National Defence - Comox, BC (30+ days ago)

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National Defence - Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Comox (British Columbia)
$18.62 to $20.26 per hour (Salary under review)

Closing date: 7 June 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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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

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.

Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in screening questions should be supported by your resume.

Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

Our organization will only accept on-line applications for this advertisement. All job applications must therefore be submitted through For this advertisement, applicants will be required to provide information which is only accessible when applying on-line (namely the job questionnaire).

Work environment

The Department of National Defence (DND) is one of the largest federal government employers. DNDs role is to provide services and support to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in their operations and missions at home and abroad. As a civilian employee, you will be an important part of the Defence Team.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar positions (including lower level positions) on an indeterminate or term basis, including casual employment and with various security requirements.

Positions to be filled: 4

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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


Experience in industrial and/or commercial cleaning

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Core competencies

Demonstrating Integrity and respect
Thinking things through
Working effectively with others
Showing initiative and being action-oriented


Ability to communicate orally
Ability to understand and follow instructions

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

Asset Qualifications

Secondary school diploma

Degree equivalency

Experience performing cashier duties or operating a point of sale terminal
Experience of various types of industrial cleaning equipment and the techniques to operate, clean and maintain them
Experience in providing food services in an institutional, commercial or industrial food environment

Knowledge of WHMIS and safety procedures while handling chemicals and equipment

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

Secret security clearance

Depending on the position being staffed, any of the conditions of the employment below may be deemed as required for the position:

Must be available to work irregular hours (on call), shift work, weekends and consent to work additional (overtime) hours on occasion.
Must wear approved personal protective equipment as required
Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 kgs in accordance with general safety practices
Must be able to climb ladders to perform various duties at heights of up to 8 feet

Candidates must meet and maintain the above Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

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

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

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

It is your responsibility to check your e-mail regularly to ensure that you do not miss out on any opportunities. Failure to respond in the timeframe provided will result in you not being referred to the organization.

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

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 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.