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Mechanic - Anticipatory

Reference number: CAP24J-021174-000188
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-EN-T-RM-OC-20
Parks Canada
Glovertown (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Anticipatory - Term, Seasonal, Indeterminate
GL-VHE-10
$37.02 to $40.22 per hour

Closing date: 11 February 2024 - 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

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All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.

Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.

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.

Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates must include in their application a valid email address and ensure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that any changes to their personal information be provided to the email address indicated on this job advertisement.

Employment Equity:
Diversity and inclusion are at the core of our values at Parks Canada. We are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the population we serve. If you belong to one or more of the following Employment Equity groups, Indigenous Peoples, Racialized Communities, Persons with Disabilities, and equity-deserving groups such as LGBTQ2+, we encourage you to apply and fill out the Employment Equity (EE) section in your job application to let us know. As part of this selection process, we may conduct targeted screening of candidates based on one or more of these employment equity groups.

Duties

Provides skilled mechanical maintenance, repair and modification of heavy and light vehicles and equipment in a Parks Canada Agency field unit.

Mechanics for the Newfoundland East Field Unit are an integral part to our daily operations. Individuals will service, inspect, and repair various pieces of on-road and off-road equipment within the fleet. The priority of repairs being heavy duty equipment including tandem-axle dump trucks, wheel loaders and graders, but also includes light fleet as well as small equipment fleet. We offer an engaging work environment which allows you to work with other like-minded people. Mechanics will provides skilled mechanical maintenance, repair and modification of heavy and light vehicles and equipment in a Parks Canada Agency field unit or service center.

Work environment

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

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff similar term, seasonal and/or indeterminate positions.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

EDUCATION:
 Secondary school diploma OR an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience

Degree equivalency

Occupational Certification:
 Must possess an Inter Provincial Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate. NOTE: A copy of certification will be required, failure to produce certification will result in your application not being assessed further.
 Must possess and maintain a valid class 3 driver’s license with air brake endorsement.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE:
 E1 - Experience in maintaining and repairing diesel and gasoline powered vehicles and equipment; such as (but not limited to) tandem axle plow trucks, automobiles, motorboats, backhoes, generator sets, lawn mowers, skid steers, loaders, etc.;
 E2 - Experience in the principles of repair and overhaul of light and heavy duty equipment; such as (but not limited to) gas/diesel engines, fuel systems, final drives, starting motors, transmissions, suspensions, electrical, steering, braking and driving systems, alternators, air brake components, hydraulic components, and/or electronic control systems;
 E3 - Experience in the maintenance and repair of hydraulic and air brake systems;
 E4 - Experience in the use of automotive/equipment diagnostic software/computers.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE:
 K1 - Knowledge of preventive maintenance and repair principals, regulations and procedures;
 K2 - Knowledge of diagnostic and troubleshooting techniques, and practices;
 K3 - Knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation, policies, and procedures.

ABILITY:
 A1 - Ability to read schematic drawings;
 A2 - Ability to resolve equipment issues using diagnostic programs, supplied service manuals, and appropriate corrective actions;
 A3 - Ability to organize work and prioritize multiple tasks.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:
 PS1 - Exercises sound judgment;
 PS2 - Strives for excellence;
 PS3 - Takes Responsibility;
 PS4 - Communicates effectively.

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

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:
 AE1 - Experience in maintaining and repairing tandem axle snow plows commonly referred to as “flyers”.
 AE2 - Experience in maintaining and repairing Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) and/or Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEVs)

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Work irregular hours, shift work, overtime, weekends, statutory holidays, callback and standby when required;
 Work and/or travel in varied weather conditions for extended periods of time;
 Work on varied terrain and with various equipment;
 Travel for work and/or training purposes;
 Willingness to take training and update licenses and certificates as requested by the employer
 Conduct repetitive tasks;
 Make moderate* to heavy** physical efforts, including lifting supplies, tools and equipment and standing for prolonged periods of time;
• *Moderate is defined as lifting 50lbs maximum with frequent lifting/carrying up to 25lbs.
• **Heavy is defined as lifting 100lbs maximum with frequent lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.
 Physical Effort: The work requires working in awkward or confined positions in and under equipment with regular requirements to manipulate heavy objects such as tires, transmissions, transfer boxes, and vehicle attachments. The work requires pulling, pushing, bending, lifting, moving, manipulating and positioning heavy and awkward components and assemblies either by hand or using devices such as slings and other supports. Many objects/components will weigh in excess of 50 lbs.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

 Must possess and maintain a valid class 3 driver’s license with air brake endorsement for duration of employment;
 Must be willing to wear a Parks Canada uniform;

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

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.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

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

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.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

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

Contact information

Human Resources
rhnfest-nfeasthr@pc.gc.ca
Date modified:
2024-04-15