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Reference number: PEN22J-018160-000357
Selection process number: 2022-PEN-EA-PAC-172514
Correctional Service Canada - Technical Services
Abbotsford (British Columbia), Agassiz (British Columbia), Mission (British Columbia), Victoria (British Columbia)
$31.60 to $34.36 per hour (plus an Inmate Training Differential allowance of 7% and a Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance of $2,000 per year- allowances may be subject to change)

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

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Closing date: 23 March 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

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Provision of plumbing maintenance services for the occupants and staff of Correctional Service of Canada institutions, in systems such as: hot water heating, chilled water, low pressure steam, potable water, sanitary piping, compressed air lines, sprinklers and storm sewer services.

Supervision and training of inmates.

Work environment

About Us
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts. CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders under conditional release in the community.

Our Mission
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.

Intent of the process

Results of this process will be to create a pool of qualified candidates from which future permanent and/or specified period vacancies may be filled.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "Candidates must clearly demonstrate IN THEIR COVER LETTER how they meet the experience factors listed in the job posting. A suitable approach is to use each qualification (experience) as a heading, and provide a description outlining how each of them are met. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that you have the qualification. Rather you must provide concrete examples, include your roles and responsibilities, which illustrate how you meet each qualification. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR COVER LETTER AND YOUR RESUME WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE YOUR ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN WRITING."

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

A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience

Degree equivalency

Possession of a valid Interprovincial Journeyperson Plumber Certification.

Gasfitter – Class B certificate

Experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water, sewage, plumbing and various piping systems and lines in a manufacturing, industrial or institutional environment.

Experience interpreting and applying safety precautions and practices associated with plumbing work.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of workplace health and safety best practices

Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to communicate effectively orally

Attention to Detail
Team Player

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

Successful completion of any continuing education courses relevant to facility maintenance or workplace safety, such as: British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) Certification in Cross Connection Control (CCC), Small Water Systems (SWS), Small Wastewater Systems (SWWS), Chlorine handling, etc.

Degree equivalency

Experience supervising individuals.
Experience training individuals.
Experience working in a correctional or institutional facility.

Ability to provide instruction on the use of plumbing equipment and tools.

To support employment equity objectives, increased representation of employment equity groups

To support diversity and inclusion, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group

To meet business objectives, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group

Information on employment equity

Willingness and ability to travel to various locations
Willingness to work overtime and/or holidays for a 24/7 institutional establishment
Willingness to work with and/or instruct inmates.
Willingness to work within correctional facilities.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Valid Driver’s License.
Requirement to lift and carry items weighing up to 23 kg.
Willingness to work with and/or instruct inmates.
Willingness to work within correctional facilities.

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

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Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact RHQTechServices.GEN-PACRHQTechServicesSel@csc-scc.gc.ca

You will be required to provide proof of your educational credentials. Candidates with foreign credentials must be able to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

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

Contact information

Marian Zazzi, Senior Human Resources Advisor
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