Inventory Recruitment – Surrey – Various Officer Positions
Selection process number: 2022-CSD-EA-WT-0169139
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.
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.
All communication for this process will be conducted via email. Please ensure you regularly check your email for updates.
🚩 The first round of assessments will commence on October 31, 2022. Assessments will be conducted on a regular basis after this date 🚩
We encourage applicants to submit their application on-line. If you are unable to apply online and wish to send us your application by email please email ESDC.WT.RRI.0169640-OT.IRR.0169640.EDSC@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca and we will forward the application form and directions directly to your inbox. Please use the subject line “Requesting Email Application” when you send us your request.
The Federal Public Service is stronger and most effective when we reflect the diversity of the Canadian population we serve. Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is dedicated to building and promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, representative of Canadian society. All candidates who believe they are qualified are encouraged to apply, including Black, other racialized and Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of the LGBTQ2+ community.
ABOUT THE ROLE AND WHO WE ARE
Apply today for an opportunity to join Employment and Social Development Canada - Service Canada.
Are you interested in being a part of a team that is committed to helping people? We are looking for individuals who share our enthusiasm and who are motivated to work collaboratively and strive for innovation to support Canadians. Take advantage of a dynamic opportunity within Employment and Social Development Canada / Service Canada, the second largest federal department. See for yourself how you could contribute to helping our communities in a constant learning environment. (https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/portfolio/service-canada.html)
We are an employer that fosters employee well-being, provides an open and respectful workplace, competitive benefits and promote work-life balance.
This Inventory may be used to staff vacancies in the following positions:
Passport Officer (PO)
As a Passport Officer, you will be assisting and responding to citizens’ in- person enquiries in either a Service Canada Centre or Passport Canada Office. Passport Officers are a part of a highly trained team, whose role is to administer the Canadian Passport Program while adhering to policies and procedures. As a Passport Officer you will liaise directly with the public to review intake, decision-make and process their passport applications.
Citizen Services Officer (CSO)
Working with the public in your community, Citizen Services Officers are the face of government, responding to citizens’ eService or in-person enquiries in our Service Canada Centres. The position serves as the primary gateway for enabling in-person client access to government services, entitlements and benefits and facilitates first point of contact resolution. In this role, you could be assisting citizens with a wide range of programs and services, helping them to become self-reliant in accessing our online services or assisting them with pension or passport documents.
Work is performed in a public facing office; however, telework/working remotely may be required. Applicants must be willing and able to work in sites accessed by the public and/or remotely if requested.
Work involves dealing with high volumes of clients in a busy environment.
Intent of the process
A pool of candidates will be established and will be used to staff similar positions with various tenures and linguistic profiles within Employment and Social Development Canada in Vancouver, BC. The pool may also be used to staff positions in the following locations: Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, and Richmond.
Please be advised that should qualified candidates decline offers twice, they will be removed from the qualified pool.
Indeterminate and term employees at the same group and level or equivalent may be considered for deployment. Applicants from other groups and levels and all other candidates will be considered in the advertised appointment process.
HOW THIS INVENTORY WORKS:
• Your application will be active for 120 days. You will receive notice on your account 30 days before your application is about to expire. If you do not take action, your application will become inactive and no longer be considered. Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, you may select the link “update my inventory status” to reaffirm your interest.
• WAITING PERIOD FOR REASSESSMENT: The retest period for this assessment is 60 days from the date of results notification.
Positions to be filled: 60
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives:
• an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience; or
• an acceptable score on the PSC approved test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma
(Candidates must provide proof of education or Canadian equivalency)
Abilities & personal suitability:
• Thinking Things Through
• Communication (Written)
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative (CBC/CBC)
Information on language requirements
Abilities & personal suitability:
• Demonstrating Integrity and Respect
• Showing Initiative and Being Action-Oriented
• Working Effectively with Others
• Attention to Detail
• Communication (Oral)
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Employment and Social Development Canada is committed to Employment Equity (EE). In order to achieve a representative workforce, selection may be based on qualified candidates self-declaring as belonging to one or more of the following EE designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, women and visible minorities. We encourage you to indicate if you belong to one or more of the designated groups by completing the EE section in your application.
• Willing and able to work overtime as required.
• Willing and able to travel
Conditions of employment
Various Security Requirements - Please note that ESDC will assist all qualified candidates in the security clearance process. This step is required for all those entering into the public service to ensure the security of information and personnel.
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
Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will only contact
candidates once screening is completed.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate on their application their preferred official language for each of the following: a) written correspondence, b) written assessment, and c) oral assessment.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please indicate this on your application and/or resume.
All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence may be
used in the assessment of all qualifications.
This process is being carried out in conjunction with the following selection process number: 2022-CSD-EA-WT-0169640. The same assessment tools may be used. Should you apply on this other process, you may be assessed only once, and the assessment results may be applied to both. Separate pools of qualified candidates will be established for each process. Please note that the area of selection, experiences and asset qualifications may differ from one process to another, which is why you should apply for all positions in which you are interested and show how you meet each of the criteria that may be used in screening.
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.
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