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Building Maintenance Supervisor

Reference number: CAP23J-022167-000058
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-DHC-EA-TERM/ACT-02
Parks Canada - Yukon Field Unit – Klondike National Historic Sites
Dawson (Yukon)
GL-PIP-10 (C2)
$31.67 to $34.43 per hour (plus supervisory differential; plus the applicable Isolated Post Allowance; salary under review)

Closing date: 5 February 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All individuals who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
* Preference for this position may be given to qualified Tr'ondek Hwech'in beneficiaries. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

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

👉 Supervisory Differential (C2): additional 11 percent of base pay.

👉 Isolated Post Allowance: approximately additional $6.02 to $10.03 per hour.

👉 Vacation Travel Assistance: approximately $1,195/year prorated to length of contract per employee & eligible dependents, including spouse/common-law partner.


As Building Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing the work of the skilled and semi-skilled Maintenance Team at Klondike National Historic Sites.

Your role as supervisor is to manage the time, resources and personnel available for the broad range of work that is performed at KNHS. Areas of work include fire safety and other life safety systems, plumbing and electrical, HVAC, groundskeeping, and fleet management.

In collaboration with the Technical Services Coordinator, you will plan and manage projects, while ensuring the health and safety of your team and delivering high quality work. You will conduct performance reviews with your staff throughout the year to set goals and follow up on progress, and work with your staff to meet the goals of the site and team.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the preservation of a vibrant and unique historic site.

Work environment

The Yukon Field Unit is one of the most diverse field units across the country.

Geographically dispersed over 1200km across the Yukon, northern BC, and into Alaska, we offer a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors and staff. Our sites offer diverse and varied opportunities to explore Yukon’s beautiful landscape – from the glorious SS Klondike National Historic Site in Whitehorse, to the fabled Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site, to Canada’s largest ice field and extreme peaks in Kluane National Park and Reserve, extending to the colorful Klondike National Historic Sites in Dawson, to Vuntut National Park located above the Arctic Circle.

Our Field Unit staff are truly outstanding and remarkable; over 90% of them feel their job is a good fit with their skills and interests, understand how their job contributes to larger agency goals and objectives, and truly enjoy their work.

As a Field Unit, diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values. Diverse teams bring different perspectives and creative ideas that benefit our clients, the communities we serve and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from individuals with diverse abilities and from all backgrounds and identities.

We welcome you to be part of our fantastic team!

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire a 9-month term, acting or assignment-at-level from March 2023 until January 2024.

For this process, we expect to conduct the interview and other assessments in late February.

This process will be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of the country.

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)

Secondary school diploma or equivalent or an acceptable combination of experience, education and training.

Degree equivalency

Possession of a valid Yukon or Interprovincial Journeyman’s Certification in a trade.

• Experience in supervising a diverse team including performance management, training and managing change within the team.
• Experience in managing multiple projects and maintenance schedules with various timelines and complexities.
• Experience in evaluating multiple project plans and organizing the materials and resources to complete the project.
• Experience in the safe use, operation and maintenance of a range of manual tools, power tools and test equipment used in the building and fleet maintenance and construction trades.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of Occupational health and safety regulations and practices.
• Knowledge of building techniques, codes and standards related to building trades.
• Knowledge of building maintenance procedures.

• Ability to use basic computer programs for regular daily tasks including record data and maintain computerized records and logs.
• Ability to review and interpret building and construction plans to determine, calculate and specify material quantities and costs, labour time and costs and organize and assign the workload.
• Ability to lead and work with team members to analyze and solve problems, make decisions and to achieve a common goal of completing work tasks.

• Inclusiveness
• Personally connects with people
• Integrity and respect
• Communicates effectively (written and oral)
• Strives for Excellence
• Takes Responsibility

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

The following additional qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening applications, during the interview or for determining right fit for this selection process. So, in your application, please describe if and how you meet any of the following criteria:

• Experience working in and delivering services to a northern and/or isolated community.

This position requires the incumbent to:
• Use appropriate safety equipment and prescribed protective equipment at all times in the performance of duties.
• Wear a Parks Canada uniform.
• Work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays.
• Work in conditions of weather extremes, heights and enclosed spaces.
• Successfully complete safety courses and training, as required.
• Due to the operational nature of this position, remote work is not available.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Possess and maintain a valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent.
• Successfully pass and maintain pre-employment Occupational Health Assessment and periodic medical checks.

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

Your personal suitability and your ability to communicate in writing may be assessed throughout the process, including but not limited to your responses to the screening questions or your resumé.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

Successful candidates who are hired from this process will not be relocated or considered to be on travel status.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Nirmolak Kang
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