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RMB 89,322.00 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This competition is Anticipatory Staffing to create an eligibility list for any potential indeterminate, term and emergency vacancies that may arise within this domain.




Closing date for applications:
16-08-2017 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the supervision of the MCO, the Receptionist assists in the delivery of the Consular Program; operates the central telephone switchboard of the mission; provides general information and front-line assistance to non-consular visitors of the Consulate General; controls physical access to the Consulate and the maintenance of the waiting area; performs other duties as required.

Essential qualifications:
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree from university, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience
• Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
• Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
• Minimum one (1) year experience in all of the following areas:
o Experience in general administrative duties
o Experience in dealing with the public and customer/client service
o Experience in working in a team environment
• Knowledge of general office procedure and practices
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools, including Outlook, Word and Excel
• Ability to write effective business correspondence in English and Chinese
Personal suitability:
• Adaptability and Flexibility – Willingly alters normal course of action
• Client Focus – Responds appropriately
• Effective Interactive Communication – Checks understanding and clarity
• Teamwork and Cooperation – Expresses positive attitudes and expectations of team or team members
• Focus on Quality and Details – Checks own work

Asset Qualifications:
• Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
• Proficiency in Cantonese (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
• Previous experience as a receptionist or administrative assistant in an office environment

Organizational Needs:
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Operational Requirements:
• Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
• Able to travel domestically and internationally as required

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Area of selection:
This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date.

Important Notes:
We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further testing. Your application must include an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae in English or French.

Your application letter should clearly indicate how you meet all of the mandatory requirements as listed under: the Area of Selection; Education; Languages and Experience.

Please be advised that applications through email will NOT be considered, you must apply using the online application.

Please be advised that incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
An eligibility list may be established from this process to staff potential vacancies that may arise within this domain on indeterminate, term or emergency basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those invited to further assessment will be contacted. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information so that you can be easily reached (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.)

If you have any questions, please send email to
The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.
The Government 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 us 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.

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