Maintenance Worker III (Trades Assistant)
Federal Public Service
Lake Louise, AB, Canada
13d ago

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Provides semi-skilled and general maintenance, repair, building, and installation services for the Parks Canada Agency.

Work environment

Be part of an inspiring team! Parks Canada is a world leader in natural and cultural conservation, Canada's largest provider of natural and historic visitor facilities and manager of destinations that form the cornerstones of the Canadian tourism industry.

Have you ever thought of establishing a career in one of Canada's most amazing and iconic places? Canada's national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas offer opportunities to work in unique locations and live the ultimate Canadian experience.

Want to be part of ensuring a great legacy for Canada and Canadians? Parks Canada is embarking on an unprecedented program of restoration work to heritage, visitor, water and highway assets located within our special places across Canada.

If you are interested in this opportunity, why not consider a career for the Parks Canada Agency? We offer :

  • Rewarding work in every corner of the country;
  • Learning opportunities that promote individual and organizational excellence;
  • An opportunity to experience our rich natural and cultural heritage first-hand;
  • Employment with dedicated colleagues in a well-respected federal organization :
  • An opportunity to connect with Canadians at their most valued natural and cultural treasures.
  • Intent of the process

    The results of this process will be used to fill temporary vacancies and may be used in the future to fill permanent or temporary vacancies that may arise at the GL MAN 05 (Maintenance Worker III) group and level, in the Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit, in various locations, with full or part-

    time hours for various tenures, such as : Seasonal Indeterminate, Term, Acting Assignment or Assignment at level, depending on status of the selected candidate.

    Positions to be filled : 1

    Information you must provide

    Your résumé.

    A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum)

    Contact information for 3 references.

    In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

    Successful completion of secondary school according to provincial standards.

    Please note : Successful candidates may be required to obtain and maintain a Small Water Systems Certification within an agreed upon timeframe.


  • Experience in one or more of the technical functions which may include : plumbing, commercial building repair / maintenance, equipment repair / maintenance;
  • Experience in the use, operation and maintenance of a range of manual and power tools and equipment.
  • The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)


  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of commercial buildings and equipment;
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety practices;
  • Knowledge of common code compliance and preventative maintenance practices.
  • Abilities

  • Ability to keep and maintain accurate log and records (e.g. purchase order logs or records of service acquisitions);
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize various responsibilities and tasks;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes

  • Personally connects with people;
  • Makes things happen;
  • Exercises sound judgement;
  • Communicates effectively;
  • Demonstrates integrity.
  • The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    Additional Experience

  • Experience in monitoring and sampling of potable water;
  • Experience in carpentry work.
  • Conditions of Employment

  • Obtain and maintain Reliability Status;
  • Maintenance of a valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class L, N or other graduated license will not be accepted).
  • Operational Requirements

  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and personal protective equipment and follow safety procedures;
  • Willingness to travel and work in various terrain and weather conditions;
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, shift work, weekends and / or statutory holidays and provincial / territorial holidays if required;
  • Willingness to perform work throughout the entire geographic area of Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit.
  • 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.

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