GC Jobs

Occupational Therapist - Inventory

Reference number: PEN24J-123996-000025
Selection process number: 2024-PEN-EA-PAC-187226
Correctional Service Canada - Health Services
Abbotsford (British Columbia), Agassiz (British Columbia), Mission (British Columbia)
$89,243 to $106,319 (Plus applicable allowances, including a Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance of $2,000 per year. The allowances are subject to change, modification or revocation, with notice.)

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

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Closing date: 19 June 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.

If you participate to our various OP-02 selection processes posted in different regions, note that you may be assessed once and your assessment results may apply as part of all these selection processes. The waiting period to be reassessed is 180 calendars days from your last assessment.

Intent of the process

The CSC will periodically access the applications received and contact applicants selected for further assessments based on the needs of the institutions.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

Eligibility for practice as an Occupational Therapist with the provincial registering/licensing body in the province of practice.

(Note: Eligibility for the above must be met upon appointment but not at point of application. Applicants should be in their final year of study or have completed the required education.)

Experience in providing occupational therapy services through workplace and/or practicum placements.

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

Experience working in a correctional environment.
Experience providing Occupational Therapy services to clients with psychiatric/mental health disorders.
Experience providing Occupational Therapy services to clients with physical, medical and/or cognitive conditions & deficits. These may include but are not limited to geriatric clients, brain injuries, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and behaviourally challenged clients.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Demonstrating integrity and respect.
Thinking things through.
Working effectively with others.
Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
Effective communication skills.

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

To support employment equity objectives, increased representation of employment equity groups.
To support diversity and inclusion, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group.
To meet business objectives, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group.

Achieving a representative workforce has been identified an Organizational Need and may be applied in this appointment process. You must complete the Employment Equity portion of the CREATE/MAINTAIN PROFILE identifying you as a person of an EE group in your application through GC jobs in order to be considered to meet the Organizational Need in this process.

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

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Proof of Registration and the continued registration with the College of Occupational Therapists in a Province or Territory of Canada.

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

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

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


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

Tanya Maher, Health Services Recruitment and Retention Project Officer Front-Line Recruitment (FLR) - HR
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