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Government of Canada Varennes, Quebec, Canada
Apr 22, 2019
Full time
Natural Resources Canada - Innovation and Energy Technology Sector, CanmetENERGY-Varennes Varennes (Québec) AS-01 $51,538 to $57,643 For further information on the organization, please visit Natural Resources Canada Closing date: 14 March 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Apply online 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 The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel. We encourage applicants to identify any abilities, competencies, and/or experiences acquired through employment with the Canadian Armed Forces where applicable. Intent of the process The intent of this process is to staff one AS-01 position in Varennes (on a term basis) immediately. This process may also be used to staff 1-2 more positions in Varennes in the near future. A pool of qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff identical or similar AS-01 positions at Natural Resources Canada with various tenures (determinate period or indeterminate), various language requirements and profiles (Bilingual (BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC, CCC/CCC, etc.)), various security requirements (reliability, secret), various conditions of employment and for various locations. Positions to be filled: 1 Information you must provide Your résumé. In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) High school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience. Degree equivalency Significant* and recent** experience in providing administrative services to a senior manager. Experience in liaising with senior managers and their staff. Experience in coordinating logistical arrangements for meetings and making travel arrangements. Experience in handling and routing classified documents. Recent** experience using various software applications including Microsoft Office. Significant experience refers to experience performing a wide range of associated activities, normally acquired over a period of approximately 12 months. ** Recent experience refers to experience normally acquired within the last 24 months. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB) Information on language requirements Ability to work well under pressure and to solve problems. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to communicate effectively in writing. Ability to communicate effectively orally. Showing initiative and being action-oriented. Client-service orientation. Effective interpersonal relationships Working effectively with others. The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) Experience in scheduling and resolving conflicts of a senior manager’s agenda. Experience in taking and transcribing minutes of meetings/records of decision. Experience in tracking legal agreements and supporting documents. Experience in organizing and updating a complex electronic filing system. Experience in maintaining a records management and document tracking system. Experience in organizing conferences and special events. Experience in organizing international travel. Natural Resources Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) could be considered in priority. Operational Requirements: Willingness to work flexible hours including occasional overtime 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 applications must be submitted online through the GC Jobs website. DO NOT email, fax or mail in applications, as these will NOT be accepted. Acknowledgment of receipts of applications will not be sent; we will only contact successful applicants when the screening process has been completed. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application. Applicants are required to meet the Essential Qualifications. Asset Qualifications MAY be applied at any point in the assessment process. Therefore, you are strongly encouraged to answer Asset Qualifications questions in your online application. For this staffing process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail. This may include: information requests, invitations, online examination administration, provision of assessment results, etc. Applicants must include in their application a valid e-mail address that is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users. Some e-mail systems block this type of e-mail so ensure to check / view your spam folder regularly. Candidates should be prepared to provide proof of education (copy of degree/diploma) and citizenship or permanent resident status. If you have obtained education outside Canada, you will be required to submit proof of evaluation of Canadian equivalency. Candidates from outside the public service may be required to pay for travel costs associated with this selection process. Preference 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
Government of Canada Gatineau, Québec, Canada
Apr 21, 2019
Full time
For further information on the organization, please visit Canadian Transportation Agency Learn more about the CTA by listening to what our employees and Chair/CEO have to say about our workplace in this video. Do you want to be better equipped to fill your application? Here is a video made for you! Closing date: 2 May 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Apply online 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 Work environment Make a difference by working for Canada’s largest employer: The Government of Canada Canada’s public service is diverse, innovative, and non-partisan. We are continually engaged in projects and initiatives to improve how we serve Canadians. Together, public servants are making a difference in the lives of Canadians every day. The Government of Canada offers a breadth of rewarding careers in many locations, with great opportunities for learning and development. Whatever you’re passionate about, Canada’s public service has a career path where you can make a difference. Come work for the federal government’s first independent regulatory body: The Canadian Transportation Agency An important mission: The Canadian Transportation Agency is a small organization (about 280 people) with an important mission – to advance Canadians’ economic and social well-being by: Helping to keep the national transportation system running efficiently and smoothly Protecting the fundamental right of persons with disabilities to accessible transportation Providing consumer protection for air travelers A great place to work: We are committed to creating a healthy and respectful workplace. Our small size enables us to meet regularly at all-staff events, and encourages dialogue and collaboration – both between managers and employees, and through inter-branch networks and tiger teams. You will have the opportunity to get to know and collaborate with many colleagues across the Agency. We are located at 15 Eddy, in the heart of Gatineau, with easy access to fitness facilities, public transportation and restaurants. Intent of the process A pool of partially or fully qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff future positions with various tenures (indeterminate, determinate, deployment, acting, and assignment/secondment) with similar requirements, various language requirements and profiles and various security requirements, which may vary according to the position being staffed. Results of this staffing process may be used for similar positions in the Agency and other departments and agencies in the federal government. 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) ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Successful completion of a post-secondary school program with acceptable specialization in social science, statistics, library/archival work or a law-related field, or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience. Degree equivalency EXPERIENCE: Experience in providing paralegal support services. Experience in writing and editing legal documents, correspondences and case summaries. KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of Federal Courts Rules, procedures and practices as it relates to appeals. ABILITIES: Ability to perform legal research and draft research memoranda. Ability to maintain a consistently high level of productivity in an environment of numerous competing demands. Ability to coordinate hearings. Ability to communicate effectively orally. Ability to communicate effectively in writing. PERSONAL SUITABILITY: Working effectively with others Initiative and being action oriented Attention to detail Dependability If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) ASSET EDUCATION: Successful completion of two years of post-secondary program with acceptable specialization in paralegal studies. Degree equivalency EXPERIENCE: Experience in working in a court or quasi-judicial tribunal. Experience in liaising with the judiciary or members of an administrative tribunal. Experience in providing advice to senior management (director level or equivalent and above), the judiciary, or tribunal members on case management issues. Experience in hearing or event coordination. Significant* experience providing paralegal support services. Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed the duties for approximately three (3) years. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential Information on language requirements The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) OPERATIONAL REQUIRMENTS: Willingness and ability to work overtime or irregular hours, as required. Willingness and ability to travel in Canada, as required. 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 A written examination may be administered. An interview may be administered. Reference checks may be sought. Please ensure that your Personal Record Identifier (PRI) is included in your application (for internal candidates). Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and/or application form (for internal candidates). Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE: It is your responsibility, as an applicant, to clearly demonstrate how you meet each factor of the screening criteria (Experience) for all Essential and applicable Asset Qualifications and that adhere to the stipulated format. Please note that it is not sufficient to simply state that the qualification is "met" or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. You must provide concrete examples which clearly demonstrate how you meet each factor of the screening criteria (Experience) for all Essential and applicable Asset Qualifications. The Asset Qualifications contained in the Statement of Merit Criteria may be used as a screening tool. Candidates must meet all of the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications or operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. FAILURE TO CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE HOW YOU MEET EACH FACTOR OF THE SCREENING CRITERIA (EXPERIENCE) FOR ALL ESSENTIAL AND APPLICABLE ASSET QUALIFICATIONS MAY RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR 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, including users from outside the Public Service (some email systems block these types of email). Indeterminate employees at the same group and level or equivalent could be considered for deployment. If no deployment is made, applicants from other groups and levels will be considered in the advertised appointment process (for internal candidates). Locations, dates and times for exams and/or interviews will be determined by the employer. Scheduling of alternative exam and interview dates will only be considered for religious reasons, death in the family, in cases of serious illness or for a reasonable reason approved by the selection committee. A doctor's certificate or other proof will be required. Pass marks will be established for each qualifications. However, achieving the pass mark is not a guarantee of an appointment or that candidates will be put through the next stages of the assessment process. Cut-off scores and/or top-down approach may be used at any stage of the staffing process if there are a sufficient number of candidates to meet anticipated staffing needs. Preference 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.
Government of Canada Canada
Apr 14, 2019
Full time
EDUCATION: ►Legal Assistant (CR): • A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience. ►Legal Counsel (LP): • A bachelor of law degree. • Eligibility for membership in the Bar of one of the provinces or territories of Canada or in the Order of Notaries in the Province of Quebec. ► Paralegals (EC): • Successful completion of two years of a post-secondary program with acceptable specialization in social science, statistics, library/archival work or a law-related field (see Note 1 to 4) Degree equivalency EXPERIENCE/STREAM: • Client Services • Legal Support [applicable to: Legal Assistant] • Paralegal Legal Support [applicable to: Paralegal] • Legal Policy [applicable to: Counsel] • Legal Advisory Services • Legal Program Delivery • Legal Risk Management • Public Law • Civil litigation Support • Tax Law • Civil litigation • Policy development • Managing or supervising employees • Administrative support [includes clerical and secretarial support] • Executive support services [e.g. assistant to DG, ADM, VP, CEO etc.] • Legislative Drafting/Editing OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: - Willing and able to work Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. - Willing and able to work Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. - Willing and able to work overtime on short notice. - Willing and able to travel. Note: The operational requirements (if any) may vary according to the position to be staffed. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) Various language requirements Information on language requirements The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS: The Department of Justice is committed to maintaining a representative workforce reflective of Canadian society. In support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as members of Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs including reducing representation gaps. Conditions of employment Security and Reliability: —Varies according to the requirements of the position to be staffed Note: Other conditions of employment may apply depending on the position to be staffed. 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 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: Q. As I complete the online application, I am being asked many questions regarding my experience. Do I have to respond to them all? What will you do with my responses? A. Yes, you need to respond to all of these questions with a simple yes or no response. Your responses will determine the type of opportunity you will be considered for and assist with the screening process for possible opportunities. Q. Can I email you my résumé? A. No, all job applications, must include your résumé and be submitted using the public service jobs web site. No résumés will be accepted via email. Q. Will you use random selection when conducting your searches? A. As a means to manage high volumes we may use random selection. For example, we may ask the system to provide us with 50 random applications who meet our search criteria. Q. Will an interview be conducted? A. Yes, an interview will be conducted. Since this is for casual opportunities the interview may be informal in nature . Q. Will you request references? A. Yes, you should be ready to provide references. Q. Will an exam be administered? A. Depending on the position, an exam may be administered. Q. I am currently in a pool of qualified candidates. Will I be considered for an appointment from this inventory? A. No, this inventory has been established to assist the Department in meeting short term (casual) needs only. DEFINITION: Casual worker is defined as: Casual workers are hired for specified periods that may not exceed 90 working days in one calendar year, in a department or in an agency to which the Public Service Commission (PSC) has exclusive authority to make appointments. The period of casual employment may be for one or more than one term, but is not to exceed 90 working days in a department or agency in a calendar year. MEANING OF THE VARIOUS CLASSIFICATION GROUPS: CR Clerical and Regulatory EC Economics and Social Science Services LP Law Preference 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. Contact information Human Resources Branch OnDemandStaffing_DotationSurDemande@justice.gc.ca Apply online
Government of Canada Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Public Prosecution Service of Canada - Atlantic Regional Office Halifax (Nova Scotia) CR-05 $52,162 to $56,471 For further information on the organization, please visit Public Prosecution Service of Canada Closing date: 11 February 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Halifax (Nova Scotia) and within a 75 kilometer radius of Halifax (Nova Scotia) extending to, amongst others, Londonderry, Truro, Ship Harbour, Cambridge (Kings County), Lunenburg (Nova Scotia) and employees of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) whose substantive positions are located in Whitehorse (Yukon), in Yellowknife (Northwest Territories), or in Iqaluit (Nunavut). Apply online 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 Work environment The Atlantic Regional Office is responsible for federal prosecutions in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. The regional headquarters is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and there are local offices in Moncton, New Brunswick and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The region has four major areas of prosecution focus: CDSA prosecutions; regulatory prosecutions, including environmental and fisheries matters; proceeds of crime; and economic crime. The region’s resources and geography also contribute to the unique mix of offences prosecuted by these offices. As a Legal Assistant at the PPSC, you will be exposed to various areas of criminal law, such as, drug prosecutions, organized crime, and regulatory offences. You will work in dynamic teams consisting of Team Leaders, Counsel, and Paralegals all working towards common goals. This is an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience working with prosecutors within the overall context of large, complex criminal prosecutions. Intent of the process This staffing process is anticipatory. A pool of qualified candidates may be established from this process and may be used to staff similar positions within the Public Prosecution Service of Canada in the Atlantic Regional Office, with varying tenures (such as indeterminate, specified period, acting, assignment/secondment), with various linguistic profiles and requirements and with various security requirements (Reliability, Enhanced Reliability, Secret) according to the position to be staffed. 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) Education: A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience. Degree equivalency Experience: Experience in the delivery of administrative support services. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, or Excel). If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) Asset Qualifications: Possession of a legal secretarial certificate or diploma (already obtained OR obtained before appointment). Experience preparing cases for litigation. Experience providing support to counsel. Experience working in a Crown Prosecutor’s Office. Experience dealing with legal correspondence and legal files. Experience working with an electronic information management system (such as iCase, iRims, etc.). Experience booking travel. Experience working in a legal environment. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential Information on language requirements Knowledge: Knowledge of legal terminology. Knowledge of legal practices and procedures. Abilities: Ability to proofread documents for grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors in English and/or French (depending on the language requirements of the position). Ability to communicate effectively in writing. Ability to communicate effectively orally. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to work in a team. Personal Suitabilities: Reliability Judgment Interpersonal Relationships Initiative Attention to detail The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) Organizational Needs: The organization is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. Qualified applicants who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and/or women, may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs. Operational Requirements: Ability and willingness to work outside normal working hours which may include working evenings and weekends based on operational needs. Ability to lift heavy boxes (approx. 15 kg). Conditions of employment Enhanced Reliability 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 Preference 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
Government of Canada Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Oct 25, 2018
Full time
Department of Justice Canada Whitehorse (Yukon) LP-01 $71,734 to $98,936 Closing date: 30 July 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Apply online 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 special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential. Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities Tips for applicants: Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience. Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the process. We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site. To submit an application on-line, please click on the button "Apply Now" below. Persons with a disability preventing them from applying on-line should contact us at 1-800-645-5605 . Your answers to the screening questions will be assessed against the resume that you submit. Any noticeable information that cannot be supported by your resume will be deemed invalid and may result in your application being screened-out from this process. Intent of the process A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar term and/or permanent positions (including acting, assignment, deployments, etc.). Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Information you must provide Your résumé. Contact information for 3 references. In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) Education: Bachelor of Law degree Degree equivalency Occupational Certification: Eligibility for membership in the Law Society of Yukon within a specified period of time Experience: Experience in drafting legal documents required in the conduct of civil litigation. Experience in conducting legal research and analysis, including using computerized databases. Recent* experience in litigation in the capacity of a lawyer. Recent means experience acquired within the last 18 months. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential Information on language requirements Knowledge of recent and significant case law in at least one of the following three subject areas: aboriginal law, negligence law or administrative law. Ability to draft legal opinions and memoranda of fact and law for a superior court. Ability to conduct legal research and interpret legislation. Written Communication: Presents and discusses legal concepts and issues in a clear, concise and effective manner in writing. Oral Communication: Demonstrated ability to present ideas, proposals, concepts and other information clearly, succinctly and with credibility. Adjusts the language, style and tone of communication to suit the audience Judgment: Identifies available alternatives, selects the best alternatives and acts appropriately; makes appropriate decisions which are logical and practical. Thinking Skills: Identifies and analyses problems and situations drawing logical conclusions and viable solutions. Effective Interpersonal Relationships: Demonstrated ability to interact with various individuals such as: staff, colleagues, clients, officials of government departments and others. Demonstrated ability to develop respect, mutual understanding, and productive working relationships; Demonstrated ability to work as a contributing member of a team and occasionally lead on particular issues of low to moderate risk; Shares information in an open manner to help others make informed decisions; Values and encourages the exchange of ideas. Initiative: Willingly seeks out, assumes and discharges responsibility for matters. Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner at all times; maintains effectiveness and composure in stressful situations; takes personal responsibility in meeting targets or deadlines. Thoroughness: Pays attention to details, produces high quality work. The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS: The Department of Justice is committed to maintaining a representative workforce reflective of Canadian society. In support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as members of Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Willingness and ability to travel as required. Willingness and ability to work overtime as required. Conditions of employment Reliability or Secret security clearance (depending on the position or as required). Remain member in good standing with the Law Society of Yukon. Medical Clearance* The incumbent and his/her dependents* may be required to obtain Health Canada medical clearance in accordance with the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive. (*): includes incumbent's spouse or common-law partner and children. 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 targeted groups when you apply. Information on employment equity Candidates may be required to meet the other qualifications (may be needed for the job) or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed. You must provide proof of your education credentials. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application. The Department of Justice encourages persons with priority entitlements to self-refer to our selection processes in circumstances where they believe that they meet the essential qualifications of the advertised position. Additional allowances will be provided for these positions in accordance with the National Joint Council's Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive. Here is some basic information. More detailed information can be found at the following link: http://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/ipghpile/index-eng.php. You may also be eligible for the Northern residents deductions when you file your tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency. More information can be found at the following link: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncmtx/ rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns248-260/255/menu-eng.html 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. Preference Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order. Information on the preference to veterans