Mason- Inventory
National Defence
Trenton, ON
National Defence - Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure & Environment) - Real Property Operations Unit (Ontario)
Borden (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), North Bay (Ontario), Petawawa (Ontario), Trenton (Ontario)
Indeterminate, Term, Casual
$27.88 to $30.32 per hour
Closing date: N/A

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

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.

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. It is the candidate’s responsibility to provide updated contact information as required.

Our organization will only accept on-line applications for this advertisement. All job applications must therefore be submitted through For this advertisement, applicants will be required to provide information which is only accessible when applying on-line (namely the job questionnaire).

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.

Work environment
The Department of National Defence (DND) is the largest federal government employer, offering over 70 different types of civilian career opportunities. DND's role is to provide services and support to the Canadian Forces (CF) in their operations and missions at home and abroad. As a civilian employee, you will be an essential part of the Defence Team. In this regard, the department fosters a work environment where employees have opportunities to grow, to learn, to progress in their careers and have job satisfaction over the long-term.

Intent of the process
This inventory will be used to fill current and future vacancies with various tenures (temporary and permanent) in the following locations: Borden, Petawawa, North Bay, Trenton, and Kingston
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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)

Occupational Certification:
Possession of the following trade license recognized by the Ontario Colleges of Trade, certificate of qualification or completion of *acceptable training in the following area:
  • 401A - Brick and Stone Mason
  • acceptable may include Interprovincial Red Seal certificate
  • Recent and **significant experience in the field related to the trades license held.
  • Recent is defined as within the last five (5) year period.
**Significant is defined as experience gained in doing the duties of the position for two (2) years.

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

Information on language requirements

Abilities and Skills:
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Personal Suitability:
Effective Interpersonal Relationships

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Occupational Certification / Training:
Working at heights certification
Fork Lift license

Experience setting ceramic tiles.

Organization Needs:
Department of National Defence is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) would be considered.

Operational Requirements:
  • Must be willing to wear and/or utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Willingness to work at heights.
  • Must be willing to be on a standby list and carry a cell phone.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.
  • Must be willing to work at sites off CFB.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain the Departmental driver’s license (DND 404).
  • May be on a call-in list and asked to respond after hours within one hour of being called in by the fire hall.
  • Must be willing and able to work independently during normal working hours and when on call
  • The position may be required to stand, climb, walk, lift, bend, pull, push, grasp, reach, stoop, crouch, sit, read, write, determine color, speak and listen for extended periods of time.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Possession of a valid class “G” driver’s license without restriction issued by the Province of Ontario or provincial or territorial equivalent.

Must be willing to wear and/or utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) in compliance with safety regulations or policies.

Other information
If applicable, please identify the following on your application: substantive group and level; employment status; Personal Record Identifier (PRI).

Interviews may be conducted.

A written exam may be administered.

Reference checks may be conducted.

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.

Candidate may have to travel to a specific location for the assessment/interview at their own cost.

Accommodations: in order to ensure that you are assessed in a fair and equitable manner in the next stages, please advise us if you require accommodation measures.

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.

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar term and/or permanent positions.

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

You will be required to show how you demonstrate the essential qualifications (i.e. Education, Experience and/or Occupational Certification) for the initial screening through your resume, cover letter, and/or 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 a cover letter or 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.

Candidates must meet all of the essential qualifications noted in the Statement of Merit Criteria to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications or operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

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.