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Qualification of Temporary Help Personnel

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Item Information

Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2014-11-27 Active M1501C Qualification of Temporary Help Personnel (2014-11-27) M1501C
2008-05-12 Superseded M1501C ARCHIVED: Qualification of Temporary Help Personnel (2008-05-12) M1501C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in standing offers for temporary help when personnel for administrative support classification must meet the standards identified in the clause below.

Contracting officers may delete the standard which does not apply to the requirement.

Contracting officers must choose one of the options under paragraph 2 and complete the information to advise offerors how they can obtain a copy of that standard.

Legal text for SACC item

The Offeror must provide the services of temporary help personnel who meets the applicable minimum standards in the:

  1. Classification and Descriptions for Administrative Support Temporary Help published by Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), catalogue number CAN/CGSB-168.1-991, with the exception of minimum typing level for secretaries that is amended to read "40 words by minute to a maximum of 5 percent error rate".
    The standard may be purchased from CGSB, Ottawa, Ontario. Information for placing orders are available on: Canadian General Standards Board.
  2. Public Works and Government Services Canada "Catalogue of Temporary Employee Classification Descriptions for Professional, Administrative, Technical and Operational Temporary Help Services", dated March 1992.
    Instruction to contracting officers: Choose one of the following options
    • Copies of this catalogue are available, upon request, from: _________ .
      OR
    • These descriptions are available on the following Website: _________ .