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Inventory Recruitment –Victoria– Various Officer Positions

Reference number: CSD22J-020272-000785
Selection process number: 2022-CSD-EA-WT-0200648
Employment and Social Development Canada - Service Canada - Western Region
Victoria (British Columbia)
PM-01
Various Tenures: TEMPORARY (Term, Deployment, Acting, Casual employment) and PERMANENT (Indeterminate, Deployment) positions
$60,424 to $67,582

For further information on the organization, please visit Employment and Social Development Canada

For more information on what it's like to work with us, please visit ESDC's Career Page

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Closing date: 31 March 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Victoria, BC and within a 75 kilometer radius of Victoria, BC, within Canadian territory, extending to, amongst others, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, BC.

Update: The closing date has been amended

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.

All communication for this process will be conducted via email. Please ensure you regularly check your email for updates.

We encourage applicants to submit their application on-line. If you are unable to apply online and wish to send us your application by email please email ESDC.BDSB.0200648-0200648.DGSVP.EDSC@SERVICECANADA.GC.CA and we will forward the application form and directions directly to your inbox. Please use the subject line “Requesting Email Application” when you send us your request.

The Federal Public Service is stronger and most effective when we reflect the diversity of the Canadian population we serve. Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is dedicated to building and promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, representative of Canadian society. All candidates who believe they are qualified are encouraged to apply, including Black, other racialized and Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of the LGBTQ2+ community.

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ABOUT THE ROLE AND WHO WE ARE
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Apply today for an opportunity to join Employment and Social Development Canada - Service Canada.

Are you interested in being a part of a team that is committed to helping people? We are looking for individuals who share our enthusiasm and who are motivated to work collaboratively and strive for innovation to support Canadians. Take advantage of a dynamic opportunity within Employment and Social Development Canada / Service Canada, the second largest federal department. See for yourself how you could contribute to helping our communities in a constant learning environment. (https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/portfolio/service-canada.html)

We are an employer that fosters employee well-being, provides an open and respectful workplace, competitive benefits and promote work-life balance.

Duties

This Inventory may be used to staff vacancies in the following positions:

Passport Officer (PO)
As a Passport Officer, you will be assisting and responding to citizens’ in- person enquiries in either a Service Canada Centre or Passport Canada Office. Passport Officers are a part of a highly trained team, whose role is to administer the Canadian Passport Program while adhering to policies and procedures. As a Passport Officer you will liaise directly with the public to review intake, decision-make and process their passport applications.

Citizen Services Officer (CSO)
Working with the public in your community, Citizen Services Officers are the face of government, responding to citizens’ eService or in-person enquiries in our Service Canada Centres. The position serves as the primary gateway for enabling in-person client access to government services, entitlements and benefits and facilitates first point of contact resolution. In this role, you could be assisting citizens with a wide range of programs and services, helping them to become self-reliant in accessing our online services or assisting them with pension or passport documents.

Payment Services Officer (PSO) & Program Services Officer (PSO)
Working in teams you will play a critical role directly supporting some of Canada’s most vulnerable citizens. In this role, you could be speaking to clients by phone to help them understand program-specific legislation, procedures and processes required to receive services and/or benefits administered by the Department. You will also be responsible for maintaining client files using various computer systems. This work has a direct impact in supporting client’s ability to support themselves and their families through accessing Pensions, Employment Insurance and other benefits.

Integrity Services Officer (ISO)
As an Integrity Services Officer, you will determine the eligibility of persons applying for benefits including Employment Insurance benefits, Canada Pension Plan and the Temporary Foreign Worker program. You will monitor the payments of benefits throughout the duration of a claim and investigate claimants when there appears to be fraudulent behaviour.

Work environment

Many of the available positions are public facing; however, telework/working remotely may be available.

Work involves dealing with high volumes of clients in a busy environment.

Intent of the process

A pool of candidates will be established and will be used to staff similar positions with various tenures and linguistic profiles within Employment and Social Development Canada in Victoria, BC.

Please be advised that should qualified candidates decline offers twice, they will be removed from the qualified pool.

Indeterminate and term employees at the same group and level or equivalent may be considered for deployment. Applicants from other groups and levels and all other candidates will be considered in the advertised appointment process.

HOW THIS INVENTORY WORKS:

• Your application will be active for 120 days. You will receive notice on your account 30 days before your application is about to expire. If you do not take action, your application will become inactive and no longer be considered. Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, you may select the link “update my inventory status” to reaffirm your interest.

• WAITING PERIOD FOR REASSESSMENT: The retest period for this assessment is 60 days from the date of results notification.

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)

EDUCATION:

Secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives:

• an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience; or
• an acceptable score on the PSC approved test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma

(Candidates must provide proof of education or Canadian equivalency)

Degree equivalency

Abilities & personal suitability:

• Thinking Things Through
• Communication (Written)

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

Various language requirements
English Essential
Bilingual Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Information on language requirements

Abilities & personal suitability:

• Demonstrating Integrity and Respect
• Showing Initiative and Being Action-Oriented
• Working Effectively with Others
• Attention to Detail
• Communication (Oral)

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

Organizational Needs:

Employment and Social Development Canada is committed to Employment Equity (EE). In order to achieve a representative workforce, selection may be based on qualified candidates self-declaring as belonging to one or more of the following EE designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, women and visible minorities. We encourage you to indicate if you belong to one or more of the designated groups by completing the EE section in your application.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Willing and able to work overtime as required.
• Willing and able to travel

Conditions of employment

Various Security Requirements - Please note that ESDC will assist all qualified candidates in the security clearance process. This step is required for all those entering into the public service to ensure the security of information and personnel.

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

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will only contact
candidates once screening is completed.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate on their application their preferred official language for each of the following: a) written correspondence, b) written assessment, and c) oral assessment.

All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence may be
used in the assessment of all qualifications.

Preference

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

Date modified:
2024-02-26