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Former Student Inventory (Casual)

Reference number: JUS18J-015533-000233
Selection process number: 2018-JUS-EA-117330
Department of Justice Canada
Calgary (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Montréal Island (Québec), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
AS-01, AS-02, CR-03, CR-04, CR-05, CS-01, CS-02, EC-01, EC-02, EC-03, ED-LAT-01, ED-LAT-02, FI-01, FI-02, IS-02, IS-03, LS-02, PE-01, PG-01, PG-02, PM-01, PM-02
See Intent of the process
Refer to TBS Rates of pay

Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing 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.


When you apply to this inventory, you are not applying for a specific job, but rather to an inventory for potential hiring of former public service student. As opportunities become available, applicants who meet the eligibility criteria may be contacted for further assessment.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The first extraction may take place as early as November 26, 2018. All extractions will take place on an "as and when needed" basis.

As various positions will be filled from this inventory, a complete statement of merit criteria is not provided at this time. The criteria listed are those requirements to be met for entry into the inventory. Should you be contacted for further consideration, the hiring manager will provide a copy of the complete Statement of Merit Criteria (SoMC) for the position being filled. At that time, you may be required to provide additional information to be used for screening and assessment. The merit criteria may be assessed each time using a variety of assessment methods in accordance with the position requirements.

We will only communicate with candidates being considered.

During the application process you will be asked a series of questions in order to determine the type of job(s) that would best suit your qualifications. Your response to each question will be either a yes or no.

All job applications must be submitted on-line. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Intent of the process

An inventory of eligible candidates (not assessed) will be established from this process which may be used for casual opportunities within the Department of Justice Canada and the Departmental Legal Services Units with various language requirements, operational requirements, condition of employments and/or work locations.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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


1. Graduated from a Center of professional studies (Quebec only) OR recognized post-secondary institution before June 2020.

2. Being a former student in the context of a federal student employment program (i.e.: FSWEP, COOP/Internship or RAP) within the last 2 years.

3. Not being employed as a term or indeterminate employee in the Public Service at the time of appointment.

4. You must have experience in one or more of the experience components identified in the "other qualifications" section.

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


- A Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS; Quebec only) from a recognized institution in a specialty relevant to the position.
- A College Diploma (DCS) from a post-secondary educational program in a specialty relevant to the position.
- Graduation with a bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in a specialty relevant to the position.
- Graduation with a master's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in a specialty relevant to the position.
- Graduation with a doctoral degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in a specialty relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency


- Client Services
- Provision of legal support (eg: Paralegal, Legal Assistant)
- Grant and contribution programs (eg: evaluation, delivery, management, coordination).
- Stakeholder management (eg: Federal, Provincial, Territorial, Indigenous).
- Policy (eg: research, analysis, development)
- Statistics (eg: surveys, analysis, studies)
- Treasury Board Submissions
- Memoranda to Cabinet
- Audit/Evaluation
- Access to Information and Privacy
- Performance measurement
- Teaching
- Computer Science (eg: Enterprise Architecture, IT Security, Planning, Infrastructure /Operations, Application Development, Client Portfolio Management)
- Information Management/Information Technology
- Accounting Operations (eg: Accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel, acquisition cards)
- Financial Planning and Analysis (eg: Resource Management, Estimates, Forecasting, Financial Management Advisor)
- Contracting/Procurement
- Materiel Management
- Governance
- Office accommodation services
- Security services
- Communications (ie: Media relations, Public Affairs, Internal Communications, eCommunications)
- Human Resources (eg: classification, staffing, policies, programs, labour relations).
- Compensation and Benefits
- Managing employees
- Administrative support
- Executive support services
- Project or Program Management
- Editing/ Translation
- Health and Safety
- Library Sciences/Archivist
- Mailroom


- Willing and able to work Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
- Willing and able to work Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
- Willing and able to work overtime on short notice.
- Willing and able to travel.

Note: The operational requirement (if any) may vary according to the position to be staffed.

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

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


The Department of Justice is committed to maintaining a representative workforce reflective of Canadian society. In support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as members of Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs.

Conditions of employment

Security and Reliability:

- Varies according to the position to be staffed

Note: Other condition of employment may apply depending on 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



Q. As I complete the online application, I am being asked many questions regarding my experiences. Do I have to respond to them all? What will you do with my responses?
A. Yes, you need to respond to all of these questions with a simple yes or no response. Your responses will determine the type of opportunity you will be considered for.

Q. How do you conduct your searches from this inventory?
A. Searches are conducted on various criteria such as: group and level, work location, linguistic proficiency and your responses to the education and experience questions.

Q. Can I email you my résumé?
A. No, all job applications, which includes your résumé, must be submitted using the public service jobs web site. No résumés will be accepted via email.

Q. Will you use random selection when conducting your searches?
A. As a means to manage high volumes we may use random selection. For example, we may ask the system to provide us 50 random applications who meet our search criteria.

Q. Will an interview be conducted?
A. Yes, an interview will always be conducted which may be formal or informal.

Q. Will you request references?
A. Yes, you should be ready to provide references from supervisors, clients and/or subordinates.

Q. Will an exam be administered?
A. Depending on the position, an exam may be administered.

Q. I am currently in a pool of qualified candidates. Will I be considered for an appointment?
A. No, this inventory is only for hiring of former students only.

Q. Will you post promotional opportunities?
A. Yes, we continue to post promotional opportunities throughout the year. We invite you to review the Government of Canada Jobs website on a regular basis.

Q. I am currently a term or indeterminate employee of the federal government. Will I be considered?
A. No, this inventory is only for hiring of former students only. Employees of the government are not eligible for this mechanism (formerly known as student bridging).



AS Administrative Services
CR Clerical and Regulatory
CS Computer Sciences
EC Economics and Social Science Services
ED-LAT Language Teaching
FI Financial Management
GT General Technical
IS Information Services
LP Law
LS Library Science
PE Personnel Administration
PG Purchasing and Supply
PM Program Administration


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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

Human Resources Operations

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