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Looking for various level Environmental Assessment Officer

Reference number: DND22J-015865-000128
Selection process number: 22-DND-EA-NAST-491297
National Defence
Various locations
PC-02, PC-03
$74,580 to $106,933

For further information on the organization, please visit National Defence

Closing date: 10 August 2022 - 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

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.

🔸Management will be reviewing applications from this inventory regularly. To be considered for our immediate needs apply before June 20, 2022.🔸

- PC-02:
1 Indeterminate position in Meaford*, ON.
2 Indeterminate positions in Ottawa**, ON.

- PC-03:
1 Indeterminate position in Meaford*, ON.
2 Indeterminate positions in Ottawa**, ON.

*Positions located in Meaford require local support and on site coordination and cannot be performed remotely.
**Positions located in Ottawa, remote work from across the country may be considered.

✨Are you looking for an exciting and challenging role? Where you can truly make a difference? We are looking for candidates who are team players, have initiative, tact, and are critical thinkers. A person that stays calm in the face of deadlines and conflicting priorities. If this sounds like you, we might have the perfect job for you. Keep reading! 👇

How does this work❔

Step 1: We want to learn about you! Click “Apply online”. Submit a detailed resume and answer some screening questions in the online application. Please be thorough in your responses!

Step 2: Matching! We will carefully review all of your qualifications. If your talent matches our needs we may contact you for further information or assessment.

Would you like to know more before you apply online? Please contact:
📧 Andréanne Cloutier, Project Leader at Andreanne.Cloutier@forces.gc.ca.

Duties

🌳 PC-02 – In this role you will be gathering information, reviewing and providing analysis of scientific, technical or policy information related to environmental matters. You will be providing scientific, strategic and technical advice and solutions on environmental issues. You will also be assisting in the coordination of programs or projects related to environmental impact assessment and environmental regulatory compliance.

🌳 PC-03 – In this role you will be coordinating or leading programs or projects related to environmental impact assessment and environmental regulatory compliance. You will also be providing scientific, strategic and technical advice to senior managers on environmental issues.

Note: The list of duties above is only a sample of the type of work you could be performing.

Work environment

👥 Together, DND and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) form the LARGEST and most COMPLEX organization in Canada. DND's role is to provide services and support to the CAF in their operations and missions at home and abroad. DND and the CAF work side-by-side to fulfill the Government of Canada’s mission to defend Canada and Canadians and contribute to international peace, security and stability efforts.
What do we offer❔

🍁 At DND we foster a work environment where employees have opportunities to grow, learn, progress in their careers and have job satisfaction over the long-term. You’ll enjoy:

✅A career among a dynamic and dedicated team;
✅ A diverse, respectful and inclusive work environment;
✅A total benefits package including a competitive salary, health & dental insurance plans, pension plan and a variety of leave entitlements. 🌿
✅ The most challenging environmental portfolio of the federal government.

✨Come and Join us ❕✨

Intent of the process

The objective of this process is to staff 3 indeterminate PC-02 positions and 3 indeterminate PC-03 positions.

A pool of partially qualified or qualified candidates may be established for temporary and permanent position with various security levels, language profile and locations.

Positions to be filled: 6

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

EDUCATION:

◾ Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with acceptable specialization in biology, environmental sciences or some other science relevant to the position.

Note: Applicants will be required to provide proof of education during the assessment stage. Original diplomas or certified transcripts may be required and must be provided, if applicable. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the rejection of your application.

Do you have a degree outside of Canada? Foreign Credential - Your education counts! If you were educated outside of Canada, have your certificates / diplomas validated. An Educational Credential Assessment is required and will benefit you. Following the instructions here: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs/degree-equivalency.html. We recognize that this process can take time. It is your responsibility to obtain and provide proof.

Degree equivalency

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

Various language requirements
Bilingual - imperative BBB/BBB
English Essential

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

EXPERIENCE:

For PC-02 only:
◾ Experience* implementing environmental initiatives, programs, projects, policies, directives or standard operating procedures.
◾ Experience* preparing written reports or briefings with analysis, advice and recommendations on environmental topics.

For PC-03 only:
◾ Significant** experience leading the implementation of complex*** environmental initiatives, programs, projects, policies, directives or standard operating procedures.
◾ Significant** experience preparing written reports or briefings with analysis, advice and recommendations on complex*** environmental topics to senior management.

* Experience refers to the depth and breadth of experience associated with the performance of a range of related activities. It will be assessed on the basis of the scope, complexity and the diversity of the work performed as well as the autonomy required of the candidate to perform the activities. This level of experience is normally achieved through the performance of relevant duties for a period of at least one (1) year.

**Significant refers to the depth and breadth of experience associated with the performance of a range of related activities in a leadership role. It will be assessed on the basis of the scope, complexity and the diversity of the work performed as well as the autonomy required of the candidate to perform the activities. This level of experience is normally achieved through the performance of relevant duties for a period of at least two (2) years.

***Complex refers to the depth and breadth of experience associated with files involving intersection subject areas, multiple stakeholders, and having multiple deliverables. Stakeholders will be from different domains of expertise and have diverging priorities.

COMPETENCIES:

◾ Demonstrating integrity and respect.
◾ Thinking things through
◾ Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
◾ Working effectively with others.
◾ Communication.

❗Depending on the position being staffed:
- Additional qualifications may be added and deemed as either essential or asset
- Varying degrees of breadth and depth of experience may be deemed essential
- Equivalent qualifications may be considered

You may be contacted and asked to submit information or be further assessed.

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

ASSET EXPERIENCE:

◾ Experience in the conduct and review of natural resource inventories or species at risk surveys and environmental assessments.
◾ Experience in developing and implementing policies or procedures for the protection of species at risk, management of natural resources and conduct of environmental assessments.
◾ Experience implementing initiatives, programs or projects related to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (2012), the Impact Assessment Act of Canada (2019) or equivalent provincial environmental protection acts and regulations.
◾ Experience implementing environmental initiatives, programs or projects that include requirements in the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, the Impact Assessment Act of Canada, the Species at Risk Act, their regulations and/or equivalent provincial environmental acts and regulations.
◾ Experience working or volunteering in a mixed civilian and military environment.

❗Additional qualifications may be required for some positions and you may be contacted and asked to submit information or be further assessed.

ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS:

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

The Department of National Defence is committed to providing an environment where justice, fairness and the elimination of barriers helps build a skilled, diverse and representative workforce reflective of Canada. We welcome diversity in all its forms, promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Please note that preference for hiring will first be given to candidates who are members of the above mentioned designated groups.

In support of Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) initiative #24, consideration may be given to the spouses or common-law partners of CAF members.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

◾ Willingness and ability to travel for work purposes, which could include travel to rural remote locations.
◾ Willingness and ability to work overtime occasionally on evenings and weekends.

❗Depending upon the position to be staffed additional operational requirements may be added.

Conditions of employment

◾ Various security requirements:
↪ Reliability Status.
↪ Secret security clearance.

◾ For some position, must possess a valid provincial or territorial driver’s license.
◾ Must be able to travel for work purposes, which could include travel to rural remote locations.

❗Depending upon the position to be staffed additional conditions of employment may be added.

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

↪ Top down selection may be used during any stage of the selection process.

↪ All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the candidates.

↪ Assessment: You may be assessed using one or more of the following tools: application, interview(s), work sample and publications, performance appraisals, reference checks and interactions with internal staff during the process and personal knowledge.

↪ Appointment decisions may be based on one or more of the following criteria:
✔ Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the strengths and weaknesses of the work team;
✔ Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the specific duties of the position being staffed;
✔ Depth, breadth, type of work-specific experience;
✔ Level/degree of one or more competencies/qualifications;

Preference

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

Jessica Tessier - Staffing Advisor
Jessica.Tessier@forces.gc.ca
Date modified:
2023-01-24