Public Services and Procurement Canada
An Ottawa employee from Public Services and Procurement Canada taking part in Indigenous Awareness Week  

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Public Services and Procurement Canada was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2018):

  • Along with appointing co-champions for mental health, Public Services and Procurement Canada is working with other departments to establish a psychological health and safety working group and a departmental wellness strategy
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada created a Mental Health Ombudsman (the first such position within the federal public service), to provide informal and confidential discussions, neutral and objective advice, and a discrete and welcoming office
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada is piloting a Positive Measure Program to hire persons with developmental disabilities -- the department is working with community partners to schedule part-time and casual employment, allowing individuals to integrate into the workforce
Public Services and Procurement Canada employees celebrating during Indigenous Awareness Week  

Highlights

Industry Federal Government, Government Support
Major Canadian hiring locations Gatineau QC, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 11,373
Formal diversity strategy has a defined strategy to achieve diversity and inclusion goals
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Diversity Co-champions
Formal commitment Employment Equity and Diversity Champion, regional Diversity Champions, national diversity network
Employee resource groups networks receive funding to host awareness events and promote their initiatives, networks include persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, LGBTQ2+, Managers Community Network, National Youth Network, Cancer Support Group (pilot project)
Diversity highlights participates in the Federal Internship for Newcomers Program, is piloting a program to eliminate language-related barriers to career advancement, offering second language scholarships to high-potential individuals, launched a Positive Space initiative, formal guidelines for gender transition, is developing a strategy to address official languages, hosts an annual Indigenous Awareness Week, maintains a procurement strategy to increase contracts with Aboriginal businesses

The Career Directory

Public Services and Procurement Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Federal Government, Government Support
Full-time employees in Canada 10,001 to 25,000
Parent company Government of Canada
Major Canadian hiring locations Gatineau QC, Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Other info for new grads Bilingual (French and English) work environment
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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