BOATING SAFETY SUMMER STUDENT
Reference number: MOT08J-009309-000096
Number of Jobs Being Offered: 13
Organization: Department of Transport
The organization will make the majority of requests for referrals by:
January 24, 2009
. Provides point of contact for the recreational boating community and general public as uniformed field representative of Transport Canada Boating Safety.
. Delivers Transport Canada Boating Safety information and education programs at boat shows, marine events, marinas, public docks and boat launching ramps.
. Delivers presentations and distributes safety information to the general public, partners, and the recreational boating community in order to prevent marine incidents and increase safety awareness for the operators of small vessels.
. Performs boating safety related public services such as the Pleasure Craft Courtesy Check for operators of recreational vessels to ensure vessel meets Transport Canada minimum equipment safety standards as set out in the Canada Shipping Act, Small Vessel Regulations.
. Responsible for the safe operation and maintenance on specialized boating safety display vehicles, display trailers and towing vehicles. Maintains all vehicle records such as log books, gas purchases, vehicle accident reports and maintenance purchases and upkeep.
. Manages a travel budget in accordance with Treasury Board approved standards
. Builds regional boating safety client lists by maintaining daily records of contacts made at visits to boat shows, marine events and public boating sites.
. Maintains records of all contacts made during visits to boat shows, marine events and public boating sites. This information is submitted weekly and consolidated by the regional office of Transport Canada Boating Safety.
. Develops projected weekly work plan.
Ontario Region: 3 in Sarnia, 2 in Collingwood, 2 in Ottawa and 2 in Thunder Bay to be staffed by Aboriginal people.
Prairie and Northern Region: 2 in Winnipeg, 2 in Edmonton
Hourly rates of pay: To be determined based on Treasury Board Secretariat student rates of pay.
Duration of employment: First week of May to last week of August 2009.
Academic Level: Post-Secondary
Skills: Ontario Region
. Pleasure Craft Operator's Card
. Valid First Aid Certificate - Standard
. Valid driver's license (automobile)
Skills: Prairie and Northern Region
. Valid driver's license (automobile)
Various language requirements and/or profiles
English for all locations, French also required for Ottawa students.
Information to be provided:
You must provide the following information when submitting your application:
- Your résumé.
Additional Information and Conditions of Employment:
- . Must be willing to travel for extensive periods of time
. Must be willing to work variable workdays including weekends
. Trailer driving experience an asset, but not a requirement
. Transport Canada will not provide accommodations for students or pay costs to travel to interviews.
. Ontario Region only: Must possess valid First Aid Certificate, Pleasure Craft Operator Card and Driver's license prior to commencement of work term.
- For more information on Transport Canada and the Office of Boating Safety please visit http://www.tc.gc.ca/boatingsafety/
Successful completion of both an FSWEP work assignment and your educational program may lead to temporary or permanent federal public service positions for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Questions regarding travel and relocation.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
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