Workplace Essential Skills Program Officer
in Dieppe, NB

Dieppe, NB
$53,456 - $74,776 / year
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Competition Number: 22-CALL-018

Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour


Pay Band 4

Workplace Essential Skills

Program Officer

One-year opportunity with possibility of renewal


The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is seeking an individual to join the WorkingNB Branch as a Workplace Essential Skills (WES) Program Officer in the Dieppe office.


As a member of the regional working team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the promotion, delivery and monitoring of the WES program. Duties are, but not limited to, preparing applications; negotiating and monitoring contracts; helping employers to evaluate their human resource needs; responding to inquiries on the WES program; and participating in employment development activities with communities, interest groups and representatives from provincial, municipal and federal governments.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Education, Business Administration, Public Administration or a similar field and a minimum of four (4) years related work experience. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite is essential. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

The following operational requirement is also required: This position requires travel.

Prior to appointment, successful candidate will be required to successfully complete a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) reference check.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Relationship/Network Building
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Information Seeking

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Planning and Organizing Skills
  • Knowledge of Interviewing and Assessment Techniques
  • Ability to use Office Technology, Software and Applications

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

In the event that this competition poses difficulties in recruiting, candidates with less than four (4) years of experience may be considered at a salary commensurate with their experience.

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Salary: From $2,056 to $2,876 bi-weekly.

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at eRecruitment, indicating competition number: 22-CALL-018. This call for expression of interest will remain opened until the position is filled.

Department of Post-Secondary Education,

Training and Labour

Human Resource Services

500 Beaverbrook Court, Suite 100,

PO Box 6000

Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1

Telephone: 506-453-8231

[email protected]

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

We promote a scent-reduced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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