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Emergency Employment Part Time – Administrative Assistant

Position title: Administrative Assistant
Section: Common Services
Location: Consulate General of Canada, Seattle
Position number: EXT-307794
Level: LE-04
Starting salary: US$46,008 per annum
Competition number: SEATL_2020_01
Date posted: October 5, 2020
Closing date: Midnight, October 12, 2020 (PT)

The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle is seeking a qualified candidate for an emergency part-time temporary position of Administrative Assistant to provide front-line client services and administrative support.

Summary of duties 

Under the supervision of the Mission Administration Officer (MAO):

Open to

Employment tenure

There is one (1) emergency temporary part-time position available. Expected end date of the assignment is March 31, 2021, which may or may not be extended or terminated earlier depending on Mission operational needs.

This competitive staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and other similar positions with various tenures, including indeterminate, term, assignment, transfer or acting opportunities at the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle, which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this competition.

Essential Requirements

Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet the Education and Experience requirements listed.




*Recent is defined as within the last 5 years.

Rated Requirements

Candidates who meet the Education and Experience requirements will be assessed on the following qualifications. The assessment may be a written test, an interview, an in-basket exercise, a skills test or any combination of these methods.



Personal suitability

Conditions of employment (must be met)

Selection procedure

The staffing process will consist of a review of all applications to ensure that applicants meet the essential requirements. Please note that failure to meet any of the essential requirements 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 or other form of assessment of the Rated requirements.

The assessment may include an interview, a written test and other tests that will consist of a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant’s knowledge, abilities and personal suitability for the position.

The Consulate General of Canada, Seattle is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. The Consulate is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Method of application

Applications should be sent by e-mail to SEATL(G) by the closing date. In completing their applications, candidates should confirm that they meet all the Essential requirements and take care to relate their work experience to the position description and indicate the position number.

On the subject line of the email, write only your last name in all caps followed by this competition number: SEATL_2020_01. Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Hours of work

Normal hours of work for this position are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Monday to Friday, and are in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Locally Engaged Staff (LES) in the United States.

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