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ANTICIPATORY: Fire Crew Management Member

Reference number: CAP24J-023790-000040
Selection process number: 2024-CAP-MWQ-EA-TERM-05
Parks Canada - La Mauricie and Western Quebec Field Unit | Northern Ontario Field Unit | Newfoundland East Field Unit
La Mauricie National Park (Quebec)
Pukaskwa National Park (Ontario)
Terra Nova National Park (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Term position (temporary) more than 6 months
$58,379 to $65,988

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 11 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All persons 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.

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

Work environment

Across the country, Parks Canada’s fire management program works to protect communities, restore and maintain ecosystem health, and create landscapes that are more resilient to climate change. Parks Canada does this using all the tools in the toolbox including prescribed fire, wildfire risk reduction, and managed wildfires.

Intent of the process

This process could be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with different employee status, security level or language requirements, in these same locations or elsewhere in the country.

Qualified or partially qualified individuals under the 2023-CAP-MWQ-IA-TERM-26 selection process do not need to reapply as their application will be automatically considered.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


— High school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience in a field related to the position

Degree equivalency


— Experience working in remote areas (outside of urbanized areas) for extended periods of time (one week or more continuously).

— Experience working in a natural environment.

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

Various language requirements
French essential
English essential

Information on language requirements


— Demonstrates good judgment.
— Demonstrates conscientiousness and a sense of responsability.
— Shows initiative and is action-oriented.
— Demonstrates good team spirit and collaboration.

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


— Training or certification in forest fire management.

— Valid certification for chainsaws and/or brush saws.
— Valid Wilderness First Aid certification, including CPR.

Degree equivalency


— Experience working in a forest fire context.


- Willingness to wear a Praks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment.
- Willingness to work or travelin varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation.
- Willingness to travel regularly, including for periods longer than 14 daysin the outdoors, and over weekends.
- When required, willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and statutory holidays.
- As required, willingness to obtain certification in the operation of various field véhiculés and motorized and non-motorized boats.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

- Possess and maintain a valid Class 5 driver's licence.
- Will be required to undergo and pass pre-employment and periodic medical assessments.

Other information

Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their application.

Parks Canada 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.

TIPS for applicants:

- Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.

- Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history.

- You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.

- Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

- You will have to provide proof of your education credentials.

- Each person is entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

- Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

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

Contact information

Marie-Hélène Gauthier, HR Advisor
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