Administrative Assistant - Various

Parks Canada - Jasper, AB (30+ days ago)

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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.

No cover letter required – Respond to questions in the on-line application.

*** NOTE: When submitting your application to this selection process, you will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Qualifications (Education and all Essential Experiences) as well as any Additional Qualifications (if applicable). Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Essential Qualifications when responding to the questions in the on-line application. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples with significant details to explain WHEN, WHERE and HOW you meet each factor. 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 when responding to the questions in the on-line application.
Failure to clearly demonstrate how you meet the Education and Experience factors when responding to the questions in the on-line application, may result in the rejection of your application.


Provides clerical and administrative/operational support services and related information/guidance, typically in support of a specific function or a program area in a field unit.

Work environment

Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

Intent of the process

This process is intended to fill anticipated vacancies with the same work description and may be used to staff various length of tenures (temporary, full-time, and part-time).

A variety of positions may be filled from this competition. Positions could be located in a range of work locations in Jasper National Park such as the Visitor Information Centre, the Administration Building, the Maintenance Compound or the Palisades Education Centre.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

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)

Successful completion of secondary school or Public Service Commission approved alternative.

Degree equivalency

  • Recent and significant** experience in providing administrative and/or financial support services.
  • Experience in working in a client serviced environment such as responding to requests for information from internal and/or external clients.
**Recent and significant is defined as a minimum of 1 year within the last 5 years

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Ability to plan and organize an administrative support workload;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to interpret and apply guideline or policies.
  • Personally connects with people;
  • Exercise sound judgement;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Takes responsibility;
  • Takes initiative.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Experience working in the field of Human Resources;
  • Experience in budget administration;
  • Experience working with an online reservation system for campgrounds, hostels, hotels or other accommodation type.
Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - All employees of the Federal Government are required to meet Reliability Status; details of the screening process and the application will be provided at the time of interview.