Procurement Officer job from Public Services and Procurement Canada in Kingston, ON, Canada

Tuesday 15th, March 2022

Public Services and Procurement Canada

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Kingston, ON


Supply Chain / Logistics / Procurement

Public Services and Procurement Canada is a reputed company based in Kingston, ON. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Supply Chain / Logistics / Procurement to join our team as Procurement Officer.

Public Services and Procurement Canada - Procurement
Kingston (Ontario), Petawawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario)
$61,896 to $70,668

For further information on the organization, please visit Public Services and Procurement Canada

    How to Apply
    Client service competency

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Closing date: 17 March 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

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At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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Work environment
We are One PSPC!
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

At PSPC, we are committed to achieving a competent, representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. We work hard to create a welcoming, respectful and inclusive workplace through a variety of programs and initiatives. In fact, we have been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the fifth year in a row and here is a list of some of our diversity and inclusion achievements:
  • five diversity networks;
  • a Task Force on Anti-racism, Workplace Culture and Equity;
  • a national Reconciliation and Indigenous Engagement Unit;
  • an Ombudsman for Mental Health (the first such position within the federal public service);
  • an Accessibility Office and;
  • a Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Centre of Expertise.

While many programs and initiatives have already been implemented in line with our commitments to diversity and inclusion, we aim to get better! That's why we invite you to be part of the change by joining an organization where individual differences are recognized, valued and respected. Be part of the solution!

Currently most of the staff are working remotely in response to the public health guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. At a later time when safe to do so staff are expected to report to their designated work location to perform their duties. On-going full-time telework is not guaranteed.
Telework arrangements may be made in consultation with management and in accordance with internal telework policy and guidelines.
Intent of the process

The intent of this appointment process is to establish a fully assessed pool of qualified candidates to staff future vacancies of various tenures as they arise at Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Successful completion of secondary school education according to provincial/territorial standards; or a satisfactory score on the PSC test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or an acceptable combination of education, experience and/or training relevant to the position(s) being staffed.

Degree equivalency

Recent* experience in providing interpretation and advice or guidance to managers, clients or the public on the procedures, policies and/or legislation in an operational setting.

Recent* experience providing services to clients in a fast-paced, high-volume or multi-tasking environment.

  • Note: Recent defined as within the past 5 years.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Graduation with a post-secondary diploma or degree from a recognized institution.

Degree equivalency

Experience in materiel management functions including but not limited to lower dollar value procurement, acquisition card procurement, disposals, fleet management.

Experience providing interpretation and advice or guidance to managers and clients on the procedures, policies and legislation related to the procurement for goods, services, or construction.

Recent* experience acquiring goods or services or construction using various procurement methodologies such as Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements within the federal government in a Procurement and Contracting environment.

  • Note: Recent defined as within the past 5 years.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

These competencies will be assessed later in the process.
- Client Service Competency - Level 1 (
  • Thinking things through
  • Working effectively with others
  • Showing initiative and being action-oriented
  • Integrity and Respect
  • Communication (orally and in writing)
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
In support of achieving a diverse workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, self-declare* as belonging to one of the following designated Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal person, Person with a Disability, Member of visible Minority group, Woman.

  • We encourage you to self-declare during the online application process by selecting the appropriate box under the Employment Equity (EE) section. Please note that you must complete this questionnaire if you wish to be considered for these opportunities. To complete the questionnaire, you must be a member of an EE group and select Collection Purpose 1 to be considered for job opportunities where belonging to an EE group is a condition for eligibility, or a screening or selection criterion specifically targeting EE groups.

To learn more about employment equity, click on the link below.

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Willingness and ability to periodically work overtime

Willingness and ability to periodically travel within Canada

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates who apply on this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and to make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is the candidate’s responsibility to provide any changes to their personal information to the contact indicated on this job advertisement.

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service. (

As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Skills required

How To Apply

Please submit your application as instructed in the job advert or Apply from Company Website