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Maintenance Worker III - General Maintenance Crew Leader

Reference number: CAP24J-116297-000016
Selection process number: 2024-PKS-LLYK-EA-014
Parks Canada - Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit – Asset Management
Field BC or Lake Louise AB
GL-MAN-05 (B2)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment and/or specified period depending on the candidate being selected
From $28.56 to $31.03 per hour per hour plus Supervisory Differential

Closing date: 21 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All persons 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.

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

Assessment accommodation

📢 We will only accept online applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site.

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

Applications will be screened for interviews, based on the “essential” education, language and experience criteria identified below. Following the interview process, successful candidates who are assessed as having met all the “essential” qualifications outlined below, will be placed in a qualified pool of candidates. Both “essential” and “asset” qualifications will be assessed through the interview process. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification during this interview process.


• Provide semi-skilled and general maintenance, repair, construction and installation services for the Field Unit.
• Supervise the general maintenance team responsible for the Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay Field Unit.
• Organize, prepare, schedule and conduct general maintenance work required to maintain facilities, structures, equipment, machinery infrastructure, utilities and other assets.
• Develop work plans and prepare schedules and cost estimates for requested works.
• Perform code compliance inspections and maintain logs and records.
• Perform grounds maintenance at a variety of townsites areas, campgrounds and day-use areas.
• Use, operate and maintain a variety of tools, equipment and light machinery.
• Coordinate and assist other Field Unit departments with general labour tasks.

Work environment

Our dedicated, multidisciplinary teams work together to maintain and improve our unique infrastructure to ensure long-term environmental sustainability, conservation of built heritage, and great visitor experiences.

Top 10 reasons to work for Parks Canada:
✅ Job stability
⚖️ Work-life balance
📅 Paid vacation and leave
💰 Pension and retirement benefits
🩺Health and dental benefits
📚 Training and professional development
🏞️ Working in beautiful locations
📈 Transfer and promotion opportunities
🤝 Diverse and inclusive workplaces
🍁 Contribution to public service

Intent of the process

The results of this process will be used to fill a term vacancy and may be used in the future to fill permanent or temporary vacancies that may arise at the GL MAN 05 B2 in the Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit, in various locations, with full or part-time hours for various tenures, such as: 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 "Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter (Maximum 1000 words) how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). 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 (see below), may result in the rejection of your application. Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information."

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 or acceptable combination of education, experience and training.

Degree equivalency

• Providing maintenance and repairs to grounds and associated infrastructure;
• Planning and carrying out construction, labour and maintenance tasks in a team environment;
• Operating light equipment such as skid steer and lawn tractor;
• Supervising staff and leading a team.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Proper safe use and care of maintenance of tools and mechanized equipment used in labour related work;
• Grounds maintenance practices;
• Relevant safety regulations and safe work practices associated with maintenance tasks.

• Work in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner;
• Review work program and identify hazards, potential hazards and take action to ensure safe environment;
• Lead and organize a maintenance team and program;
• Identify problems and determine potential solutions.

Personal Suitability
• Takes responsibility;
• Communicates effectively orally and in writing;
• Makes things happen;
• Exercises sound judgement.

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

Asset Experience
• Experience working in and supervising a multidisciplinary team;
• Experience in planning, organizing and executing multi-day projects;
• Experience with Microsoft office program suite.

Operational Requirements
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and personal protective equipment;
• Willingness to provide and wear appropriate footwear;
• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and / or statutory holidays and provincial / territorial holidays;
• Willingness to travel and work in the Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit;
• Willingness to assist in forest fire suppression, including stand-by and extra duty, if required;
• Extensive physical effort required to work for prolonged periods of time;
• Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others.

Conditions of employment

• Obtain and maintain Reliability Status security clearance;
• Possession of a valid class 5 driver’s license or equivalent;
• Will be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks.

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 designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

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 application.

Parks Canada 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. Parks Canada 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.

Each person is entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, refer to the following short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GW7P3g9hhI.

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

Contact information

Kurt Devlin, A/Asset Manager
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