Mountain National Parks Careers

Parks Canada Agency

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks 

Term Employment Opportunity

Resource Management Officer II (Active Management, Environmental Assessment, Contaminated Sites)

$56,007 to $68,140 per year

May to October 2014

Summary of Duties: Delivers and leads/supervises applied science, monitoring and/or active management projects or environmental assessments in support of a resource management program.

Closing date: Applications must be received by April 21, 2014

Quote selection process number: 2013-CAP-MRG-ER-RM-036-1

**Interviews will be conducted the week of May 5, 2014**

Open to: Persons working or residing within a 175km radius of Revelstoke, British Columbia.

Note: 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.

SCREENING CRITERIA

Applicants will be screened against the following criteria and must clearly indicate they meet those established criteria. Failure to do so may result in your application being screened out.

Education: Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with specialization in environmental and/or natural sciences (e.g. biology, ecology, geology) or other discipline relevant to the position, or an acceptable combination of two years of a post-secondary program related to environmental and/or natural sciences (e.g. biology, ecology, geology), training and experience in a field related to the position

Language: English essential

Experience:

  • Experience in travelling or working in the field in various types of terrain; 

  • Experience in leading, implementing, analyzing and reporting on (minimum of two): active management, restoration, compliance monitoring, contaminated sites management and/or environmental assessment projects and initiatives

  • Experience making recommendations regarding research project design;

  • Experience preparing technical/scientific reports, manuscripts drafts, protocols, presentations, web site information, public presentation or displays.

Note: Only candidates who clearly demonstrate in their application that they meet the screening requirements of the position will be assessed through the rating process. The screening board cannot make assumptions about your experience. It is important that candidates clearly demonstrate to what degree they meet the above experience elements, giving examples for each element. Please see the Statement of Qualifications for more details.


Conditions of Employment:

  • Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status. 

  • Valid driver's license; 

  • Will be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks;

  • 40 hour First Aid and CPR certification

Operational Requirements:

  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment; 

  • Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation;

  • Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.

  • Willingness to obtain certification in the operation of various forms of ground (e.g. all-terrain vehicles) and marine (motorized and non-motorized vessels) as required.

Contact person for further information: Bryan Chruszcz A/Resource Conservation Manager

Telephone: 250-837-7517
email:
bryan.chruszcz@pc.gc.ca

How to apply: Forward your application (resume, cover letter and references) quoting selection process number 2013-CAP-MRG-ER-RM-036-1

We thank all candidates who apply however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Career site: For further career information on working for Parks Canada please visit our Career site: www.pc.gc.ca/mpcareers  


STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS


Screening Criteria:
Applicants will be screened against the following criteria and must clearly indicate they meet those established criteria. Failure to do so may result in your being screened out.

Education: Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with specialization in environmental and/or natural sciences (e.g. biology, ecology, geology) or other discipline relevant to the position, or an acceptable combination of two years of a post-secondary program related to environmental and/or natural sciences (e.g. biology, ecology, geology), training and experience in a field related to the position.

Language: English essential

Experience:

  • Experience in travelling or working in the field in various types of terrain; 

  • Experience in leading, implementing, analyzing and reporting on (minimum of two): active management, restoration, compliance monitoring, contaminated sites management and/or environmental assessment projects and initiatives

  • Experience making recommendations regarding research project design;

  • Experience preparing technical/scientific reports, manuscripts drafts, protocols, presentations, web site information, public presentation or displays.

Note: Only candidates who clearly demonstrate in their application that they meet the screening requirements of the position will be assessed through the rating process. The screening board cannot make assumptions about your experience. It is important that candidates clearly demonstrate to what degree they meet the above experience elements, giving examples for each element.


Rating Criteria:

Candidates will be rated against the following criteria and may be rated against education and experience.

Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of methodology and procedures for scientific testing and data/sample collection; 

  • Knowledge of specialized technical and scientific equipment operation and maintenance requirements;

  • Knowledge of terrestrial/marine environment, vegetation and wildlife characteristics, as well as weather conditions specific to the Mount Revelstoke & Glacier National Parks area;

  • Knowledge of environmental and natural sciences theories and principles;

Abilities:

  • Ability to follow appropriate protocols for data/sample collection and compilation, and to conduct active resource management activity; 

  • Ability to conduct analysis and monitor spatial and non-spatial data using various automated software and applications;

  • Ability to determine data manipulation requirements in consultation with scientists;

  • Ability to conduct and coordinate field work in active management and monitoring projects;

  • Ability to prepare and present of scientific reports and to communicate with a variety of audiences using variety of techniques;

Personal Suitability:

  • Exercises sound judgment; 

  • Shares Parks Canada's vision;

  • Makes things happen;

  • Communicates effectively;

  • Takes responsibility;

  • Strives for excellence.

Conditions of Employment

  • Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status.

  • Valid driver's license;

  • Will be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks;

  • 40 hour First Aid and CPR certification

Operational requirements :

  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment; 

  • Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation;

  • Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.

  • Willingness to obtain certification in the operation of various forms of ground (e.g. all-terrain vehicles) and marine (motorized and non-motorized vessels) as required.

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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 Marie-Claude Asselin, Human Resources Advisor 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.