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Technical Specialist - Marine Fleet

Reference number: RCM22J-023782-000041
Selection process number: 22-RCM-EA-P-E-CHIL-CMCB-111642
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Corporate Management and Comptrollership Branch
Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Ottawa (Ontario), Regina (Saskatchewan)
EG-05 - CM equivalent - SP-TC & FLI-FSLT-05
$70,088 to $85,272

For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 8 December 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

PLEASE NOTE, WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT ON-LINE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THE Canada.ca SITE. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact the individual noted at the bottom of this advertisement.

NOTE: Applications are to be received online by clicking on the button below. Please do not send your resume or application to the Contact noted unless you are a person with a disability who is unable to apply online. The Contact can assist with general questions.

If you do not fully complete the screening questions as instructed, you may be screened out. It is not acceptable to put “see resume” in the space provided to answer the questions. You MUST clearly demonstrate in writing how you meet the Essential Education, and Experience requirements. Provide examples and describe the work/duties you have performed. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further during the screening process.

Any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be used for the screening of applications. If you meet these criteria, please clearly demonstrate how you meet them in writing. Provide examples and describe the work/duties you have performed. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further during the screening process.

Original proof of your education will be requested and must be provided during the selection process, in order to verify that candidates meet the education requirement. Candidates who are unable to provide proof that they meet this essential qualification as requested may be eliminated from the process. Also note, if the name on your education credentials does not match the name on your current photo identification, you will need to provide proof of your name change.

Education obtained outside of Canada must be evaluated. Please contact The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials as soon as possible to initiate the evaluation process http://www.cicic.ca/

Work environment

The RCMP requires experienced Marine Technical Specialists with proven ability to work with a wide range of commercial vessels in technical and mechanical capacities. This position is located in a law enforcement environment which includes regular contact with uniformed and armed police officers. Successful candidates in this position will be expected to travel and perform duties in a range of environments both in outdoor and indoor settings. The RCMP recognizes the diversity of its workforce and is committed to providing a respectful workplace free of harassment, discrimination and other forms of disrespectful behaviour.

Intent of the process

The anticipated intent/result of this process is to indeterminately staff (on a full time basis) one position.
A qualified pool will be established and may be used for future permanent or temporary vacancies (including term, acting, or assignment).
Should a Civilian Member (CM) be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to the Public Service (PS) category for the CM.

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives.
The employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are:
o A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or
o An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
Positions require the certification from a recognized technical institute in the area of Marine Technical Trades Qualifications, which would include but not limited to Marine Technician, Shipwright, or Marine Engineer mechanical engineering or an equivalent or a combination of training and experience, relative to the position. Equivalent military training at the DP3 level will be accepted.

Degree equivalency

A total of two (2) or more years of experience in a position performing the following for marine vessels:
• Developing technical documentation required for the acquisition of vessels such as technical or performance specifications, statements of work.
• Researching or compiling information for the preparation of technical reports related to vessels.
• Providing technical support services for vessels including analyzing issues, assessing impacts and developing options or solutions.

Risk Management
Business Acumen

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

• American Boat and Yacht Council certification
• Marine Surveyor
• Technician Apprenticeship

Degree equivalency

Experience in one or more of the following specialties:
• Marine electrical systems
• Marine propulsion or mechanical systems
• Ship hulls

Experience performing one or more of the following functions:
• Computer Aided Design (CAD) platforms
• Preparing maintenance instructions
• Spare parts provisioning
• Testing and/or performance measurement
• Failure and accident investigation and/or component failure

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of techniques and practices related to technical specifications and technical support of marine fleet assets.
Knowledge of small commercial vessel operation, vessel characteristics, and mechanical capacities.
Knowledge of life cycle management of vessels.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to develop solutions to technical problems or issues.
Ability to use Microsoft Excel.

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

Must be able and willing to witness test activities or otherwise carry out tasks under adverse climatic or terrain conditions, while wearing protective clothing or equipment.
Must be able and willing to work overtime.

Conditions of employment

Enhanced Reliability Status
Must be able and willing to travel within and outside Canada.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

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

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.

NOTE: Successful candidates will require a valid RCMP security clearance prior to appointment and throughout the tenure of their employment. The process to obtain RCMP security clearance involves a security/reliability interview and a field investigation regarding matters of criminal activity which includes reference checks, verification of credit/financial status, education, employment, etc. As such, the process may take several weeks or months to complete.

To be granted RCMP security clearance and to maintain the ethical standards of the RCMP, candidates must not be, or have been, involved in certain criminal activities, have been dishonourably discharged, have pending personal bankruptcies, etc. For additional information and a complete list of activities, please visit http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/good-character . The security requirements are the same for all employees of the RCMP.

Depending on the requirements of the position(s) being staffed from this process, for current or future vacancies, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be applied at the time of staffing. Candidates may be contacted and assessed against these criteria at any time during this process.

Interested persons must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to the position, in a manner determined by the Selection Board. A person may be appointed to the position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements or organizational needs. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Once established, the qualified pool will be valid for a period of 12 months and may be extended.

Please note that within the context of this selection process, travel costs/expenses will not be reimbursed. Consequently, candidates will be responsible for travel costs.

Top-down selection may apply.

If a qualified candidate has been selected and appointed on an indeterminate basis from the established pool, they will be removed from the pool. If a candidate is selected for a specified period (including term, acting, or assignment/secondment) appointment, they will remain in the pool for future offers.

This process and the resulting pool will only be used to staff positions in the RCMP.

Any information provided by a candidate through their application or assessment that is deemed to be incorrect or fraudulent will be eliminated from further consideration.

Experience qualifications will be assessed upon application. Further confirmation or assessment may be conducted through reference checks.

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

PLEASE NOTE: Where an e mail address is provided, the Selection Board may choose to communicate with candidates by e mail to provide/request information and to invite candidates to attend any portion of the assessment. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent. We will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

Candidates must meet the conditions of employment and continue to meet these same conditions during their employment.


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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