Government of Canada
Victoria, BC
National Defence - Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure & Environment) - Real Property Operations Unit (Pacific) Esquimalt
Victoria (British Columbia)
Permanent, Temporary, Deployment
$32.61 to $35.46 per hour
Closing date: 18 June 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Apply online

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

You will be required to show how you demonstrate the essential qualifications (i.e. Occupational Certification and Experience) for the initial screening through your resume and in answering online screening questions. It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

The Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing will be assessed throughout the entire selection process.

Work environment
The Department of National Defence (DND) is one of the largest federal government employers. DND's role is to provide services and support to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in their operations and missions at home and abroad. As a civilian employee, you will be an essential part of the Defence Team.

Intent of the process
Immediate intent is to fill various positions in Victoria, BC. A pool of qualified candidates may be created and may be used to staff similar positions within various units and locations with the Department of National Defence.
Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Construction Electrician Inter-provincial Red Seal Certification.

Experience as a certified electrical journeyperson in industrial/commercial electrical work.

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

Information on language requirements

  • Ability to communicate in writing.
  • Ability to communicate orally.
Personal Suitability:
  • Working Effectively with Others
  • Showing Initiative and Being action Oriented
  • Thinking Things Through
  • Demonstrating Integrity and Respect
  • Dependability
  • Safety Orientation
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Experience in training and monitoring apprentices.
  • Experience conducting preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Experience in compliance with building codes, regulations, and acts applicable to construction.
  • Experience with fire alarm systems.
  • Experience with security/intrusion alarm systems.
  • Experience with electrical generators.
  • Experience with high voltage equipment.
  • Experience in safe work practices and procedures to ensure compliance with Canada Labour Code Part ll and Work safe.
Organizational Need:
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages women, Aboriginal persons, persons with a disability and members of visible minority groups to apply.

  • Willing and able to work overtime and respond to emergency call-outs after normal working hours.
  • Willing and able to climb ladders and work off elevated structures and platforms.
  • Willing and able to wear all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Willing to report to different work sites throughout the Formation.
  • Willing and able to use a computer.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, non-graduated, and unrestricted provincial or territorial Class 5 driver's license and acceptable driver’s abstract.
  • Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a Departmental driver’s license (DND 404).
  • Willing and able to travel.
  • Willing and able to climb ladders and work off elevated structures and platforms.
  • Willing and able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Willing and to work in confined spaces and in inclement weather.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as safely lifting and handling of up to 23kg loads.
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

Applicants are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice and are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; only candidates who will be considered further in this process may be contacted.

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.