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INVENTORY - Intervention and Program Officer

Reference number: DFO22J-015231-001013
Selection process number: 22-DFO-CEN-EA-CCG-343256
Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada) - Incident Management and Navigational Programs
Parry Sound (Ontario), Prescott (Ontario), Sarnia (Ontario), Montréal Island (Québec), Québec (Québec)
$66,610 to $75,733

For further information on the organization, please visit Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Closing date: 29 August 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Update: Please note that a withdrawal of candidacies will be held place on January 16, 2023.
Consequently, we strongly encourage you to complete your application and submit it before this date in order to be part of the next group assessed. All subsequent withdrawal of applications will occur based on operational needs.

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.


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→ Please respond to the screening questions

Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet the essential and asset education and experience qualifications listed by answering the screening questions. In your answers we want to know HOW, WHEN and WHERE you acquired your education, experiences and assets. Do not hesitate to improve your explanations with concrete examples. These details will help us fully assess your application. If necessary, we will use your resume to confirm the information provided.

• Provide concrete examples related to the experience.
• Choose examples that illustrate various degrees of complexity and difficulty with sufficiently high implications to allow you to illustrate the extent to which and depth you have gained this experience.
• Examples should include the date or period when the situation occurred, the context, your role and the outcome.
• If you have talked about an experience within a team, separate your role from that of others.

Work environment

Here is a little more detail on the duties of the Response and Program Officer positions for each of the programs included in this posting.

Environmental Response Program Officers carry out environmental response duties in the marine environment as part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s federal mandate. This includes environmental emergency management activities and response activities in the field, preparedness and readiness activities, multipartner’s projects management and carrying out administrative duties.

Search and rescue Program carry out emergency Search and Rescue training, liaison, exercising and support to response duties in the marine environment as part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s federal mandate. This primarily includes maintaining equipment, vessels and vehicles and carrying out administrative duties at the headquarters area.

The Vessel of Concern Program Officers are involved in the management of a fleet of vehicles, boats and deployment equipment to respond to marine casualties and wrecks.

Incident Management Program Officers as a role in regional readiness to respond to incidents. That includes contributing to the advancement of knowledge and understanding of incident command system (ICS) by supporting the delivery of ICS training (tracking of trainees), exercises, workshops, working groups, etc. Incident Management Program Officers will also support the development of incident management tools, such as contributing to the development of contingency plans.

Aids to Navigation programe officers are responsible for reviewing and analyzing the performance of various marine aids to navigation beneficial to a safe, accessible and effective vessel transit in Canadian waters for the mariners. They conduct comprehensive studies to assess the risks to navigation and their potential impact on mariner’s safety in order to recommend appropriate mitigation measures in accordance with national and international guidelines and standards. They are also called to assist in the coordination of seasonal buoy tending programs and the maintenance of fixed and floating aids within established levels of service.

Intent of the process

The purpose of this inventory is to create a pool of pre-qualified candidates that will be used to fill various response and program officer positions for the Incident Management and Navigational Programs branches, Central Region.

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)

ED1: A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

➤ Equivalent experience:
If you have on-the-job learning or other non-conventional training that you believe is equivalent to the secondary school diploma requirement, put it forward for consideration. The manager may accept a combination of education, training and/or experience in a related field as an alternative to the minimum secondary school diploma stated above

Degree equivalency

EX1: Experience in a service delivery context or client services.

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

The following qualifications are considered assets. In other words, these qualifications can be used to distinguish you from other candidates, they are not eliminatory.

AED1: Diploma or Certification from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field including but not limited to environment, maritime management, project management.
AED2: Diploma or Certification from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field including but not limited to cartography, geomatics and land surveying.

Degree equivalency

AOC1: Maritime certificate.
AOC2: Radio Operator's Certificate Maritime or higher.
AOC3: Search and Rescue Coordinator Certificate.

AEX1: Experience in planning and delivering training or operational exercises.
AEX2: Experience collaborating as a member within a team.
AEX3: Work experience related to the maritime field.
AEX4: Work or personal experience in the field of pleasure boating.
AEX5: Work experience in the field of cartography, geomatics, geodesy, land surveying or geography.
AEX6: Experience performing planning, operational or response functions in an incident management context.

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

AB1: Ability to write reports or technical documents.
AB2: Ability to collect, analyze and consolidate data and documentation.
AB3: Ability to apply standards or policies that include legal frameworks, regulatory frameworks or operational procedures.
AB4: Ability to formulate recommendations.
AB5: Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
AB6: Ability to communicate effectively orally.

PS1: Uphold Integrity and Respect
PS2: Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
PS3: Achieve Results
PS4: Judgement

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

Conditions of employment

• Possess a reliability or secret level security clearance, depending on the requirement of the position.
• Able and willing to work overtime.
• Able and willing to work weekends and evenings.
• Able and willing to travel.
• Wear and maintain a uniform as per CCG’s standards, inclusive of CSA approved Safety Footwear, and maintain job related personal protective equipment.

👉If the positions requires it:
• Ability to work on a variety of Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) assets including helicopters, small boats or large vessels.
• Hold a valid Health Canada medical certificate as required for the position.
• A valid and unrestricted driver’s license or mobility associated with a valid and unrestricted 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

Our intention is to communicate with candidates through emails and/or through the www.canada.ca/government-jobs applicant account. Candidates participating in this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and that their system accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block the receipt of these types of email).

Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language(s) of their choice.

You will have to provide proof of your original education and occupational credentials when requested.


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

Human Ressources - Quebec
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