Project Manager - Level 1
Government of Canada
Calgary, AB
Public Services and Procurement Canada - Project Management
Calgary (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Regina (Saskatchewan)
$90,395 to $105,427
For further information on the organization, please visit Public Services and Procurement 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.

**VERY IMPORTANT NOTE.In addition to a resume, you must answer all screening questions demonstrating how you meet the education and experience requirements as well as the asset qualifications.Please describe in detail using concrete examples, how you meet the experience and education required. It is not sufficient to only state that the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities. FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT AND APPROPRIATE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN ELIMINATION FROM THE PROCESS.

Work environment
As an organization, PWGSC strives to give all its employees opportunities to achieve organizational, professional and personal goals in a respectful and inclusive workplace, mobilized and supported by leadership at all levels. For more information on PWGSC's People Management Philosophy and Our Commitments please see the following link:

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, auditing and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates may be established from this process which may be used to staff similar positions with various tenures.
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)

Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in an engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position OR Certification as a Professional Engineer in Canada

Degree equivalency

  • Major experience in managing architectural real property projects.
  • Major is a combination of:
single or multiple projects ranging up to $20M total project value
variety of technically complex new construction and renovation projects
managing multi-disciplinary project teams

  • A minimum of approximately five years in project delivery.
  • Experience in managing real property projects including providing advice to clients.
  • Experience in managing procurement process related to project delivery such as DBB, DB, CM.
  • Experience in managing resources in project delivery.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of project management practices.
  • Knowledge of construction practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of management in organizing multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects.
  • Knowledge of contract and procurement management.
Key Competencies:
  • Values and Ethics.
  • Thinking things through – innovating through analysis and ideas.
  • Engagement – working effectively with people, organizations, partners.
  • Excellence through results – delivering through own work, relationships and responsibilities.
  • Client Service Level 1.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Asset Qualifications:
  • Certification as a Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Knowledge of government construction and consultant procurement processes and administration.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, provincial and municipal acts, regulations, codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of National Project Management System (NMPS).
Operational Requirements:
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Other information
All job applications must be submitted through Do not fax, email or mail hard copy documents as these will not be accepted. To submit an application online, please click on the button “apply now”.

Reference checks will be sought.

An interview will be administered.

A written examination may be administered.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

Depending on the requirements of the position(s) being staffed from this process, for current or future vacancies, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be applied at the time of screening.

PLEASE NOTE: Top-down consideration of scores at any stage of this process may be used to determine the number of qualified candidates who will be considered further in the process.

You must be prepared to provide the original or a certified true copy of your educational credentials.

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.

  • Key Competencies:

Client Service Level 1: Delivers high-quality client service
Behaviours required to effectively respond to diverse client needs and maintain positive relationships with clients.
  • Listens actively to clients, demonstrates an understanding of diverse client needs and fosters effective two-way communication.
  • Communicates with clients in a timely manner to provide necessary information and services and to identify potential issues.
  • Gathers information and consults appropriate parties, when needed, to follow up on client requests.
  • Resolves client service issues, including urgent ones, in a timely manner.
  • Follows applicable government policies, regulations and procedures impacting client service.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of own roles and responsibilities, and those of other parties involved in providing client services.
  • Prioritizes own work to meet client needs within agreed and sometimes tight timelines.
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.