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Project Officer, Facilities Planning

Reference number: PEN22J-019963-000775
Selection process number: 2022-PEN-EA-PRA-177444
Correctional Service Canada
Bowden (Alberta), Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
$70,088 to $85,272

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

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Closing date: 9 December 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

Applications submitted by email will not be accepted. You must apply on-line through www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs.html

Persons who cannot apply online or persons with disabilities preventing them from applying online are asked to inform the contact persons responsible for this process prior to the closing date. You may also review jobs open to the public through INFOTEL at 1-800-645-5605. The INFOTEL number for persons using a TTY/TDD is 1-800-532-9397.

Work environment

The Technical Services division of Correctional Service Canada is a stimulating and dynamic environment whose mission is to ensure the operation, compliance, and sustainability of a real estate portfolio of more than $8 billion dollars of assets in an operational environment.

In the Prairie Region we are responsible for institution and penitentiary clusters as well as parole offices and community correctional centres located throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. The facilities we manage are diverse such as buildings and structures, mechanical systems, electrical distribution networks, generators, oil tanks, thermal power stations, water treatment and purification plants, roads, fences and barriers, and automobile fleets to name a few.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff positions of various tenures including permanent or temporary.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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


Graduation with a college diploma in engineering technology, or an acceptable combination of education, training, and experience in construction or project management.

Degree equivalency


Experience analyzing and interpreting building construction drawings, specifications, and other related technical documents.
Experience planning and managing building construction projects and/or contracts.
Experience writing technical scopes of work related to construction.

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


Graduation with a degree in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering.
Project Management Certification (PMP) or Possession of professional designation related to project management from a recognised institution.
Either eligibility for, or in receipt of, applicable provincial certification required to perform the duties of the position.

Degree equivalency


Experience using computer aided drafting and design software (example: AutoCAD).
Experience developing requests for project proposals.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of applicable building codes and regulations.
Knowledge of applicable Occupational Health and Safety regulations
Knowledge of project management


Ability to conduct building construction inspections against required deliverables.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Personal Suitability

Effective team worker
Attention to detail

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


Willingness and ability to travel to various locations
Willingness and ability to work overtime

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance


Valid driver’s license (to be included where required)

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 clearly demonstrate in their responses that they meet the essential education and experience qualifications. It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in the screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide sufficient information will result in the candidate being screened out and rejected from the process.

We may assess the essential and asset qualifications using interviews, written tests (take home assignments or other), references or a combination of these or other assessment methods. Other sources of information (such as performance agreements, work samples, board member knowledge, etc.) may be used to assess the criteria identified on the Statement of Merit Criteria.

You must be able to provide proof of your education credentials.

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

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

For this selection process, we will communicate with you by email. You must provide a valid email address to which you wish to receive communication regarding this selection process. It is your responsibility to inform of any change of address, telephone number and / or email address. You must ensure to check/view your email accounts including spam, promotion or other folders regularly as there may be a deadline for responses. Candidates who respond past the deadline risk, being removed from the selection process.


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

Michelle Oro Lenton, Human Resources Advisor
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