Labourer - Maintenance Worker III
Government of Canada
Elk Island, AB
Parks Canada - Northern Prairies Field Unit – Elk Island National Park
Elk Island National Park of Canada (Alberta)
GL-MAN-05 - GL-MAN-05
Anticipatory Staffing - Term Positions
$24.36 to $26.47 per hour (currently under review)
For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 30 May 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Open to residents within a 1500 km radius of the City of Edmonton (Alberta) who are entitled to work in Canada.

Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
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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

All Job applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System.
On-line only:

Your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet all the requirements for the position and must include:
  • your résumé; with clear details of your qualifications, as related to this position;
  • names and contact information for two work references (one must be a recent supervisor or manager);
  • your priority status, if applicable;
  • your preferred official language for correspondence and assessment.
NOTE: When submitting your application to this selection process, you will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Qualifications (Education and all Essential Experiences) as well as any Additional Qualifications (if applicable). Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Essential Qualifications when responding to the questions in the on-line application.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples with significant details to explain, WHEN, WHERE and HOW you meet each factor. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described when responding to the questions in the on-line application. Failure to clearly demonstrate how you meet the Education and Experience factors when responding to the questions in the on-line application, will result in the rejection of your application.
Applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

Provides semi-skilled and general maintenance, repair, building, inspections and installation services for the Parks Canada Agency.

Intent of the process
A list of qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff identical or similar positions within Parks Canada Agency, whose tenure could vary depending on the position being staffed (i.e. determinate period or indeterminate) and whose language requirements, linguistic profiles and security requirements could also vary.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

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

  • Successful completion of Grade Twelve or a Public Service Commission approved alternatives, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Degree equivalency

  • Experience in a full spectrum of maintenance, repair and construction related to buildings.
  • Extensive experience in plumbing, heating, electrical repairs.
  • Extensive experience in carpentry, framing, roofing, and shop finish work.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of safety procedures, guidelines, and policies.
  • Knowledge of service contracting processes.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment of continuous change.
  • Ability to make use of computers for asset maintenance purposes.
  • Ability to analyze and solve operational problems.
  • Ability to order parts/material and plan work activities following fundamental purchasing procedures.
Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes:
  • Exercises sound judgment.
  • Makes things happen.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Takes responsibility.
  • Personally connects with people.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Additional Qualifications *:
  • Preference may be given to those with journeyman status in one of the building trades or with equivalent work experience.
Additional Qualifications *:
  • Experience in concrete forming & pouring.
  • Experience in welding/fabrication work.
  • Experience performing building/structure/equipment related inspections.
  • Additional qualifications are not essential to the job, but would be an asset in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening, assessment or determining right fit for this competition.
Operational Requirements
  • A Parks Canada Agency uniform, as prescribed for the position, must be worn at all times while performing the duties of the position unless otherwise specifically directed by the Superintendent.
  • Must be prepared to work weekends, shift work, overtime and statutory holidays as scheduled.
  • Must wear safety equipment as identified by Supervisor.
  • Parks Canada prohibits smoking in the workplace.
  • Willingness to work in variable and adverse weather conditions.
  • May be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks.
  • Willingness to obtain certification in the operation of equipment, as required.
  • Must be willing to complete any training that pertains to the job.
  • It is mandatory that all persons newly appointed from outside the Public Service agree to have their pay deposited directly to a Financial Institution of their choice and to provide the information required for this purpose.
  • Perform physical tasks as per the job requirements; which may include climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, and lifting and carrying up to 25 kg repetitively.
Conditions of employment
  • Obtain and maintain a reliability security clearance.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Driver’s License, or equivalent, throughout your employment.
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 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.