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Job Ref:
2700

Job Title:
Events Room and Materiel Facilitator (Anticipatory Staffing)

Salary:
USD $18.27/hr (plus benefits)

Vacancy type:
Indeterminate

Term Details:
There is one position available. This competitive staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and other similar positions at the same level, with various tenures, including indeterminate, term, assignment/transfer, and/or acting opportunities at the Consulate General of Canada in New York or Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations.

Level:
General Support

Classification:
GS-02

Location:
Consulate General of Canada in New York and Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Closing date for applications:
11-10-2018 At midnight UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Under the general supervision of Events and Visits Officer, the Events Room & Material Facilitator will undertake hospitality & culinary duties (such as role of server during official events, coordination with contracted servers, assistance with setup and cleaning duties before and after official events, ensuring cleanliness of hospitality materiel, and preparation of light snacks and coffee service ensuring proper food management handling), cleaning duties (such as cleaning and sanitizing public areas, pantries, working areas and equipment so they are maintained in a clean and orderly condition and occasional large scale cleaning projects), administrative duties (such as ensuring the delivery and inventory of supplies and event materiel), material & supplies responsibilities (making purchase and reconciliation of expenditures), and other duties (such as overseeing or escorting contractors and collaborating with the security team).

Essential qualifications:
Essential Qualifications:
Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet the Language, Education and Experience qualifications listed below:
Language:
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
Education:
Successful completion of secondary school.
Experience:
1. Significant recent* work experience in office, building, and industrial cleaning.
2. Experience providing events support to a team.
3. Experience purchasing, supplies and cleaning materials.
4. Experience providing administrative support tasks, such as record keeping, data entry; and
5. Recent experience using MS Office Suite, e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook.
* Significant recent work experience is defined as a minimum of 3 years in the last 5 years.
Rated Requirements:
Candidates who meet the Education and Experience qualifications will be assessed on the following requirements.
Knowledge:
• Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety practices safety regulations regarding the use and disposable of chemical substances, protective gear, safety signs.
Abilities:
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively;
• Ability to work well independently and in a team;
• Ability to use Microsoft Office suite software, e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer;
• Ability to operate cleaning machines;
• Provide excellent client service, maintaining composure when dealing with unusual situations or difficult clients;
• Effective communication skills; and
• Demonstrate attention to detail including documentation and record-keeping.
Personal Suitability:
• Punctual and dependable;
• Tactful and Diplomatic;
• Professional;
• Adaptable and flexible;
• Sound judgement;
• Effective interpersonal skills; and
• Integrity.

Asset Qualifications:
Desirable Requirements:
• Ability to communicate in French.

Organizational Needs:
-

Operational Requirements:
Hours of work:
Normal hours of work for this position are in accordance with the Locally Engaged Staff (LES) regulations of 40 hours per week and may need to operate on a shift schedule between the hours of 08h00 and 20h00, Monday to Friday. The successful candidate must be able to work frequent overtime on short notice and be available for duties outside of normal working hours, i.e., early morning, evenings, weekends, and some overnight travel.

Condition(s) of Employment:
Condition of employment (must be met):
• Eligibility for a Government of Canada Reliability Status which includes a criminal and credit background check;
• Independent work authorization in the United States and status in accordance with United States protocol directives for foreign missions; and
• Good physical condition; standing for extended periods of time, bending, kneeling and capable of lifting 20lbs (9.5kg).

Area of selection:
Open to: • Persons living in the New York Tri-State Area. • Employees of the Consulate General of Canada in New York and Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations. • Employees of any Canadian Mission in the United States. • Spouses and dependents of Canada‐based staff at the Consulate General of Canada in New York and Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations. Note: Relocation expenses will not be paid in any circumstance. All applicants must: • Meet all of the essential qualifications stated below. • Be resident in the United States. • Have independent work authorization in the United States and status in accordance with United States protocol directives for foreign missions. • Submit resumes and a one-page cover letter by the closing date. The cover letter must specify, using concrete examples, how you meet the essential qualifications, i.e., language, education, experience, for this position. Note: Failure to provide any of the information required above will result in your application being rejected. All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

Important Notes:
Selection procedure:
The staffing process will consist of a review of all applications to ensure that applicants meet the essential qualifications. Please note that failure to meet any of the essential qualifications 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 and/or other form(s) of assessment (a written test, an in-basket exercise, and /or a skills test) of the Rated Requirements for the position. All candidates are required to show proof of legal status to live and work in the US. Reference verifications may also be carried out.

The Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes.
The Consulate General of Canada in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations offers a competitive salary, generous leave and a strong benefits package to include medical, dental, long term disability, and a retirement savings plan to name a few.



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