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Job Title:  2023 Summer Students Opportunities

Location: 

Ottawa, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Student
Language Requirements:  Various Linguistic Profiles
Job ID:  163258
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 163258 
Business Function: Summer Student (Note: This is not a COOP placement) 
Primary City: Ottawa

Other locations: Quebec City, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver
Province: ON
Employment Type: Student (Post-Secondary)
Employment Status: Term 
Language Requirement:  Various Linguistic Profiles 
Job Closing Date :  2023/03/15

 

 

All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.

 

 

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding summer work experience? 

 

Join Canada Post!

Canada is the country we serve and proudly represent. Our people are the face, spirit and future of Canada Post. Join a workplace that is supportive, welcoming and inclusive as we deliver more to all Canadians.


Job Description
At Canada Post, we believe students entering the workplace are the very people who will shape the industry and our future direction. If you are a student with initiative, drive and looking for a summer work experience, Canada Post is the place for you!


What opportunities are available? 
Canada Post is anticipating openings for students to work in the following areas of business:


•    Human Resources
•    Health and Safety
•    Labour Relations
•    Accounting
•    Finance
•    Procurement
•    Commerce
•    Marketing
•    Communication
•    Public Relations
•    Operations
•    Engineering
•    Management Information Systems
•    Computer Science
•    Real Estate
•    Corporate Sustainability
•    Environment, Social and Governance
•    Emergency Preparedness
•    Business Continuity


What to expect as a Summer Student?
As a summer student you will be working with talented professionals in your field of interest, working on day-to-day tasks as well as on special project(s) with your designated team.
Canada Post is where you'll be given the opportunity to learn, gain valuable work experience, work with a great team, and learn about the wide range of careers opportunities we offer across the country. 
Whether you would work on-site or remotely, using one or both official languages (English and/or French), when you join Canada Post, you become part of a team that every community and business counts on.


What are the qualifications needed to succeed?
 
Education 

•    Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program
•    Specific education and year of study may be required depending on the student role such as (non exhaustive list) :

  • Health and Safety (Ergonomics, Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, Biomechanics, Health Sciences or equivalent)
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resources, Labour Relations, Social Work, Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Sciences, Statistics
  • Project/Process Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance, Commerce, Business
  • Procurement
  • Communications
  • Marketing, Market Research
  • Sustainability, Environmental studies
  • International Relations
  • Graphic Design
  • Community Relations
  • Political Science
  • Law


 
Experience  

•    No experience required
 
 
Other  Requirements  

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Adaptable: ability to work effectively in different situations and/or with different people
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Research, analytical, organizational and presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment; problem-solving skills
  • Various linguistic profiles (English/French) dependent on position
  • Specific skills related to various areas of the business, such as (but not limited to)
    • Engineering: AutoCAD experience and working knowledge, Visual Basic for Applications, Python, R, C, C++, Optimization, Simulation, any other programming skills
    • Graphic Design: Excellent knowledge of design software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
    • Business Transformation: Python/SQL coding, Data, Basic Statistics
    • Health & Safety: Must possess valid full driver's licence from the province of hire and willing to travel by air and ground within Canada


 
 
What are the eligibility criteria? 

To be eligible for the Summer Student Employment, you must meet the following criteria:

•    Study in one of the Corporation’s areas of business mentioned above
•    Have completed your first year of University, College or Cégep, and 
•    Be enrolled for the following year 
 
Note: You may be asked to provide documentation to support the above-mentioned criteria.

 
What information are to be provided? 

You must provide the following information when submitting your application:
•    A cover letter 
•    Your resume
•    Two references with contact information 

 
Note: term with the possibility of extension
 

 

 

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.
 

Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

 

Accommodation

Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

 

Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Our Leadership Behaviours 
Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds themselves and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things. 


Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.

 


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