Student Groundskeeper- HighSchool & Post Secondary Recruitment
Federal Public Service
Churchill (Manitoba), CA
5d 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 information below to request special accommodation.

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

Important information and instructions :

Students will be required to cover all travel expenses to and from the location of work.

Interviews for the Student position will occur in June 2018.

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

Duties

Provides general labour and maintenance support for Parks Canada Agency buildings / facilities and grounds to support operations in Northern Manitoba.

Based in Churchill Manitoba, the successful candidate will assist our asset maintenance technicians with skilled and semi-

skilled maintenance work on buildings, facilities, equipment and grounds at one or several of the following locations : Parks Canada’s Visitor Centre and administrative buildings in Churchill, Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site, York Factory National Historic Site, Wapusk National Park.

Intent of the process

The results of this process may be used in the future to fill temporary vacancies with Parks Canada in Northern Manitoba, provided the student is currently enrolled in a post-

secondary institution and will be returning to school at the end of the term with Parks Canada.

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum)

Contact information for 2 references.

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

English essential

Enrolled in high school or post-secondary education

Experience

  • Experience in performing general operational maintenance tasks and labour support.
  • Experience operating manual and power tools and equipment such as all-terrain vehicles, light trucks, lawn mowers, grass trimmers, etc.
  • Experience using various computer programs and data management.
  • The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    Experience :

  • Experience in working with Indigenous groups.
  • Knowledge

  • General knowledge of Parks Canada and its mandate
  • Knowledge of terrestrial environment, vegetation and wildlife characteristics, as well as climatic conditions specific to Churchill, Manitoba and surrounding area
  • ABILITIES :

  • Ability to conduct repetitive tasks;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to identify issues and report them to a supervisor;
  • Ability to make decisions based on health and safety guidelines, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to work in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner.;
  • Ability to work in a remote location for extended periods of time.
  • Makes things happen;
  • Communicates effectively;
  • All selected candidates must :

  • Obtain and maintain a Reliability Status Security Clearance
  • Be in possession of a valid class 5 driver’s licence
  • Be capable of lifting heavy objects (up to 25 kg or more)
  • Be mechanically inclined
  • Be able to find own housing in area
  • Be able to work in inclement weather when required
  • Be exposed to risk for minor injury when performing cleaning and minor maintenance activities
  • Wear a uniform as per Parks Canada Uniform Policy and prescribed protective equipment
  • Work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and / or statutory holidays and provincial holidays, when required
  • Work and / or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation (helicopters, float plane, motor boat), when required
  • Complete training and obtain certification as required (e.g. First Aid, Polar Bear Guard Certification).
  • 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 targeted groups when you apply.

    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.

    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.

    Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications.

    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, may result in the rejection of your 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 a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

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

    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.

    Contact information

    Everett Olson Mike Hawkins Date modified : 2018-05-10

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