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Technical Services Coordinator II- Trades Supervisor

Reference number: CAP23J-021443-000047
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-JAS-EA-VAR-009
Parks Canada
Jasper National Park of Canada (Alberta)
EG-06 - Technical Services Coordinator II- Trades Supervisor
$77,098 to $93,799 (currently under review)

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Closing date: 20 February 2023 - 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 is looking for the ideal candidate to fill the position of Technical Services Coordinator for the Jasper Field Unit. This position will provide supervision of and technical leadership and expertise for maintenance and repairs for built assets in Jasper National Park and Fort St. James National Historic Site. Assets include a combination of: road infrastructure; highways and bridges; buildings and structures (historic, contemporary); recreational facilities including campgrounds, day use facilities, trails; vehicles and heavy equipment fleets; plaques; public utilities (i.e. potable water distribution and treatment systems, wastewater systems, electric power systems, solid waste systems, climate-control systems); radio communications systems and petroleum storage tanks.
The individual will supervise teams including; electricians, plumbers, painters, carpenters, and general labourers. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;
• Developing work plans for maintenance and repairs for teams and ensuring they are carried out
• Reviewing, approving, and ensuring that work orders are carried out
• Managing human and financial resources
• Inspection of assets and developing practical and cost-effective solutions to observed issues
• Managing maintenance and repair contracts
• Providing technical advice and direction to teams and colleagues
• Assist in capital planning and identification of short and long term goals and needs
• Managing the Field Unit’s inventory of fleet vehicles
• Communicate and coordinate with various internal stakeholders

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

This process will be used to fill one fulltime indeterminate position.

This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures (temporary, indeterminate, full-time, part-time), security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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


- Red Seal Journeyman Certification as a Plumber, Electrician, Painter, or Carpenter; and/or

Graduation with a degree / diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization related to the duties of the position in any of the following; Electrical (Engineering, Construction, Industrial), Mechanical (Engineering, Industrial, Power Engineering), Civil (Engineering, Construction); and/or

Post-secondary Construction Management Training.

Degree equivalency

- A minimum of 5 years of experience in inspection and maintenance of built assets;

- A minimum of 5 years of experience in planning, managing and inspecting construction/repair/maintenance projects;

- A minimum of 5 years of experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams;

- A minimum of 5 years of experience managing contractors;

- A minimum of 5 years experience managing human and financial resources;

- A minimum of 2 years of experience within the last 5 years in the development and enforcement of site-specific construction safety plans.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

- Knowledge of Parks Canada Agency’s mandate;
- Knowledge of the principles, theories, techniques and/or practices associated with asset management and maintenance;
- Knowledge of current codes and standards related to assets;
- Knowledge of contracting policies and procedures;
- Knowledge of regulations governing health and safety in the workplace.

- Analytical Thinking - Analyzes and synthesizes information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making;
- Managing Resources - Manages resources (time, financial, human, physical and information resources) to achieve planned goals;
- Adaptability - Adapts in order to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups;
- Attention to Detail - Works in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner;
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

- Exercises sound judgment;
- Personally connects with people;
- Strives for excellence;
- Demonstrates integrity;
- Takes responsibility.

Conditions of employment

-You are required to obtain and maintain a Reliability Status security clearance.
-You are required to possess and maintain a valid Class 5 driver’s licence (Class L, N or other graduated licenses will not be accepted).
-You must be willing to work overtime.
-You will be required to work shift-work, and/or weekends, and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays as scheduled by your delegated manager.
-You must be willing to work and travel in a variety of terrains and weather conditions in the performance of the duties.
-You will be required to work in adverse weather conditions.
-You may be required to wear a uniform while performing your duties.
-You much be willing and able to wear required safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE).

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

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, refer to the following site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GW7P3g9hhI.

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.

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Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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

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

Contact information

Mitchell Heighway, Asset Manager
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