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Please note that this inventory will close as of 1 March 2011.

This is an inventory advertisement. Please note that you are registering into an inventory, not applying for a specific position.

An inventory is a group of applicants that could be assessed to be considered to staff similar positions within the Department of National Defence. If found qualified following the assessment against the merit criteria, these individuals can be appointed to positions.

We will periodically do a random selection to identify which applicants will be assessed in this inventory process. Random selection WILL also be used throughout the inventory process for volume management purposes.

The intent of this advertisement is to identify and assess experienced candidates to staff both current and future needs. Applicants who are found qualified will be considered for positions as they become available.

Use Your Administrative Skills and Support the Canadian Forces (Inventory)

Organization Name: Department of National Defence
Locations: National Capital Region (Ottawa - Gatineau)
Classification: AS - 01, AS - 02, CR - 03, CR - 04 or CR - 05
Salary: $38,717 to $55,615
Closing Date: February 28, 2011 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Reference number: DND10J-008575-000028
Selection Process Number: 10-DND-EA-OTTWA-344804
Employment tenure: This inventory process will be used to staff various types of employment and tenures. For more information, please visit http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pubs_pol/hrpubs/tbm_11a/2-eng.asp.
Vacancies: Upon request from managers, the Department of National Defence will use the inventory to meet their recruitment needs.

Web site: For further information on the department, please visit Department of National Defence

Who Can Apply

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Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Please be prepared to provide electronic proof of your Citizenship at the time of application.

Language Proficiency

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Please note that the immediate intent of this inventory is to staff positions with a Bilingual Imperative (BBB/BBB or higher) linguistic profile. Note however, that a pool of qualified candidates may be created to fill similar positions with various language requirements and linguistic profiles including French/English Essential, English Essential, French Essential and Bilingual Non-Imperative (BBB/BBB or higher).

Please be prepared to provide electronic proof of your valid second language results, if available, at the time of application.


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Candidates who do not possess a secondary school diploma must clearly demonstrate in their application a combination of education, training and experience. In order for the assessment board to be able to determine if the combination of education, training and experience is acceptable, please be sure to provide comprehensive information including concrete examples of courses completed.

Please be prepared to provide electronic proof of education at the time of application.

Foreign educational credentials must be assessed by a recognized credential assessment
service. If you have been educated outside of Canada, it is your responsibility to have your certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian educational standards. Candidates must be prepared to submit electronic proof of a Canadian equivalent education at the time of application. For more information, please see the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) at http://www.cicic.ca/.

Other Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment

***Note that ALL communication relating to this inventory, including email correspondence may be used to assess the candidates ability to communicate in writing.***

Experience Questionnaire

You will be required to complete an online experience questionnaire when you apply. View the experience statements.

You must respond to all statements in all categories in order to proceed to the next steps.

You must indicate "0 - NONE: I have no experience in performing this task" as your level if you do not have experience in performing a task related to a specific field. YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REJECTED FROM THE PROCESS.

The information you provide in the questionnaire must be true and must also be reflected in your resumé. YOUR RESUMÉ WILL BE VERIFIED before each referral of your application to an organization, if you are selected for a position.

Statement of Merit Criteria

Applicants who meet the above criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria for this position.

Work Environment

Did you know that there are over 25,000 civilian (non-military) employees who work at the Department of National Defence?

The Department of National Defence (DND) is seeking your assistance in the clerical and administrative support field. DND offers a dynamic work environment and is the largest Public Service employer with the most diverse workforce. We also have a unique culture as a result of our integration with our colleagues in the Canadian Forces.


Your challenge at the Department of National Defence is to support the Canadian Forces in their operations at home and abroad. Examples include:

- The Canadian Forces have facilities and equipment all across Canada. And it takes a lot of people to keep everything working smoothly. As part of the Canadian Defence team, we work together with the men and women of the Canadian Forces in a variety of roles, providing operational, program and professional, and health care services
- We work together with the Canadian Forces, managing the vast amount of resources and people in the department. Providing administrative advice and clerical services to senior managers and employees, administering pay and expense claims and providing advice and guidance on our pension and benefits.
- Civilians in administrative services also deal with security of information, as well as departmental health and safety regulations. We also coordinate and distribute huge amounts of inter-office mail. And don't forget, for us inter-office can mean across Canada

Additional Requirements / Comments

Information to be provided:

You must provide the following information when submitting your application:

Information that is requested:

Important messages

It is your responsibility to ensure that your email and contact information are maintained with the hiring board AND in your Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) account. As all of the communication for this process will be conducted via the email address provided in your application AND via your PSRS account, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check for messages regularly. Failure to respond to key messages may result in your being eliminated from this process.

In order to avoid your application from being screened out without further consideration, it is advisable that you CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE in your resume or cover letter, how you meet each experience statement presented in the experience questionnaire.

We WILL periodically do a random selection to identify which applicants will be assessed in this inventory process. Random selection WILL also be used throughout the inventory process for volume management purposes.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications specific to the position(s) being staffed.

A top-down approach may also be used.

Candidates from outside the federal public service may be required to pay for their own travel and relocation expenses.

Be sure to visit the home page and click on the links in this poster in order to ensure that you are obtaining all of the necessary information related to this inventory process.

Your résumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Questions regarding travel and relocation.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

If you have a disability that prevents you from applying on-line, please contact us toll free at 1-800-645-5605.

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