Job Title: Summer Student for Persons with Disabilities: Canada Post

Job Title:  Summer Student for Persons with Disabilities

Location:  Ottawa, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 

Employment Type:  Student

Language Requirements:  Various Linguistic Profiles

Job ID:  151197

Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 151197 

Business Function: Summer Student 

Primary City: Ottawa 

Other Location(s): Toronto 

Province: Ontario 

Employment Type: Student 

Employment Status: Term 

Language Requirement: Various Linguistic Profiles 

Job Closing Date:  02/27/2022

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.   

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.


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. During the recruitment process, please advise your recruiter should you need any accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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 main areas of business

The list includes:

•    Environmental Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility

•    Finance/Accounting/Pension

•    Business Administration/Commerce

•    Real Estate, Environment, and Sustainability

•    Management Information Systems and Computer Science 

•    Security & Investigations

•    Communications/ Public Relations/Marketing

•    Engineering

•    Human Resources/Labour Relations

•    Health & Safety

•    Sourcing & Procurement 

•    Operations

Job Responsibilities (continued)



Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program (preferred)

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


No experience required

Other Candidate Requirements  

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)

• Can work effectively in different situations and/or with different people

• Excellent written / verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills

• Can work collaboratively in a team environment

• Can 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.

• Identify as a person having a disability and/or experiencing disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative. Students with a disability are encouraged to apply and self-identify. 

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.

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.

Important Message

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements. Canada Post will verify 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.