Administrative Assistant ID: 65233

Deadline Date: 2020/11/30

Location:  Marathon

Parks Canada Pukaskwa National Park Heron Bay Ontario

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In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
A secondary school diploma (or PSC-approved equivalent) OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience related to the position. **Preference may be given to candidates who have successfully completed post-secondary training in a finance or administrative related field (bookkeeping, accounting, business administration, commerce, etc) 
Degree equivalency
-Experience in dealing with the public, both by telephone and in person; 
-Experience providing a variety of general administrative services including three or more of the following: document preparation; conference and meeting arrangements; recording meeting minutes; maintaining, creating and managing files; managing the flow of and drafting correspondence; maintaining databases; and procurement; .
**Recent experience working with Microsoft Office suite software (including Excel and Microsoft Word).
**Recent-minimum of 6 months 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 KNOWLEDGE:
-Knowledge of general office administration practices and procedures;
-Knowledge of financial reporting and general cash control procedures;
-Knowledge of Parks Canada and its mandate;
-Knowledge of mail and courier services;
-Knowledge of information and records management procedures and practices.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
-Ability to use software programs to produce documents (such as MS Office);
-Ability to prioritize workload, maintain schedules and meet deadlines;
-Ability to interpret directives and guidelines related to travel, hospitality, information management and contracts.
-Personally connects with people
- Makes things happen
- Communicates effectively
- Takes responsibility
- Strives for excellence
Conditions of employment
-Possess a valid class G driver's license;
-Obtain and maintain reliability clearance;
-Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform;
-Willingness to travel and work in various locations and in adverse weather conditions;
-Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends, statutory, provincial/territorial holidays, when required;
-When position is located in area classed as isolated and remote, a pre-employment medical examination of an individual and his/her dependants may be required.
Reference number: CAP20J-014846-000108
Selection process number: 2020-PCA-PUK-SEA-RM-OC-34 Parks Canada - Pukaskwa National Park Heron Bay (Ontario)
CR-04 Seasonal Indeterminate: 0.5FTE typically from March 15 to September 15 annually $47,877 to $51,678 (Currently under review + Isolation post allowance for Pukaskwa National Park)
For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada
Closing date: 30 November 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing within 1500 km of Marathon, ON.
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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
In accordance with park establishment commitments, preference will be given to candidates who qualify if they are from one of the following First Nation communities:
Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan - Lake Nipigon; Bingwi Neyaahi Anishinaabek - Sand Point; Biigtigong Nishnaabeg; Fort William First Nation; Michipicoten First Nation; Long Lake #58 First Nation; Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek - Rocky Bay; Pic Mobert First Nation; Pays Plat First Nation; Red Rock Indian Band; Whitesand First Nation; Kiashe Zaaging Anishinaabek - Gull Bay; Namaygoosisagagun First Nation. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in their application or may be screened out.
** Candidates who applied to the competitions # 2020-PCA-PUK-SEA-RM-OC-31; 2020-PCA-PUK-SEA-RM-OC-18; 2020-PCA-PUK-SEA-RM-OC-16 are not required to re-submit their application as your application will be considered for this competition.
** Duties Provides clerical and administrative/operational support services and related information/guidance, in support of Pukaskwa National Park.
Work environment
Pukaskwa National Park is a vast, wild, natural park found on the edge of the world's largest freshwater lake. It is a place where powerful waves collide with rugged, towering coastlines; a place of endless sunsets over sandy driftwood beaches. A place where everyone can catch a glimpse of the rich traditions, values and contemporary life of the Anishinaabe. Do you want to explore new challenges in your career, discover your full potential and help strengthen a world-class organization? Then become part of the team at Parks Canada, an internationally renowned agency dedicated to protecting Canada's natural, historical and cultural treasures and presenting them for the world to appreciate and enjoy. Take the next step, apply now! Intent of the process This staffing process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates for this position and similar positions with various tenures and locations.
Positions to be filled: 1
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How To Apply:
Information you must provide Your resume. A covering letter in 3,000 words (maximum) "Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below).
Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples.
Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter" Contact information for 3 references.
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 An interview will be administered.
A written examination may be administered. You must provide proof of your education credentials. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Contact information Melanie Linde, Human Resources
Christine Drake - Park Superintendent
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