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Job Title:
Consular Assistant, Consular Section (Anticipatory)

Starting Annual Gross Salary: RMB 100,893 (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 to staff openings at LE-04 level of indeterminate, term or emergency duration which may arise at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing. **




Closing date for applications:
28-02-2021 at 23:59 UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Reports to the Consular Program Manager, the duties entail providing administrative support to the mission’s consular, passport and citizenship service delivery; providing back-up support to this service delivery; and other duties as required.

Essential qualifications:
• University or College degree or diploma from a recognized institution.
• Proficiency in English (reading, writing and speaking)
• Minimum two years’ experience in dealing with the public and customer/client service
• Minimum one (1) year experience performing general administrative duties
• Experience working on a PC in a network environment, including experience using mail, word processing and spreadsheet applications.
• General knowledge of Canada;
• Ability to analyze information
• Ability to write effective business correspondence in English using Microsoft Office
• Ability to manage competing priorities effectively with a high level of details
• Ability to follow written instructions
Personal suitability:
• Adaptability and Flexibility: Willingly alters normal course of action
• Client Focus: Responds appropriately
• Effective Interactive Communication- Checks for understanding and clarity
• Focus on Quality and Details – Checks own work
• Self-Control - Responds calmly
• Teamwork and Cooperation - Expresses positive attitudes and expectations of team or team members

Asset Qualifications:
Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:
• Proficiency in any of the following languages:
o French (reading, writing and speaking)
o Mandarin (reading, writing and speaking)
Experience :
• Experience working and/or studying in an international environment
• Experience in providing consular services or call centre

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice 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
• Requirement to undergo and succeed the Passport Certification within 6 months

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. Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Beijing at their own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Beijing at their own expense.

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

Your Application Letter should indicate how and why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed above under the Area of Selection, Education, Language, Experience, Knowledge, Abilities/skills and Personal suitability factors.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please ensure that you provide contact information (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.) so that we can easily contact you.
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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