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Asset Manager III - Engineer- Anticipatory

Reference number: CAP24J-140995-000004
Selection process number: 2024-02-CAP-NBSFU-EA-IND-0001
Parks Canada - New Brunswick South Field Unit (Fundy National Park, Alma, NB)
Alma (New Brunswick)
$110,689 to $126,563

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 25 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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

In support of achieving a representative workforce and our employment equity goals, consideration may be given to qualified candidates self identifying as belonging to one of the Employment Equity groups :
*Indigenous peoples, Racialized Communities, Persons with Disabilities.


In your role, you will lead a diverse team of technical specialists and maintenance groups, who will work to achieve Parks Canada’s top priorities. You will manage and maintain the assets necessary to provide world-class visitor experience, including the upkeep and oversight of essential assets such as historic buildings and grounds, trails, visitor areas, campgrounds and more. You will also be responsible for a series of townsite utility assets including a water treatment plant, wastewater facility, power distribution network, and a highway corridor and road networks.

You will lead by example and help build and sustain a positive, inclusive, healthy, respectful and productive work culture. This position requires strong experience in the construction field or asset management, as well as good technical expertise, both in terms of analysis and in its verbalization to different audiences.

The position also requires exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate. In addition to managing the human resources of your team, you will have to communicate regularly with other Parks Canada employees, senior managers, Indigenous groups, contractors, consultants, stakeholders and external groups.

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.

When you join the Parks Canada family, you will work in some of the most beautiful places that Canada has to offer. You will have access to a supportive team, meaningful and challenging work as well as a positive work-life balance.

The New Brunswick South Field Unit includes the beautiful Fundy National Park, National Historic Sites Carleton Martello Tower and St. Andrews Blockhouse as well as a site overlooking the Saint Croix Island International Historic Site.

Your central office will be located in beautiful Fundy National Park. Imagine being able to experience the world’s highest tides, walk the ocean floor or experience pristine forests all in a work day! How about ending your workday with some fresh air on world class trails?

Temporary staff housing accommodations is negotiable.

Intent of the process

A list of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to fill similar positions of various linguistic profiles and various tenures (temporary, indeterminate, full-time, part-time) and work locations.

Please note this is an anticipatory process.

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)

ED1: Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in civil engineering or other engineering discipline relevant to the duties of the position. An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience may also be considered.

Degree equivalency

E1: Recent experience in planning and implementing asset management programs for a small to medium sized organization.
E2: Recent experience in planning, managing and successfully delivering multi-disciplinary capital projects or programs.
E3: Recent experience in managing human resources including establishing and leading multi-disciplinary teams, overseeing technical specialists, consultants, and contractors.
E4: Experience in managing financial resources, preparing service contracts, construction tender packages including the development of technical documents such as requests for proposals and statements of work.
E5: Experience in effectively working with colleagues, partners and stakeholders to achieve common objectives.

*Recent experience is defined as experience gained in the past 5 years.

K1: Knowledge of principles and theories associated with asset management, maintenance and investment analysis in support of long-term capital planning.
K2: Knowledge of project management principles, methodologies and best practices.

A1: Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
A2: Create vision and strategy
A3: Uphold integrity and respect
A4: Mobilize people to achieve results
A5: Collaborate with partners and stakeholders
A6: Promote innovation and guide change

Profile of key leadership competencies and examples of effective and ineffective behaviours to be aware of for manager level: https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/services/professional-development/key-leadership-competency-profile/examples-effective-ineffective-behaviours.html

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

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

AE1: Experience in collaborating with indigenous groups
AE2: Experience related to assets such as parks, trails, playgrounds, cultural or historic structures.
AE3: Experience in the inspection, assessment, installation and/or operation of municipal or onsite water systems such as pump houses, class 3 water treatment plants, or water distribution.

Willingness to work and/or travel under challenging conditions (including varied terrain, weather conditions;
Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment;
Willingness to work extensive and/or irregular hours including evenings, weekends and/or statutory holidays and overtime, when required.

Conditions of employment

Obtain and maintain a Reliability security clearance;
Hold and maintain a valid Class 5 driver’s licence

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 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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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.

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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.

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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.

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