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Job Ref:
1806

Job Title:
MOVER (M/F)

Salary:
24 397 € annual gross + benefits i.e. possibility of monthly additional 6.5 hours at 125% hourly rate + 7 OTR days a year, transportation benefit, 13th month, health insurance benefit

Vacancy type:
Indeterminate

Term Details:
Full time – Indeterminate/permanent

Level:
General Support

Classification:
GS-02

Location:
Embassy of Canada, 35 Montaigne Avenue, Paris 75008

Closing date for applications:
07-07-2017 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the supervision of the Material manager, the mover is responsible for the material handling included in 60 accommodations, a chancery, a cultural center and a warehouse located in Paris surroundings, as well as two Canadian delegations (POECD and PESCO). He is in charge of transportation and deliveries, drives a moving truck in a professional manner, updates inventories, manages and checks the warehouse material, performs a few carpentry, plumbing and other related tasks.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened based on the essential qualifications in relation to education, experience and languages. Asset qualifications can also be taken into account in the screening process.
Candidates have to clearly demonstrate and explain in their application letter and CV how they meet each criteria of the essential qualifications and possibly also for the asset qualifications. It is not sufficient to simply state responsibilities. They must demonstrate and explain how they meet the criteria, not simply list the criteria they meet.
Pre-screened candidates will be evaluated in relation to the required qualifications by the following possible means: written test, interviews, role play, situational questions, reference checks.





Education:
• Certificate of professional/technical ability in professional moving and/or utility vehicle driving
OR
• Two years of recent relevant working experience*

*Note: “ recent relevant experience” means working experience as a mover or as a driver for a moving company or as a storehousekeeper and material handler
AND
• Valid category B French driving licence


Experience:
• A minimum of a 1 year working experience as a professional mover, or as a driver for a moving company or as a storehousekeeper and material handler
OR
• A minimum of a 1 year working experience as a utility vehicle driver

AND
Experience using current computer applications ( such as emails as e.g. MS Outlook)

Languages:
Good knowledge of French (written and spoken)

Abilities :
• To carry and handle heavy material such as pieces of furniture, appliances, boxes, safes…
• To load a truck and stow the items to be transported
• To organize and prioritize

Competencies :
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Client oriented
• Teamwork and Cooperation
• Reliability
• Discretion
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Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who in addition to meeting all of the essential qualifications do also meet the following asset qualifications:
• Goods-lift driving certificate (e.g. French CACES certificate)
• Knowledge of mechanics, carpentry and /or plumbing
• Knowledge of written and spoken English
If candidates meet the factors listed in the asset qualifications they must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter and/or CV in order for these to be taken into account.

Organizational Needs:
• Full time 5 days a week
• Hours of operations: 08:30-12:30 & 13:30-17:00
• Paid leave & vacation might be limited during the high season i.e. from 01July until 15 September
• Occasional overtime upon short notice;
• Occasional business trips
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Operational Requirements:
• Full time 5 days a week
• Hours of operations: 08:30-12:30 & 13:30-17:00
• Paid leave & vacation might be limited during the high season i.e. from 01July until 15 September
• Occasional overtime upon short notice;
• Occasional business trips

Condition(s) of Employment:
• To currently reside and be legally authorized to work and live in France on a permanent basis;
• To be able to obtain and maintain an enhanced reliability and security clearance of the Government of Canada.

Area of selection:
This position is open to individuals who have their main residence in France and who are legally authorized to work in France permanently as an employee, and who meet all of the essential requirements stated below and possibly the asset qualifications stated below as well, and whose applications are received by the closing date and time.This position is open also to spouses of Canada Based Staff members posted in one of the three Canadian missions in Paris (Embassy of Canada, Canadian delegations to OECD and UNESCO) who meet all of the essential requirements stated below and possibly the asset qualifications stated below as well, and whose applications are received by the closing date and time.

Important Notes:
How to apply
• Please follow the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1678& and complete the online application form. Candidates are also required to upload a CV and a covering letter. Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
• Candidates must clearly and concretely demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the essential qualifications and, if applicable, the asset qualifications. They need to clearly explain how they meet each criteria related to studies and experience and if applicable, demonstrate and explain each asset qualification.
• Candidates must also include in their cover letter the names, titles and phone numbers of at least 3 people, including recent direct supervisors (over the last 3 years) or clients, who could serve as professional references;
Important notes
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure accurate contact information is provided, and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts emails from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).
• Candidates selected at the screening stage will be invited for further assessments. Methods of assessments may include, but are not limited to : written examinations, oral interviews, role-plays, situational questions, practical tests, presentations.
• Assessments will be held at the Embassy of Canada in Paris.
• Assessments are currently being planned for end of June or in July
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs in case of appointment.
• The Embassy of Canada in Paris does not sponsor work permits directly or indirectly and does not petition on your behalf in any way regarding the process of obtaining a residence or working permit.
• After assessments, a list ranking the candidates according to the results obtained during the competition process will be established. Positions will be awarded to the most successful candidates based on the ranking.
• The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility/reserve list of staff for similar openings at the embassy (indeterminate or short-term), for a period of up to 12 months following the completion of this competition.
• If you have any questions, please send us an email at paris.rh@international.gc.ca. This email address does NOT accept any applications. Applications must be sent online to the link address indicated above in “How to apply”.





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