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Talent Bank for Indigenous Peoples – Entry Level Positions

Reference number: DIS22J-021916-000134
Selection process number: 22-DIS-AB-ENA-433364
Indigenous Services Canada
Edmonton (Alberta)
AS-01 - (Entry Level Administrative Support), AS-02 - (Administrative Officer), CR-04 - (Entry Level Clerical Support), CR-05 - (Specialized Clerical Support), PM-01 - (Entry Level Program Management Support)
CR-04: $50,821-$54,857; CR-05: $55,543-60,130; PM-01 & AS-01: $54,878-$61,379; AS-02: $61,152-$65,887

For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous Services Canada

Closing date: 23 February 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Aboriginal Persons residing or employed in Edmonton, Alberta, and within a 80 km radius of Edmonton, Alberta, extending to, amongst others, Mundare, Maskwacis, Wabamun, Westlock, AB.

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.

We believe that the work we do is defined by more than just a position title. We encourage our employees to be creative, motivated, inspired and innovative, regardless of their level. We promote opportunities for growth because we support and are committed to employee development.

We believe life is about more than just your job. We support our employees by encouraging work-life balance and employee wellness. We offer our employees a competitive salary, generous vacation, paid leave for family and health, comprehensive benefits, and an attractive pension plan.

At Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), we take tremendous pride in what we do:
• ISC works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Our vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities.
• Take part in meaningful work that contributes to the reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
• Contribute to ISC's interesting and unique mandate by playing a role in supporting services and programs in communities such as education, economic development, housing, community infrastructure and social support.


If you’re looking to get your foot in the door with the Federal Government and to start a meaningful career, ISC is looking for you!

We are looking to staff various entry level positions. The employees in these positions preform critical functions and their contribution to team success is the backbone of organizational effectiveness.

When you choose to apply you will be provided with a brief description of the types of positions that may be staffed through this talent bank. After you have reviewed the descriptions please select what types of positions you are most interested in.

Intent of the process

ISC supports various initiatives to recruit, retain and promote Indigenous employees.
This is a continuous intake inventory to create and maintain an inventory for future opportunities for Aboriginal persons. Our organization is constantly growing and always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Our plan is to select submitted applications from the inventory on a as needed basis until the poster closes.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A response to a text question addressing the following:

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Conditions of employment

• Various security clearances, depending on the position being staffed: Reliability, Secret
• Conditions of employment may vary according to the position to be 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

To apply you must:
• Be legally entitled to work in Canada.
• Be able and willing to self-declare as Aboriginal (An Aboriginal person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, a Métis, or Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians).
• Have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to provide a copy of the diploma or school transcript upon request.
• Be willing to participate in further assessment to establish your qualifications for the unique position being staffed.
• Ensure that your online application includes current contact information that remains updated.
• Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Applicants should check their email account regularly as there may be new communication regarding this inventory or a timeline for responses.

How to apply:
• Create an applicant account, and ensure your personal information is completed accurately.
• Review the descriptions of the types of positions that may be staffed using applications received in the talent bank and select “yes” or “no” for the work you are most interested in. Please note, you will not necessarily be precluded from other opportunities based on these response.
• Confirm that you live within 80 km of Edmonton and are able and willing to self-declare as Aboriginal.
• Confirm what tenure of work you would be willing to accept.
• Provide information on your educational background and relevant experience you would like to highlight.
• It is expected that the application can be completed within 30 minutes.
• If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the email address below.

What to expect after you apply:
• As positions become vacant or needs arise you may be contacted by hiring managers. If you are interested in being considered for the opportunity, information will be provided about the qualifications and assessment process at this point in time.
• You may not be contacted immediately after submitting your application, but please be assured that your information will be retained for the duration that the talent bank is open.
• If you are hired you will be required to complete an Affirmation of Aboriginal Affiliation Form. For more information on this requirement please consult the Frequently Asked Questions page: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/appointment-framework/employment-equity-diversity/affirmation-aboriginal-affiliation/expansion-affirmation-aboriginal-affiliation-form-frequently-asked-questions.html


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

Kate Mercer - Human Resources Advisor
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