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Visitor Facilities Attendant (Cleaner)

Reference number: CAP21J-013543-000283
Selection process number: 20211231-PKS-RMFU-OC-754
Parks Canada - Riding Mountain National Park
Wasagaming (Manitoba)
GS-BUS-02 - Visitor Facilities Attendant
Seasonal /Term FTE: 0.34 - Approximately 17.6 weeks per year, normally from mid-May to mid-September or mid-June to mid-October
$19.83 to $21.58 per hour ((Wages under review))

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 30 June 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons employed or residing in Wasagaming, Manitoba and within a 300 kilometre radius of Wasagaming, Manitoba who have a 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

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

On November 8th, 2021, the Parks Canada Agency announced the details of its vaccination requirement for all employees.

As per the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for Parks Canada Agency, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate, determinate (term), casual, as and when required, and students.

We prefer to accept online applications for this process. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact Human Resources rhpnmr-rmnphr@pc.gc.ca quoting GS-BUS-02 Process 20211231-PKS-RMFU-OC-754 in the subject line to receive a paper application. Ensure you have left sufficient time so you may submit your application prior to the closing date.

The following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line.

* Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
* Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
* Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
* Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
* For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.

There is no cover letter required. Instead, respond to the questions in the online application.

Please clearly demonstrate how you meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Essential Qualifications when responding to the questions in the online application. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet these factors by providing concrete examples with significant details to explain WHEN, WHERE and HOW you meet each factor. If you do not provide examples of current or past responsibilities, which clearly demonstrate how you meet the Education and Experience factors when you respond to the questions in the online application, it may result in the rejection of your application.

If you are screened in for an interview, you will be contacted and required to submit verified photo ID and verified proof of education at that time.

In recognition of the Government of Canada support for youth facing barriers to employment through the Youth Employment and Skill Strategy (YESS), preference may be given to Employment Equity applicants who self-identify as Indigenous youth, youth who are part of visible minority groups, youth with a disability or youth facing barriers to employment. We encourage any youth facing barriers to employment to self-identify, including rural youth, persons who self-identify as LGBTQ++, recent immigrant or refugee youth, youth in or aging out of care, youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, youth affected by substance use, youth living in a low income household, youth living with low levels of literacy and numeracy or youth living with family care responsibilities.

Duties

Cleans Parks Canada Agency buildings/facilities and grounds.

Work environment

It is never too early to start applying for the best summer jobs in 2022!

Do you want to contribute to the protection and enjoyment of Riding Mountain National Park? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team and workplace? Do you want to work outdoors and share your passion for Riding Mountain with visitors? If so, working maintaining Parks Canada's Riding Mountain visitor facilities is the job for you! Parks Canada is seeking applicants for Summer 2022; apply now and get involved in an inspiring and meaningful organization!

Intent of the process

Staffing Visitor Facilities Attendant (Cleaner) positions for the 2022 season.

This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic requirements in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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

Successful completion of grade 10 or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.

An acceptable combination of education and experience is defined as completion of grade 9 with six months experience providing cleaning services in a commercial or institutional environment.

Degree equivalency

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

ASSET EXPERIENCE:

AEX1: Experience in providing cleaning services in a commercial or institutional environment;
AEX2: Experience in maintaining/restocking supplies.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Youth Employment and Skill Strategy (YESS):
• The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a Federal Government jobs initiative targeted at young Canadians aged 15 to 30. It supports the creation of job opportunities, with a particular focus on young people facing barriers to employment. The purpose is to increase employment for youth, enabling them to gain work experience, to develop skills, and to extend their networks. Parks Canada is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace by embracing this initiative, and encourages applications from youth facing barriers to employment, in particular Indigenous peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities.
• In recognition of the Government of Canada support for youth facing barriers to employment through the Youth Employment and Skill Strategy (YESS), preference may be given to youth facing barriers to employment. We encourage any youth facing barriers to employment to self-identify, including rural youth, persons who self-identify as LGBTQ2+, recent immigrant or refugee youth, youth in or aging out of care, youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, youth affected by substance use, youth living in a low income household, youth living with low levels of literacy and numeracy or youth living with family care responsibilities.

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

English essential
Language Requirement

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE:

• Knowledge of how to read and follow instructions for the use of cleaning products;
• Knowledge of Riding Mountain National Park and the surrounding areas including visitor experience operations and facilities.

ABILITIES:

Client Focus - Providing service excellence to internal and/or external client;
Concern for Safety - Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others;
Decision Making - Making decisions involving various levels of risk and ambiguity;
Interactive Communication - Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication;
Problem Solving- Identifying problems and the solutions to them.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:

• Shares our vision
• Makes things happen
• Exercises sound judgment
• Personally connects with people
• Communicates effectively
• Takes responsibility
• Knowing yourself
• Demonstrates integrity
• Strives for excellence

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

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

The position requires the incumbent to:
. Conduct repetitive tasks;
. Stand, bend, stretch and work from ladders;
. Lift supplies, tools and equipment such as buckets;
. Dust and wash walls and windows;
. Pick up litter and trash;
. Travel to various outdoor sites with some exposure to weather elements;
. Be exposed to noxious odors from cleaning products;
. Be exposed to minor injury when performing cleaning and maintenance activities (e.g. falls from ladders, irritations from cleaning products, minor cuts and bruises);
. Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others;
. Wear a Parks Canada uniform and abide uniform policy;
. Work shift work, and/or evenings, and/or weekends and/or statutory holidays and/or provincial/territorial holidays.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Obtain and maintain a Reliability status security clearance

Some postions require possession of a valid Class 5 driver's licence - Hold a minimum Class 5I driver's licence (intermediate level)

All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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

Tips for applicants:
• When answering the screening questions ensure that you provide complete and thorough details of your experience. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each experience element.
• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history.

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.
Living accommodations may not be provided

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.
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.

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

Contact information

Cathy DeCuypere, Visitor Services Team Leader II RMNP Human Resources
cathy.decuypere@pc.gc.ca
204-848-7224
rhpnmr-rmnphr@pc.gc.ca

Please quote Selection process number: 20211231-PKS-RMFU-OC-754 in subject line.
Date modified:
2023-06-01