For further information on the organization, please visit Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Closing date: 13 March 2020 - 23:59, Pacific TimeWho can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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.
All testing and interviews will take place in Parry Sound or Prescott. Candidates from outside the Federal Public Service will be required to pay for their own travel expenses.
When submitting an application to this selection process, you will be prompted to answer screening questions concerning the essential education, and the essential and asset experience qualifications. Your responses to these questions will be used as a primary source of information and your CV/resume will only be used to validate this information. Should you indicate in your response "please refer to CV/resume" your application will be rejected. Lack of examples and details will result in your application being rejected as the Assessment Board will have insufficient information to determine if the requirement is met.
Provides maintenance work and assistance to individuals from different trades (welders, heavy equipment operators, carpenters, electricians, mechanics) involved in the installation and maintenance of equipment and systems related to floating or fixed aids to navigation, including buoys, beacons, light stations and Marine Communications and Traffic Services sites including towers, buildings, and site works, in support of the CCG programs providing for the safety of mariners and the protection of the environment.
The Canadian Coast Guard owns and operates the federal government’s civilian fleet and provides key maritime services to Canadians.
As a Special Operating Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Coast Guard helps ensure safe and accessible waterways for Canadians. The Coast Guard also plays a key role in ensuring the sustainable use and development of Canada’s oceans and waterways.
A pool of qualified candidates will be established through this staffing process and may be used to staff similar positions with different tenures (i.e. on a term, acting or an indeterminate basis) with the Canadian Coast Guard.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Experience completing maintenance work and providing assistance to different trades such as welders, carpenters, painters, electricians, mechanics and/or heavy equipment operators.
Experience in the operation of light motorized equipment such as forklifts, utility tractors/excavators, all-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), snow-removal equipment and overhead cranes.
Experience in the use of workshop equipment such as tools, machines, and the related personal protection equipment.
Information on language requirements
Secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience related to the duties of the position.
Knowledge of safety practices related to the labourer work such as the handling of electric or gas powered tools, off-ground work, signaller duties for crane, the handling of hazardous goods, etc.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally;
Ability to communicate effectively in writing;
Ability to analyze problems in order to identify valuable solutions;
Ability to use a computer and related software (such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel).
Client service oriented
Reliability Status security clearance
Possession of a valid driver's licence - Class G in Ontario – Driving a light truck or similar automobile is required;
Valid Health Canada Medical;
Perform work on rough terrain at remote sites;
Climb and work on structures (towers) up to 35 metres in height to perform work including on a bosun's chair either inside or outside of structures;
Travel for extended periods and use various modes of transportation including helicopters, all-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), ships and small boats;
Work overtime as required;
Lift and carry heavy weight up to 50kg on rough terrain.
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
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.