Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Canadian Firearms Program
GT-04 - SP-GTEC-04
$73,341 to $83,385
Closing date: 25 July 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.
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.
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.
Persons who cannot apply online or persons with disabilities preventing them from applying online are asked to inform the contact persons responsible for this process prior to the closing date. You may also review jobs open to the public through INFOTEL at 1-800-645-5605. The INFOTEL number for persons using a TTY/TDD is 1-800-532-9397.
The Canadian Firearms Program is looking for talented and skilled individuals to join our dynamic team. We offer a diverse, inclusive, respectful and healthy work environment that offers flexible work arrangements to ensure work-life balance. If you value teamwork, challenging assignments and are innovative, collaborative and offer high quality service to clients, we want to hear from you!
Full-time remote work will not be an option and successful candidates should be ready to relocate to the National Capital Region.
A pool of candidates will be established and will be used to staff positions within the Canadian Firearms Program on an indeterminate or specified period (including term, acting, or assignment) basis, with various linguistic profiles (English Essential and Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB) and various RCMP security clearances.
Should a Civilian Member (CM) be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to the Public Service (PS) category for the CM.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
A secondary school diploma or employer approved alternatives.
Recent* and extensive** experience with a variety of firearms such as: rifles, pistols, revolvers, shotguns, military & police automatic firearms and commercial sporting firearms.
Experience with ammunition or ammunition reloading procedures.
Experience researching and providing firearm technical information.
- Recent experience is acquired within approximately the past 5 years.
**Extensive experience is understood to mean the depth and breadth of the experience normally associated with having performed a broad range of various, complex related activities
Experience using the Firearms Reference Table (FRT).
Experience using standard operating polices and quality assurance practices.
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative (BBB/BBB)
Information on language requirements
Successful completion of the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course
NOTE: Candidates do not need to have completed these courses to apply. They must, however, have successfully completed them prior to an offer of employment being made.
Knowledge of firearms and ammunition (may include but not limited to: firearm operating principles, firearm design principles, firearm operating cycles, the meaning/significance of firearm markings/proofs marks, firearm terminology, firearm component names, ammunition terminology and ammunition reloading procedures).
Knowledge of Part III of the Criminal Code.
Knowledge of methods of researching firearm technical information.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to prioritize workload.
Attention to Detail
Willingness and ability to work overtime as required.
Willingness and ability to travel as required.
Reliability Status security clearance - All applicants for positions within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be subject to a thorough security clearance process which includes an interview wherein questions may include (but not limited to), reference checks, previous employment, on-line activities, credit checks, alcohol and/or drug use.
Must handle firearms as required.
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
Candidates must meet all essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. This will be determined through the use of various evaluation tools.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
You must provide proof of education credentials. If you obtained your degree outside Canada, it is your responsibility to demonstrate its equivalence, please take a look at the following link for more information: https://www.cicic.ca
Indeterminate employees at the same group and level, or equivalent may be considered for deployment, assignment/secondment prior to the assessment of other applicants.
Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and/or application form.
Our means of communication with applicants is via e-mail. Please ensure to include a functional e-mail address, which will accept messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mails). It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
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.
HOW TO APPLY:
You will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Qualifications (Education and all Essential Experiences).
When answering the screening questions, it is not sufficient to say that you have the required qualifications or to list your current or past responsibilities. Rather, you must provide concrete examples of tasks you have accomplished with significant details to explain the WHAT, WHEN, WHERE and HOW you acquired each qualification.
For each experience criteria, please provide the following information:
1- Name of the department or organization where the experience was acquired;
2- Title of the position occupied, group and level and the period(s) in which you performed the functions (M-Y to M-Y);
3- Specific details of tasks or projects demonstrating how the experience was acquired (Situation/Challenge, Tasks, Action and Result).
Should your responses to the screening questions contain insufficient details to demonstrate that you meet the screening criteria, your application will not be given further consideration in this process. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.
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Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.