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Reference number: CAP23J-015950-000137
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-BNP-EA-109
Parks Canada - Assets Management - Banff Field Unit
Banff (Alberta), Banff National Park of Canada (Alberta)
2 year term (may also be used to staff indeterminately) Starting approximately February 2023
$32.91 to $35.77 per hour (currently under review)

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Closing date: 25 January 2023 - 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

You must provide contact information for 3 work references.
Living accommodations will not be provided.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact pc.rhbanff-banffhr.pc@canada.ca prior to the closing date.

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who self-identify as belonging to one of the designated employment equity groups under the Employment Equity Act: women; Aboriginal peoples; visible minorities; persons with disabilities.

*** NOTE: When submitting your application to this selection process, you will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Qualifications (Education and all Essential Experiences) and Additional Qualifications.

Your job application must clearly demonstrate that you meet all the Essential Qualifications in order to move on to the next step. Do not forget to specify the period during which you have held each function (month and year), and where you acquired the qualification. The answers to the screening questions will be the main source of information that the assessment board members will be using to determine whether you have the essential qualifications for education and experience. Your resume must corroborate your answers to the screening questions. The lack of information in the form requested may result in the rejection of your application.


Perform plumbing, gas fitting & related mechanical services for systems in campgrounds, staff housing, government buildings & public day use areas & facilities within the Banff National Park. Annual shut down & start up of Campgrounds and services. Construction projects such as staff housing renovations & upgrades.

Work environment

Come join our amazing team in the Banff National Park and help protect and present Parks Canada places. We offer a generous benefit package, dental and pension plan as well as work life balance so you can enjoy everything the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains has to offer.

Intent of the process

This process may 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.

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 interprovincial standards.

Occupational Certification:
Red Seal Journeyman’s certificate in plumbing and Alberta class B or Red Seal class B certificate in gas fitting.
NOTE: A copy of certification will be required at time of interview.

Degree equivalency

• Working as a Journeyman Plumber/ Gas Fitter;
• Plumbing tasks associated with maintenance in residential, recreational, commercial or industrial buildings;
• Researching and implementing current codes, statues and regulations related to plumbing, gas and utilities services;
• Maintenance & installation of residential gas fired appliances.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Work methods, procedures, materials and work standards associated with the plumbing trade;
• Workplace Health & Safety best practices;
• Preventative maintenance principles and procedures.

• Communicates effectively orally;
• Operate and maintain a wide variety of tools and equipment in a safe manner;
• Problem solve, analyse, inspect and report;
• Perform installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing & heating systems;
• Work independently and assess and adjust priorities.

• Personally connects with people;
• Exercises sound judgement;
• Strives for excellence;
• Takes responsibility;
• Makes things happen.

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

Asset Qualifications:
The following 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, assessment or determining right fit for this selection process, so please describe how you meet any of the following criteria.

* Copies of current certification will be required at time of interview.

• Knowledge of cross connection devices and acquired testers certification;
• Experience in repairs & installation of residential & industrial HVAC systems.
• Valid First Aid Certification (St John’s Standard or equivalent).

• Willing and able to work weekends, shift work, statutory holidays and overtime, if required;
• Willing and able to travel and work in a variety of climatic and geographical conditions to various work sites;
• Willing and able to wear identifier clothing and safety equipment and follow safety procedures;
• Willing and able to perform physical activity effectively and safely.

Conditions of employment

* Must be met prior to employment;
• Obtain and maintain a reliability security clearance;
• Maintenance of occupational certifications;
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s Licence;
• 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

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 who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

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

Note: Additional information may be requested after closing date for screening and/or assessment purposes.

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

Contact information

David Willy, Plumber Supervisor
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