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Education and Interests
Student Status/Education Level/Last Academic Term
To be eligible for a position as a student guide-interpreter for summer 2023, you must be registered full-time in an undergraduate program (Bachelor’s – years 1, 2, 3 or 4) for the winter 2023 term and plan to return to full-time university studies in the fall 2023 term.
Specify the school you are attending for the winter 2023 term and your areas of study. All areas of study are accepted.
Type of Work
Select Heritage / Parks / Client Service.
You must select Ottawa (Ontario). Please take note that candidates are responsible for their own travel expenses incurred to attend an interview. No relocation expenses will be reimbursed if a successful candidate moves as the result of an offer of student employment. The hired students must pay for their own accommodations and other living expenses while in the Ottawa area.
Availability to Work
You must be available to work full-time from May 1 to September 4, 2023.
Please answer all questions with yes or no. Click on Save & continue.
You must answer all mandatory questions.
Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who meet the job requirements.
Employment equity self-declaration (optional)
The OSGG is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce with a diversity of experiences, perspectives and backgrounds that represents Canada now and in the future. In order to achieve this goal, we strongly encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the following designated groups: Indigenous people, people with disabilities or members of visible minorities, as preference may be given to employees in these groups.
If you want to be considered for a position as a student guide-interpreter, you must answer this question. We are looking for bilingual candidates with an advanced level of proficiency, equivalent to Oral Proficiency in the Second Official Language - level C. If you meet this criteria, select Bilingual – English and French.
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Review the information you are submitting and confirm at the bottom of the page that all the information is true and accurate, then click on Submit Application.
Do you have any questions?
If you have any questions about the guide-interpreter position at Rideau Hall, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How are candidates selected?
Candidates are randomly selected from among those candidates who have submitted their application online by January 25, 2023, and who meet all of the preselection criteria. It is therefore possible that your application will not be forwarded to us, even if you meet all of the selection criteria.
How will I know whether my application has been referred?
You will receive an email from a hiring manager at the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (OSGG). Upon receipt of the email, candidates will have to complete a questionnaire and return it within the stated timeframe to move forward in the process.
How will candidates be assessed?
Candidates will be assessed during a virtual or in-person group interview session, during which general knowledge, skills and personal suitability will be assessed. The ability to communicate in both official languages will also be assessed before and/or during this interview.