January 29, 2018

CCNB Dieppe CELPIP Test Centre Invigilator – Job Description

CCNB is excited to soon offer the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program, or CELPIP, an English language assessment tool that measures listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills. The test is administered by Paragon Testing Enterprises and is designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent resident status in Canada and Canadian citizenship. CCNB is looking for several invigilators to assist in the planning and delivery of the CELPIP test.

CELPIP Test Centre Invigilators report to the CELPIP Test Centre Supervisor and are responsible for:

  • Delivering a fair, proper and consistent test environment in which test takers can perform optimally
  • Helping to deliver smooth and efficient test administration from test area set up and test taker check-in up until the last test taker has left and the wrap-up duties have been completed


Invigilators support the Supervisor with onsite test day operations, following policies and procedures established by Paragon Testing Enterprises, which include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the preparation and general maintenance of the testing area and immediate premises
  • Assisting with test taker check-in, e.g., observing the removal and storage of personal belongings
  • Verifying identity and reviewing identification documents of test takers
  • Escorting test takers to and from their workstations on arrival, departure or washroom breaks
  • Guiding test takers through a microphone check as they are seated
  • Identifying technical errors and assisting test takers with basic hardware- or software-related issues
  • Responding to test taker queries without betraying correct answers or how to score well
  • Enforcing Paragon’s test day rules, monitoring, reporting and addressing test taker misconduct
  • Collecting and storing test-related materials at the end of the test session


The successful candidate must have the following:

  • Willingness to commit to Paragon’s standards of confidentiality and security
  • Provide the results of a criminal record check to Paragon
  • Minimum of two years’ post-secondary education or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a formal testing or educational environment an advantage
  • Fluent English with demonstrated effective oral communication skills
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge
  • Ability to commit to part-time schedule (2.5 to 5 hours one Saturday per month or as needed)


The ideal candidate will display the following:

  • An appreciation of the importance of high-stakes testing
  • Professionalism when interacting with a diverse test taker population
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure or in unexpected circumstances
  • Willingness to work within a team environment
  • Dependability, reliability and punctuality
  • Attention to detail

Rate of pay:  $15.00 per hour

For more information or to apply, please contact Amelia Stiles:  amelia.stiles@ccnb.ca / (506) 856-3387.

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