Job Opening

Posting Title: Assembling Operator, G4
Department/Office: International Civil Aviation Organization
Duty Station: MONTREAL
Posting Period: 12 December 2022 - 19 January 2023
Job Opening Number: 22-Facilities Management-ICAO-197389-R-Montreal (X)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

Within the Technical Cooperation Bureau (TCB), the Revenue and Product Management (RPM) Section, is responsible for revenue-generating activities in the Organization under the auspices of the Ancillary Revenue Generation Fund (ARGF). The functions include the marketing of revenue-generating products emanating from ICAO intellectual properties. The section is equally responsible for recommending, developing and executing advertising and promotional campaigns. The section leads actively in the development of new products and services and recommends new business opportunities. The revenue-generating products and services consist of and are not limited to: events; partnerships and licensing of ICAO intellectual properties; ICAO periodicals and web listing advertising sales; data and statistical products; and traditional print and electronic publications. The section also provides reproduction and distribution services to internal and external clients.

The Reproduction Services Unit (REP) is responsible for the printing and distribution of ICAO publications, documentation, print-on-demand, training material, etc. It is expected that the Assembling Operator will work collaboratively with other members of the unit and provide support, including the assembly of internal and external print orders and preparing them for distribution. The incumbent will assist the distribution team when required.

The incumbent reports directly to the Head of the Reproduction Services Unit (H/REP). It is expected that the Assembling Operator will be responsible for fulfilling internal and external printing and distribution requests for the organization.


Function 1 (incl. Expected results)
Assembling, collating and gathering various printing jobs, achieving results such as:

Prepare the printed document to be collated:
• Assemble documents (with equipment or manually);
• Process jobs through the internal workflow system (EDEN);
• Cut large sheets of blank paper to the required size using the industrial cutting equipment;
• Cut printed material into the final size and/or in the size needed for the next step of the production workflow;
• Perforate parts of documents to be placed under cover (Acco-Press, Acco-Fastener, Cerlox and Wire-O).

Function 2 (incl. Expected results)
Performs book-binding operations on the perfect binding equipment, achieving results such as:
• Assist the main operator on the perfect binding equipment;
• Perform a manual count of the books produced;
• Remove the books from conveyor and place them in even piles on a utility truck, ready to be trimmed.

Function 3 (incl. Expected results)
Applies lamination film on cover paper, achieving results such as:
• Operate the lamination equipment from setup to production of the lamination of cardstock.

Function 4 (incl. Expected results)
Processes shipping requests, achieving results such as:
• Pack, weigh and stack bound and finished products on pallets for shipment;
• Pick and pack
• Ship mail and packages worldwide and track them to their destination;
• Process shipments through DHL, FEDEX, or other online shipping and freight applications.

Function 5 (incl. Expected results)
Performs other related duties, as assigned.


Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Computer skills, including MS Office.

Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style, and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


• High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by formal specialization/training in the printing field is required.

• Post-secondary education and professional training must be commensurate with the duties and responsibilities outlined above.

Work Experience

• A minimum of 4 years of experience in a printing production environment is required.

• Experience in the use of office automation techniques and contemporary software, particularly in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint is required.

• Experience in logistics and using shipping software is desirable.

• Work experience in the public sector and/or large international organizations is desirable.


Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English and French is required.
A working knowledge of any other language of the Organization (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) is desirable.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Please note that this is a locally-recruited position and restricted to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada and applicants with a work permit.

It should be noted that this post is to be filled on a fixed-term basis for an initial period of three years (first year is probationary for an external candidate).

ICAO staff members are international civil servants subject to the authority of the Secretary General and may be assigned to any activities or offices of the Organization within the duty station.

ICAO staff members are expected to conduct themselves in a manner befitting their status as international civil servants. The Standards of Conduct for the International Civil Service adopted by ICAO, which are applicable to all staff members, are defined in the ICAO Service Code (Staff Regulations).

ICAO offers an attractive benefit package to its employees in accordance with the policies of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC).

The statutory retirement age for staff entering or re-entering service after 1 January 2014 is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete a term of appointment will normally be considered.


Level: G-4
Net Base Salary per annum: CAD $39,611

United Nations Considerations

In accordance with ICAO Staff Regulations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard shall be paid to the importance of recruiting staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible and ensuring equal gender representation. Subject to the foregoing, selection of staff members shall be made without distinction as to race, sex or religion, nor shall there be any discrimination on account of any disability of a candidate who meets the qualifications required to perform the tasks. Unless otherwise permitted under the ICAO Staff Regulations, appointment and promotion of staff members shall be made on a competitive basis.

Candidates will not be considered for employment with ICAO if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.

Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the Inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in Inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised in Inspira will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

ICAO does NOT charge any fees or request money from candidates at any stage of the recruitment process, nor does it concern itself with bank account details of applicants. Requests of this nature allegedly made on behalf of ICAO are fraudulent and should be disregarded.

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