peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) in their efforts to improve social well-being and economic prosperity to the benefit of all Canadians.

By joining our team, you will have opportunity to provide direct support to health services and community based programming. You will build and support strong working relationships with First Nations and Inuit communities, families, and individuals, with a focus on improving health outcomes and reducing health risks.

Intent of the process

The immediate intent of this selection process is to staff four casual positions at the EG-05 level. A casual can be required to work up to 90 working days within a calendar year. The positions to be filled are located in the Atlantic region (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador).

Positions to be filled: 4

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

Diploma or degree in dental hygiene from an accredited dental hygiene program in Canada.

Registration as a registered dental hygienist in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and/or Newfoundland.

Degree equivalency

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Experience working effectively with First Nations, Inuit, or Metis

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Ability to organize, implement and deliver a community-based oral health program.
Ability to develop and deliver an oral health education and promotion program.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to maintain dental records/ documents.
Ability to use, maintain and service dental equipment

Effective Interpersonal Relationships
Respect for diversity

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

Indigenous Services Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population its serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, indicate that they are belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups (self-declaration): Aboriginal peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status : security clearance

A valid, unrestricted, license/registration to practice dental hygiene in the province of employment.
Possession of a valid driver’s license or personal mobility to a degree normally associated with the possession of a driver’s license.
Willingness and ability to work overtime
Willingness and ability to travel including by air, sea, motor vehicles including low level flying and travelling to remote locations.

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service. As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.


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

Marianne Desabrais - Human Resources Advisor, Staffing Vanessa Porter - A/Director, Primary Care
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