RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Programs and services to Canadians – Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities – Post-Secondary Recruitment

  • Location: Various locations
  • Deadline: November 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Programs and services to Canadians – Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities – Post-Secondary Recruitment

Reference number: PSC21J-009653-001186
Selection process number: PSR/RP-2021-PM-01-EA-PWD
Government of Canada – GC Recruitment
Various locations
PM-01 – or equivalent
$54,878 to $61,379 (as well as pension and benefits)For further information on the organization, please visit Government of Canada – GC Recruitment

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Closing date: 24 November 2021 – 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroadAND

who self-declare as persons with disabilities.

Important messages

The Government of Canada strives to be representative of the population it serves in all its diversity, and is committed to hiring over 5 000 people with disabilities by 2025 in a variety of fields across the federal public service.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. To request accommodation measures or adjustments during any phase of this process and for any questions, contact us at Any information you provide in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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

The intent of this process is to recruit persons with disabilities from across the country to provide services to Canadians while contributing to a workforce that is reflective of Canada’s diversity.

This process is in support of current and future staffing needs at the Government of Canada. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for consideration.

Positions to be filled: 350

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination* of education, training and/or experience) is required.

*An acceptable combination is defined as completion of three years of secondary school and a minimum of two years of cumulative work experience.
If you acquired your diploma outside of Canada, you will be required to provide a Canadian equivalency certificate.

Degree equivalency

You must have experience in conducting research through databases, internet sources or other data sources.

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

Graduation by June 30, 2022, with a diploma or degree 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.

Degree equivalency

One or more of the following experience MAY be required for some positions and will be assessed only if required:
• Experience providing client services by phone, in person, or electronically (e.g. by email).
• Experience in delivering programs or services that require providing information, explanation or clarification to the general public.
• Experience using technology in a variety of computer applications to create documents such as emails, reports, spreadsheets, and/or presentations.
• Experience interpreting and applying legislation or policies.

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

Various language requirements
Positions may require a variety of linguistic profiles including:
• 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 abilities are required for all positions and will be assessed:
• Sound judgement required for solving problems in work-related situations (Judgement).
• The ability to communicate effectively and professionally in a team environment or with the public.
For some positions, this will be required verbally and in writing (Written and Oral Communication).
• The ability to effectively respond to client needs through quality service (Client Focus).
• Punctuality and the ability to meet work deadlines (Dependability).
• The ability to work cooperatively and respectfully, while contributing to team results (Working with Others).

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

One or more of the following abilities MAY be required for certain positions and will be assessed as required:
• The ability to gather information in order to problem solve and make recommendations to clients or colleagues (Diagnostic Information Gathering).
• The ability to think critically and make decisions based on available information (Thinking Skills).
• The ability to review and verify information with accuracy in a fast-paced environment to support decision-making (Verification and Accuracy).
• The ability to thrive in a fast paced, high volume environment (Working Under Pressure)

One or more of the following requirements MAY be required for some positions:
• Willing and able to travel, as required
• Willing and able to work overtime, as required
• Willing and able to work variable hours, including working nights and/or weekends and/or shift work and/or overtime, and/or part-time or full-time hours based on operational requirements

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. Following your application, you will be required to successfully write the Public Service Entrance Exam – Test of Judgement (TOJ) online. 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 The process may include other assessments such as an interview or reference checks.

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.

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


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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