Detachment Services Assistant
Selection process number: 22-RCM-EA-P-M-WHSE-DTACH-114095
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.
Do you wish to better your odds at being considered? Then use the Screening Questionnaire wisely, by demonstrating how you meet the Education and Experience Criteria listed under “Essential Qualifications” and “Asset Qualifications” (other qualifications). Use concrete examples by using the STAR technique, describing:
• The Situation;
• The Tasks you were required to achieve;
• The Actions you took; and
• The Results of your actions.
ATTENTION: should your examples not be concrete enough or should they contain insufficient details, unfortunately, your application will be rejected. We will not contact you to obtain further information.
All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications. Note: Written Communication Skills will be assessed throughout application.
Intent of the process
The intent of this process is to staff a position on a indeterminate basis and create a pool of qualified candidates. The pool of qualified candidates may be used to staff similar positions with various tenures (i.e. permanent or temporary) within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Should a Civilian Member (CM) be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to the Public Service (PS) category for the CM. Information regarding the CM appointment will be sent to all applicable candidates who are within the area of selection and participated in the advertised process.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Successful completion of two years of secondary school or an acceptable combination of education, training or experience.
Experience performing general clerical duties including records management (electronic and paper) and typing.
Experience using word processing software, such as MS Word for Windows.
Experience providing assistance to the general public and clients.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Experience in using the PROS (Police Reporting Occurrence System) database.
Experience in providing operational or administrative support in a policing environment.
Experience in providing records management services such as indexing, cross referencing, filing, retrieving, retention, archiving or destroying data.
Ability to transcribe recorded statements in English.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
Ability to deal effectively with challenging situations.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Willing and able to work in a busy police environment, including exposure to unsettling and/or graphic material.
Willingness and ability to work overtime, as required.
Conditions of employment
Meet and maintain the medical profile standards established for the position, and (if applicable) any additional medical requirements for isolated posts, in accordance with the National Joint Council Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Enhanced Reliability Status- All applicants for positions within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be subject to a thorough security clearance process which includes an interview wherein questions may include (but not limited to), reference checks, previous employment, on-line activities, credit checks, alcohol and/or drug use.
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
Whitehorse is classified as an Isolated Post. As such, the successful candidate must meet all the conditions under the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive prior to appointment. In addition, the successful candidate will be entitled to an Isolated Post Allowance.
Important financial information:
• Isolated Post Allowances (Northern Allowance) for Whitehorse ranges from approximately $3,975 to $6,489 which is based on if the employee has dependents.
• Vacation Travel Assistance is provided once a year for Whitehorse of approximately $743 for each eligible member of the household.
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.
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