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Young Women in Public Safety – Student Employment Opportunity – Summer 2020

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

Public Safety Canada


Edmonton (Alberta),
Kingston (Ontario),
Moncton (New Brunswick),
Montréal Island (Québec),
Ottawa (Ontario),
Surrey (British Columbia),
Toronto (Ontario)

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$15 per hour

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FSWEP eligibility criteria

What you will gain

• An understanding of the career opportunities available to you in the fields of public safety and security;
• The possibility of being rehired for future students jobs via FSWEP within the Government of Canada.

Note: If the applicable provincial or territorial minimum wage amount is higher than the current maximum offered for the corresponding academic level of the student, the provincial or territorial minimum wage rate is to be applied.

CLOSING DATE: April 6, 2020

What you will do

• Discover the different career opportunities available in public safety and security
• Meet women who are subject-matter experts in their field
• Tour federal public safety organizations and experience their day-to-day operations:

- Canada Border Services Agency
- Canadian Security Intelligence Service
- Correctional Service Canada
- Public Safety Canada
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- Transport Canada
- Department of National Defence
- And many more

What we are looking for

Are you a young woman currently attending high school?
Are you exploring career paths and considering what you would like to do after you graduate high school?
Does a career in a public safety and security field sound interesting?

If so, you may be a good fit for this student employment opportunity.

Female high school students (grade 11 and secondary 4 (grade 10) in Quebec might be considered ahead of others) who:

• Meet the FSWEP eligibility criteria
• Are interested in a career in the field of public safety and security
• Are passionate about helping people and communities
• Demonstrate leadership, initiative and flexibility

Submit your application and don’t forget to self-declare as a women to be considered! Under the Employment equity self-declaration section of your application, answer “yes” to Gender-Female.

Also include your resumé (for example, you can include information such as school, grade, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, work experience if any, etc). Your resumé and your response to the question below will be used to select candidates.

Conditions of Employment

• The employment is for five days. You must be available from July 13-17, 2020 during the day for the entire duration of the program.
• Obtain a Security clearance (we will guide you through the process).
• Parental consent to participate (if you are under 18).
• Selected students must arrange and pay for their own travel and all other related costs if coming from another area/city than the job location.

Additional requirements

You must have a Social Insurance Number before the start of employment.

CLOSING DATE: April 6, 2020

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