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Technical Services Coordinator II (Asset Management)

Reference number: CAP23J-022256-000076
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-CBC-GI-EA-408
Parks Canada - Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Coastal BC Field Unit,
Sidney (British Columbia)
EG-06 - Technical Services Coordinator II (Asset Management)
Full time, 37.5 hours per week starting March 2024
$84,887 to $106,713

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 12 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.

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Parks Canada’s Technical Coordinators provide technical and asset management leadership on various built asset infrastructure including marine facilities throughout the Gulf Islands. This position must have strong abilities to plan, engage and oversee a technical / maintenance team, as well as provide technical leadership, guidance and advice to a Park Reserve Superintendent as part of a management team. The position leans on a long term strategy for the maintenance and betterment of Parks Canada Agency’s built asset portfolio, consisting of facilities, marine and vehicle fleet, associated marine infrastructure, trails and campgrounds.

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.

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.

Top 10 reasons to work for Parks Canada:
✅ Job stability
⚖️ Work-life balance
📅 Paid vacation and leave
💰 Pension and retirement benefits
🩺Health and dental benefits
📚 Training and professional development
🏞️ Working in beautiful locations
📈 Transfer and promotion opportunities
🤝 Diverse and inclusive workplaces
🍁 Contribution to public service

Intent of the process

We are currently seeking to fill one Technical Services Coordinator II position within the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Coastal BC Field Unit located in Sidney, British Columbia.

A qualifying list will be established and may be used to fill similar positions of various tenures (indeterminate, seasonal, temporary, full-time, part-time) and various locations within the Parks Canada Agency.

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)

Graduation from a recognized post-secondary institution with a diploma / degree in civil engineering technology, construction engineering technology, or other engineering disciplines related to the position. An acceptable combination of experience and education may be considered.

Degree equivalency

• Significant* experience in managing asset capital programs of work such as the maintenance, operation, recapitalization of built assets.
• Significant* experience in human resource management including supervising technical and maintenance teams, performance management and staffing processes.
• Experience in writing technical documents, service contracts and managing technical work related to asset infrastructure such as facilities, potable water systems, campground infrastructure and marine infrastructure.
• Experience with financial delegation authorities, contract performance and procurement policies.

* Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally acquired with having performed the duties for a cumulative period of at least four years within the last ten years and in relation to built assets and management of asset maintenance staff.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of principals and best practices associated with asset lifecycle management, operations and maintenance planning.
• Knowledge of current codes and standards associated with the design, assessment, inspection, testing, commissioning, operations, and maintenance of assets.
• Knowledge of processes and practices in relation to real property management, project management and procurement & contracting.
• Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety standards, codes and requirements.

• Ability to lead, develop and performance manage a diverse team.
• Ability to analyze and synthesize complex information such as technical project specifications or commissioning documents.
• Ability to provide strategic recommendations to senior management on asset related matters.
• Ability to write technical documents such as Scope of Work, Terms of Reference, Request for Proposals for the provision of contracted services.

• Exercises sound judgment;
• Makes things happen;
• Personally connects with people;
• Strives for excellence;
• Communicates effectively (orally and in writing).

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

• Eligible for certification with ASTTBC as an engineering technologist or EGBC (Engineers and Geoscientist of BC) as an Engineer In Training / Professional Engineer. Proof of eligibility required during interview phase if requested.

• Experience conducting engineering site inspections during project implementation.
• Experience in dealing with representatives of different levels of government and/or the private sector.

Conditions of employment

• Obtain and maintain Reliability Status security clearance;
• Possession of a valid class 5 Driver’s Licence.

• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment;
• Willingness to travel and/or work in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation;
• Willingness to obtain and maintain a Small Vessel Operator and Marine Emergency Duties A3 certification;
• Willingness to operate marine vessels as required;
• Willingness to work irregular hours, shift work, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays when required;
• Available to work evening and/or weekends as required for On Call Manager duties;
• Willingness to work in close proximity to water currents, upon high structures and in enclosed spaces.

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.

📌 Parks Canada 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. 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.

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

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

Contact information

Matthias Zecher, Asset Management Advisor, Coastal British Columbia Field Unit
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