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Design and Project Officer

Reference number: DIS22J-023310-000397
Selection process number: 22-DIS-NCR-EA-414346
Indigenous Services Canada - Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer
Gatineau (Québec)
$71,599 to $77,368

Closing date: 10 February 2022 - 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

Intent of the process

Intent of the process :

The intent is to staff four (4) positions on an indeterminate basis located in Gatineau, Qc with the Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer sector at Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). If you are found qualified and opportunities become available, you could be considered to staff similar or identical positions at Indigenous Services Canada with various locations and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, linguistic profiles, requirement as well as tenures and/or the security clearance, which may vary according to the position being staffed.

Positions to be filled: 4

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


• Graduation from a three-year program of study from a recognized post-secondary institution with a specialization in Advanced Interior Design or Graduation with diploma in Interior Design or Architectural Technology from a recognized college.

Degree equivalency


• Significant and recent experience (*) in front-end project planning, including activities and projects stages such as needs analysis and functional programming.

• Significant and recent experience (*) in providing professional interior design services and fit up project management services.

• Significant and recent experience (*) in the following:
o maintaining financial records in office fit-up projects;
o preparing comprehensive cost estimates for office fit-up projects;
o coordinating project-related procurement plans.

• Significant and recent experience (*) using Computer Assisted Design and Drafting software (CADD) to produce drawings related to interior design such as construction drawings, schematics, plans and details drawings.

(*) Significant and recent experience is defined as performing the identified duties normally acquired over a period of three (3) within the last seven (7 years).

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


• Registered Member of a recognized Interior Design Association in Canada.

• Project management professional designation (PMP) or other project management designation.


• Experience working with MS Project.

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

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements


• Knowledge of Workplace Design Guide and Standards and other related codes.

• Knowledge of current and innovative office furniture trends.

• Knowledge of Project Management principles.


• Ability to communicate effectively in writing;

• Ability to communicate effectively orally;

• Ability to plan, organize and manage several priorities concurrently;

• Ability to identify issues, develop solutions and make recommendations.


• Client Service Orientation

• Judgement

• Showing initiative and being action-oriented

• Dependability

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


• Knowledge of furniture procurement process in the Federal Government.


Indigenous Services Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population we serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Women, Aboriginal Persons, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disability.


Willing and able to work overtime on short notice

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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

To submit an application on-line, please click on the button "Apply online" below.

You may save your application as a draft and return to it at a later date. Your application must be completed and submitted in order to be considered. Partially completed applications, or those in draft cannot be considered. You can make modifications to your submitted application at any time, but once your application has been selected for screening, you will no longer be able to make modifications and your submission will be considered final.

Candidates must meet all the essential criteria in order to be appointed.

At the time of assessment, proof of Canadian Citizenship and proof of education will be required. A security check may also be administered during assessment.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.

PLEASE NOTE: We will be contacting candidates via email including invitations for evaluations. Candidates are responsible for providing a valid email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is your responsibility to check both your jobs.gc.ca account and email account regularly to ensure that you do not miss any opportunities. Make sure to also check your junk mail folder. It is entirely your responsibility to inform us of any changes to your contact information.

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

Bilingual Positions
To be considered for a Bilingual Imperative position, you must be willing to undergo Second Language Evaluation testing OR you must already have Second Language Evaluation results (proof will be required).

If you have undertaken Second Language Evaluation by the PSC, you can obtain a copy of the SLE results, by requesting it at the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/corporate/about-us/contact-us.html#sle

For more information on SLE, visit the following web-site: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/second-language-testing-public-service.html

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.
As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.


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

Catherine Ouellette, Human Resources Assistant Alizé Chen, A/Team Leader
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