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Engineer II

Reference number: CAP23J-120395-000007
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-SPP-EA-7029
Parks Canada - Real Property and Assets Directorate
Calgary (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Cornwall (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Gatineau (Québec), Québec (Québec)
$102,423 to $119,455 (salary under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 15 June 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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As program manager, you will be responsible for planning, managing, implementing, and reporting on program initiatives to meet Parks Canada Agency’s portfolio objectives and advance key strategic initiatives such as portfolio renewal, greening, accessibility, etc. You will be responsible to provide advice, develop and contribute to the development of sustainable national real property portfolio strategies.

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

One (1) indeterminate position located in Gatineau (Quebec).

Possibility of hybrid work from one of the national hub: Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Cornwall, Ottawa, Gatineau, Québec, or Halifax, with approval of the Delegated Manager.

This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates that could be used to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic profiles in the same or other parts of the country.

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 with a degree for a recognized post-secondary institution in an engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.


Certification as a professional engineer in Canada.

Degree equivalency


EX1: Experience analyzing, planning, managing and executing programs and maintenance activities for a medium to large portfolio composed of linear infrastructure and built assets.
EX2: Experience providing thoughtful advice and recommendations to management on complex** issues.
EX3: Experience in creating, measuring, maintaining and reporting on performance indicators and identifying portfolio risks and tendencies.
EX4: Experience managing built assets over their entire lifecycle, including identifying and raising capital investment proposals and maintenance programs.
EX5: Experience managing financial resources, which may include managing a budget, allocation of financial resources, financial planning, forecasting and reporting.

**Complex is defined as issues with at least two (2) of the following characteristics: multidimensional, sensitive, confidential, affecting many stakeholders, or precedent setting.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


AE1: Experience managing staff, including salary forecasting and performance management.
AE2: Experience in pipelining large, complex data structures.
AE3: Experience in deploying data visualizations into BI solutions (monitoring and reporting).
AE4: Experience with an array of real property management software, such as Maximo, VFA, Manager+, Achibus, Data Warehouse, etc, including system selection, planning, implementation and/or maintenance.

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

Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Information on language requirements


K1: Knowledge of industry best practices and standards in asset management such as: ISO 55000 series, ASTM 1557, ASTM 2018, LEED, BOMA, etc.


A1: Ability to analyze and summarize complex information;
A2: Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with concision and precision;
A3: Ability to solve complex problems.


PS1: Create vision and strategy
PS2: Mobilize people
PS3: Uphold integrity and respect
PS4: Collaborate with partners and stakeholders
PS5: Achieve results
PS6: Promote innovation and guide change

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


• Willingness and ability to travel;
• Willingness and ability to occasionally do overtime or work outside normal business hours.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Reliability Status

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.

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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