Parliamentary Protective Service – Finance Services Sector – Readiness and Logistic Support Branch
CR-06 – The position is at the PPS-4 group and level and the salary is based on a 35-hour work week
$51,056 to $67,184
For further information on the organization, please visit Parliamentary Protective Service
Closing date: 25 April 2023 – 23:59, Pacific Time
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.
The Driver, Handling and Delivery is responsible for: providing efficient transportation services to employees of the Parliamentary Protective Service and other identified authorized users. The incumbent is responsible to drive small, medium and large transportation vehicles, operational vehicles as well as the utilization of specialized tools and equipment to provide delivery and handling services of, fleet vehicles, goods between locations on the Hill, throughout the National Capital Region (NCR) and outside the NCR.
The PPS is a separate and distinct organization and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act. PPS has its own classification, compensation system and staffing regime. Persons appointed to PPS continue to be part of the federal government and will receive the public service pension plan and public service insurance benefits plan.
What we offer:
- Health, dental, and vision care insurance plans
- Public Service Pension Plan
- 35-hour standard work week
- Minimum 4 weeks of paid vacation
- Free on-site fitness facilities
- Employee and Family Assistance Program
- Centrally located in downtown Ottawa
- Proximity to O-Train Parliament Stop
- Named one of the National Capital Region’s top Employers of 2023
Intent of the process
The purpose of this recruitment and selection process is to establish a pool of qualified and/or partially qualified candidates.
Who can apply:
Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents residing in the NCR.
The pool may also be used in the future to staff similar positions within the PPS and for other organizations.
Positions to be filled: 1
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
- High school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
- Degree equivalency
Recent* and significant** experience in driving vehicles that requires a class F or 4B (Class G and 5 driver’s license are acceptable if the proper classes are obtained within the first 12 months of employment.
Experience in material handling and delivery.
Experience using various software, including Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook.
Recent means within the last five (5) years.
**Significant is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed a broad range of complex activities related to this task, which are acquired on a full-time basis over a given period of time.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual – Imperative (BBB/BBB)
Information on language requirements
- Time Management
- Interpersonal Skills
- Teamwork and Collaboration
- Client Service Orientation
- Thinking Skills
- The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Ability and willingness to regularly lift and carry items weighting up to 18kg (40 lb.).
Willingness and ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
Willingness and ability to work overtime as required.
Conditions of employment
All candidates must be eligible to obtain both a Site Access Clearance and Enhanced Reliability Status and Secret/Top Secret clearance where required. The process involves a background investigation that includes: a loyalty assessment, law enforcement verifications, credit and financial verifications as well as a security interview wherein questions may include (but not limited to), previous employment, online activities, financial situation, alcohol and/or drug use. Your personal references as well as previous employers will also be contacted as part of the security screening process. You must also consent to completing a personal history questionnaire, be fingerprinted and photographed.
Good driving record with a Valid Driver’s Licence.
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
We also encourage veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces to self-identify when applying to our job opportunities.
All communication (screening, assessments, invitations, results) with applicants will be done by e-mail. Ensure that the e-mail address provided is valid, always functional and accepts messages from unknown users.
To submit your on-line application, you will first need to create an account on the GC Jobs website. Once your account is created, return to the job poster, and select the button “Apply Online” below. Candidates who are unable to apply online must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.
It is your responsibility, as a candidate, to clearly demonstrate how you meet each qualification (education, experience, and assets) by answering the screening questions in the online application.
You must provide concrete specific examples to illustrate how you meet each criterion identified in the questions. Your answers must include where and how you obtained the required experience, as well as the period(s) in which you performed the functions of the position(s). Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or missing information.
Candidates 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.
Various assessment tools may be used to evaluate candidates during the selection process.
Depending on the number of applicants volume management strategies MAY BE USED for the purpose of managing applications.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications, including the linguistic requirement to be appointed to a position.
Relocation and travel expenses incurred during the recruitment and selection process are the applicant’s responsibility.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.