• Ontario
  • Type: Full Time
  • Ottawa

Website PSAC

Branch:  Negotiations and Programs Branch


Employment TypeTerm up to eighteen months

Position Linguistic Designation:  Bilingual (English, French)

Position Global Linguistic Level: B2

Job Band:  Band 12 UNIFOR 2025

Salary:  $104,256.00 – $117,344.00 + $1,585.14 Bilingual Allowance  (2021 rates)

Union: UNIFOR 2025

Location: Ottawa

Search Area: Internal; Membership; Public

Closing Date:  03/29/2023

Note: There is a Bona Fide Occupational Requirement (BFOR) associated with the position, to be filled by a qualified woman.


Under the direction of the Programs Coordinator and AEC Officers responsible for programs and as part of a team that includes other programs, is responsible for the development and maintenance of the PSAC Human Rights Program which has the ultimate goal of integrating human rights issues into all areas of the union work and provide the PSAC with expertise in human rights matters.

The Human Rights Program is dedicated exclusively to the promotion and coordination of equality issues, within our union, the broader labour movement, within the workplaces of our members and in our communities.  The duties of the program can overlap several functions (education, policy drafting, organizing political action, collective bargaining, legislative reviews, problem solving, etc.).




Knowledge of issues related to human rights and equity;
Knowledge of trade union roles, objectives and activities.


Ability to write well documented reports, educational materials, articles and documents on various related topics;
•    Ability to communicate effectively, tactfully and persuasively on a variety of complex issues to varying audiences (e.g. other unions, interest groups, governments, employers) to obtain information, goodwill and/or support as well as to give information;
•    Ability to conceptualize, plan and carry out activities/projects on a national scale, ensuring goals are set and results and deadlines are met (conferences, forum);
•    Ability to recognize, research and analyze issues in a timely and responsive manner;
•    Ability to set priorities, remain focused, coordinate several time sensitive projects simultaneously covering a variety of issues;
•    Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English and French.

Personal suitability

Demonstrate commitment to trade union and equity principles.

A full job description is available upon request.


The Public Service Alliance of Canada is committed to achieving and maintaining a representative workforce that ensures the full participation and advancement of traditionally under-represented groups. Applications are encouraged from equity groups including women, racially visible persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2+) persons.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. For accommodation needs or to obtain a copy of the documents in alternate format, please email hractionrh@psac-afpc.com.

To apply for this job please visit career17.sapsf.com.