Technical Services Officer
Federal Public Service
Chambly (Québec)
6d ago

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Provide and supervise technical support for Quebec Waterways asset management program. Plan and organize technical services for asset maintenance activities.

Conduct and coordinate investigations, studies and site surveys to assess the scope of the work and conditions impacting the design, procedures, materials and labour requirements / costs for capital / re-

capitalization projects. Plan and conduct asset maintenance inspections, determine maintenance requirements, and develop work plans and budgets.

Organize, supervise and formally evaluate the work of skilled trades and maintenance staff.

Work environment

Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

Parks Canada manages five historic canals stretching from Montreal to the St. Lawrence, Richelieu and Outaouais rivers. These canals are situated in three important tourism regions in the province and also have numerous collaborations with important stakeholders and partners.

Parks Canada historic canals :

  • Carillon Canal National Historic Site
  • Chambly Canal National Historic Site
  • Lachine Canal National Historic Site
  • Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site
  • Intent of the process

    This process will be used to fill out a permanent position in Montreal . It will also be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions in Montreal or Chambly.

    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)

    Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in Civil Engineering Techniques, or combination of technical education, training and experience relevant to the field.

    Relevant experience in the construction and maintenance of buildings and civil engineering structures (bridges, wharfs, retaining walls).

    Relevant experience in the industrial mechanics field.

    Relevant experience in planning and execution of construction and maintenance work for multiple projects.

    Relevant experience in construction and / or maintenance contracts supervision.

    Experience in supervision of personnel from various trades.

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

    French essential

    Knowledge of Parks Canada’s mandate.

    General knowledge of codes, standards and practices applicable to maintenance and construction of buildings and structures.

    Knowledge of the materials and products used in maintenance and construction of structures and buildings.

    Knowledge of health and safety standards for maintenance and construction work.

    Knowledge of basic computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, Internet, email).

    Ability to supervise and train human resources and to manage change among maintenance work teams.

    Ability to perform and coordinate maintenance work.

    Ability to provide technical advice.

    Ability to prepare estimates, plans and work schedules.

    Ability to write work instructions, sketches and manage contracts.

    Ability to perform inspections and to write reports.

    Ability to work under pressure.

    Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

    Makes things happen.

    Exercises sound judgment.

    Personally connects with people.

    Communicates effectively.

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance

    Possess a valid driver’s licence.

    Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform.

    Be able to travel and perform inspections in high, narrow and enclosed areas above, near or on water.

    Be able to work under various climate conditions.

    Be available for overtime and standby.

    Obtain a class 3 driver’s licence within 12 months.

    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.

    Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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

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    Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.

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

    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.

    Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

    Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

    Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society.

    We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.

    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.

    Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-

    appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid.

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