Government of Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Government of Canada



  1. Home
  2. >
  3. Our Office
Job Ref:

Job Title:
Program Clerk (Short Term Assignments) Competition # 565

Rs. 27, 650 per month (non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:
Emergency employment

Term Details:
The Consulate General of Canada is seeking energetic and reliable team players with a flair for learning and performing to create a pool of emergency employees to meet its short term requirements.


LE 03

Consulate General of Canada, Bengaluru

Closing date for applications:
22-01-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under close supervision, performs routine clerical tasks, including entering baseline information into automated systems, creating electronic and hard copy files, retaining and disposing of files as per departmental instruction, sending and tracking correspondence, maintaining filing system, preparing and maintaining various documentation, provides assistance to colleagues and performs other duties.

Essential qualifications:
Mandatory Screening Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from a government recognized college/University.

Language: Fluency in English language (written and oral).

Computer Skills: MS-Office (including Word, Excel), MS Outlook.

Mandatory Rated Qualifications:

• Knowledge of general office procedures and practices.

• Ability to follow instructions
• Ability to provide administrative support
• Ability to demonstrate high attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to work effectively within a team, independently and with supervisors.

Personal Suitability:
• Integrity
• Judgement
• Resilience/Stamina
• Adaptability & Flexibility

Asset Qualifications:
Candidates are encouraged to indicate how they meet the following criteria, where applicable:

• Ability to read, understand and communicate in French/ Hindi/ Kannada/ Gujrati.
• 6 months or more experience in general office environment. Demonstrated work experience on a PC in a network environment
• Prior work experience in the visa section of any High Commission/ Embassy

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:

• Meet all of the mandatory screening qualifications and mandatory rated qualifications stated below.
• Have independent work authorization in India.
• Willing to work on short term assignments (6 months or less).

Condition(s) of Employment:
The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to a Reliability Check (RC) obtained by the Management. To conduct the Reliability Check (RC), the candidate will have to submit the following documents on being selected by the mission.

• Police clearance certificate (Character Certificate)
• Letter of recognition from your bank stating your name, years of client service and your address
• Professional and educational certificates and mark sheets (i.e., academic transcripts)

Area of selection:
Individuals who are eligible to work in India and residing in Bengaluru.

Important Notes:
NOTE: The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, inclusive and diverse workforce and to pursuing employment equity. Diversity is our strength and all applicants who meet the qualifications below are encouraged to apply.
The initial appointment shall be for 3 months that can be extended up to a maximum of 6 months in a period of 12 months depending on the operational requirements.
Fresh college graduates are welcome to apply.
Employees who are presently working with the High Commission of Canada or Regional offices as full-time or term or emergency employees may not apply.
All applications will be carefully reviewed against the mandatory screening requirements and mandatory rated qualifications of the job. Please submit a cover note with your candidature, clearly indicating how you meet the screening requirements. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of your application.
Candidates screened in will be contacted for further assessment, including: a personal interview with a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant’s knowledge, abilities, competencies and personal suitability for the position. In addition, tests may be conducted to assist the selection board in assessing the applicant’s qualifications, skills and language ability. Reference verifications shall be conducted as a part of the hiring process.
The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility list to staff similar openings at the Consulate General of Canada, Bengaluru which may arise in the twelve (12) months following the completion of this competition.
Note that the candidates will only be contacted through the email provided in their application. Please check your mailbox regularly for any information.

For more information about this position please open the following documents:

Sorry, this vacancy is closed.

Primary navigation