GC Jobs

Administrative and/or Operational Assistant

Reference number: RCM22J-022778-000122
Selection process number: 22-RCM-EA-W-C-MTL-COLL-113201
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Various section
Montréal Island (Québec)
$50,821 to $54,857

For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 23 December 2022 - 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

All applicants for positions within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will be subject to a thorough security clearance process which includes an interview wherein questions may include (but not limited to) reference checks, previous employment, on-line activities, credit checks, alcohol and/or drug use.

For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening and assessment purposes. Applicants must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

Should your responses to the screening questions contain insufficient details to demonstrate that you meet the screening criteria, your application may not be given further consideration in this process. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

All job applications must be submitted through the GC Jobs Web site (www.jobs.gc.ca). No job application submitted by email will be accepted.

Work environment

Behind the Clemenza, Colisée and Collecteur large-scale investigations, which are quite impressive in terms of police resources, lie the dedicated work of a team of Public Service Employees! For every successful police operation, there is a team of civilian employees providing administrative support in order to help police officers and investigators to accomplish their mandate. By hiring the best candidates to staff our civilian positions, we are helping police officers accomplish their law and order enforcement mandate.

What do we have to offer?
1. Prestige and pride to work for a world-renowned organization and to contribute concretely to the success of police operations
2. Competitive salaries
3. Pension plan and benefits
4. Continuous learning and career advancement opportunities
5. Free access to a gymnasium for your workout
6. A Workplace Health and Well-Being Program that promotes and encourages healthy habits.

If you are interested, all you have to do is apply. Do it now!

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates will be established and will be used to staff positions at the CR-04 group and level within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police whose security requirements will vary depending on the needs of the positions being staffed.

Should a Civilian Member (CM) be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to the Public Service (PS) category for the CM.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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

Successful completion of two years of secondary school or *employer-approved alternatives.

* The employer-approved alternatives to two years of secondary school are:
• A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to two years of secondary school; or
• An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

Experience in providing administrative support services in an office environment services including a minimum of five (5) of the following:
• Logistical organization of conferences or videoconferences
• Preparation of contextual documents for meetings and/or taking meeting minutes
• Electronic calendar management for others
• Coordination of administrative activities
• Data entry
• Processing of correspondence
• Financial processing (invoice, purchase orders, etc.)
• Ordering office supplies
• Filing
• Processing of travel requests

Experience in providing service to internal and external clients (in person, over the phone or in writing).

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

Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) or an Attestation of collegial studies (ACS) or a Diploma of collegial studies (DCS) in office administration.

Degree equivalency

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

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to use MS Word
Ability to use MS Excel

Demonstrating integrity and respect
Thinking things through
Working effectively with others
Showing initiative and being action-oriented
Interpersonal Relationships

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

Willingness and ability to work in a busy police environment, including exposure to unsettling and/or graphic material.
Willingness and ability to work overtime as required.

Conditions of employment

Various security requirements including RCMP Enhanced Reliability Status, Secret and Top Secret.

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

A written exam will be administered.

An interview will be administered.

Reference checks may be sought.

Candidates must meet all the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact selected candidates when the pre-screening process has been completed.

You must provide proof of your education credentials. If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. For more information, please click on "Degree Equivalency" in the Education section above.

Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and/or application form.

If a qualified candidate has been selected and appointed on an indeterminate basis from the established pool, they will be removed from the pool.

Should your responses to the screening questions contain insufficient details to demonstrate that you meet the screening criteria, your application may not be given further consideration in this process. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

Please note that your overall conduct during your communications, including e-mail correspondence, throughout the entire process may be used in the assessment of qualifications and competencies.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to notify the Departmental contact of any pre-approved leave throughout the duration of the process in order to facilitate scheduling of evaluations. One alternate date will be possible only if requested for the following reasons:
1. Medical reasons with doctor's certificate,
2. Death in your immediate family,
3. Confirmation of pre-approved travel plans or training plans (made before the advertisement posting date),
4. Religious reasons, or
5. Participation in an assessment for another selection process.

Please ensure that you have your Personal Record Identifier (PRI) is included in your application if you have one.

Candidates will be required to pay for all travel and relocation expenses related to this process, including travel expenses for assessment purposes where applicable.

All job applications must be submitted through the GC Jobs Web site (www.jobs.gc.ca).


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

Isabelle Martin - HR Coordinator
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