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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Reference number: DIS23J-114396-000086
Selection process number: 23-IOG-ENA-EXEC-22
Indian Oil and Gas Canada
Tsuut’ina (Alberta)
$187,250 to $234,224 (Salary under review)

Closing date: 7 September 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Intent of the process

This advertised process will be use to staff the position of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "You must provide your résumé and a cover letter. You must clearly demonstrate in your cover letter how you meet the education and experience criteria outlined on the job advertisement. You must use the criteria as a header and demonstrate how you meet it with concrete examples. Your résumé may be used as a secondary source to validate your responsibilities. On your résumé or cover letter, please indicate your: preferred official language for communication and assessment, Personal Record Identifier (PRI) if you have one, substantive group and level, status of employment and valid email address. For tips, watch this video: https://youtu.be/0GW7P3g9hhI"

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

Degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or a relevant combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency


Experience managing significant financial and complex human resource matters.
Experience identifying, assessing and managing corporate issues of a sensitive and complex nature.
Experience collaborating and maintaining partnerships, and carrying out complex negotiations with First Nations, industry and governments.
Experience of First Nation cultures and peoples.

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


A degree from a recognized university in a field relevant to the position.

Experience in the management and implementation of oil and gas-related programs, policies and regulatory measures.

Knowledge of an Indigenous language(s)

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, selection will be limited to candidates self-identifying as members of the following designated Employment Equity group: Indigenous peoples.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements


K1- Knowledge of First Nation peoples, their varied cultures, aspirations and approaches related to self-sufficiency and self-government.
K2- Knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry, and awareness of the Indian Oil and Gas Canada mandate and its intricate relationship to Indigenous Services Canada.


Create vision and strategy
Mobilize People
Uphold integrity and respect
Collaborate with partners and stakeholders
Promote innovation and guide change
Achieves results

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

Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates must include in their application a valid email address and to make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of email).

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.

A written exam may be administered.

An interview may be administered.

Reference checks may be sought.

Candidates should be prepared to provide the names of their referees (2 supervisors, 2 peers, 2 subordinates). Some or all of these individuals may be contacted. Referees must have an in-depth knowledge of your work, and must be able to answer specific questions pertaining to your achievements and strengths.

Please note that asset qualifications may be used at any time of the process, including the screening stage.

Depending on the number of applicants, volume management strategies such as random selection, top-down approach and/or establishing cut-off scores to determine who will continue in the staffing process, may be used for the purpose of managing applications. Please note that although you may attain the established pass mark on any of the assessments used in this staffing process, management may decide to use a higher cut off score.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.

You will also be required to provide proof of education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Please consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs/degree-equivalency.html

For information on the Key Leadership Competencies,
please visit the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/services/professional-development/key-leadership-competency-profile/examples-effective-ineffective-behaviours.html

Let us know if you have a functional limitation/disability which may affect your application. For example, contact us if you need assistance in completing and submitting your application. Should you then proceed to the next assessment stage, such as an exam or interview, we will send you additional information on the assessment format so that you can determine if you may require an accommodation (such as a different test format, an adaptive technology, or additional time). Assessment accommodations are designed to remove the obstacles without altering the criteria being assessed so candidates with functional limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities.


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

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