Maintenance Worker II
Federal Public Service
Haines Junction (Yukon)
14d ago

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact below to request specialized accommodation.

All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Work environment

Kluane National Park and Reserve protects and celebrates spectacular landscapes of high mountains, massive valley glaciers, boreal forests, northern wildlife and rich cultural heritage.

The park is an important part of the traditional territory of the Southern Tutchone people and is managed collaboratively with a park management board in partnership with the Kluane First Nation and Champagne Aishihik First Nations.

The First Nations people in the Kluane region continue to maintain their deep cultural and spiritual relationship with the land.

Working in Kluane can be very rewarding and challenging at the same time.

Intent of the process

The intent of this selection process is to staff a seasonal indeterminate position.

This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures (indeterminate, term, seasonal, assignment, deployment, secondment, acting, casual, as and when required), security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled : 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


Graduation from secondary school or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience.


  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of both gas-powered and electric power tools i.e. chainsaws, brush cutters, skill saws, drills, etc.
  • Experience in the safe use and maintenance of hand tools ie : axes, sandviks, prybars, shovels, etc.
  • Experience in the operation and preventative maintenance of vehicles i.e. 4x4 vehicles, ATVs, boats, etc. including winching devices
  • Experience in working and travel in a backcountry wilderness environment for extended periods.
  • Experience in dealing with the public on a regular basis providing a quality visitor experience.
  • The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)


  • Knowledge of prevention and safe operating procedures before and during wildlife encounters
  • Knowledge of standard operation procedures to work in a safe manner with various equipment (power tools, hand tools, vehicles, etc.)
  • Knowledge of safe loading, transportation and unloading of equipment on 4x4 vehicles, trailers and ATV’s or over snow machines.
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance skills and traits for outdoor infrastructure ie : picnic tables, bridges, boardwalks, outhouses.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures in establishing and maintaining a safe base of operations in a backcountry wilderness setting.

  • Ability to perform a variety of labour tasks in a safe manner and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate the safe and optimal use of equipment in a consistent basis
  • Ability to work cohesively as a team in close quarters for extended periods.
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities using sound judgment and decision making skills.

  • Communicates effectively
  • Adaptability
  • Takes responsibility
  • The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


  • Willing and able to perform strenuous physical activity effectively and safely
  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment
  • Must be willing and able to operate safely and effectively in a wilderness backcountry environment for extended periods
  • Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and / or statutory holidays, standby and on call when required
  • Willingness to travel / work in a variety of weather conditions and terrain
  • Must be prepared and willing to engage in any required training to perform duties in a safe manner
  • Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Class 5 Drivers License, or equivalent
  • Will be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks
  • Other information

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.

    We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

    Your ability to communicate in writing may be assessed using your responses to the screening questions.

    PLEASE NOTE : For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by EMAIL for screening / assessment purposes (including issuing screening results, and sending invitations for written tests and interviews).

    Applicants MUST include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

    A variety of assessment tools may be used in the assessment of candidates, such as : *written test, practical test, situational exercise, *oral interview, simulation, presentation, role play, work samples, performance appraisals, *reference checks, and / or personal knowledge on the part of board members.

    Some assessment tools may be administered electronically, others, in-person. (*indicates those tools that will most likely be used in this process.)

    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.
  • Candidates invited to the assessment stage will be required to provide ORIGINAL proof of their education credentials, i.

    e., their degree or official transcript. Failure to do so may result in you not being considered further in the selection process.

    All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

    It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.

    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.

    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 Parks Canada representative 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.

    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.

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