Graphic Designer

  • NPF Human Resources
  • Base Borden
  • Feb 14, 2018
Full time Permanent SALES/SERVICE

Job Description

Competition: # BDN-18-020

Open to: This Category II position is open to all interested parties.

Graphic Designer

Personnel Support Programs

Communications Department

CFB Borden

Permanent, full-time

Who We Are: CFMWS is committed to enhancing the morale and welfare of the military community, ultimately contributing to the operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). We pride ourselves on being part of the Defence Team. For more information on who we are, please visit us at

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Corporate Services Manager, the incumbent communicates with clients, supervisors and coworkers to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials in order to meet their needs; determines medium best suited to produce desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication; designs camera-ready and digital ads/documents for publications including the Base newspaper, marketing and sponsorship programs; communicates guidelines for illustrators or photographers; retrieves and uses photos, illustrations and typographies banks when available; and performs file conversions for different computer platforms.


College diploma or certificate in graphic design, commercial art or graphic communication or a related field AND some years of experience in multimedia or a related field


High school diploma AND several years of experience in graphic design, commercial art or graphic communications including multimedia

Language requirement: English Essential, Bilingual an asset French Language Proficiency (Bilingual an asset)

Reading Comprehension


Written expression


Oral interaction


Skills Required

Level: N/A(No proficiency), 1(Basic), 2(Functional), 3(Advanced), 4(Professional)

Experience Requirements:

• In newspaper and publication design and layout

• In MAC troubleshooting

• In creating and producing graphic materials using a wide range of media, methods, techniques and equipment

• In graphic design for the Web

• In using desktop publishing programs


Benefits Available:

• Competitive Benefits Plan including health, dental, vision, group life insurance, sick leave, long-term disability (LTD), accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)

• Defined Benefit Pension Plan

• Savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs)

• Educational Assistance

• Accessible facilities on base (i.e. Fitness facility, Swimming pool, etc)

• CANEX Privileges

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Salary: $45,230 - $53,220 per annum


• Reliability Status

NPF employees must demonstrate the following shared competencies: client service, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

Employment Equity: NPF is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of a designated group (i.e. a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

Start Date: 05 March 2018

Posting Date: 14 February 2018

Application Deadline: 23:59 hrs Pacific Time on 27 February 2018

Application Submission: Submit resume to NPF HR Office quoting competition # BDN-18-020. Email: or online:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Wage / Salary

$45,230 - $53,220 per annum

How to Apply