Mountain National Parks Careers

Parks Canada Agency

MAINTENANCE WORKER II : GL-MAN-03 (RESTORATION CREW)

WATERTON LAKES FIELD UNIT, WATERTON PARK, AB
Anticipatory Term Employment Opportunity
Salary: $21.15 - $22.99 per hour

Waterton Lakes National Park and Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

Summary of Duties:
Provides general maintenance and labour services to support the Parks Canada Agency Restoration Crew in Waterton Lakes National Park. Duties include labouring tasks related to weed control including hand pulling, cutting and herbicide application; ecological restoration of disturbed sites including native seed collecting, site preparation, and planting of native species by seed or plugs. Additional duties will be helping with the planting and monitoring of five-needle pines; collecting and entering ecological data related to non-native plant monitoring and surveys, disturbed site restoration, and five-needle pine programs and other conservation projects as required.

Open To: 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.

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 Rennée Lamontagne, 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.

Closing Date: Applications must be received electronically on or before 4 PM, April 1, 2014 (MST). *Quote selection process number 14-PKS-PWL-OC-012A.

Screening Criteria:
In order to be considered for the position, applicants must clearly indicate in their application how they meet each of the criteria below. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or (possibly) missing information. Failure to do so will result in elimination from further consideration.

EDUCATION: Secondary school diploma or approved alternative.

NOTE: Proof of education must be submitted with application.

LANGUAGE: English Essential.

EXPERIENCE IN:

  • Relevant experience in working outdoors in rough terrain or wilderness recreation and travel.
  • Acceptable experience in the operation of tools and equipment relevant to the position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of St. John’s Ambulance Standard First Aid Certificate (or equivalent) AND CPR Certificate.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willing to work and/or travel in a variety of terrain and weather conditions and by various means of transportation.
  • Wear identifier clothing and safety equipment as required.
  • Willing to work shift work, weekends, and alone as required.
  • Willingness to assist in forest fire suppression, including stand-by and extra duty, if required.

Important Information:

  • Shared living accommodation may or may not be provided.
  • If selected for an interview, candidates will be responsible for their own travel costs to the interview. Interviews will be held in Waterton Park, Alberta.

For Further Information, Please Contact Robert Sissons: 403/859-5137.

How to Apply: In order to be considered, your application must be received at Waterton Lakes Field Unit, Human Resources on or before 4:00 PM, April 1, 2014 MST. Please forward your application (resume, covering letter, names of two, recent work-related, references) quoting the selection process number 14-PKS-PWL-OC-012A in email subject line to: Human Resources: Waterton.hr@pc.gc.ca

Do not send as a link to websites or external sources.

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The results of this selection process may be used to fill similar employment opportunities in Parks Canada within the area of competition.

Career Site: For further career information on working for Parks Canada, please visit our careers pages. 

Parks Canada is committed to Employment Equity and building strength through diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and encourage members of the designated groups to apply and to self-identify.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Public Service Staff Relations Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

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STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

PARKS CANADA AGENCY
WATERTON LAKES FIELD UNIT, WATERTON PARK, ALBERTA
MAINTENANCE WORKER II: GL-MAN-03

Screening Criteria:
In order to be considered for the position, applicants must clearly indicate in their application how they meet each of the criteria below. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or (possibly) missing information. Failure to do so will result in elimination from further consideration.

Education: Secondary school diploma or approved alternative.

Language: English Essential.

Experience:

  • Relevant experience in working outdoors in rough terrain or wilderness recreation and travel.
  • Acceptable experience in the operation of tools and equipment relevant to the position.

Rating Criteria:

Candidates who meet the screening criteria will be rated against the criteria below and may also be rated against experience.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Parks Canada Agency and its mandate.
  • The appropriate use and care of maintenance equipment and hand tools.
  • Safety procedures and precautions.

ABILITY TO:

  • Problem solve and make decisions.
  • Use and perform minor maintenance on small equipment and hand tools.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:

  • Personally connects with others
  • Exercises sound judgment
  • Dependable
  • Demonstrates Initiative

Conditions of Employment:

  • Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of St. John’s Ambulance Standard First Aid Certificate (or equivalent) AND CPR Certificate.

Operational Requirements:

  • Willing to work and/or travel in a variety of terrain and weather conditions and by various means of transportation.
  • Wear identifier clothing and safety equipment as required.
  • Willing to work shift work, weekends, and alone as required.
  • Willingness to assist in forest fire suppression, including stand-by and extra duty, if required.

Ces renseignements sont également offerts en français.