Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Materiel and Procurement Services
Fredericton (New Brunswick), Ottawa (Ontario)
$66,888 to $76,382
15 July 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Please note that the closing date has changed.
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.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is looking for dynamic candidates to join its procurement team and its Centre of Expertise. As part of the operations team, you will have the opportunity to award contracts for the acquisition of goods, services and construction for both DFO and the Canadian Coast Guard. You will collaborate with the various clients on a regular basis to anticipate and analyze their requirements, develop strategies and options to meet objectives and provide advice on very interesting projects.
For candidates within the Centre of Expertise team, you will have the exciting opportunity to perform tasks such as reviewing and implementing procurement policy documents, preparing procurement reports, providing procurement training, resolving contracting issues, etc.
In addition, DFO offers a working environment where work life flexibility is really important. Depending on personal situations, we offer the opportunity to work both from the office and from home.
Intent of the process
This process may be used to establish a pool of candidates that may be used to staff similar positions at an identical or equivalent group and level with various official language proficiency (Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC, English Essential), various security profiles (Reliability Status, Secret), various tenures (Indeterminate, Term, Acting, Deployment, Secondment, Assignment) at Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Positions to be filled:
Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Secondary school diploma.
- Recent and significant* experience in executing contracting and procurement for goods, services or construction.
- Recent and significant* experience in assisting clients in developing contractual documents such as: statements of work, evaluation criteria, requests for proposals or resulting contracts.
- Recent and significant experience* in conducting analysis and providing advice on procurement issues.
- Recent and significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of your engagement in the performance of these duties for a period normally associated with two years (2) of experience within the last five (5) years.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
A degree* from a recognized post-secondary institution OR graduated with a diploma from a recognized technical institute or college OR obtained a certification from a program related to procurement.
- Degree refers to a baccalaureate as established by educational authorities.
Experience preparing and awarding competitive construction files.
Experience in using PSPC professional services tools such as THS, ProServices, etc.
Experience in awarding complex* contracts.
- Complex is defined as having experience in at least two (2) of the following elements:
1. Involving multi-million dollar projects;
2. Involving consultations with multiple stakeholders groups;
3. Involving multiple trade agreements;
4. Involving high profile or high risk projects (e.g. scope, security, emergency, departmental priorities, etc.);
5. Involving the negotiation of price or non-standard terms and conditions;
6. Involving the resolution of bid evaluation issues;
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC, English Essential.
Information on language requirements
If your application is screened in, you will be invited to demonstrate the following competencies via an evaluation process:
Ability to communicate effectively in Writing
Ability to communicate effectively orally
Integrity and Respect
Thinking Things Through
Working effectively with others
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is committed to achieving a diversified workforce and to meeting our employment equity goals. Selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, Persons with a Disability, Visible Minorities and Women.
Willingness and ability to travel, as required
Willingness and ability to work overtime, as required.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
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.
Information on employment equity
You will be required to show how you demonstrate the essential qualifications (i.e. Education, Experience and/or Occupational Certification) for the initial screening through the online screening questions. It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in the screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE:
Please submit your application online. We request that you DO NOT email, fax or mail in hard copy documents. If you have a disability preventing you from applying on-line, please contact (902) 426-4698 or the toll free number at 1-800-645-5605.
A written exam may be administered.
Interviews may be conducted.
Reference checks may be conducted.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.
You must provide proof of your education/occupational certificate credentials.
For this appointment process, our intention is to communicate with candidates by e-mail for screening/assessment purposes (including sending invitations for written tests and interviews).
Candidates who apply to this selection process must include, in their application, a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mail). If you do not wish to receive your results by e-mail, it is your responsibility to inform us.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.