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HIRING MULTI-TRADES - Join us and make a difference in our Defence Team!

Reference number: DND20J-022353-000094
Selection process number: 20-DND-EA-IE-471650
National Defence - Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure & Environment)
Calgary (Alberta), Cold Lake (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Suffield (Alberta), Wainwright (Alberta), Comox (British Columbia), Victoria (British Columbia), Shilo (Manitoba), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Gagetown (New Brunswick), Gander (Newfoundland and Labrador), Greenwood (Nova Scotia), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Borden (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), North Bay (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Petawawa (Ontario), Trenton (Ontario), Bagotville (Québec), Montréal Island (Québec), Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Québec), Valcartier (Québec), Dundurn (Saskatchewan)
Salary: According to Treasury Board

New Rates of Pay to be Updated on the Treasury Website Soon:

Closing date: 15 March 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: If you have experience in any of the following trades, apply today!

Contract Inspector
Electrical Generating Systems Technician
Heating Power Plant Engineering
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Painter and Decorator
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic (HVAC Technician)
Sheet Metal Worker
Steamfitter/Pipefitter/Sprinkler Fitter
Water and Waste Water Operator

We look forward to receiving your application!

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.

Applying to this inventory is a way to connect with hiring managers who are looking for qualified Tradespersons. Apply Today!

1. Click “Apply”
2. Complete your application and ensure your résumé is up to date.
3. Submit

Next steps:
Once a hiring manager has identified a staffing need, applicant searches may be conducted by random selection, relevant experience, work location or linguistic requirement of the work to be performed. Application(s) that meet the hiring organization's requirements will be provided to the hiring manager who inturn will contact the applicant(s) to discuss the opportunity.

Work environment

The Department of National Defence supports the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who serve on the sea, on land, and in the air with the Navy, Army, Air Force and Special Forces to defend Canadians’ interests at home and abroad. As a civilian employee, you will be an essential part of the Defence Team.

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Intent of the process

This inventory may be used by the Department of National Defence to fill current and future vacancies in various locations with various employment tenures (temporary and permanent), language profiles, security requirements, and conditions of employment.

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)

OC1: Possession of a valid applicable Provincial / Territorial Trade Certificate or Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate of qualification OR acceptable (at time of application)equivalent Canadian Armed Forces qualification for applicable trades based on the position to be staffed.

Candidates who do not currently possess a valid Provincial / Territorial Trade Certificate of Qualification or the inter-provincial Red Seal may be required to obtain their Red Seal certificate of qualification prior to appointment depending on the position being staffed. For information on receiving your Red Seal Certification, please visit the Red Seal website: http://www.red-seal.ca/

EX1: *Recent experience in the field related to the position being staffed.
* Recent is defined as experience gained within the last (5) years.

Qualifications may be required relevant to the position being staffed. You may be contacted and asked to submit information or to be further assessed.

CO1: Strong work ethic
CO2: Thinking things through
CO3: Working effectively with others
CO4: Showing initiative and being action-oriented
CO5: Communication

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

OR1: Willing and able to adjust work schedule to meet operational requirements as required.
OR2: Willing and able to work overtime, shift, and be on call.
OR3: Willing and able to work in adverse conditions/environments which may include, but not limited to, confined spaces, heights, and extreme weather conditions.

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

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

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

Information on employment equity

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

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Various security levels - (we will help you attain this during the hiring process)

Employees are required to comply with applicable safety regulations and procedures including wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment.

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

Managers may establish conditions of employment specific to the position being staffed. Candidates must meet and maintain the conditions of employment throughout their employment.

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

Candidates must include in their application a valid e-mail address that is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users. Some e-mail systems block these types of e-mail; ensure to check/view your spam folder regularly. Candidates MUST check their e-mail accounts frequently as there may be a deadline for responses.

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.

As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP 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 (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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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