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Relief Instructor, CORCAN

Reference number: PEN21J-013988-000331
Selection process number: 2021-PEN-EA-NAT-168846-ON
Correctional Service Canada - CORCAN
Innisfail (Alberta), Abbotsford (British Columbia), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Springhill (Nova Scotia), Truro (Nova Scotia), Campbellford (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Cowansville (Québec), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
GL-MOC-07 - (plus inmate trainng differential - subject to change)
$27.25 to $29.61 per hour

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

Closing date: 12 August 2023 - 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.


The positions are located in federal correctional institutions or community based locations where CORCAN operates vocational training centers or is completing projects. CORCAN Relief Instructors employed in these areas are responsible to support the completion of products and services, mainly in manufacturing, for clients while directly supervising and supporting employment and employability skills acquisition of offenders assigned to training in these locations. All incumbents must be willing to work on a regular basis within a federal correctional environment (institution and community), including direct interaction and supervision of offenders. Incumbents also have regular contact with other areas of CSC and the government, as well as clients, stakeholder groups and members of the public.

Work environment

English / Anglais :
The Correctional Service Canada, as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.

CORCAN, as part of the Correctional Service Canada, is responsible for the Employment and Employability Program for offenders serving a federal sentence. CORCAN support and operates a wide variety of interventions in federal institutions as well as for offenders under community supervision.
CORCAN Relief Instructors work as part of a CORCAN team and offer a unique opportunity to accomplish tasks related to production and provision of services for CORCAN in a correctional environment (institution and community based), while providing on the job and vocational training for offenders who are assigned to CORCAN job sites. Learn more about CORCAN at www.CORCAN.gc.ca

Intent of the process

This inventory is intended to staff positions with various linguistic profiles at various locations across the Country. This includes various tenures such as (indeterminate or term position). Consequently, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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 may be contacted for further assessment.

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)


Experience working in a manufacturing, production, or trades environment.

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


Post secondary education resulting in diploma, certificate, or degree in area related to the
position (i.e. design or engineering).

Trade apprenticeship at least year 1 completion in a trade related to the position.

Journeyperson trade certification in an area related to the position.

Degree equivalency


Experience training and supervising employees in daily tasks as well as shop safety procedures.

Experience in inventory control processes related to material and tools and equipment.

Experience with warehouse operations including shipping and receiving.

Experience working in a high volume manufacturing environment including managing production, requirements and meeting scheduled completion dates.

Experience in ISO or other quality management systems.

Experience in implementing waste management practices.

Experience in reading blueprints/product drawings.

Experience in using a computer to create drawings for new products.

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

Various language requirements
English or French essential
English essential
French essential
Bilingual imp. BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of CORCAN employment programs.


Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to coordinate production and assign work.


Action Oriented.

Effective Interpersonal relationship.

Values and Ethics.

Thinking Things Through.

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

To support efforts to achieve a diverse workforce, priority may be given to those who have selfidentified as belonging to one of the employment equity groups: Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities or women.

Operational Requirements:

Ability to work overtime on short notice.

Ability to do shift work as required (evenings, weekends, statutory holidays).

Conditions of employment

Conditions of Employment:

Security and reliability: Reliability status

Other conditions: Valid Driver's License that conforms to Provincial requirements.

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

We may assess the essential and asset qualifications using interviews, written tests (take home assignments or other), references or a combination of these or other assessment methods. Other sources of information (such as performance agreements, work samples, board member knowledge, etc.) may be used to assess the criteria identified on the Statement of Merit Criteria.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

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

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.


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

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