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Substantive position


Position to which a person has been appointed or deployed under the Public Service Employment Act, other than an acting appointment.
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Organizations


In Public Service Commission publications, the term "organizations" refers to federal government departments and agencies subject to all or part of the Public Service Employment Act.
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Inventory


A repository of persons who have responded to an advertisement and meet the registration condition(s); however, they are usually not yet assessed.
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Written narrative assessment


A written description of how the person being considered for a position meets the merit criteria. It provides concrete behavioural examples and must be signed by a manager who is familiar with the work of the person.
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Workforce availability


The distribution of people in the employment equity designated groups as a percentage of the total Canadian workforce. For federal public service purposes, workforce availability is based on Canadian citizens in those occupations in the Canadian workforce corresponding to the occupations in the public service and is derived from census statistics. [..]
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Women


An employment equity designated group under the Employment Equity Act.
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Waiting period


The minimum five-day period when no appointment can be made or proposed; it begins on the date the persons to be notified are informed of the name(s) of the persons being considered for appointment; it applies to all internal appointment processes except acting appointment and incumbent-based appointments. (See Notification)
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Unsupervised Internet testing


A form of on-line testing in which tests are administered in an unsupervised environment.
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Unilingual region


For language-of-work purposes, any region other than a "prescribed bilingual region," where one official language (the language of the majority of the population) is predominant. (See Bilingual region)
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Unilingual office


An office or facility of a federal institution that does not have an obligation to communicate with and serve the public in both official languages pursuant to the Official Languages Act and its regulations. (See Bilingual office)
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