Federal Public Service
St. John's, CA, CA
14d ago

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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.

Your application in this inventory will be active for 90 days. A notice that your application is about to expire will be posted to the "My jobs menu" of your account 7 days before the end of your active period.

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. If your application expires, you can re-

submit your application at any time while the inventory process is still open.

Please provide a valid e-mail address as correspondence will be sent via e-mail whenever possible.

Candidates are required to provide the name, current email and telephone for one (1) work related reference when you submit your applications.

Work environment

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  • protect Canada’s pristine environment; and travel to areas so remote that your only neighbour is wildlife. In short, we are anything but ordinary!

    As an organization, we oversee ships of all types; cutting-edge helicopters; and employ about 4,500 people, who work tirelessly to protect and secure 243,000 kilometers of Canada’s vast and rugged coastline.

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    Intent of the process

    ANTICIPATORY STAFFING...A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff positions on an indeterminate, term, casual or acting basis.

    Candidates must clearly identify which location(s) (Dartmouth, St. John's or both) they are applying for. If appointed to a position, the location associated with the position will become the employee's homeport and travel to and from the homeport will be the employee's responsibility.

    A candidate may change / update the location he / she is applying for at any time prior to being offered a position resulting from this process.

    Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

    Information you must provide

    Your résumé.

    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)

    Possession of valid Marine Emergency Duties certificates (STCW Basic Safety A1 & B2 + Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats B1

    A valid Transport Canada STCW 95 endorsed Engine Room Rating or Engine Room Assistant Certificate.

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

    English essential

    Effective Interpersonal Skills


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

    A Valid Transport Canada STCW 95 endorsed Marine Engineering Certificate of Competency.

    Valid Marine Basic first aid certificate.

    Experience as an Oiler / Engineer on a Coast Guard vessel

    Experience on seagoing vessels.

    Organizational Needs

    Membership in one of the designated Employment Equity groups.

    Operational Requirements

    Requirement to work overtime when required.

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance

  • Valid Health Canada Medical for seagoing personnel
  • Requirement to go to sea for prolonged periods of time (including Arctic Waters) and in adverse weather conditions
  • Requirement to wear and maintain a uniform and Personal Protective Equipment to Coast Guard standards
  • Compliance with the CCG Safety Management System and Standards
  • Adherence to Canadian Coast Guard Respiratory Protection Program
  • Willingness to be deployed within the Atlantic Region
  • Valid Canadian Passport (for identified positions).
  • For vessels assigned primarily to Search and Rescue operations, must be within 30 minutes response time to the vessel during assigned work period.
  • Must be willing and able to travel by air, land or by sea
  • Other information

    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.

    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.

    Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

    Reference checks will be sought.

    An interview may be administered.

    The Public Service of Canada recognizes that the diversity of its employees' population contributes to its strength and integrity.

    We are committed to achieving employment equity and developing a highly capable workforce that is representative of Canadian Society.

    We therefore encourage women (especially in non-traditional occupations), Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups to apply and declare themselves as part of one or more of the above mentioned Employment Equity Designated Groups.

    As an equal opportunity employer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is committed to accommodating the needs of persons with disabilities.

    If you have any health or physical limitations, which may adversely affect your performance during any phase of the appointment process, please identify any accommodation needed.

    Please note that it is the responsibility of the candidate to advise the Regional staffing representative of any requirement for accommodation.

    Should you decide to proceed with the assessment without due accommodation, there will not be an opportunity to request accommodation after the fact and you must accept the assessment results.

    You must provide proof of your education credentials and occupational certification.

    A Statement of Merit Criteria and Work Description are available upon request.

    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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