Public Works and Government Services Canada - Asset & Facilities Management
Coutts (Alberta)
5d ago

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.


Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, auditing and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards.

By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best : providing their programs and services to Canadians.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates established from this process may be used to staff similar positions.

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)


  • Experience providing cleaning services in a commercial setting.
  • If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

    This position at the Coutts / Sweet Grass Joint Border Facility will require dual citizenship (Canadian / American) or legal authority (greencard or other) to work on both sides of the facility, maintaining this status will be a mandatory condition of employment.

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


  • Knowledge of Green Products in a cleaning product setting.
  • Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to complete records / reports
  • Personal Suitability

  • Client Service Compentency Level 1
  • Initiative
  • The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


  • Safety Orientation Courses
  • Experience

  • Experience in landscaping
  • Experience in the use of spreadsheets and work processing software and email applications (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Public Works and Government Services Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision.

    In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-

    traditional occupations) would be considered.

    Operational Requirements

  • Willingness and ability to perform extra duties as required.
  • Willingness and ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Willingnes and ability to operate snow removal requipment such a snow blowers,
  • skid steer loaders, and power brooms.

  • Willingness and ability to travel as required.
  • Conditions of employment

  • Reliability Status Security Clearance
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime and stat holidays occasionally
  • Ability to lift / move heavy objects up to 25 kg while practicing proper safety procedures
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.
  • This position at the Coutts / Sweet Grass Joint Border Facility will require dual citizenship (Canadian / American) or legal authority (green
  • card or other) to work on both sides of the facility, maintaining this status will be a mandatory condition of employment.

    Other information

    Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they meet the experience requirements. Failure to provide sufficient information will result in the candidate being screened out.

    Applicants with disabilities : Should you require a technical aid or an alternative method of assessment to ensure an equitable assessment of your qualifications, please indicate so in your application.

    A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar term and / or permanent positions.

    Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

    Candidates from outside the federal public service may be required to pay for their own travel and relocation expenses.

    The client organization will accept applications on-line only.

    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.

    Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

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

    Applicants who apply to this selection process 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.

    Interviews may be conducted.

    Reference checks may be conducted.

    You will be required to show how you demonstrate the essential qualifications (i.e. Education, Experience and / or Occupational Certification) for the initial screening through your resume, cover letter, and / or in answering online screening questions.

    It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities.

    Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc.

    provided in a cover letter or screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

    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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