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Various Administrative Positions - CR-04 - Casual Inventory

Reference number: BSF22J-016272-003382
Selection process number: 2022-EA-PRA-CR_04-698
Canada Border Services Agency - Central Alberta District
Calgary International Airport (Alberta)
$55,955 to $60,399


Closing date: 27 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Calgary, Alberta, and within a 80 km radius of Calgary, Alberta, extending to, amongst others, Standard, Cayley, Exshaw, Didsbury, AB.

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 submit an application for this selection process, you are not applying for any specific position, but to an inventory in anticipation of future vacancies. As positions become available, the applicants meeting the initial screening requirements identified by the hiring manager may be contacted and referred for consideration. Please ensure that your information is updated and remains current in your PSRS Applicant Account.

Your application in this inventory will be active for 3 months. A notice that your application is about to expire will be posted to the My jobs menu of your account 10 days before the end of your active period. If you do not take action, your application will no longer be active and therefore no longer considered for this inventory. Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired; you may select the link Update my Inventory Status to reaffirm your interest.

Work environment

Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization that promotes a continuous learning environment; provides interesting and challenging developmental opportunities?

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is Canada's second largest law enforcement organization, working 24/7 to protect Canada's borders by preventing high-risk people and goods from crossing into Canada while facilitating legitimate trade and travel, with over 15,000 employees working across Canada.

Intent of the process

This inventory is for casual employment. Casual employment is temporary employment of 90 working days or less in a calendar year, to meet needs for temporary vacancies arising from vacation, sick leave, training, special projects, etc. Casual appointees will not be eligible to apply to internal appointment processes. Please consult the 'WHAT IS A CASUAL WORKER' link at the top of this advertisement for more information.

Casual positions will be located at Calgary International Airport and its surrounding commercial offices only. These positions staffed will be for various clerical and administrative (CR-04) duties within the District.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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 and/or experience (see Note 1).

1) The combination of education, training, and/or experience must always be included whenever this standard is required for staffing positions in the CR group.
Candidates who have been appointed or deployed for an indeterminate period to a position in the CR group must always be accepted as meeting the requirement for two years of secondary school.

Degree equivalency

Experience in providing administrative support services in an office environment. (e.g. purchasing offices supplies, receiving goods, entering data, managing correspondence, archiving documents, etc.).

Experience in providing client service to the public as well as internal clients.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Conditions of employment

• Reliability Status security clearance.
• Possession and maintenance a valid driver's license (or personal mobility usually associated with having a driver's license).
• Willingness to operate a government vehicle.
• Willingness to undertake job-related travel with advance notice.
• Willingness to work various shifts, including evening and weekends.
• Willingness to work overtime as required, which may include weekends and statutory holidays.
• Ability to lift and/or carry up to 25 kg.

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 those who are being considered further. Referrals from this inventory will be made on an ongoing basis. Random selection may be used to identify which applicants will be assessed or appointed.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language(s) in their application.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Candidates are strongly encouraged to check their email on a regular basis.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate in the screening questionnaire how they meet the education and experience criteria listed in the Essential Qualifications. Please note that stating that the requirement has been met, and/or listing past or current responsibilities, does not represent adequate substantiation. Rather, you must provide concrete examples that clearly illustrate how you meet the requirement. Résumés may be used as a secondary source to validate the qualifications described; comments such as "refer to my attached resume" will not be accepted and may result in your application being rejected.

You must provide proof of your education credentials. You will be advised to provide the documents later in the process. If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. For more information please click on “Degree Equivalency” in the Education section above.


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

Charlene Tagaca, Human Resources Specialist Advisor
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