Range Control Patroller/Radio Operator
Government of Canada
Wainwright, AB
National Defence - CFB/ASU Wainwright
Wainwright (Alberta)
$49,647 to $56,118
For further information on the organization, please visit National Defence

Closing date: 18 June 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
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.

Assessment accommodation

Intent of the process
There will be five indeterminate (permanent) GT-02 positions to be staffed out of this hiring process.
Positions to be filled: 5

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Completion of 2 years secondary school education, or a combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

Acceptable experience working with Microsoft Office software

Acceptable experience with Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) or allies weapon systems up to and including grenades, machine guns, mortars, howitzers and/or main battle tanks, munitions and explosives, their correct identification of blinds and/or dud munitions and/or salvage, their effects and their safe handling procedures.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Possession of a current St John’s Ambulance Standard First Aid Certification

Experience in land manoeuvre warfare at the tactical level up to and including mechanized Combat Team and the complexity of platoon/troop live-fire training.
Experience conducting range control patrols at a CAF range and training area.
Experience managing CAF operations, personnel and/or administration
Experience templating live-fire field firing ranges
Experience operating various communication equipment including telephone, military radios, hand held communication devices and radio base stations
Experience leading and supervising military personnel and/or civilian employees within DND/CAF.
Experience participating in workplace safety committees.
Experience in emergency response management and/or training.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of CAF Range and Training Safety regulations and procedures.

Knowledge of radio communication procedures and voice procedure.

Knowledge of land manoeuvre warfare at the tactical level up to and including mechanized infantry platoon or armoured troop and the complexity of platoon/troop live-fire training.

Effective interpersonal relationships

Ability to communicate orally.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Knowledge of Environmental protection legislation, procedures and mitigation measures.
Knowledge of HAZMAT management and containment.

Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint

Organizational Needs:
In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following employment equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Women

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Other Conditions of Employment:
Possession of a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license (Note: A graduated license is not acceptable)

May be required to work overtime.
Will be required to work outdoors during inclement weather.
Ability to operate four-wheel drive vehicles and walk over rough terrain for several hours at a time.

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.

Information on employment equity

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.