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New Job Telecommunications Operator (Trainee) In Ontario

Telecommunications Operator (Trainee)
Telecommunications Operator (Trainee)

Telecommunications Operator (Trainee)

Company : Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Salary : $51,673–$60,453 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Federal Policing
Ottawa (Ontario)
PO-TCO-01 - LES-TO-01
$51,673 to $60,453 (Salary under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 24 August 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Ottawa (ON) and within a 250 kilometer radius of Ottawa (ON), within Canadian territory, extending to, amongst others, Kingston (ON), Pembroke (ON), Maniwaki (QC), Rigaud (QC).

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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

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.

Work environment

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) 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 value high quality service to clients, we want to hear from you!

Our team is located at 73 Leikin Drive in Ottawa, Ontario (Barrhaven), in a modern building with plenty of free parking, convenient access to bus routes immediately outside of the building, free use of a gym, and a cafeteria onsite.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to staff two (2) positions on an indeterminate basis, with linguistic profiles BBB/BBB and an RCMP Top Secret Security Clearance.

The intent of the process is to establish a pool of qualified applicants for the training program.

Upon initial appointment as a Telecommunications Operator Trainee, continued employment is conditional upon successful completion of classroom training, field coaching, simulation exams and proficiency evaluations for call-taking and dispatching.

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: 2

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A secondary school diploma, or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma.

Degree equivalency

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

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Develops Self
Meeting Client Needs
Problem Solving

Effectively communicate – oral and written
Recall details such as addresses, phone numbers and licence plates while performing other tasks
Read Maps
Type 40 w.p.m. with less than 5% error rate*

  • Please note over half of all applicants do not pass the CritiCall Exam due to inability to meet typing requirements. Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure their typing skills are within the required limits prior to submitting application.

NOTE: The above-noted abilities are assessed using CritiCall, a computer program specifically designed to test knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for success in high-stress dispatch environments. For more information, applicants are encouraged to consult:

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

Asset Qualifications:
Call-taking or dispatching in a police agency
Experience providing advice or services to the public
Experience working in an environment that requires multitasking*

  • Multitasking is defined as the performance of multiple tasks at one time.

Operational Requirements:
Travel (e.g. for the purposes of attending mandatory training, or testifying in a court of law).

Conditions of employment

RCMP Enhanced reliability status with Top secret security clearance
Work shift work (24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year)
Meet and maintain the medical profile standards established for the position, and (if applicable) any additional medical requirements for isolated posts, in accordance with the National Joint Council Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive
Exposure to emotionally charged clients and incidents which may be traumatic, violent and disturbing
Work in a confined or restrictive workspace, wear a headset and exposure to multiple computer screens and noise disturbances for extended periods of time
Work on short notice and overtime to meet operational needs

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

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:

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.

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.