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Various CORCAN administrative positions

Reference number: PEN22J-024160-000011
Selection process number: 2022-PEN-EA-NHQ-172121
Correctional Service Canada - CORCAN
Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Abbotsford (British Columbia), Mission (British Columbia), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Dorchester (New Brunswick), Moncton (New Brunswick), Springhill (Nova Scotia), Campbellford (Ontario), Gravenhurst (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Cowansville (Québec), Drummondville (Québec), La Macaza (Québec), Laval (Québec), Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines (Québec), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
AS-01 - CSSDA (applicable to some positions), CR-05 - CSSDA (applicable to some positions)
$54,878 to $61,379

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

Closing date: 22 March 2024 - 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

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

CORCAN is a special operating agency within the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and is responsible for the employment and employability program for federal offenders during their incarceration and while under community supervision. The incumbent works in a CSC office, headquarters, institution or community based correctional environment where offenders may be present on a daily basis. Visit www.CORCAN.gc.ca to learn more.

Intent of the process

This selection process could be used to create a pool of qualified candidates that could be used to fill similar or identical positions with various profiles and language requirements, various security profiles and various tenures at any location across Canada.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


Certificate, diploma or degree of at least one year duration from a recognized post secondary educational program in a speciality relevant to administrative services or other similar area.

Successful completion of at least two years of post-secondary program with specialization in accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics.

Degree equivalency


Experience working in an administrative capacity for a Federal Government department

Experience in using financial systems (for example IFMMS – Integrated Financial and Materiel Management System, SAP, I-Procurement)

Experience in preparing cost estimates for complex orders or projects

Experience in managing a Bring Forward (BF) system for tracking and meeting deadlines

Experience in administrative functions related to Human Resources

Experience in administrative functions related to contracting

Experience in administrative functions related to ordering, invoicing and/or paying invoices

Experience in administrative functions related to inventory management

Experience in client service related to sales

Experience in administrative responsibilities related to creating and editing webpage content using tools such as WordPress

Experience working in a revolving fund environment

Experience providing financial policy interpretation

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

Various language requirements
English essential
French essential
Bilingual imp. BBB/BBB
Bilingual imp. CBC/CBC

Information on language requirements


A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience

Degree equivalency


Experience in providing administrative support functions in an environment with competing demands


Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures, including financial


Ability to communicate effectively orally

Ability to communicate effectively in writing


Demonstrating integrity and respect.

Thinking things through.

Working effectively with others.

Showing initiative and being action-oriented.

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

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Willingness and ability to work overtime, to meet operational requirements, with short notice.

Willingness to travel, including occasional overnight travel

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Some positions require Secret clearance.

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


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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