RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Careers in Business, Project Management and Government Programs – Post-Secondary Recruitment

  • Deadline: November 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Careers in Business, Project Management and Government Programs – Post-Secondary Recruitment

Reference number: PSC21J-022039-000180
Selection process number: 21-PSC-BPG-INV-PSR
Government of Canada – GC Recruitment
Various locations
Positions may vary from indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), part-time, full-time, and may include shift work.
$61,152 to $92,412 (Jobs in several areas related to business administration and government programs)For further information on the organization, please visit Government of Canada – GC RecruitmentDo you need assessment accommodation? Find out more!

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Closing date: 17 November 2021 – 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Interested in learning more about how to apply? Register for an information session. To register, choose the date and time that works for you and copy and paste the link into your browser. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.

French: November 3, 12 to 1 PM (Eastern Time)
English: November 4, 12 to 1 PM (Eastern Time): Full
French: November 9, 6 to 7 PM (Eastern Time):
English: November 10, 6 to 7 PM (Eastern Time): Full

Work environment

Our workplaces have temporary or permanent measures in place to ensure the health and safety of employees as well as the continuity of operations. You will be able to discuss these measures and other workplace flexibilities such as telework and work location with the hiring manager for a specific job opportunity.

Intent of the process

This process is intended to recruit candidates interested in careers in the federal government in a variety of domains related to business, project management, or government programs. These positions are integral to the Government of Canada’s ability to delivery essential services to the Canadian population.

Candidates may be called upon to fulfil positions such as Project Manager, Program Delivery Officer, Administrative Coordinator, Business Analyst, Public Health Officer, Facilitator, Communications/Correspondence Coordinator, or other similar positions. Roles may be related to planning, finance, grants and contributions, management, analysis, security, information management, human resources, or occupational health and safety to name a few.

Positions to be filled: 85

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


A diploma or degree obtained or that will be obtained by June 30, 2022 from a recognized post-secondary institution (i.e., community college, CÉGEP, or university education). Specific positions may require a particular specialization, level of education, or a certification. Proof of the required education will be sought at the time of appointment.

If you completed this education outside of Canada, proof of Canadian equivalency will be required at the time of appointment.

Degree equivalency


The following abilities are required for all positions and will be assessed:

• Sound judgement required for solving problems in work-related situations.
• Good problem-solving skills.

Following your application, you will be required to successfully write the Public service entrance exam (PSEE) which includes the Test of Reasoning (TOR) and the Test of Judgement (TOJ). A link to the test will be sent to you by email at a later date. To request accommodation measures or adjustments during this assessment process, contact us at

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


Some of the experience listed in the screening questions may be essential for certain positions to be staffed. The screening questions may also be used as a matching tool to assist hiring managers in identifying potential candidates to fill their positions.

It is recommended that you provide us with complete answers to all questions for which you feel you meet the requirements. You do not have to demonstrate experience in all areas, simply answer ‘no’ to the experiences you do not have. Be sure not to underestimate your accomplishments, whatever you have done is worth mentioning!

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


Various language requirements
• English or French Essential
• Bilingual Imperative – Level: BBB/BBB, BBC/BBC, CBC/CBC
• Bilingual Non-Imperative

Second Language Writing and Reading Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application. You can access the self-assessment tests at the following address:

Information on language requirements

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


One or more of the following may be assessed if required for the position to be staffed:
• Ability to communicate in order to transmit and receive information clearly
• Create Vision and Strategy
• Mobilize people
• Uphold integrity and respect
• Promote innovation and guide change
• Achieve Results
• Thinking things through
• Working effectively with others
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented
• Service Excellence
• Other competencies specific to the position to be staffed.


Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment


Reliability Status security clearance – Enhanced Reliability or Secret clearance may be required for some positions.


All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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

Feel free to apply and communicate with us in the official language of your choice.


You’ll be assessed to ensure that you meet the qualifications of these positions. This includes a review of the information you provide in this application, an on-line exam, and may include other assessments such as an interview or reference checks.

At every step, from the application process to the end of the assessment process, accommodation measures or adjustments are available to you. Examples include accessible environments, different formats, larger fonts, adaptive technology, extra time, individual testing, and more. Accommodation measures are designed to remove barriers to a fair assessment and allow candidates to fully demonstrate their competencies.

For additional information regarding assessment accommodation, please consult: To request accommodation measures or adjustments, contact us at

When managers consider you for a specific position, they may ask for more information before making a final decision. Successful candidates and hiring managers will have access to various options to implement any necessary adjustments to ensure a seamless transition into the role. For example, tools like the Accessibility Passport will help you and your manager identify and implement what you need to do your job.


On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.
As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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

GC Recruitment Team

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