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Printing Instructor

Reference number: PEN23J-013988-000409
Selection process number: 2023-PEN-EA-QUE-182876
Correctional Service Canada - CORCAN
La Macaza (Québec)
$62,296 to $79,969 (Plus applicable allowances: Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance (​​CSSDA) ($2000/year)

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

Closing date: 14 August 2025 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents 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.


Operate a printing workshop.
Train and supervise inmates participating in the training program.

Work environment

CORCAN is a special operating agency within the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). It offers the employment and employability program to federal offenders throughout their sentence, in collaboration with other areas of CSC. To do this, CORCAN operates training sites in institutions where inmates develop employment skills. As a printing instructor, you will be responsible for training inmates participating in the training program in the workshop while also ensuring client needs are met through production.

Intent of the process

Create an inventory for staffing vacant positions as needed.

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)


•Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) in the printing field or an acceptable combination of education,
training and/ or experience.

Degree equivalency

The candidates must have experience in at least one of the following areas:
Printing : Experience with a sheetfed press with an offset process.
Flexography and die-cutting : Experience on a flexographic press or experience with commonly used
cutting equipment such as Die-Cut.
Finishing : Experience using commercial paper cutting machines such as a guillotine (knife), stapler, hole
punch or folder.

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


Successfully completion of post secondary diploma in the printing field or other relevant post
secondary training to the position.

Degree equivalency


•Experience operating Hamada, Heidelberg GTO, Harris or Heidelberg Sork, Kempsmith or FL-92
knife equipment.
•Experience working in a manufacturing and/or production and/or assembly environment.
• Experience working with offenders in a correctional setting (institutional or community)
•Experience teaching and/or instructing printing techniques.
• Experience working in an organization with international standards systems and/or internal systems
such as ISO standards.

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

Various language requirements
French essential
Other : - - B/- - B

Information on language requirements


Knowledge in Printing process.


• Ability to effectively communicate orally.
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.


• Action Oriented
• Effective Interpersonal Relationships
• Values and Ethics
• Thinking Things Through

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

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Operational Requirements :

Willingness to work overtime according to operational requirements on short notice.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

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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