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Geoscience planning officer

Reference number: RSN22J-019579-000205
Selection process number: 2022-RSN-EA-LMS-215053
Natural Resources Canada - Lands and Minerals Sector, Geological Survey of Canada, GSC Quebec
Québec (Québec)
$74,580 to $89,411

For further information on the organization, please visit Natural Resources Canada

For more information on the GSC, please visit: http://https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/science-and-data/research-centres-and-labs/geological-survey-canada/17100

Closing date: 11 October 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

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel:
We encourage applicants to identify any abilities, competencies, and/or experiences acquired through employment with the Canadian Armed Forces where applicable.

You MUST provide concrete, detailed examples that clearly illustrate how you meet the education and experience criteria outlined under Essential and Asset Qualifications. An online screening questionnaire has been developed to assist you in providing this information. The Screening Board cannot make any assumptions about your education and experience. It is not sufficient to say that you have the required qualifications or to list your current duties.
If your answers to the screening questions do not contain sufficient detail to demonstrate that you meet the screening criteria, your application will not be considered further in this process. Applicants will not be contacted for incomplete or missing information.

Work environment

The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) provides a stimulating work environment with a passionate team and promotes work-life balance. The GSC's Quebec City regional office is located at 490 de la Couronne Street, in the heart of a vibrant neighbourhood and is a French-speaking office. The building is close to restaurants, parks, walking and running paths, etc. Employees have access to amenities such as showers, locker rooms, a gym and a secure bike room for year-round activities.

Intent of the process

The intent of this selection process is to staff one permanent position.

A pool of (fully or partially) qualified candidates will be established through this process to staff identical or similar positions with various tenures (determinate period or indeterminate), with various linguistic requirement and for various bilingual linguistic profiles, various security requirements, various conditions of employment and for various locations.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

E1 - Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in geology, chemistry, physics or some other science relevant to the position.

Note: The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and must have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization.

Degree equivalency

EEX1: Experience in data research, analysis, interpretation and synthesis.
EEX2: Experience in developing a variety of planning documents and reports.
EEX3: Experience in initiatives to improve information management, tracking and dissemination.
EEX4: Experience in logistics planning and activity coordination.

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

NB: A candidate may be appointed to the position even though he/she does not meet the asset qualification or organizational needs. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Graduation with a Master's degree from a recognized post secondary institution with specialization in a scientific field relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency

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

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

K1: Knowledge of literature searches to collect and compile earth science information.
K2: Knowledge of geoscience stakeholders and sources of scientific information.
K3: Knowledge of internal and external plans and strategies to support geoscience programs.

Abilities and Competencies
A1: Thinking and acting
A2: Communicating effectively orally and in written
A3: Able to work in a team
A4: Self-sufficient

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

Natural Resources Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women could be considered in priority.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

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.

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

A written exam may be administered.
An interview may be conducted.
A reference may be sought.

Candidates must include a valid email address in their application. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that this address is functional and that it accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is also the candidate’s responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updated as required.


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

Marie-Claude Richard, Human Resources Specialist Advisor, Staffing Operations
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