Interior Designer

Public Services and Procurement Canada - Moncton, NB (30+ days ago)

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Public Services and Procurement Canada - Real Property Branch, Professional and Technical Services
Moncton (New Brunswick), Saint John (New Brunswick), Corner Brook (Newfoundland and Labrador), St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Sydney (Nova Scotia), Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)
$66,610 to $75,733

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Closing date: 24 May 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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


Members belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Visible minorities or persons with disabilities.

****You must meet both criteria above to apply****

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At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.


This position is required to fulfill the role of Interior Designer with the AER (Architecture & Engineering Resources) Interior Design Group. The Interior Designer is mainly responsible for quality assurance and oversight on fit-up and accommodation projects. He/she monitors project delivery to ensure technical deliverables are in accordance with established scope of services, fee and timelines. The Interior Designer provides technical expertise in interior design as well as interior design services. The Interior Designer also assists in developing furniture procurement strategies and participates in activities pertaining to furniture requirements and procurement within project delivery.

Work environment

We are One PSPC!
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

At PSPC, we are committed to achieving a competent, representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. We work hard to create a welcoming, respectful and inclusive workplace through a variety of programs and initiatives. In fact, we have been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the fifth year in a row and here is a list of some of our diversity and inclusion achievements:
  • five diversity networks with a national coordinator;
  • a Task Force on Anti-racism, Workplace Culture and Equity;
  • a national Reconciliation and Indigenous Engagement Unit;
  • an Ombudsman for Mental Health (the first such position within the federal public service);
  • an Accessibility Office and;
  • a Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Centre of Expertise.
We invite you to join an organization in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to staff one (1) indeterminate position in one of the following locations: Halifax NS, Sydney NS, Moncton NB, Saint John NB, Charlottetown PE, St. John’s NL, or Corner Brook NL.

This process may be used to establish a pool of partially or fully qualified candidates that may be used to staff similar positions at an identical or equivalent group and level with various linguistic requirements and various security profiles within Public Services and Procurement Canada. The pool may also be used in the future to staff similar positions on a term or indeterminate basis.

Positions to be filled: 1

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)

Graduation with a university degree from a recognized post-secondary Institution with specialization in Interior Design
Graduation with a diploma in Interior Design from a recognized college

Degree equivalency

Experience as an interior designer, providing interior design services as applied to office accommodations and/or other commercial and/or institutional interiors.

Experience must include:
a. Front-end project planning, including activities and project stages such as functional programming and needs analysis;
b. Concept design, space planning and design development;
c. Detailed design and construction documents including specifications;
Experience in working in a multidisciplinary team in the delivery of office accommodation projects.
Experience using AutoCAD software to produce drawings related to interior design such as construction drawings, schematics, plans and details drawings.

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

Experience in coordinating the work of other related design disciplines such as engineers.
Experience in Design/Technical reviews of deliverables, and providing recommendations/direction.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of current practices and standards related to office fit-up projects and/or other commercial projects.

Client Service – Level I (
Working Effectively with Others
Thinking things through
Showing initiative and being action-oriented
Demonstrating integrity and respect

Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to identify and analyze issues, develop solutions and make recommendations.
Ability to prepare scopes of work for design services.

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

Registered member of a recognized provincial interior design association in Canada
Intern member of a recognized provincial interior design association in Canada
National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certificate

In support of achieving a diverse workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, self-declare* as belonging to one of the following designated Employment Equity groups: Person with a Disability, Member of visible Minority group.

  • We encourage you to self-declare during the online application process by selecting the appropriate box under the Employment Equity (EE) section. Please note that you must complete this questionnaire if you wish to be considered for these opportunities. To complete the questionnaire, you must be a member of an EE group and select Collection Purpose 1 to be considered for job opportunities where belonging to an EE group is a condition for eligibility, or a screening or selection criterion specifically targeting EE groups.
Information on employment equity

Willing to work in and around construction sites, including wearing protective equipment.
Willing and able to travel.
Willing and able to work overtime on short notice and/or outside core business hours.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Possession of a valid Provincial Driver's License OR personal mobility to the extent normally associated with the possession of a valid driver's license, within the limits of Treasury Board Policy.

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

A reference check may be performed.
A written exam may be administered.
An interview may be conducted.

Only on-line applications, submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS), will be accepted.

Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent, we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

Please ensure that your email address is on your application for correspondence. Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email.)

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.


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.