Building Services Worker, CORCAN
Government of Canada
Edmonton, AB
Correctional Service Canada
Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Maskwacis (Alberta), Abbotsford (British Columbia), Agassiz (British Columbia), Mission (British Columbia), Victoria (British Columbia), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Dorchester (New Brunswick), Renous (New Brunswick), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Springhill (Nova Scotia), Truro (Nova Scotia), Barrie (Ontario), Brampton (Ontario), Campbellford (Ontario), Gravenhurst (Ontario), Hamilton (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Kitchener (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Sudbury (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Cowansville (Québec), Drummondville (Québec), Joliette (Québec), La Macaza (Québec), Laval (Québec), Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines (Québec), Duck Lake (Saskatchewan), Maple Creek (Saskatchewan), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
$26.05 to $28.33 per hour (Plus applicable allowances)
For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

Closing date: N/A

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
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.
Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information. If you do not fully complete the screening questions as instructed, you may be screened out. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they meet the education and experience requirements. Failure to provide sufficient information will result in the candidate being screened out. Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment. The client organization will accept applications on-line only.

All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line.

Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605. Random selection may be used to identify which applicants will be assessed in this appointment process. PLEASE NOTE: For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening/assessment purposes (including issuing screening results, and sending invitations for written tests and interviews).

Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel:

We encourage you to identify any skills, competencies and/or experiences you acquired through a career with the Canadian Armed Forces.

Intent of the process
Depending on the needs of the organization, candidates will be randomly selected from the inventory for assessment purposes. This process may be used to establish a pool of partially or fully qualified candidates which may be used by Correctional Service Canada to staff positions with various linguistic profiles, various security profiles, various locations across Canada and various tenures such as (indeterminate, term and casual position).
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 supervision and providing direction to workers, motivating and / or counselling when necessary, providing feedback and/or performance evaluations.

Experience working on residential and/or commercial and/or industrial construction sites.

Experience in the use of computer systems and software.
(For example: Windows operating platform and Microsoft Outlook, Excel, & Word).

  • Experience will be defined as approximately 2 years work experience in a construction environment within the last 10 years. This applies to both essential and asset qualifications.
  • The above experiences may have been obtained while serving as a member in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) .
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Possession of a Construction related building skill trades Certification of Qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (or equivalent Provincial governing body) valid in the designated Province of work.

WHMIS certification.

First Aid / CPR certification.

Forklift operator certification.

Fall protection certification.

Confined space certification.

Experience in participation, maintenance, and compliance with construction site safety programs and occupational health and safety policies and procedures.

Experience in compliance with building codes, regulations, and acts applicable to construction.

Experience in providing on the job training and/or work skills instruction in a production, construction or textile environment.

Experience in a correctional setting working with Offenders.

Experience creating and maintaining construction project schedules.

Experience and proficient in the use of AutoCAD and / or MS Project.

Experience with tool control methods.

Experience in material and inventory control.

Experience in estimating materials, equipment needs and job costing.

Experience in material, tool, supplies and services procurement.

Experience erecting and working on scaffolding.

Experience working in the modular home industry.

Experience in masonry re-pointing.

Experience in concrete foundation and form work.

Experience in drywall systems and installation.

Experience in residential framing.

Experience in window and door installation.

Experience in flooring materials installation.

Experience in roofing materials installation.

Experience in repairing and/or fabricating and/or maintaining plumbing components/systems.

Experience and proficiency in reading/interpreting blueprints, drawings, and construction specifications.

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

Information on language requirements

Successful completion of secondary school or Employer approved alternative (a satisfactory score on the PSC test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience).

Degree equivalency

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing (written communication will be assessed using the information that you will provide in your application)

Effective Interpersonal Skills





The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Achieving a representative workforce for members of designated Employment Equity groups.

Willingness to travel occasionally.
Willingness to work overtime when required.
Willingness to work shift work when required.

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Possession of a valid driver's license.
Willingness to work with offenders in an institutional environment.

Other information
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.