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Asset Support Technician

Reference number: CAP22J-022167-000053
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-CBC-EA-212
Parks Canada - Coastal BC Field Unit, Fort Langley National Historic Site
Langley (British Columbia)
$57,924 to $70,474 (salary under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 31 March 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

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

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact rhugcbcotiere-coastalbcfuhr@pc.gc.ca prior to the closing date.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.


You arrive at our picturesque, historic Fort Langley, built on this location in 1840 as a Hudson’s Bay Company Trading Post. As a member of the maintenance team you will support the goal to enhance the visitor experience and engage Canadians and other visitors in the learning, enjoyment, and appreciation of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage.

As part of the site maintenance team, you will collaborate to ensure that operations run safely and visitors receive a high quality experience.

As the Asset Support Technician, you are responsible for planning and organizing the day-to-day maintenance services of assets of the Fort Langley National Historic Site. You will evaluate the financial, human and material resources required for minor maintenances and or repairs projects. In addition, the latter supervise staff members.

Work environment

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.

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.

Watch this video to get an idea of what Parks Canada’s Fort Langley National Historic Site is all about:https://youtu.be/868Mxdkgmxo

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified persons resulting from this process will be established and may be used to fill similar positions of various tenures (term, acting, assignment or indeterminate), linguistic requirements and various locations within the Coastal BC Field Unit and the Parks Canada Agency.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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

• Secondary School diploma, supplemented by post-secondary training in the following: Construction Management, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Certified Engineering Technologist, Certified Technician, Environmental Studies, Project Management, OR some other related field.
• A combination of education, experience and training relevant to the position may be considered.

Degree equivalency

• Experience managing projects and contracts in the maintenance or construction of assets.
• Experience in facility inspection for public safety, maintenance and visitor experience.
• Experience in supervising employees.
• Experience in using Microsoft Office Software (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook).

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of planning, installing, managing and maintaining facilities and assets.
• Knowledge of safety practices associated with the maintenance and asset function.

• Ability to complete facility inspections for public and staff safety, maintenance requirements and to ensure a positive experience for visitors using facilities.
• Ability to lead work teams.
• Ability to analyze problems in a variety of operational situations.
• Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate minor asset maintenance or capital contracts within scheduled timeframes.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

• Effective interpersonal relationships.
• Exercises good judgement.
• Work well as a team player in multi-disciplinary team.
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
• Demonstrating integrity and respect.

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

The following is not essential to the job, but would be an asset in carrying out the duties of the position. It may be used in screening, assessment or determining right fit for this selection process:

• Experience in one or more of the following: grounds maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, commercial building repair/maintenance, equipment repair/maintenance, electrical and/or HVAC systems maintenance and operation.

Conditions of employment

• Obtain and maintain Reliability Status security clearance.
• Possession of valid class 5 Drivers License.
• Willingness to wear the Parks Canada uniform and appropriate safety equipment.
• Willingness to work weekends, evenings and statutory holidays to meet program delivery requirements, may be required to work shift work.
• Willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Contact information

Brigitte Wieronski, National Historic Site & Visitor Experience Manager
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