Position title: Locally-Engaged Information Technology Professional (LEITP)
Section: Information Technology, Canadian Defence Liaison Staff Section
Location: Embassy of Canada, Washington, D.C.
Position no: EXT-320022
Starting salary: $69,521 USD per annum, plus benefits
Competition no: 39/16
Date posted: March 10, 2017
Closing date: March 27, 2017
Employment Tenure: There is one term position available, having a specified period of employment of three (3) years, with the possibility of a term extension or a change in status to indeterminate based on operational needs. This competitive staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and other similar positions, with various tenures, including indeterminate, term, assignment/transfer, and/or acting opportunities at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. When you submit your application, you must specify all types of employment tenures for which you wish to be considered, e.g., indeterminate, term, assignment/transfer, and/or acting.
Under the direction of the Information Systems Manager, working in a client-service orientated team environment, the Locally-Engaged IT Professional will provide general user support, technical support, system administration support for classified and unclassified LAN/WAN systems and user community applications, remote access support, and will perform other duties, as needed.Language requirement:
English (The ability to work in French would be an asset.)Condition of employment (must be met):
Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet the Education and Experience requirements listed below:
Successful completion of two years of an acceptable post-secondary education program in computer science, information technology, information management or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed; or an acceptable combination of relevant experience, education, and training.
Candidates who meet the Education and Experience requirements will be assessed on the following qualifications. The assessment may be a written test, an interview, an in-basket exercise, a skills test, or any combination of these methods.
The staffing process will consist of a review of all applications to ensure that applicants meet the essential requirements. Please note that failure to meet any of the essential requirements eliminates candidates from further consideration in the competition. Only those applicants who meet these will be contacted by the Human Resources Section for an interview or other form of assessment of the Rated Requirements.
The assessment may include an interview, a written test, and other tests that will consist of a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant's knowledge, abilities, and personal suitability for the position.
The Embassy offers a competitive salary, generous leave and a strong benefits package to include medical, dental, long term and short term disability, and a retirement savings plan to name a few.
The Embassy is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes.Method of application:
Applications should be sent by e-mail to: by the closing date. In completing their applications, candidates should confirm that they meet all the essential requirements and take care to relate their work experience to the position description and indicate the position number.Hours of work:
Normal hours of work for this position are in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Locally Engaged Staff (LES) in the United States of 37.5 hours per week. The incumbent will be required to work overtime on an as-needed basis. Travel to Canadian consulates across the USA may be required.
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