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Careers in Procurement, Materiel Management and Real Property - Post-Secondary Recruitment

Reference number: PSC22J-028082-000008
Selection process number: 22-RP/PSR-PRO-MM-RP
Public Service Commission of Canada on behalf of Government of Canada Organizations
Various locations
AS-01, AS-02, CR-04, CR-05, PG-01, PG-02
Employment tenures (permanent and temporary) and required security clearance levels may vary according to the position being staffed
$47,415 to $70,668 (Various jobs at different levels and classifications offering competitive salary and benefits)

Do you need assessment accommodation? Find out more!

Make a difference for thousands of Canadians while pursuing a career that matches your passion! Top 10 reasons to join Canada’s Public Service!

For more information, please visit the Post-Secondary Recruitment website

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Closing date: 30 November 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. To request accommodation measures or adjustments during any phase of this process and for any questions, contact us at cmo-tbs-bgc-sct@tbs-sct.gc.ca. Any information you provide in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

The Government of Canada is committed to fostering a public service culture grounded in diversity, inclusiveness and accessibility. An inclusive workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected, and where each person’s talents and strengths are fully developed and utilized.

Representation matters!

Creating an environment where diverse perspectives are valued begins with self-declaration. Count yourself in and self-declare by identifying which employment equity group(s) you belong to. To learn more about self-declaration, visit our website: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/jobs/opportunities/government/self-declaring-because-we-care.html


🚩 STREAM 1: Procurement & Contracting
The Government of Canada is one of the country’s largest buyers. We buy everything from scientific services, high technology equipment, military equipment, construction services to professional services.

We are managing complex commercial relationships with the largest corporations in the world and, in the process, helping to make Canada a great place to live, all while working to provide opportunities for small and diverse businesses and working to ensure that the things we buy are sustainable, support positive social and economic outcomes for Canadians, and are purchased from suppliers that uphold highest ethical standards.

Responsibilities and duties may include:
• Analyses routine, and low to medium complexity business owners’ requirements, specifications, and requisition documents;
• Verifies and analyses the overall performance of contracts in collaboration with the business owners for accuracy, integrity, and compliance;
• Provides advice and recommends options on procurement strategies that meet operational requirements and deliver broader socio-economic value;
• Develops and issues solicitation documents consisting of needs and delivery requirements, statements of work and specifications, and evaluation criteria;
• Negotiates contract terms and pricing with supplier;
• Manages relationships with suppliers and their performance.

To find out more about the careers in Public Procurement, please visit the following web
site: https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/corporate/job-opportunities/careers-public-procurement.html

🚩 STREAM 2: Materiel Management
The federal Materiel Management Community is responsible for over $3.5B in machinery and equipment acquisitions, over 28,000 vehicles, and $54M in gross revenues for the sale of surplus moveable assets.

Responsibilities and duties may include:
• Manages the lifecycle of movable assets, goods, and services;
• Fleet management and supporting the government’s move to zero emission vehicles;
• Assesses and plans materiel requirements and activities;
• Strategic analysis and advice on materiel management policies, legislation, regulation and practices;
• Disposal of surplus assets;
• Tracks inventory levels and conditions of equipment.

🚩 STREAM 3: Real Property
Real Property enables delivery of programs and services to Canadians. From national parks to border crossings and military bases, our portfolio includes 20,000 properties totaling over 41 million hectares of land, and over 39,000 buildings totaling 29 million m² of floor space.

Responsibilities and duties may include:
• Management of assets;
• Acquisition and disposal transactions;
• Project delivery;
• Governance and reporting;
• Client consultation and liaison;
• Contract management;
• Financial management and analysis.

Work environment

Canada’s Public Service is recognized as a world class public service. Through this one employer:

• you will have access to a variety of opportunities across the country that offer training and career advancement;
• you will have access to work-life balance through a flexible work environment, excellent benefits and competitive salaries;
• you will be able to put your calling to work and have an impact on your community through your contribution and the quality of your work.

What are you waiting for? Apply today and become a strategic enabler that will support the transformation and the modernization of procurement practices within the Government of Canada.

Intent of the process

We are looking for dynamic post-secondary candidates for entry level positions in Procurement and Contracting, Materiel Management, and Real Property.

This process will be managed by the Treasury Board Secretariat and used by various federal government organizations across the country to staff their positions. Therefore, ensure that you ONLY indicate your true work locations of interest.

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment by the hiring organization.

Positions to be filled: 100

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


College diploma OR university degree already obtained or that will be obtained no later than June 30, 2023, from a recognized post-secondary institution with an acceptable specialization in a field related to the position such as: Logistics, Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Materiel Management, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Public Administration, Technology fields (Avionics, Mechanical, Electronics or Marine Technology) or in any other field relevant to the work to be performed.

If you completed this education outside of Canada, proof of Canadian equivalency will be required at the time of appointment, for more information please see the link below:

Degree equivalency

👉 Experience (all streams):
1. Experience in the use of software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office) and preparing reports using spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel)
2. Experience researching, compiling, and analyzing data or information from a variety of sources.
3. Experience managing multiple priorities in a high-pressure environment with competing demands.

Competencies (All Streams):
• Working effectively with others
• Judgement
• Communication (Verbal & Written)
• Values & Ethics

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

Various language requirements
English Essential, French Essential, Bilingual Imperative – BBB, Bilingual Imperative – CBC

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

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

Candidates MAY be required to meet ONE OR MORE of the following qualifications, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed as they may be deemed as either an Essential or Asset qualification.

🎓 Specialized courses or training which directly pertain any of the three streams (Procurement and Contracting, Materiel Management, and Real Property), either completed or will be completed by June 30, 2023.

Degree equivalency

👉 All Streams:
1. Experience working or negotiating with multiple stakeholders
2. Experience in data analytics
3. Experience in risk management
4. Experience working in SAP

🚩 Stream 1: Procurement and Contracting
Experience working in procurement, purchasing, contracting or any field related to Supply Chain Management

🚩 Stream 2: Materiel Management
Experience working in logistics, asset life-cycle management, asset divesture, fleet management, or any field related to Supply Chain Management

🚩 Stream 3: Real Property
Experience working in one or more of the following areas:
• Property and Facility Management Services;
• Architecture and Engineering Services;
• Project Management Services;
• Portfolio, Program and Policy Management;
• Real Estate Services;
• Accommodation Services;
• Environment;
• Geomatics;
• Real Property Support;
• General Labour and Trades;
• Fire Protection Services;
• Heating Plants.

Conditions of employment

Reliability, Secret, or Top Secret security clearance, depending on the position

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 are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of your choice (English or French). You are asked to indicate your preferred official language in your application.

Your resume may be used as a secondary source of information to validate your answers to the screening questions. Make sure you provide detailed responses to the screening questions to be matched with the best job for you.

You’ll be assessed to ensure that you meet the qualifications of these positions. This includes a review of the information you provide in this application and may include other assessments such as a test, an interview, or reference checks.

When managers consider you for a specific position, they may ask for more information before making a final decision. Depending on the position being staffed, certain operational requirements such as shift work and/or conditions of employment could apply (e.g. security clearance).

Accommodation measures are designed to remove barriers to a fair assessment and allow candidates to fully demonstrate their competencies. For additional information regarding assessment accommodation, please consult: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html

At every step, from the application process to the end of the assessment process, accommodation measures or adjustments are available to you. Examples include accessible environments, different formats, larger fonts, adaptive technology, extra time, individual testing, and more.

To request accommodation measures or adjustments, and for any question about the process, contact us at cmo-tbs-bgc-sct@tbs-sct.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

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