Casual Inventory Construction Labourer - Ranges and Training Area
National Defence
Oromocto, NB
National Defence (Public Service Employees)
Oromocto (New Brunswick)
$19.41 to $21.11 per hour

Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Fredericton, NB and within a 75 kilometer radius of Fredericton, NB, extending to, amongst others, Carrols Crossing, Belleisle Creek, Westfield, Benton, NB.

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Important messages

When you submit an application for this selection process, you are not applying for any specific position, but to an inventory in anticipation of future vacancies. Applicants who meet the essential qualifications will have their application included in the inventory for this ongoing selection process. As positions become available, the applicants meeting the initial screening requirements identified by the hiring manager may be contacted and referred for consideration. Please ensure that your information is updated and remains current in your PSRS Applicant Account.

Your application in this inventory will be active for 180 days. A notice that your application is about to expire will be posted to the My Jobs menu of your account 30 days before the end of your active period. If you do not take action, your application will no longer be active and therefore no longer considered for this inventory. Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired; you may select the link Update my Inventory Status to reaffirm your interest.

Intent of the process

This inventory is for casual employment which is a temporary employment of 90 working days or less, in a calendar year, to meet needs from such contingencies as vacations, sick and training leaves, to conduct special projects that are anticipated but dependent of the availability of funds.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Experience in a minimum of six of the following ten areas:
  • Road construction and maintenance
  • Roadside ditching
  • Fording/Wetland construction
  • In-stream construction crossings such as culverts and
  • Soil stabilization and remediation
  • Sediment Control
  • Operating tree thinning equipment such bush saws
and chainsaws
  • Operating hay mulchers
  • Operating wood chippers
  • Operating hydro-seeders
Experience with Small Engines such as pumps, compactors, weed eaters, chop saws, gas powered drills, posthole diggers, etc.

Experience working around Heavy Equipment.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Increase employment equity representation, specifically through the recruitment of Aboriginal people, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women.

May occasionally be required to work overtime.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Possession of Canadian Drivers Licence equivalent to a Class 5 Drivers License in the Province of New Brunswick and must be able to obtain a DND 404 driving permit.

Candidates must be able to work in extreme weather conditions (excessive heat and rain), perform heavy lifting and navigate over hilly and rugged terrain. Candidates will be required to pass a physical test in relation to this condition.

Other information

Please note that you need to apply directly on this inventory as we no longer accept paper copies of resumes or any resumes via email.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

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.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.