Visitor Facilities Attendant - GS BUS 02
Type of Employment -- Term
Business Unit: Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay Field Unit- Visitor Experience
Work Location: Lake Louise, AB, Field, BC or Radium Hot Springs, BC
Salary: $17.25 - $18.74 per hour
Summary of Duties: Cleans and maintains Parks Canada Agency buildings/facilities and grounds to enhance the visitor experience.
Area of Consideration: persons residing within a 300 km radius of work location.
*Please indicate on your application your preferred work location/s.
Open to: 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.
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 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
Quote Selection Process Number: 2013-PKS-LLYK-ER-64 F
Closing Date: August 1, 2013
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;
- Additional information may be requested after closing date for screening and/or assessment purposes.
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.
Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay Field Unit
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Statement of Qualifications
Language Requirement: English Essential
Education: Successful completion of secondary school according to provincial standards or acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
- Experience in providing cleaning services in a commercial or institutional environment
- Experience in maintaining/restocking supplies
- Experience in performing minor operational maintenance tasks (e.g., replacing light bulbs, tightening door handles and hinges)
- Knowledge of Parks Canada, its objectives and mandate;
- Knowledge of how to read and follow instructions for the use of cleaning products;
- Knowledge of how to apply health and safety procedure at the work site.
Client Focus – Providing service excellence to internal and/or external client (proficiency level 1: Responds to immediate client needs)
Concern for Safety – Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others (proficiency level 1: Follows health and safety guidelines)
Decision Making – Making decisions involving various levels of risk and ambiguity (proficiency level 1: Makes decisions based solely on rules)
Enforcement – Understanding and applying enforcement policies to detect violations of legislation, identify conditions and/ or persons responsible, and take appropriate action (proficiency level 1: Explain relevant enforcement policies)
Initiative – Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise (proficiency level 1: Identifies immediate action needed)
Interactive Communication – Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication (proficiency level 1: listens and clearly presents information)
Problem Solving– Identifying problems and the solutions to them (proficiency level 1: Identifies basic problems
Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes:
- Shares our vision
- Makes things happen
- Exercises sound judgment
- Personally connects with people
- Communicates effectively
- Takes responsibility
- Knowing yourself
- Demonstrates integrity
- Strives for excellence
Conditions of Employment:
- Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status.
- 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.
- Conduct repetitive tasks;
- Stand, bend, stretch and work from ladders;
- Lift supplies, tools and equipment such as buckets;
- Dust and wash walls and windows;
- Pick up litter and trash;
- Travel to various outdoor sites with some exposure to weather elements;
- Be exposed to noxious odours from cleaning products;
- Be exposed to minor injury when performing cleaning and maintenance activities;
- Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others.
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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