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Maintenance Worker III

Reference number: CAP24J-141009-000007
Selection process number: 2024-CAP-YU-KNHS-EA-TERM-02
Parks Canada - Yukon Field Unit - Klondike National Historic Sites
Dawson (Yukon)
GL-MAN-05 - Maintenance Worker III
Term Position
$28.56 to $31.03 per hour (plus applicable Isolated Post Allowance)

Closing date: 29 April 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: 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.

* Preference for this position may be given to qualified Tr'ondek Hwech'in beneficiaries. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

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

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.

❗ For this process, we will be looking at applications and conducting assessments on an on-going basis starting February 5,2024. If you are interested, we encourage you to submit your application sooner than later!

👉🏽 Isolated Post Allowance: approximately additional $6.43 to $10.70 per hour

👉🏽 Vacation Travel Assistance: approximately $1,325/year prorated to length of contract per employee & eligible dependents, including spouse/common-law partner.

💻 How to apply:

💻 Apply online (through the link in the box above)


⌨️ Apply via email – send us your resume to hr-yukon@pc.gc.ca – please make sure to include “Maintenance Worker – Dawson City” in the subject line.


As part of our dynamic skilled and semi-skilled maintenance team in Dawson, you will be working on national historic sites located in and around Dawson, YT.

The work will include performing routine maintenance procedures while troubleshooting and repairing building operating systems and equipment, grounds keeping, equipment repair and fleet management.

In this position you will be working with a multi-disciplinary team in which you have the opportunity to work as part of a team and individually performing preventative maintenance tasks and implementing building system upgrades under the guidance of the Maintenance Supervisor.

Work environment

The Yukon Field Unit is one of the most diverse field units across the country.

Geographically dispersed over 1200km across the Yukon, northern BC, and into Alaska, we offer a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors and staff. Our sites offer diverse and varied opportunities to explore Yukon’s beautiful landscape – from the glorious SS Klondike National Historic Site in Whitehorse, to the fabled Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site, to Canada’s largest ice field and extreme peaks in Kluane National Park and Reserve, extending to the colorful Klondike National Historic Sites in Dawson, to Vuntut National Park located above the Arctic Circle.

Our Field Unit staff are truly outstanding and remarkable; over 90% of them feel their job is a good fit with their skills and interests, understand how their job contributes to larger agency goals and objectives, and truly enjoy their work.

As a Field Unit, diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values. Diverse teams bring different perspectives and creative ideas that benefit our clients, the communities we serve and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from individuals with diverse abilities and from all backgrounds and identities.

We welcome you to be part of our fantastic team!

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire for 1 term position - early May - end November 2024

For this process, we will be looking at applications and conducting assessments on an on-going basis starting February 5, 2024. If you are interested, we encourage you to submit your application sooner than later!

This process will be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "Please provide a cover letter that includes why you are interested in this job, and what impact you can make in this job. In your cover letter, please use the education and experience qualifications listed below as headings and write your best professional experience narrative/stories below those headings."

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, or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience

Degree equivalency

• Experience in the safe and appropriate use and maintenance of power and hand tools and test equipment used in the building trades
• Experience in the operation and basic preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment such as; small loaders, lawn tractors and utility vehicles
• Experience in preventative maintenance and repair of building systems equipment

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

The following additional qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening applications, during the interview or for determining right fit for this selection process. So, in your application, please describe if and how you meet any of the following criteria:

• Experience working in and delivering services to a northern and/or isolated community

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of relevant safety regulations and procedures associated with the maintenance and use of building systems equipment
• Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials used in building maintenance
• Knowledge of semi-skilled repair and installation methods and practices related to plumbing, mechanical systems and general building systems equipment in historic and contemporary assets

• Ability to carry out semi-skilled trade functions related to building & equipment maintenance
• Ability to perform a variety of labour tasks in a safe manner
• Ability to provide leadership on the jobsite

• Inclusiveness
• Personally connects with people
• Integrity and respect
• Communicates effectively (written and oral)
• Exercises sound judgment

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

This position requires the incumbent to:
• Wear a Parks Canada uniform
• Work weekends, shift work and irregular hours as required, with advance notice
• Use appropriate safety equipment and protective equipment at all times in the performance of duties
• Perform heavy lifting as well as working in cramped and awkward positions on occasion
• Successfully complete safety courses and training, as required (eg: Standard First Aid, Fall Arrest, WHMIS, CLC training, etc.)
• Travel / work in a variety of weather conditions and terrain

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Possess and maintain a valid Yukon class 5 Drivers’ Licence or equivalent
• Successfully pass and maintain pre-employment Occupational Health Assessment 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

Your personal suitability and your ability to communicate in writing may be assessed throughout the process, including but not limited to your responses to the screening questions or your resumé.

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.

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.

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

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

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

Contact information

Nirmolak Kang
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