GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Craig995 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:03 pm

I felt fine with the actual roleplay as I treated it as I would any work type situation.
Granted, it was weird interacting while sitting down and the interviewers we obviously reading their end of the conversation.

That's why I think I must have screwed up the 3rd roleplay - because the responses back to me seemed to contradict my own actions. Weird because in the follow up I specifically used the words fairness and integrity too! :?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Latch527 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:07 pm

Tornelco wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:30 pm
Snow_Man wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:34 pm


They also interviewed me. They did not tell me which question was for which competentcy. Honestly the whole style of the interview took me off gaurd so I am not surprised I failed it. But now I know for next time I guess.
I haven't got my results back yet from the interview but I definitely did not like the style of interview as well. Role plays are weird since both parties know they're not real so how can both parties act like they're real?
That is the how roleplays work :ponder:
Applied: 10/2016
PARE: 03/2017 & 03/2018
Interview: 06/2017
Exam: 02/2017
Security: 07/2018
Integrity Interview: 06/2018
Medical: 12/2017 08/2018
OITP: 12/2018
Riguard: 02/2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Jasper020 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:14 pm

If CBSA sends the first page of your CAT3 medical exam to the office (in order for you to proceed with booking the appointment, otherwise the medical office refuses to book any appointments), does that necessarily mean you have passed the interview?
Applied - 8/2018
CFSC/CRFSC - 9/2018 (Passed)
OTEE - 10/2018 (Passed)
Interview - 12/2018 (Passed)
Medical - Jan/2019
Security Form - 12/2018 (Resubmitted 1/2019)
Security Clearance Interview - 1/2019 (Pending)
Conditional Offer - 3/2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Jasper020 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:23 pm

Craig995 wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:03 pm
I felt fine with the actual roleplay as I treated it as I would any work type situation.
Granted, it was weird interacting while sitting down and the interviewers we obviously reading their end of the conversation.

That's why I think I must have screwed up the 3rd roleplay - because the responses back to me seemed to contradict my own actions. Weird because in the follow up I specifically used the words fairness and integrity too! :?
Same here - I would just imagine it as any work situation.

I'm surprised that despite using the words fairness and integrity you didn't score high enough to pass the interview - because I did the same. I remember before I entered the interview, I memorized the list of core values and tried to apply it in every answer as much as I can.

Perhaps it was something else...? Possibly a certain answer triggers immediate failure?

Regardless, don't give up. I believe the next competition begins in early 2019 (https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/job-emploi/ ... r-eng.html) and now that you have experienced the interview you are more than likely to pass the next one.
Applied - 8/2018
CFSC/CRFSC - 9/2018 (Passed)
OTEE - 10/2018 (Passed)
Interview - 12/2018 (Passed)
Medical - Jan/2019
Security Form - 12/2018 (Resubmitted 1/2019)
Security Clearance Interview - 1/2019 (Pending)
Conditional Offer - 3/2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Liquil » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:15 am

Craig995 wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:37 am
Also unsuccessful in Calgary. :(
The only thing I was unsuccessful at was Personal Integrity - which is super disappointing because I consider that one of my biggest strengths.
Also confusingly, I think I know which roleplay was demonstrating that competency and I thought I did super well with that one. C'est la vie. :((
I was unsuccessful at mine back in April. I only failed at one thing, "dealing with difficult situations". Which is kind of funny because I'm ex-infantry (dealt with a lot of difficult situations lol), and currently a shift supervisor of a high production and stress lumber mill. I deal with getting yelled at, temper tantrums, and disciplinary meetings on an almost weekly basis.

So I don't have a clue what they were looking for in the interview, or how I failed it.

But anyways, currently waiting for an invite at my 2nd chance at an interview at the moment.

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby JeanFrancois » Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:23 am

So the person who wrote about in an earlier post, forget to confirm her interview date and was booted out of the application process.

That’s why kids shouldn’t get interviews before grown ups.
CBSA:
App: August 2018
O.T.E.E: Sept 2018
Interview: Jan 21 2019
PAL: Jul 2019
MMPI-2 Testing: Sept 6 2019
Psychologist Appointment: Sept 16 2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby jmangat90 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:50 am

I know there is a few posts about the fitness at Rigaud in here but any tips from recent attendees? The posts are a bit dated that refer to the fitness.

Thanks!

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby AJ2018 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:51 am

Ericbondou wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:55 pm
Plinky92 wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:43 pm
g176 wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:24 pm
Does anyone know when OITP is sent out for feb and march and when schooling starts in march?

Also did anyone else receive an email nov 26 regarding their clearance and hear anything after?

Thank you!
I’m in the 13B intake, online starts in a week, and Rigaud is Feb 11th.
did you get any info on the online course yet ? im on it too
hey! i'm in for Dec 20th also, still haven't received any info for it? have you???
APPLIED: 10-2017
SCHOOL DOCUMENTS: 12-2017
INTERVIEW: 03-2018
PSYCH: 04-2018
PARE: 04-2018
SECURITY FORM SUBMISSION: 04-2018
MEDICAL: 06-2018
INTEG INT: 10-2018
OTIP: 12-2018
RIGAUD:03-2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby JEagle10 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:11 am

avee905 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:09 pm
Also waiting on my interview invite (GTA applicant).
Good luck, passed my interview about a month ago, don't overthink their questions. It's a very relaxed environment
CBSA
Applied - Sep 2018
OTEE - Sep 2018
Interview - Nov 2018
Pysch - Jan 2019
Pare - Jan 2019
Security papers sent - Feb 2019
Medical - March 2019
Integrity Interview / Clearance granted - September 2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Abgav » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:22 am

AJ2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:51 am
Ericbondou wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:55 pm
Plinky92 wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:43 pm


I’m in the 13B intake, online starts in a week, and Rigaud is Feb 11th.
did you get any info on the online course yet ? im on it too
hey! i'm in for Dec 20th also, still haven't received any info for it? have you???
Same I’m in 13B and I haven’t got anything from the college yet regarding online. Only a day away so it seems weird that they haven’t emailed yet

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby AJ2018 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:04 am

well at least were in the same boat, been starting to panic a bit!! lol
APPLIED: 10-2017
SCHOOL DOCUMENTS: 12-2017
INTERVIEW: 03-2018
PSYCH: 04-2018
PARE: 04-2018
SECURITY FORM SUBMISSION: 04-2018
MEDICAL: 06-2018
INTEG INT: 10-2018
OTIP: 12-2018
RIGAUD:03-2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Abgav » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:01 pm

AJ2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:04 am
well at least were in the same boat, been starting to panic a bit!! lol
I just ended up calling the college directly at Rigaud. They said I’m the 10th person to call they have no idea why emails haven’t been sent out. I think 13B might get cancelled. PM me if you guys get any more info or whatever but doesn’t seem like national recruitment or the college itself are any help at all

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby AJ2018 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:15 pm

Why do you think they would cancel it? Clearly the whole class hasn’t heard anything
APPLIED: 10-2017
SCHOOL DOCUMENTS: 12-2017
INTERVIEW: 03-2018
PSYCH: 04-2018
PARE: 04-2018
SECURITY FORM SUBMISSION: 04-2018
MEDICAL: 06-2018
INTEG INT: 10-2018
OTIP: 12-2018
RIGAUD:03-2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby AJ2018 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:47 pm

Just got an email back from recruitment and they said the college will be emailing me today!
APPLIED: 10-2017
SCHOOL DOCUMENTS: 12-2017
INTERVIEW: 03-2018
PSYCH: 04-2018
PARE: 04-2018
SECURITY FORM SUBMISSION: 04-2018
MEDICAL: 06-2018
INTEG INT: 10-2018
OTIP: 12-2018
RIGAUD:03-2019

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Plinky92 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:04 pm

If you’re in 13B check your emails!!! :D
Applied - JUN 2017
Interview - PASSED MAR 2018
Psychological Test/interview - PASSED APR 2018
Medical Exams - PASSED MAY-AUG 2018
PARE - PASSED MAY 2018
Security Interview - NOV 2018
Secret - PASSED NOV 2018
OITP - DEC 2018
Rigaud - MAR 2019


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