Detachment Services Assistant (Shift Work)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Leduc, AB (27 days ago)

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Leduc (Alberta)
CR-05 - SPCK-05
$52,162 to $56,471
For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 26 September 2019 - 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

In order to have your application considered, all screening questions must be answered. Candidates must provide CONCRETE EXAMPLES which demonstrate how they meet the education requirement and the experience factors listed in the essential qualification. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities.

FOR EACH EXPERIENCE CRITERIA, please provide the following MANDATORY information:

1 - Name of the department or organization where the experience was acquired;

2 - Title of the position occupied; and

3 - Specific details of tasks or projects demonstrating how the experience was acquired and concrete examples.

Your application must adhere to the stipulated format.


The Competency “Communication - Written” will be assessed through the screening questions; this evaluation will lead to a mark of “pass” or “fail” on this qualification.

Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the education and/or experience described in the screening questions.


Work environment
A Detachment Services Assistant provides administrative and operational support services for police officers and other employees at a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment. This position also provides front counter and telephone assistance, services and information to the general public and is required to work shift work including night shifts. For example, from 17:30 to 04:30.

Intent of the process
This process will initially be used to staff one full-time position on an indeterminate (permanent) basis, and create a pool of qualified candidates.

Please note this process will only be used to staff positions in Leduc, Alberta. Applicants are encouraged to apply only if they are willing and able to work in or relocate to Leduc, Alberta.

This pool of qualified candidates may be used to future staff similar positions with various tenures within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (i.e. indeterminate, term, deployment, acting, assignment and secondment).

Should a CM be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to another category for the member.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Successful completion of two years of secondary school or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.*

  • Proof of education will be required prior to appointment.
Degree equivalency

Experience in the provision of administrative support services including three of the following: data entry, preparing correspondence, ordering office supplies, filing, or processing mail.

Experience in using computer applications including two of the following: databases, email, spreadsheets or word processing.

Experience providing service to internal or external clients / general public, via telephone or in person.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Successful completion of secondary school education.

Degree equivalency

Training and/or experience in providing financial support services such as the collection and recording of monies received, handling petty cash funds, verifying supplier invoices, preparing invoices.

Experience working in a law enforcement and/or legal environment.

Experience transcribing and/or ability to transcribe statements from audio cassettes or digital media.

Experience in maintaining a law enforcement database such as: Police Reporting Occurrence System (PROS) or Canadian Police Information (CPIC).

Knowledge of local area


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

Information on language requirements

Effective oral communication.

Effective written communication.

Ability to work in a stressful environment.

Ability to deal effectively with police situations.

Ability to transmit information.

Working effectively with others.


Thinking things through.

Detail oriented.

Being organized.

Showing initiative and being action-oriented.

Demonstrating integrity and respect.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Willingness and ability to work overtime, as required.

Willing and able to work in a busy police environment, including exposure to unsettling and/or graphic material.

Willingness and ability to travel for work and/or training purposes using various modes of transportation (including owned or leased government transport, commercial and light aircraft and up to and including remote locations).

Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - NOTE: Successful candidates will require a valid RCMP security clearance prior to appointment and throughout the tenure of their employment.

The process to obtain RCMP security clearance involves a security/reliability interview and a field investigation regarding matters of criminal activity which includes reference checks, verification of credit/financial status, education, employment, etc. As such, the process may take several weeks or months to complete.

Willing and able to work shift work.

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

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). Candidates are strongly encouraged to check their email on a regular basis.

All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

Candidates may be assessed using one or more of the following tools: standardized tests, written exam, interview, simulation exercise and reference checks.

Your responses to the screening questions will be used as the primary source in determining whether you meet the screening requirements. If you do not fully complete the screening questions as instructed, you may be screened out.

Volume Management strategies may be used.

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.

Only online applications are accepted. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System.

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.