Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property, Safety and Security Branch
Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)
$67,241 to $72,660
13 August 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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.
To increase your success as a candidate, it is important that you provide us with details and examples of how you meet the education and experience qualifications as we may employ volume management strategies, such as ranking or top-down approach, to select candidates for further consideration.
A tip for success – think about this as your opportunity to tell the hiring manager just how much experience and skills you can bring to the table! Include information about where, when, and how you’ve demonstrated the qualification as well as details on the duration and the specific types of tasks you did that to show us that you have what we’re looking for.
Did you know that Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard have been recognized as one of the top employers AND top employers for young people in 2018 and one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers? Learn a little more about the benefits of working for us below!
You will work in a park like setting at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) Campus in Dartmouth which offers FREE PARKING. Check out www.bio.gc.ca to learn more about our amazing Campus.
BIO is easily accessible for those who commute from either side of the bridge and beyond, and is also serviced by Metro Transit’s route #51. We also offers many workplace wellness initiatives such as aerobics, Zumba, yoga, Aikido, Circuit/HIIT, croquet, table tennis, the BIO community garden, walking trails and is next to Shannon Park's Canada 150 Trail that offers spectacular views of Halifax Harbour in both directions!
Many activities are also organized as part of the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) and National Public Service Week (NPSW). Every year we host a BBQ and activities such as scavenger hunts, extreme Frisbee, trail biking and much more. Last year, Maritimes Region Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Council (RIDAC) invited all staff to join them for the Halifax Pride Parade to celebrate our diverse and inclusive workforce.
Come join our team of dedicated, diverse and talented professionals. Follow Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. You won’t be disappointed!
Intent of the process
This selection process will initially be used to staff one, term position in Dartmouth, NS. A pool of fully or partially qualified candidates may be established to fill similar positions of various tenures and security requirements.
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
- Graduation from a recognized post-secondary institution (college or university) with a specialization in a field relevant to the duties of the position OR an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience related to the position; or
- Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation.
- Experience analyzing and interpreting or applying legislation, policies and procedures governing occupational health and safety.
- Experience conducting worksite analysis, identifying hazard prevention and controls and assessing for compliance.
- Experience establishing requirements for health and safety training.
- Experience administering OHS requirements in an operational environment.
- Experience conducting occupational health and safety investigations or risk assessments in the workplace.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Ability to analyze/evaluate information and provide recommendations for action/resolution.
- Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
- Effective Interpersonal Skills
- Service Orientation
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
- Experiencing applying OHS regulations in a shipyard or marine environment.
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance
- Requirement to occasionally travel to remote locations, using helicopters, boats and other modes of transport.
- Requirement to observe and inspect operational settings sometimes involving climbing, noisy environment and boarding vessels.
- Requirement to occasionally work irregular hours and overtime.
- Requirement to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as personal flotation devices, protective footwear, respiratory protection and fall protection equipment. Some of these items may be heavy or cumbersome.
- Possession of a valid Drivers’ License for the purposes of driving rental cars and departmental vehicles.
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
Applications will only be accepted on-line - click the “Apply Now” button to prepare and submit your application package.
Those who are hired during the COVID-19 pandemic may be required to work from home until we are in a position to safely return to the workplace.
Please note that various methods of assessment may be used such as interviews, tests, validation of behavioural competencies, and verification of work samples.
Applicants are entitled to participate in the official language of their choice; please indicate your preferred official language in your application.
As an equal opportunity employer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is committed to accommodating the needs of persons with disabilities. We therefore encourage persons with disabilities to identify any accommodation needed. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has an Accommodation Policy and will accommodate up to the point of undue hardship for the duration of the selection process, and upon any offer of employment, for the performance of duties in the position.
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.