Technical Services Officer / Technical Operations Officer
Health Canada
Shilo (Manitoba)
4d ago

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As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

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If you do not take action, your application will no longer be active and therefore no longer considered for this inventory.

  • Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired;
  • you may select the link Update my Inventory Status to reaffirm your interest.

    An inventory advertisement allows a continuous intake of applications, over as long a period as desired. This inventory has no closing date, although one may be added in the future.

    You must clearly identify in your application which locations you are interested in being considered for.

    Intent of the process

    The intent of this advertisement is to create an Inventory that can be used to fill EG-03 needs within the Canadian Forces Housing Agency at different sites across Canada.


    Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

    Information you must provide

    Your résumé.

    A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum) "Along with your resume, please provide a one page cover letter that outlines any experience you may have relating to this position.

    The cover letter may be used to assess your ability to communicate in writing."

    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)

    1) A secondary school diploma OR an acceptable combination of education, training or experience

    2) Experience conducting inspections and determining maintenance requirements of residential housing.

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

    Various language requirements

    English Essential, French Essential and Bilingual Imperative BBB / BBB

  • Knowledge of contracting procedures;
  • Knowledge cost estimating and expenditure / cost control techniques;
  • Ability to read and interpret codes, standards, specifications, drawings and other technical documents and materials used in residential construction and renovations.

    Proficiency in the use of software such as Microsoft Excel, Word and / or Outlook.

    Ability to communicate orally

    Ability to communicate in writing

    Ability to prioritize

  • Client service orientation;
  • Dependability

    Effective Interpersonal relationships

    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    If you meet these qualifications, please include them in your application.

    1) Possession of a valid journeyman's certificate in a residential building trade or certification as an engineering technologist or technician.

    2) A minimum of one year experience conducting inspections and determining maintenance requirements of residential housing.

    3) Equivalent of 5 years experience as a journeyman in a construction domain.

    4) Experience in Project Management.

    In support of DND’s strategy to achieve employment equity goals, preference may be

    given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to the following Employment Equity

    groups : members of visible minorities.


    Willing and able to travel.

    There is a requirement to limit vacation between the months of May and September

    Willing and able to meet the occasional requirement to work in confined areas such as crawl spaces or at heights such as second storey roofs.

    Reliability Status

    a recent and acceptable driver’s abstract

  • a valid, unrestricted driver’s licence holding a qualification (class) equivalent to the DND vehicle to be driven / operated;
  • eligibility and willingness to obtain the DND 404 military driver's licence

    To wear and / or utilize necessary clothing or equipment in compliance with safety regulations.

    Candidates must meet these conditions of employment prior to appointment and maintain the above conditions of employment throughout their employment.

    Other information

    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.

    Testing / interviews will be conducted at locations of the employer's choice and may require candidates to travel to the test / interview location.

    Please note that candidates (including employees of the Public Service ) will not be considered to be in travel status or on government business and that travel costs will not be reimbursed.

    Consequently, candidates will be responsible for travel costs.

    Assessment is planned to occur on an ongoing basis. Failure to attend assessments as scheduled may result in the rejection of your candidacy.

    A random and / or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

    Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. If your application is selected for further consideration, you will be contacted directly via e-mail.

    Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

    Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

    If you meet them, please demonstrate in your application.

    An interview may be administered. A written examination may be administered. Reference checks may be sought.

    Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

    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 .

    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.

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