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Job Title:  Summer Student, Emergency Preparedness / Business Continuity


Ottawa, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Student
Language Requirements:  Various Linguistic Profiles
Job ID:  151347
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 151347 
Business Function: Summer Student (Note: This is not a COOP placement) 
Primary City: Ottawa 
Other Location(s): 
Province: Ontario 
Employment Type: Student 
Employment Status: Term 
Language Requirement: Various Linguistic Profiles 
Job Closing Date: 27/02/2022


Health and safety is our highest priority. With vaccination shown to be the most effective tool to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 and protecting individuals from severe consequences of this virus, Canada Post has implemented a Vaccination Practice. Accordingly, you will be required to attest to being fully vaccinated. If you are unable to be vaccinated, you may request an accommodation due to a medical, religious, or other prohibited ground of discrimination as described in the Canadian Human Rights Act.   

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 highly energetic student with initiative and drive and looking for a summer job, this could be your big moment. It's 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 we offer.

Job Responsibilities


Canada Post is anticipating openings for students to work in the following areas of business:

  • Emergency Management 
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Business Continuity
  • Operational Risk Management


Job Responsibilities (continued)




Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program

Specific education and year of study may be required depending on the student role




No experience required



Other Candidate 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

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

• Ability to exercise sound judgment

• Various technical skills based on business area requirements

• Various linguistic profiles dependent on position




To be eligible for the Summer Student Employment program, 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.


Other Information

Information 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 Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


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.



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 him/herself 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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