Term employment opportunity, from mid-October 2013 to mid-April 2014
Highway Service Centre, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier Operating Area
Salary: $22.21 to $24.13 per hour
Summary of Duties: Conducts highway/road/street clearing and snow removal using medium and heavy vehicles and equipment (big plows) requiring a Class 3 license with air-brake endorsement; operates/controls multiple blades and salting mechanisms; and performs ancillary road maintenance and labour services for the Parks Canada Agency.
Area of Consideration: Persons working or residing in a 200 km radius of Revelstoke, British Columbia.
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: 2013-CAP-HSC-RM-035-1
Closing Date: September 30, 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;
- 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: Marie-Claude Asselin, Human Resources Advisor, at 250-837-7518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit your application to:
Human Resources by e-mail: email@example.com -OR- by fax: 250-837-7563
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
Language Requirement: English Essential
Successful completion of secondary school according to provincial standards; or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
- Substantial training or experience in driving standard transmission heavy trucks and in operating heavy equipment.
- Highway road maintenance and winter snow removal.
Class 3 Driver’s License with air brake certification.
- Highway maintenance and traffic control procedures.
- Safety measures and safety regulations common to highway maintenance.
- Vehicle minor maintenance requirements.
- Parks Canada organization, values and philosophy.
- Operate trucks up to GVW 60,000 pounds.
- Visually inspect equipment and perform pre-trip maintenance.
- Work effectively in an environment of continuous change.
Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes:
- Personally connects with people;
- Exercises sound judgment;
- Takes responsibility;
Conditions of Employment:
- Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status.
- Maintenance of valid driver’s license.
- Willingness to wear identifier clothing and required safety equipment;
- Willingness to travel over roads closed to the general public and to work under avalanche hazard conditions;
- Willingness to travel and/or work in a variety of weather conditions and terrain for extended periods of time;
- Requirement to work shift work, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays, provincial/territorial holidays and call back or standby duty.
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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