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Mail and General Services Technician – Driver, SP02, Ottawa (Amended)

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Group and level
875 Heron Road/2215 Gladwin
Appointment Type
Perm/Temp: Term
Closing Date
October 16, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Pool to be created
Salary range
$47,765 to $52,724
English Essential
Requisition number
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About the job

CRA prioritizes diversity and inclusion and is firmly committed to providing a diverse workforce that reflects the population we serve.  CRA’s National Employment Equity (EE) Staffing Strategy strives to eliminate EE gaps for the four EE designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and women. Where an EE gap exists at the time of appointment, EE may be used as an appointment criterion for permanent and temporary appointments/staffing actions over six months made through this process.


Key Activities of the job being staffed:

  • Operates materiel handling equipment, e.g. motorized and non-motorized forklifts, and drives light and heavy vehicles. 
  • Receives, verifies, inventories, stores, issues, distributes, ships and disposes of materiel.
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail including counting and recording of all remittances.
  • Maintains statistics on incoming and outgoing mail volumes and inputs mail and materiel management data into the Agency corporate administrative system.
  • Reports damages, shortages and deterioration of materiel.
  • Picks up classified waste from clients and prepares for destruction.
  • Dismantles moves and erects office enclosures and provides basic maintenance, moving, and storage services.
  • Provides guidance to Agency clients regarding materiel handling and mail services.


The pool established from this staffing process may be used to staff similar positions.


The successful candidates will be required to physically report in-office full time at the following location.

  • 875 Heron Road, Ottawa


We will create a pool of eligible candidates for the above-noted location.


Please note that as a result of this staffing process, position(s) will be staffed at 875 Heron Road, Ottawa, ON K1A 1A2. However, it is anticipated that effective Fall of 2023 the work location associated with these positions will change to the following new address: 2215 Gladwin Crescent, Ottawa, ON K1B 4K9. Thus, employees who occupy a position and/or are physically located at 875 Heron Road will be expected to move to the new work location.


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Who can apply

It is important to note that successful candidates for these positions will be required to physically work on-site at the location indicated above.


Persons living in Canada and Canadian citizens living abroad.

AND eligible veterans and Canadian Forces members

AND individuals with preferred status who live or work within the general rule of minimum distance of the position(s) being staffed.

Preference for appointment will be given to veterans, Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Please note that this process will be used to staff positions in Ottawa only. If you are a candidate from the general public, you will have to pay for any expenses related to your participation in this staffing process, as well as any relocation costs if you receive an offer of employment from this process.

Qualified members and former members of the Canadian Forces who receive an offer of employment are not entitled to relocation costs from the CRA. They may, however, be entitled to a final relocation from the Department of National Defence.


We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible as the closing date and time on this notice of job opportunity may change.  

We may give preference to the first 50 candidates who meet the staffing requirements to apply. Additional candidates may be considered as needed. If you are considered further, we will notify you in writing of the next step in this staffing process.


Essential staffing requirements

To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements.



  • A secondary school diploma

Candidates with foreign education credentials must have their education confirmed by a recognized credential assessment service. Any applicable fees are the responsibility of the candidate. Please visit the Canadian Information Centre of International Credentials website at

You must upload your education credentials in the education section of your candidate profile and submit all required documents by the closing date and time of this poster. Failure to do so can result in your application not being considered further.



Have *experience in:

  • Driving fleet vehicles such as large cargo vans (E150) AND large cube trucks (F550) - Must possess valid license (with ability to operate a vehicle over 4500kg) - Provide driving record (**see Note below)


  • Using power tools (e.g. drills and saws)


  • Stretching, climbing, bending, lifting, and carrying heavy cartons, mailbags, pallets, and furniture exceeding 30 kilograms and pushing heavy carts or equipment on a daily basis


  • Operating material handling equipment (e.g. motorized and non-motorized forklifts, pump trucks, dollies, carts)


*Experience is normally associated with the performance of these functions as part of the major job duties accomplished for a period of no less than 6 consecutive months in the last 10 years.

**Note: You must upload a recent (obtained within the past 6 months) copy of your Driving Record to your Candidate Profile and attach it to your application. Any applicable fees are the responsibility of the candidate.

If you do not have a copy of your Driving Record at the time of application but are in the process of obtaining one, please:

  1. Select “No” to the experience questionnaire question which asks “Have you uploaded a recent (obtained within the past 6 months) copy of your Driving Record to your Candidate Profile and attached it to your application?”
  2. Email a copy of your Driving Record no later than Monday, November 7, 2022 to



The essential staffing requirements indicated below will be assessed during the process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. Asset staffing requirements may also be assessed during the staffing process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. You will be notified in advance of any asset requirements to be evaluated.

  • Performance validation
  • Korn Ferry cognitive abilities, and behavioural competencies – Korn Ferry Unsupervised Internet Test

We may limit the number of candidates to be considered further in this staffing process by using a top-down approach to select candidates with the best results achieved on one or more assessments.



  • Budgetary considerations
  • Duration of appointment
  • Start date
  • Minimize business disruption
  • Employment Equity


Conditions of employment

  • Reliability Status
  • Willingness to work overtime
  • Willingness to travel
  • Valid Class G Driver's License (with ability to operate a vehicle over 4500kg)
  • Willingness to work on evenings and/or on weekends
  • Capacity to regularly lift objects weighing up to 30 kg
  • Willingness to work shifts or a flexible schedule (including weekends and statutory holidays)
  • Physically report to and work from the following location: 
    •  875 Heron Road, Ottawa (will also need to commute within Ottawa area)

Want to know more?

We encourage you to read Important information on staffing at the CRA to find out more about staffing processes and how to apply.

The CRA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. To find out more, consult Employment equity, diversity and inclusion at the CRA. We encourage you to complete the Employment Equity (EE) Staffing questionnaire as part of your application if you wish to be considered for staffing actions using the EE staffing requirement in this process. Your questionnaire response will be retained on file for the duration of the staffing process. If you do not complete the questionnaire, you will not be considered for any staffing actions using the EE staffing requirement in this process. If you decide to modify your response or fill out this questionnaire at a later date, please notify the contact listed at the bottom of this notice of job opportunity.

CRA employees support the economic and social well-being of Canadians, and build public trust. We have high expectations, and our employees are held to the standards of conduct outlined in our Code of integrity and professional conduct and Directive on conflict of interest, gifts and hospitality, and post-employment.

Information regarding the status of your application will be communicated via the candidate profile on the CRA Careers site. We strongly encourage you to verify the email address attached to your profile and to check your messages regularly for any updates.


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