Facilities Attendant - Jobs in Dawson, YT - 238349

Government of Canada
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Job Description

Parks Canada
Dawson (Yukon)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$18.63 to $20.25 per hour (plus the applicable Isolated Post Allowance; salary under review)
For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: N/A

Who can apply: All individuals who have legal status to work in Canada residing or employed in Dawson, YT and within 200 kilometre radius of Dawson, YT.
  • Preference for this position may be given to qualified Trondek Hwechin beneficiaries. We encourage applicants to self-identify.
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Important messages
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Screening of applications will take place on March 2019. Assessments are scheduled on March 2019.

Work environment
Explore. Discover. Build.
And make a difference.

Do you want to explore new challenges in your career, discover your full potential and contribute to the success of Parks Canada Then become part of our Team.
As part of the Government of Canadas unprecedented investment in the infrastructure of our national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas, Parks Canada is currently building its capacity and providing opportunities for future openings across the country. We have embarked on a program of restoration work to heritage, visitor, water and highway assets, visitor centres, trails, campgrounds, and parkways to meet the needs of present and future generations and help them connect to nature, history and the very essence of Canada.
Seize this opportunity by submitting your rsum with a cover letter that clearly demonstrates how you meet the requirements as set out below.

Intent of the process
This process is intended to fill existing vacancy(ies) and may be used to fill anticipated vacancy(ies) and/or used to create a pool of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures (Indeterminate, Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Secondment, Specified period, Seasonal), security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of Parks Canada Agency.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your rsum.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

No specific education requirement is prescribed for this position, but any type of qualification or training considered necessary by the manager may be applicable.

Degree equivalency

  • 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)
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

  • 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
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)
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:
  • Makes things happen
  • Exercises sound judgment
  • Shares our vision
  • Communicates effectively
  • Takes responsibility
  • Demonstrates integrity
  • Strives for excellence
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Operational Requirements:
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
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Other information
Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

An assignment, secondment, or acting appointment requires approval of your supervisor.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

You must indicate on your application if you require a technical aid for testing or an alternative method of assessment.

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 Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration 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.

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.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

Tips for applicants:
  • Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
  • Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
  • Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.
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 (Name of HRM), 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.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site.

All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line.

  • Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
  • Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
  • Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
  • Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
  • For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.
To submit an application on-line, please select the button 'Apply Online' below.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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