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Resource Conservation Officer II

Reference number: CAP22J-011793-000087
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-SAG-EA-TERM-011
Parks Canada - Saguenay-Ste-Lawrence Field Unit
Tadoussac (Québec)
4 months term contract with possible extention in 2023
$63,720 to $77,523 (Currently under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 24 November 2022 - 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.

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.

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Would you like to contribute to the conservation efforts of one of the first marine protected areas in Canada?
Do you want to join a passionate team and contribute to the protection of the marine environment?

Our multidisciplinary team is looking for someone to participate in the acquisition of scientific data, both at sea and on land, as well as their consolidation and processing. Come support our manager and our ecologist in planning the implementation and monitoring of programs as well as contribute to spatial and statistical analyzes and the presentation of their results.

Work environment

Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

Do you want to explore new challenges in your career, discover your full potential and help strengthen a world-class organization? Then seize this opportunity to join Parks Canada with the Saguenay-Ste-Lawrence Field Unit Team.

The Saguenay-St-Lawrence Field Unit is responsible of the co-management of the Saguenay-St-Lawrence Marine Park. Located within the Saguenay Fjord, the filed unit installations include Cap de Bon-Désir interpretation and observation Centre, the Pointe-Noire interpretation and Observation Centre as well as the administrative office located in Tadoussac. Interested in taking part in protecting the Saint-Lawrence Marine life? Seize this opportunity to joint Parks Canada and the Saguenay-St-Lawrence Field Unit!

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/requirements in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in a program pertaining to Environmental and/or Natural Sciences (ex: biology, ecology, geology), or a combination of studies, experiences, and training related to the position.

Degree equivalency

- EX-1: Experience with sampling biological data based on established scientific protocols
- EX-2: Experience with analyzing scientific data
- EX-3: Experience using spatial and non-spatial data manipulation software, such as: ArcGIS, R,

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

- Graduate studies in environmental sciences (ex: ecology, biology, geology)

Degree equivalency

- Fieldwork or scientific research experience in marine ecosystems
- Participation in environmental impact assessments

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

French essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of species and ecosystems in the Saguenay-Saint-Lawrence Marine Park

- CA-1: Ability to coordinate and apply defined scientific protocols
- CA-2: Ability to collect scientific data (spatial and non-spatial)
- CA-3: Ability to analyze scientific spatial and non-spatial data
- CA-4: Efficiently communicate both verbally and in writing, based on various audiences
- CA-5: Ability to prioritize and organize a workload for oneself and for others

- QP-01 Judgement
- QP-02 Develop and maintain good interpersonal relations
- QP-03 Make things happen

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

- To wear a Parks Canada uniform and recommending protective equipment
- To work and/or travel in different areas, in different weather conditions, in remote areas, and use different means of transportation
- To work irregular hours, do overtime, weekends, holidays, and federal/provincial holidays, as needed
- To obtain required certification to operate diverse vehicles and to navigate motorized vessels (ex: pleasure craft operator’s license, emergency marine safety, small vessel operator permit, first aid/CPR)

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

- Valid Class 5 Driver's license
- Must be able to lift equipment up to 50 lbs (a physical test could be administered)

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

Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their application how they meet the Education and Experience criterias listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). Applicants must list both of these factors 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 their application.

Failure to clearly demonstrate 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.

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.

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.

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

Contact information

Dominique Simard, Human Resources Advisor
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