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Resource Management Officer II (EG04)

Reference number: CAP22J-062001-000010
Selection process number: 2022-052-CAP-NUN-I-EA
Parks Canada - Nunavut Field Unit
Baffin Region - Other locations (Nunavut)
EG-04 - Resource Management Officer II
To fill a EG-04 Resource Management Officer II position in Nunavut.
$63,720 to $77,523 (Salary under review) Isolated Post Allowances + Vacation Travel Assistance (see Important Messages below)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 2 December 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Parks Canada Agency considers applications from 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.

* In accordance with the Nunavut Agreement and Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreements, qualified Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area will be considered ahead of other applicants.

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

📌 Northern Allowances (rates and conditions subject to change):
▻ Isolated Post Allowances: Approximately $ 24,595 / year to $ 45,868 / year
▻ Vacation Travel Assistance: $1,762.95 provided twice per year for each eligible member of the household. (Rates vary depending on work location)

📢 We Also Offer:
▻ Housing: Federal government housing may be provided in Iqaluit, NU.
▻ Relocation Assistance: Applicants may be eligible for relocation assistance and may wish to review the Relocation Directive: https://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/d6/en
▻ Training, Development & Education Opportunities: Multi-year career development plans which include opportunities for education assistance funding and training opportunities
▻ Pension & Benefits: Advantageous pension regime and health benefits. For more information, see: https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/topics/pension-plan.html
▻ Flexible Work Arrangements: Relative to operational requirements, possibility of flexible hours and compressed work weeks


Come join our team at beautiful Ukkusiksalik National Park! You will experience amazing scenery and see lots of wildlife and cultural history when traveling in the park by boat, or snowmobile, and depending on the season, by small plane or helicopter. As Resource Management Officer II, you will work as part of a small group collecting and recording data using various methods to monitor changes in the environment (eg. collecting water samples, marine or ecological monitoring, or measuring the depth of permafrost). You will also go on multi-day park patrols to achieve operational work such as maintaining emergency caches, building maintenance, or assist in visitor evacuation during an emergency. You may also welcome visitors, act as a bear guard or provide visitor safety. Since you will be working with a small team, you will get to work in different work environments!!

Work environment

Parks Canada Agency is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

In Nunavut, Inuit and Parks Canada cooperatively manage five national parks, one national historic site and one national marine conservation area. They are: Auyuittuq National Park, Sirmilik National Park, Qausuittuq National Park, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Ukkusiksalik National Park, the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site and Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area. Long before these areas received federal protection, Inuit lived, harvested and travelled these lands and waters. Many staff have connections to these places through their families and ancestors. To this day, harvesting and use by Inuit remains a protected right under the Nunavut Agreement. As a Parks Canada team member in Nunavut, you will help protect, present and share these incredible places so they remain for generations, by implementing the Nunavut Agreement and Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreements.

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.

Intent of the process

To fill a EG-04 Resource Management Officer II position in Nunavut. (This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic requirements in same or other parts of Nunavut and Canada.)

Current opportunities: Resource Management Officer II (EG-04)
o Fulltime, Indeterminate (1 FTE), in Naujaat, NU

*The position may be filled as term opportunity should there be should there be no qualified Nunavut Inuit in this process

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "A cover letter up to 3,000 words (Maximum)"

Contact information for 3 references.

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

• A secondary school diploma (successful completion of grade 12) OR Acceptable combination of education, training, and experience related to the position

Degree equivalency

• Experience supervising employees (eg.scheduling, setting work objectives, managing performance, etc)
• Experience in multiday travelling or working in remote outdoor environments (e.g., Overnight travel on the land in Nunavut or working in remote field camps)
• Experience leading field work (preferably scientific field work)
• Experience using a variety of computer applications for data entry, data management, or report writing

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of land, water, plants and animals, as well as weather conditions specific to Nunavut and the National Parks in Nunavut
• Knowledge of Inuit culture, society, and economy
• Knowledge of environmental and natural sciences theories and principles

• Ability to plan, schedule, train, and supervise the work of staff and volunteers
• Ability to plan and conduct field work in active management, research, and/or monitoring projects
• Ability to prepare and present scientific content to a variety of audiences

• Exercises sound judgment
• Communicates effectively
• Takes responsibility
• Strives for excellence

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

Completion of a degree or diploma related to environmental and/or natural sciences (e.g. environmental technology, biology, ecology, geography)

Degree equivalency

• Knowledge of the Nunavut Agreement
• Knowledge of Inuktitut

• Willingness and ability to perform physical labour and lift up to 50 lbs
• Willingness and ability to hike long distances including multi-day hikes
• Willingness and ability to live and work in a remote field camp setting with a small team for extended periods (up to approximately 3 months)
• Willingness to complete training provided by Parks Canada
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment
• Willingness to fly in and work closely with both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
• Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain and weather conditions
• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required
• Willingness to obtain certification in the operation of various forms of ground (e.g. all-terrain vehicles) and water (motorized and non-motorized vessels) transportation as required

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Obtain a pre-employment medical (and periodic medical assessments) as required
• Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL)
• Possession of a valid class 5 drivers licence *May be required depending on the position*
• Valid Standard First Aid Certification

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

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.

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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.

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.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application. Applicants are also asked to indicate if they prefer to use one of the Inuktut languages as their preferred language for correspondence and/or assessments in this process.

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

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

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

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