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Airfield Maintenance Specialist - Inventory

Reference number: MOT23J-141000-000016
Selection process number: 23-MOT-EA-HRS-16423
Transport Canada - Programs
St. Anthony (Newfoundland and Labrador), Wabush (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Casual, Permanent, Specified Period, Seasonal (Full Time & Part Time)
$28.19 to $30.62 per hour (subject to the Environment Allowance, Living Cost Differential and/or Fuel and Utilities Differential)

For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada

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Closing date: 3 January 2025 - 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

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.

๐—›๐—ข๐—ช ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ
Once you click "Apply online" you will be asked to respond and provide information on how you meet the Essential criteria listed in the poster below, in addition to including your rรฉsumรฉ.
Alternatively, in addition to applying online, you can also submit your application via Email, Mail or In Person. See how you can do so below!

๐Ÿญ. ๐—•๐˜† ๐—˜-๐— ๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ by sending your resume to AirportStaffing-PersonnelDeLaeroport@tc.gc.ca. Please include for which location you wish to apply in the Subject Line.

๐Ÿฎ. ๐—•๐˜† ๐— ๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ข๐—ก at:
๐—ช๐—”๐—•๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—›, ๐—ก๐—Ÿ
2 Airport Road
Wabush NL
A0R 1B0

๐—ฆ๐—ง. ๐—”๐—ก๐—ง๐—›๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฌ, ๐—ก๐—Ÿ
P.O. Box 250 (for mailing)
1 Airport Road
St. Anthony NL
A0K 4S0

Your application should provide information on how you meet the following Essential criteria as listed in the advertisement below, in addition to including your rรฉsumรฉ:
โœ” High school diploma and/or an acceptable combination of education and/or experience in operating heavy equipment such as loaders, graders, plow trucks, etc.
โœ” Experience in the operation of snow removal with heavy equipment such as a loader, a plow truck and/or a hydraulic snow blower.

๐Ÿ’ฒ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ง๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—•๐—˜๐—ก๐—˜๐—™๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฆ๐Ÿ’ฒ
โ†’ Various allowances as per the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive such as Environment Allowance, Living Cost Differential and/or Fuel and Utilities Differential
โ†’ New employees are entitled to 3 weeksโ€™ vacation leave with pay after 6 months of continuous employment
โ†’ Advantageous pension regime, Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) and Public Service Dental Care Plan (PSDCP)

Please see below the allowance and indemnities for each location in addition to the rate of pay as per the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive (effective date 01.08.23):

โ†’ Employee with dependants: $3.28 hourly ($6,836 per year)
โ†’ Employee without dependants: $1.97 hourly ($4,102 per year)

โ†’ Employee with dependants: $4.06 hourly ($8,471 per year)
โ†’ Employee without dependants: $2.44 hourly ($5,082 per year)

โ†’ Employee with dependants: $0.66 hourly ($1,375 per year)
โ†’ Employee without dependants: $0.40 hourly ($825 per year)

โ“๐—ฆ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ค๐—จ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆโ“
It is the responsibility of the candidate to clearly outline that they meet each of the screening criteria (i.e. Education and Experience Qualifications, both Essential and Assets). Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities, rather the candidate must provide concrete examples that illustrate how they meet the requirement. Failure to do so could result in the application being rejected from the process.

Please note that if you have previously participated in an Airfield Maintenance Specialist selection process with Transport Canada, your results may be applied to the current selection process. This will be confirmed during the assessment stage of the selection process. You are required to submit an application to this selection process to be considered for further assessment.

Please see "Other Information" below for additional information.


โ†’ During winter months*, removes snow, water, ice and other surface contaminants from taxiways, runways, aprons, public access roads, parking areas, meteorological and telecommunications sites, boundary lights and other airfield, airport surfaces and drainage systems.

โ†’ During summer months, maintains and improves conditions of runways, taxiways, aprons, roads, and other airport access areas, grass and soil covered fields and storm drainage systems.

โ†’ Performs preventive maintenance duties and minor repairs on equipment and structures. Assists other trades with major repairs that do not require specialized training or journeyman proficiency.

*Limited vacation from October to April.

Work environment

๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—–๐—”๐—ก๐—”๐——๐—”: ๐—” ๐—ฆ๐— ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—–๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐— ๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—˜!

Apply today for an opportunity to join Transport Canada. We are looking for dynamic candidates that will help shape and build the Transport Canada of tomorrow. The persons selected will have the opportunity to increase their experience and expertise. We look forward to hearing from you!

Transport Canada employs over 6,000 talented and motivated employees working in the Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairie and Northern, Pacific regions, and at our Ottawa Headquarters. We develop policies and enforces Acts and regulations that support transportation efficiency, safety, security, environmental responsibility, and align with global standards. Our vision is of a safe, secure, green, innovative and integrated transportation system that supports trade and economic growth, a cleaner environment and the well-being of Canada's middle class. Our transportation agenda thrives to adopt new ways of thinking about how we deliver services and oversee the transportation system.

We are an employer that fosters employee well-being, provides an open and respectful workplace, competitive benefits and flexible work schedules that promote work-life balance.

Transport Canada believes that to be able to effectively serve the public, its workforce needs to reflect the diversity of the Canadian population. The Department is committed to a representative workforce that represents the Canadian public we serve. If you are an Indigenous person, a person with a disability, a member of a racialized group* and/or a woman and are interested in bringing in different perspectives and insights we encourage you to self-declare in this staffing process. This self-declaration information can be factored into departmental strategies and selection decisions to address our commitment to eliminate gaps for these groups.

*Please note that this group is currently designated as members of visible minorities in the Employment Equity Act and the self-declaration form.

Intent of the process

We are currently looking to fill one position on a seasonal specified period basis located in St. Anthony, NL. We will be pulling applications from the system and reviewing applications sent via email, mail and in person on January 7, 2024. Ensure your application has been submitted prior to this date in order to be considered for the opportunity.

The results of this selection process may be used to staff future vacancies on a permanent basis (seasonal* and/or full-time) and/or on a temporary basis (Casual and/or Specified Period) located in Wabush and St. Anthony, NL.

*A seasonal employee is one who performs the duties of a position for a period of less than twelve months in successive years of employment. For example, from approximately October to April.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your rรฉsumรฉ.

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

โœ” High school diploma and/or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience in operating heavy equipment such as loaders, graders, plow trucks, etc.

Degree equivalency

โœ” Experience in the operation of snow removal with heavy equipment such as a loader, a plow truck and/or a hydraulic snow blower.

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

๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ง ๐—–๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—œ๐—™๐—œ๐—–๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก
โœ” Possession of CPR/First Aid Level 1 certificate (or equivalent).

๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ง ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—˜
โœ” Experience operating heavy equipment utilized in airport operations (such as agricultural tractor, plow truck, sweepers, loaders, graders, snowblowers, skidsteer, etc.).

โœ” Experience in performing runway condition reporting.

โœ” Experience in applying anti-icing and de-icing chemicals to pavement surfaces.

โœ” Experience in bird and wildlife control methods, techniques and procedures used at airports.

โœ” Experience doing maintenance and repair to commercial facilities, paved surfaces and landscaping large public accessed areas.

โœ” Experience in grounds maintenance and performing repairs to fences or signage or drainage systems.

โœ” Experience in working with Safety Management Systems.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

โœ” Knowledge of general safety practices and procedures related to heavy equipment.

๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ง๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ
โœ” Working effectively with others
โœ” Values and Ethics
โœ” Excellence through results

โœ” Ability to operate heavy and light equipment.
โœ” Ability to carry out maintenance and minor repairs on heavy equipment.
โœ” Ability to prioritize work schedules.
โœ” Ability to understand and follow instructions.
โœ” Ability to use electronic mail (email) applications such as Microsoft Outlook.
โœ” Ability to communicate effectively orally.
โœ” Ability to communicate effectively in writing

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

๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ค๐—จ๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—ฆ
โœ” Willingness and ability to successfully complete Transport Canadaโ€™s Airfield Maintenance Training Program and perform all activities as outlined in program.
โœ” Willingness and ability to successfully complete Transport Canadaโ€™s Bird & Wildlife Training Program.
โœ” Willingness and ability to successfully complete Transport Canada Runway Surface Condition Report Training Program.
โœ” Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a Radiotelephone Operator's Certificate (endorsed aeronautical).
โœ” Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a valid Airside Vehicle Operations Permit (AVOP).
โœ” Willingness to participate in various security and emergency response duties as directed and required. This includes familiarization of the airport's emergency response plan.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

โœ” Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a Class 3 Driver's License with Air Brake endorsement.
โœ” Willingness and ability to work overtime, shift work, holidays and weekends.
โœ” Willingness and ability to perform physically demanding occupations, including heavy manual work, which require bending and lifting heavy loads (up to 30kg).
โœ” Willingness and ability to work at heights up to 85 feet and obtain and maintain Aerial Lift, Boom and Fall Arrest training.
โœ” Willingness and ability to work in variable weather conditions and difficult environments (outdoors, cold, hot, dusty and noisy).
โœ” Willingness and ability to travel for training and to travel to offsite work locations.

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

For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by ๐—˜-๐— ๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ and ๐—ง๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฃ๐—›๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜ for screening/assessment purposes (including issuing screening results and sending invitations for written tests and interviews). ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ-๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that this address is functional and that it accepts messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mails). It is recommended to include an alternate e-mail address in your profile. It is also the candidate's responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updated as required.

โ‡’ Your application and your answers to the screening questions may be used to assess your ability to communicate effectively in writing.

โ‡’ Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Please indicate your preferred official language in your application.

โ‡’ Persons who cannot apply online or persons with disabilities preventing them from applying online are asked to inform the contact person responsible for this process prior to the closing date.

๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ค๐—จ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ž๐—˜๐—— ๐—ค๐—จ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ
โœ… ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ?
An inventory is a selection process that can be used by various hiring managers to meet their current and future needs. As a result, you will apply only once to be considered for multiple job opportunities at the GL-MDO-06 level.

โœ… ๐—ช๐—ต๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—œ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐˜?
In order to be placed in the inventory, you must meet the essential education qualification and the essential experience qualification at the time you submit your application. If you receive a message "Application rejected at screening" immediately after submitting your application, you answered "No" to one or more of the screening questions assessing these essential qualifications. If you have incorrectly indicated "No", simply retrieve your application and update your answer(s).

โœ… ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ "๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜†" ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ป?
Once your application has been successfully submitted to the inventory, your status may be: "Date of disclosure of results: Listed in the inventory". This automatically generated message by the system means that your application can be considered. You will be informed in the event that your application is considered as part of a process generated from this inventory.

โœ… ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ณ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€?
Your application will be kept in the inventory for 90 days. A notice will be posted in the "My Job File" menu of your account 10 days before your application expires. If you do not take this into account, your application will be deactivated, and it will no longer be considered for submissions from this inventory. In the event that your application expires during the effective period of this inventory, a notice will be posted in your account. If you wish to confirm your interest and reactivate your application, select the "Renewal of my application" link.

โœ… ๐— ๐˜† ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฑ, ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—œ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ?
Simply update them in the "Personal Information" section, in the "My Job File" menu of your account. This will allow us to have your current contact information and ensure adequate follow-up in the event that your application is considered as part of a process issued from this inventory.

โœ… ๐—œ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ, ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—œ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป?
You can contact an Officer at the Federal Public Service Job Advertisement Information Line by calling 1-800-645-5605.

โœ… ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—œ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ณ ๐—œ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—š๐—– ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ?
You can contact the Public Service Commission of Canada's support centre by selecting the "Contact Us" link below, in the left corner of this window, or by calling 1-888-780-4444.


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

Alicia Couture - Team Lead, Staffing
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