Mountain National Parks Careers

Maintenance Worker II

Seasonal Indeterminate Employment Opportunity 
Highway Service Centre, Jasper Operating Area
Salary: $21.15 to $22.99 per hour

Summary of Duties:
Provides general maintenance, repair and labour services to support grounds, roads and facilities maintenance; construction and installations; and other general maintenance and repair requirements for the Parks Canada Agency.

Area of Consideration: Persons working or residing in a 150 km radius of Jasper, AB

Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all 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-CAP-HSC-RM-014

Closing Date: April 24, 2014

Language: English Essential

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;
  • Indicating your preferred official language for correspondence and assessment;
  • Copy of your driver’s license and driver’s abstract.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter.

Failure to clearly demonstrate in your cover letter 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.

General Enquiries: April Chruszcz, A/Human Resources Advisor, at 250-837-7531 or

Submit your application to:
Human Resources

By e-mail:
By fax: 250-837-7563 


Language Requirement:
English Essential

Education: Successful completion of secondary school according to provincial standards; or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.


  • In grounds maintenance;
  • In the operation of power tools;
  • In landscaping;
  • In road maintenance

Occupational Certification:
Valid class 5 driver’s license *A copy must be submitted with your application.
Note: Candidates with a class three driver's licence may receive extra credits in the assessment portion of the selection process


  • Parks Canada’s mandate
  • Safety and WHMIS procedures


  • Operate vehicles and work related equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Inspect vehicles and equipment and implement minor maintenance to acceptable standards
  • Communicate orally

Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes: 

  • Effective interpersonal relationships
  • Judgement
  • Motivation
  • Dependability

Conditions of Employment:

  • Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status.
  • Maintenance of valid driver’s license.

Operational Requirements:

  • Willingness to wear identifier clothing and safety equipment;
  • Willingness to travel and/or work in a variety of weather conditions and terrain for extended periods of time;
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays, provincial/territorial holidays.

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.

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