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Project Manager – Level 2

Reference number: SVC22J-022898-000138
Selection process number: 2022-SVC-PAC-EA-561629
Public Services and Procurement Canada - Environmental Services and Contaminated Sites Management
Vancouver (British Columbia), Victoria (British Columbia), Whitehorse (Yukon)
$88,989 to $108,127

Closing date: 8 January 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Important messages

Giving you the best chance to succeed!
At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

For more information on assessment accommodation visit the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html

NOTE: All written and verbal communication obtained throughout the staffing process, from the time of application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the candidate. Your evaluation will begin the moment you apply to the process.

-Focus on screening questions and on your résumé.
-The information listed in the advertisement is there to help you determine if these positions fit your background and aspirations, so pay close attention—recruiters review applications with this in mind.
-Screening questions and your résumé will be the first pieces of information we’ll see about you, so be sure to highlight your achievements, and be clear about your experience and your education.
-Be specific about roles you've occupied, projects you’ve worked on.
-If you've had a role related to these positions, tell us about it.


Project Manager - Level 2 will be assisting in managing a number of projects for the Faro Mine Remediation Project.

Work environment

𝗪𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗣𝗦𝗣𝗖!
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, and translation to other government departments, agencies, and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

At PSPC, our approach to inclusion is simple: we are committed to achieving a competent and representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population we serve, and strive to create a welcoming, respectful, and inclusive environment that enables collaboration and innovation. When you succeed, we all succeed.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar or identical positions with various work locations, linguistic requirements, security requirements or conditions of employment within Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in civil engineering, environmental engineering, mining engineering, geological, mechanical and chemical engineering or some other engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.

Degree equivalency


E1. Experience providing *engineering support.
E2. Experience analyzing and evaluating engineering-related issues or projects to inform technical advice and recommendations.
E3. Experience working in a team environment.

*Engineering support: Such as, but not limited to, reviewing or participating in the preparation of engineering or construction documents, reports, designs, drawings, specifications.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements


K1. Knowledge of project management principles.
K2. Knowledge of various aspects associated with construction, for example: environmental, technical, engineering, etc.


CO1. Uphold integrity and respect
CO2. Thinking things through
CO3. Showing initiative and being action-oriented
CO4. Working effectively with others
CO5. Client Service Competency: Level 1 - Client service competency - PSPC (tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca)


A1. Ability to communicate effectively
Note: “Ability to communicate effectively” will be assessed based on any and all written materials and verbal communication by the candidates.

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

Eligible for Registration as a Professional Engineer in Canada

AQE1. Experience in construction and/or engineering projects in a northern climate.
AQE2. Experience in contaminated sites remediation projects.
AQE3. Experience in mining projects or mine reclamation projects.
AQE4. Experience working with Indigenous groups and/or northern communities.
AQE5. Experience in the planning, design, construction, inspection and/or management of various infrastructure activities, such as earthworks/embankments, retention structures, water diversions, covers, and dams.
AQE6. Experience in working on the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP)
AQE7. Experience managing projects with alternate forms of delivery, for example, construction management, design/build, public private partnerships, etc.

AQK1. Knowledge of contaminated sites in the North.
AQK2. Knowledge of contaminated site remediation and reclamation methods and processes.
AQK3. Knowledge of mining dam design, construction, management, and closure.
AQK4. Knowledge of dam safety measures.
AQK5. Knowledge of the legislation and guidelines related to the management of contaminated sites in Canada.
AQK6. Knowledge of various aspects of the alternate forms of delivery of construction projects such as contract development, Insurance requirements, Financial models, etc.

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

Various security clearance requirements: Reliability Status or Secret (depending on the position being staffed)
Must be willing and able to travel.
Must be willing and able to work overtime.
Must be willing and able to conduct site visits and to enter project construction sites, as required.

Note: Those selected must meet and maintain the above conditions of employment throughout their employment.

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

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

You must 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.


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

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