INVENTORY* Facilities Officer
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Edmonton, AB
Environment and Climate Change Canada - Corporate Services and Finance Branch
Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Burlington (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Montréal Island (Québec), Québec (Québec), Regina (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
$57,430 to $61,877
For further information on the organization, please visit Environment and Climate Change Canada

Closing date: 9 September 2020 - 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

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.


If a candidate is selected for an interview, however they do not achieve the required pass mark, they will remain in the inventory and there is a 9 month waiting period before they can be re-evaluated in this selection process.

The inventory will be updated every 120 days. You will receive a notice in your applicant account 7 days before the end of your active period to determine whether or not you wish to keep being considered for an additional 120 days.

Intent of the process
A pool of partially qualified candidates will be established through this process and will be used to staff identical or similar positions with various language and/or security requirements across Canada. All federal organizations listed in Schedules I, IV and V of the Financial Administration Act may use this selection process to appoint a candidate to its organization in an identical or similar position. These positions may be staffed on an indeterminate (appointment or deployment) or temporary basis (term, acting, assignment or secondment).
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
***IMPORTANT*** In addition to the essential and asset education and experience criteria screening questions, the ability to communicate effectively in writing and the showing initiative and being action-oriented competency will also be evaluated at the time of application. Please ensure to plan 1-2 hours (if your resume is already written) to answer all the questions that are included in the online application process.

We are aware that there are a lot of questions to answer, but these will eliminate the need for a written exam and improve the overall selection process efficiency. If you answer all the questions for which you meet the requirements, you will significantly increase your chances in having an opportunity. Failure to answer the questions will result in your application being rejected.

  • A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination or education, training and/or experience.
Degree equivalency

  • Experience determining work requirements, coordinating and delivering facilities management or accommodations services such as office moves, relocations, fit-up or construction activities
  • Experience providing guidance or advice to clients related to facilities management or accommodations
  • Showing initiative and being action-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

  • Successful completion of an acceptable post-secondary program in a field related to the duties of the position
  • Experience within the Government of Canada in the provision of services in the field of facilities management or accommodations
  • Experience in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Experience implementing the fit-up standards of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
Degree equivalency

  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime, often on short notice.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
A pool of partially qualified candidates will be established and will be used to staff identical or similar positions with various language requirements such as English Essential, English or French Essential and Bilingual Imperative, BBB/BBB or CBC/CBC.

Information on language requirements

  • Demonstrating integrity and respect
  • Thinking things through
  • Working effectively with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally
  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan and organize workload
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

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

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will contact candidates when the screening process is completed. Our intention is to communicate with the candidates by email. Candidates who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).

TIPS FOR APPLICANTS: When answering the screening questions ensure that you provide complete and thorough details of your 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.

Depending on the number of applicants, the needs and/or Human Resources plans, volume management strategies such as random selection, top-down approach and/or establishing cut-off scores to determine who will continue in the staffing process, MAY BE USED for the purpose of managing applications.

Several methods of assessment may be used to assess potential candidates (interview, reference check, etc.). Candidates are expected to make a reasonable effort to make themselves available for assessments as scheduled.

Please note that any information provided through this selection process may be considered in the assessment of any of the essential and asset qualifications, including the ability to communicate effectively in writing.

If you are already working for the Public Service, please clearly identify your substantive group and level, your employment status, and PRI on your application.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript (original documents only). Candidates with foreign educational credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. You may consult The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials at for further information.

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.

Persons with disabilities or residing in locations that prevent them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

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.