PARKS CANADA AGENCY
Visitor Facilities Attendant– GS BUS 02
Anticipatory Employment: This process is intended to fill anticipated vacancies.
Type of Employment: Seasonal Indeterminate and/or Term employment (Various lengths of duration for anticipated vacancies)
Location: Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit – Lake Louise, AB or Field, BC or Radium Hot Springs, B.C.
Wage: From $17.59 to $19.12 per hour
Summary of Duties: Cleans and maintains Parks Canada Agency buildings/facilities and grounds to enhance the visitor experience.
Area of Consideration: Persons who work or reside within a 300 km radius of Lake Louise, Alberta.
Parks Canada Agency considers applications from individuals who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status, or work permit.
Quote Selection Process Number: 2014-PKS-LLYK-RM-015(E)
Submit your application by email to:
Closing Date: Applications must be received on or before March 23, 2014
Your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet all the requirements for the position and must include:
- your résumé;
- your cover letter demonstrating clearly how you meet the requirements of the position;
- your completed Education and Experience Questionnaire (see below).
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in the Education and Experience Questionnaire how they meet the education and experience factors listed in the statement of qualifications (see below). Résumés will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the questionnaire.
Failure to clearly demonstrate in the Education and Experience Questionnaire how you meet the education and experience factors found on the statement of qualifications (see below), may result in the rejection of your application.
Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.
Visitor Services Team Leader IV
Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit
403-522-1197 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
- Successful completion of secondary school according to provincial standards or acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
- Providing cleaning services in a commercial or institutional environment;
- Maintaining/restocking supplies;
- Performing minor operational maintenance tasks (e.g., servicing rest rooms, operating cleaning equipment, general checks of motor vehicle etc.).
- Parks Canada, its objectives and mandate;
- How to read and follow instructions for the use of cleaning products;
- How to apply health and safety procedures at the work site.
Attention to detail: Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner. For example, recognizing obvious information;
Client & Team Focus: Providing service excellence to visitors and co-workers. For example, providing added value;
Concern for Safety: Identifying hazards and potential hazards and taking action to ensure a safe environment. For example, making recommendations to improving workplace safety;
Sound Decision Making: making decisions involving different levels of risk and ambiguity. For example basing decisions on rules and policies;
Interactive Communication: Listening to others and communicating articulately. For example, using open, two-way communication;
Problem Solving: Identifying problems and solutions. For example, trouble-shooting and solving basic problems
Personal Suitability/Leadership Attributes:
- Makes things happen;
- Exercises sound judgment;
- Personally connects with people;
- Takes responsibility;
- Demonstrates integrity.
Conditions of Employment:
- Obtain and maintain Reliability Status security clearance;
- Possession and maintenance of a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (Class L, N or other graduated license will not be accepted).
- Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and personal protective equipment;
- Willingness to work in variable weather conditions;
- Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays.
ducation and Experience Questionnaire
- When completing this questionnaire, you must provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience as they relate to the requirements of the Visitor Facilities Attendant position. You must follow the format as outlined.
- Be sure to include education, work and volunteer experience, accomplishments and any background information that represents the qualifications outlined for this competition. Provide specific dates for all education, work experience, volunteer experience, accomplishments and background information.
- Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. Note that responses to the questionnaire must be linked to your resume.
Failure to provide the Education and Experience Questionnaire will result in your application being screened out of the competition. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possibly missing information. Please ensure your answers are clear and concise.
- Clearly demonstrate how you meet the education requirement by providing a copy of your Secondary School diploma OR give the name of your Secondary School, the town and province and the year that you graduated from Secondary School OR if you have not graduated from Secondary School, clearly describe in one or two paragraphs, your level of education and detail your training and experience related to this position.
(one or two paragraphs, single spaced)
- Clearly describe details that demonstrate your experience in providing cleaning services in a commercial or institutional environment.
(one or two paragraphs, single spaced)
- Clearly describe details that demonstrate your experience maintaining and/or restocking supplies.
(one or two paragraphs, single spaced)
- Clearly describe details that demonstrate your experience performing minor operational maintenance tasks (e.g., servicing rest rooms, operating cleaning equipment, general checks of motor vehicles, etc.).
Intent/ Results of Process:
The results of this process may be used in the future to fill GS BUS 02, Visitor Facilities Attendant positions in the Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit, for various locations and tenures including indeterminate, acting, assignment, and specified period, full-time or part-time.
Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact Suzy Whitty, A/ Human Resources Manager, if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.
Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.
Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the organization's representative of your need for accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.
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