Detachment Clerk

locationTwillingate - Newfoundland And Labrador (NL),

atFisheries and Oceans Canada

Estimated salary $55,543 - $60,130 a year

Job Description:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Twillingate and Various Locations within Newfoundland & Labrador
$55,543 to $60,130

Closing date: 27 April 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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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

Candidates must clearly demonstrate in the screening questions how they meet the education AND experience criteria listed in the essential AND asset qualifications (if applicable). 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. Failure to provide this information in the requested format may result in your application being rejected.
Please note that the answers to the screening questions will be used to partially assess the "Ability to communicate effectively in writing".

Intent of the process

This is an anticipatory process. The intent of this selection process is to create a pool of qualified candidates to be used to staff these or similar positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada. A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff these positions and/or similar positions on an indeterminate, specified period, acting, secondment, or deployment basis.

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)

  • Successful completion of secondary education.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience in providing financial and administrative services and support

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain

how you meet it (other qualifications)
  • Post-Secondary diploma in Office Administration, Business Administration or a similar program.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in the use of data collection, database management (such as Access) and/or licensing systems.
  • Experience in the use of POS systems and general banking procedures including manual preparation of bank deposits.
  • Experience in the planning, coordinating and arrangement of meetings and teleconferences
  • Experience in providing service to the public, by telephone, in person or in writing
  • Experience in the preparation of documents, including memorandums, letters and spreadsheets.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Personal Suitability
  • Effective interpersonal relationships
  • Dependability
  • Action Oriented
  • Detail Oriented

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

Operational Requirements
Willingness to travel.

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

All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.
You must provide proof of your education credentials and occupational certification (original documents only).

E-mail correspondence will be used as the main method of communication for this selection process; therefore, please provide a valid e-mail address. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.

Reference checks, an interview and/or a written examination may be administered.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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.

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