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Building Services Worker, CORCAN & Installations Instructor, CORCAN

Reference number: PEN22J-065396-000005
Selection process number: 2023-PEN-EA-NAT-174946


We regret to inform you that this job opportunity has been cancelled.

We are Re-launching this Process: 2023-PEN-EA-NAT-174946

This Selection Process was originally posted on 2023-01-18

** Candidates who have previously applied do not need to reapply **

Correctional Service Canada - CORCAN
Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Grande Cache (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Maskwacis (Alberta), Abbotsford (British Columbia), Agassiz (British Columbia), Mission (British Columbia), Vancouver (British Columbia), Victoria (British Columbia), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Dorchester (New Brunswick), Renous (New Brunswick), Springhill (Nova Scotia), Truro (Nova Scotia), Campbellford (Ontario), Gravenhurst (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Kitchener (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Cowansville (Québec), Donnacona (Québec), Drummondville (Québec), Joliette (Québec), La Macaza (Québec), Laval (Québec), Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines (Québec), Duck Lake (Saskatchewan), Maple Creek (Saskatchewan), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
GL-MAN-07 - Plus applicable allowances: CSSDA (applicable to some positions)
$27.74 to $30.16 per hour

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

Closing date: 17 January 2025 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad


Open to: Members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women

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.

Applications for this advertised inventory process will be accepted both online through www.jobs.gc.ca OR via email submitted to: Recruitment-ressourcement.GEN-CORCAN@CSC-SCC.GC.CA


The positions are located in federal correctional institutions or community based locations where CORCAN operates vocational training centers or is completing projects or installations. CORCAN Instructors employed in these areas are responsible to support the completion of projects for clients while directly supervising and supporting employment and employability skills acquisition of offenders assigned to training in these locations. All incumbents must be willing to work on a regular basis within a federal correctional environment (institution and community), including direct interaction and supervision of offenders. Incumbents also have regular contact with other areas of CSC and the government, as well as clients, stakeholder groups and members of the public.

Learn more about CORCAN at www.CORCAN.gc.ca

Work environment

CORCAN, as part of the Correctional Service of Canada, is responsible for the Employment and Employability Program for offenders serving a federal sentence. CORCAN supports and operates a wide variety of interventions in federal institutions as well as for offenders under community supervision.

CORCAN Building Services Workers and CORCAN Installations Instructors are part of the CORCAN construction or installation teams and provide a unique opportunity to conduct duties related to construction or installations in a correctional environment (institution and community based) as well as at client locations, providing on the job and vocational training for offenders who are assigned to the CORCAN employment program.

Learn more about CORCAN at: http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/CORCAN/index-eng.shtml

Intent of the process

This inventory is intended to staff positions with various linguistic profiles, various security profiles, and at various locations. This includes various tenures such as (indeterminate, term and casual position). Consequently, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NOTE: This inventory may be used to staff similar positions in the Correctional Services of Canada in other locations.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements


Experience working on residential and/or commercial and/or industrial construction projects or other industry experience, such as assembly and/or installation of products determined to be relevant to the work to be performed in the positions.


Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to communicate effectively in writing


Action Oriented
Effective Interpersonal relationship
Values and Ethics
Thinking Things Through

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


Possession of a construction or manufacturing related building skill trades Certification of Qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (or equivalent Provincial governing body) valid in the designated Province of work.

Degree equivalency


Experience in supervision and providing direction to staff

Experience in a correctional setting working with offenders

Experience in reading/interpreting blueprints, drawings, and construction specifications

Experience in masonry

Experience in residential construction including at least three of the following: framing, window and door installation; flooring materials installation; roofing materials installation; drywall systems and installation; concrete foundation and formwork

Experience in manufacturing wood and/or metal products

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 to travel when required
Willingness to work overtime when required
Willingness to work shift work when required

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Possession of a valid driver’s license
Willingness to work with offenders in a correctional environment

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

We may assess the essential and asset qualifications using interviews, written tests (take home assignments or other), references or a combination of these or other assessment methods. Other sources of information (such as performance agreements, work samples, board member knowledge, etc.) may be used to assess the criteria identified on the Statement of Merit Criteria.

You must be able to provide proof of your education credentials.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.


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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