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Clerical / Administrative Support and Program Officer Casual Inventory

Reference number: SHC21J-018645-002395
Selection process number: Inventory-Repertoire-001B
Health Canada | Public Health Agency of Canada
This inventory may be used to staff positions located across Canada where Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada have locations. Please only select locations where you are able / interested in working.
AS-01, AS-02, AS-03, CR-04, CR-05, PM-01, PM-02, PM-03
$50,821 to $70,622

For further information on the organization, please visit Health Canada | Public Health Agency of Canada

Closing date: 31 January 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing 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. For example, contact us if you need assistance in completing and submitting your application. 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.


Health Canada (HC) and Public Health Agency (PHAC) are committed to increasing representation of Black employees and other racialized groups, Indigenous People, women and persons with disabilities. We would like our workforce to be reflective of the population we serve. Therefore, we encourage candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a member of one of these groups.

You may also review jobs open to the public through INFOTEL at 1-800-645-5605. The INFOTEL number for persons using a TTY/TDD is 1-800-532-9397.

HC and PHAC welcomes applications from Veterans. We recognize your contribution to Canadians and would like to offer you the opportunity to continue your career in an environment where multi-talented employees with diverse skills are appreciated and supported.

HC and PHAC are dedicated to building an inclusive workforce that comprises individuals who have an array of identities, abilities, background, culture, skills, perspectives, and experiences that are representative of Canada’s current and evolving population. We are passionate about fostering a workplace where all people feel welcome, can reach their full potential, and contribute their unique perspectives and experience to the success of the team.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, sexual orientation, civil union or relationship status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal law.

Work environment

HC is the federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. Our goal is for Canada to be among the countries with the healthiest people in the world.

PHAC promotes and protects the health of Canadians by preventing and controlling chronic and infectious diseases and injuries as well as preparing for, and responding to, public health emergencies.

Are you interested in working for either HC or PHAC, which are cutting-edge organizations that value both your physical and psychological health and wellness, provide rich career development opportunities and reward innovation? HC is among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2021 in addition to being recognized as Top employer for Young People since 2015 and as Best Diversity Employer since 2010!

Apply now to enjoy the unparalleled benefits of the public service and be part of our award-winning team!

Intent of the process

This inventory is for casual employment. Casual employment is a temporary employment of 90 working days or less, in a calendar year, to meet needs arising from such contingencies as vacations, sick and training leaves, to conduct special projects that are anticipated but dependent of the availability of funds, etc.

NOTE: Casual appointments are excluded from the provisions of the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA). This means casual appointments will not be eligible to apply to internal appointment processes. In addition, the PSEA specifies that the number of days worked as a casual worker cannot exceed 90 days in a calendar year within the same department.

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)

A secondary school diploma.

Degree equivalency

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

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

You must respond to all statements in all categories in the Asset Qualifications Questionnaire in order to proceed to the next steps.

You must indicate "0 - NONE: I have no experience in performing this task" as your level if you do not have experience in performing a task related to a specific field. YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REJECTED FROM THE PROCESS.

The information you provide in the questionnaire must be true. YOUR RESUMÉ WILL BE VERIFIED by Health Canada before each referral of your application, if you are selected for a position.

Any false and/or fraudulent information may result in:

1. the rejection of your application;
2. not hiring you;
3. the revocation of your job in the public service if you have already been hired;
4. Health Canada taking any corrective action it considers appropriate; and
5. in the case of fraud, in addition to the above consequences, you may also be subject to a criminal investigation and found guilty of a criminal offence

Conditions of employment

Security : Various - Reliability or Secret (depending on position being staffed)

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

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.


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

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