VISITOR FACILITIES ATTENDANTS / GS-BUS-02
Type of Employment: Seasonal Indeterminate employment opportunity ( June to September)
This process is intended to fill existing vacancy(ies) and may be used to fill anticipated vacancy(ies) with the same work description and various lengths of season.
This competition may also be used to staff term full-time and part-time positions (June to September, 2014).
Location: Jasper National Park
Summary of Duties:
Cleans and maintains Parks Canada Agency buildings/facilities and grounds to enhance the visitor experience.
Area of Consideration:
Persons eligible to work in Canada who live within a 90 km radius of Jasper, Alberta.
The distance between your residence or your employment location and the position location will be determined using data provided by the Natural Resources Canada, Geomatics Canada's website. For information on how to use this website please see: The Altlas of Canada - Toporama
Quote Selection Process Number: 2014 PKS JNP ER 013
Closing Date: March 6, 2014 (11:59pm MST)
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.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the 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 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: Geoff Danks, 780-852-6182, email@example.com
Submit your application to:
Human Resources, Jasper National Park
Fax: (780) 852-6122
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
Language Requirement: English Essential
- Experience in providing cleaning services;
- Experience in maintaining/restocking supplies;
- Experience in performing minor operational maintenance tasks (e.g., replacing light bulbs, tightening door handles and hinges).
- 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;
Concern for Safety – Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others;
Decision Making – Making decisions involving various levels of risk and ambiguity;
Enforcement – Understanding and applying enforcement policies to detect violations of legislation, identify conditions and/ or persons responsible, and take appropriate action;
Initiative – Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise;
Interactive Communication – Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication;
Problem Solving – Identifying problems and the solutions to them.
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:
- Obtain and maintain Reliability clearance status;
- Willingness to wear identifier clothing;
- Willingness to work shift work, weekends and alone if required.
The position requires the incumbent to:
- 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 odors from cleaning products
- Be exposed to minor injury when performing cleaning and maintenance activities
- Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others.
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 Human Resources in Jasper 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.