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Technical Services Officer

Government of Canada

This is a Contract position in Sault Ste Marie, ON posted January 21, 2020.

Reference number: CAP20J-014846-000087 Selection process number: 2020-PCA-PUK_SSM-T-RM-OC-03 Parks Canada
– Pukaskwa National Park & Sault Ste.

Marie Canal National Historic Site Heron Bay (Ontario), Sault Ste.

Marie (Ontario) EG-04 Term position with the possibility of indeterminate $59,154 to $71,970 (Currently under review Isolation post allowance for Pukaskwa National Park) Closing date: 29 January 2020
– 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: STREAM 1
– Pukaskwa National Park (who can apply)
– Members of the following First Nation communities: Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan
– Lake Nipigon; Bingwi Neyaahi Anishinaabek
– Sand Point; Biigtigong Nishnaabeg; Fort William First Nation; Michipicoten First Nation; Long Lake 58 First Nation; Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek
– Rocky Bay; Pic Mobert First Nation; Pays Plat First Nation; Red Rock Indian Band; Whitesand First Nation; Kiashe Zaaging Anishinaabek
– Gull Bay; Namaygoosisagagun First Nation.

Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in their application or may be screened out.

STREAM 2
– Sault Ste.

Marie Canal National Historic Site (who can apply): People employed with the Parks Canada Agency.

Apply online We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process.

If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation.

All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Stream 1
– Pukaskwa National Park Stream 2
– Sault Ste.

Marie Canal National Historic Site You will be required to answer screening questions.

In each answer, please demonstrate how you meet the factors by providing concrete examples.

Duties Technical Service Officer duties may include supervision and scheduling maintenance activities for a combination of the following: road infrastructure; highways and bridges; buildings and structures (historic, contemporary and reproductions); cultural assets; historic landscapes; recreational facilities including campgrounds, day use facilities, beaches, trails/boardwalks and golf courses; fortifications; canals and locks; dams; marine facilities; avalanche equipment; vehicles and heavy equipment fleets; boats; plaques; public utilities i.e.

potable water distribution and treatment systems, wastewater systems, electric power systems, solid waste systems, climate-control systems; radio communications systems and petroleum storage tanks.

Work environment Pukaskwa National Park’s exceptional beauty is revealed in its vistas of Lake Superior and in the rugged, ancient landscape of the Canadian shield and northern forest.

The spirit of the wilderness envelopes those who explore this special place.

The only wilderness national park in Ontario, Pukaskwa protects 1,878 square km of an ecosystem that features boreal forest and Lake Superior shoreline.

Nestled beneath the International Bridge in downtown Sault Ste.

Marie, the Sault Ste.

Marie Canal was built to bypass the rapids on the St.

Mary’s River.

Opened in 1895, the canal completed an all Canadian waterway featuring the longest lock in the world and the first to operate using electricity.

The site’s recreational lock, historic sandstone buildings, picturesque grounds, and unique Emergency Swing Dam make it a magnet for tourists and locals alike.

Situated along the north shore of Lake Huron east of Sault Ste.

Marie, Fort St.

Joseph featured a thriving community of soldiers, fur traders, Indian Department officials and Indigenous peoples from 1796 to the War of 1812.

Once the most westerly outpost of British North America, the garrison provided a vital military presence on the upper Great Lakes, strengthened the Indigenous alliance and supported the fur trade.

Today the ruins of the fort, as well as the museum, nature trails, picnic grounds and beautiful vistas attract visitors from all over the world.

Intent of the process This staffing is for 2 different locations and Parks Canada sites: This staffing process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates for this position.

Positions to be filled: 2 Information you must provide Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) Education: Graduation from a post-secondary institute with a technology diploma in one of the following specialties: architectural, building, construction, civil, electrical, mechanical or structural engineering, or possess a recognized trade certification within a relevant field or has significant experience in a management, supervisor or foreman role.

Significant experience would be defined as a minimum of 3 years in a property supervisory/management role Relevant experience would be defined as a minimum of 2 years in the last 6 years of work experience STREAM 1
– Pukaskwa National Park Experience:
• Experience drafting a scope of work and detailing specifications for procurements and/or services;
• Experience working with multi-discipline trade groups and an understanding of the different trade specialties;
• Experience working in a team environment and in a collaborative fashion with functions outside your own specialty (such as stakeholders or end users);
• Experience inspecting completed work and assessing deficiencies;
• Experience working effectively with diverse contractors, staff and trades groups, including conflict resolution;
• Experience in the management of human resources and administration;
• Experience with general project documentation and audit requirements;
• Experience with team building;
• Experience managing both water (micro systems, well and lake fed) and wastewater systems (Sewage Lagoons
– Level 1) (Pukaskwa); STREAM 2
– Sault Ste.

Marie Canal National Historic Site: Experience:
• Experience drafting a scope of work and detailing specifications for procurements and/or services;
• Experience working with multi-discipline trade groups and an understanding of the different trade specialties;
• Experience working in a team environment and in a collaborative fashion with functions outside your own specialty (such as stakeholders or end users);
• Experience inspecting completed work and assessing deficiencies;
• Experience working effectively with diverse contractors, staff and trades groups, including conflict resolution;
• Experience in the management of human resources and administration;
• Experience with general project documentation and audit requirements;
• Experience with team building;
• Experience with operation and general maintenance work at a canal (Sault Ste.

Marie)
• Experience managing both water (micro systems, well and lake fed) and wastewater systems (Fort St.

Joseph) The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) Knowledge:
• Knowledge of project management and lifecycle principles;
• Knowledge of current codes and standards related to construction;
• Knowledge of legislation, regulations and policies governing occupational health and safety – specifically construction site and worker safety;
• Knowledge of basic Asset principles such as Preventative Maintenance, Deferred Work, Replacement Values, Value Engineering Review (as it relates to lifecycle management), and Condition Assessments;
• Knowledge of work planning techniques including cost estimating and budgeting.

• Knowledge of how to use Estimating Software/Manuals;
• Knowledge of how to use/interpret Scheduling Software (such as Microsoft Project);
• Knowledge of Asset Management Software Basics or a Work Order-based work program.

Ability:
• Ability to work in high pressure environment;
• Ability to organize work on multiple tasks;
• Ability to problem solve when a problem exists that requires a fix;
• Ability to learn, adapt, and improve in an effective manner;
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including the delivery of presentations to different levels.

An effective leader who:
• Exercises sound judgment
• Demonstrates integrity
• Strives for excellence
• Makes things happen
• Exemplifies team building Conditions of employment -Reliability Status security clearance -Possess and maintain valid Class G driver’s license (or equivalent) -Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and personal protective equipment.

-Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays when required.

-Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation.

-Will be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks; in Isolated Post Allowance (IPA) locations candidates and their dependents may also be required to undergo pre-placement and periodic medicals.

Other information The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.

We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Reference checks will be sought.

An interview will be administered.

A test may be administered.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Tips for applicants:
• Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.

• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history.

You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.

• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

Preference Preference will be given to any veteran who was honourably released from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) after at least three years of service and is not already an indeterminate public servant.

This preference applies for five years following release from the CAF.

We thank all those who apply.

Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.