Parks Canada Carpenter

Parks Canada
Banff, AB
$31.24–$33.95 an hour - Part-time

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$31.24–$33.95 an hour
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Parks Canada - Assets Management - Banff Field Unit
Banff (Alberta), Banff National Park of Canada (Alberta)
2 year term (may also be used to staff indeterminately) Starting approximately March/April 2023
$31.24 to $33.95 per hour (currently under review)
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Closing date: 28 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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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

You must provide contact information for 3 work references.

Living accommodations will not be provided.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the site. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact prior to the closing date.

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who self-identify as belonging to one of the designated employment equity groups under the Employment Equity Act: women; Aboriginal peoples; visible minorities; persons with disabilities.

*** NOTE: When submitting your application to this selection process, you will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Qualifications (Education and all Essential Experiences) and Additional Qualifications.

Your job application must clearly demonstrate that you meet all the Essential Qualifications in order to move on to the next step. Do not forget to specify the period during which you have held each function (month and year), and where you acquired the qualification. The answers to the screening questions will be the main source of information that the assessment board members will be using to determine whether you have the essential qualifications for education and experience. Your resume must corroborate your answers to the screening questions. The lack of information in the form requested may result in the rejection of your application.

Provision of skilled carpentry services for industrial and residential buildings and structures, and other assets in a national park, historic site.

Intent of the process
The results may be used in the future to fill permanent or temporary vacancies that may arise at the GL-WOW-10 group and level in the Banff Field Unit, in various locations, with full or part-time hours for various tenures, such as: Indeterminate, Term, Acting Assignment or Assignment at level, depending on status of the selected candidate.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

A covering letter

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Successful completion of secondary school according to interprovincial standards.

Occupational Certification:
Interprovincial Journeyman’s certificate in carpentry (Red Seal)

Individuals who have their Journeyman Carpenter Certificate from Alberta can be considered for a 6 month term offer in order to provide time to obtain their Red Seal. Term extension will not be granted without Red Seal Certification.

NOTE: A copy of certification will be required at time of interview.

Degree equivalency

Substantial experience in the carpentry trade in a maintenance shop environment;
Maintenance of residential and light industrial buildings;
Maintenance of historical buildings;
Maintenance of outdoor structures/facilities.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

Carpentry trade, practices and procedures;
Current methods and practices related to structural repair and maintenance;
Current codes, statues, and regulations related to carpentry;
Health and safety in the workplace.
Use Carpentry related tools and equipment;
Perform general labour tasks associated with the carpentry trade;
Maintain work records and drawings;
Review and interpret conceptual plans, building/construction plans;
Work independently and assess and adjust priorities.
Exercises sound judgement;
Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing;
Personally connects with people;
Takes responsibility; dependable;
Makes things happen, takes initiative.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Asset Qualifications:
The following qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening, assessment or determining right fit for this selection process, so please describe how you meet any of the following criteria.

Experience in drywall installation, mudding and tapping;
Experience conducting code compliance inspections of public/workplace buildings.
Willing and able to work weekends, shift work, statutory holidays and overtime, if required;
Willing and able to travel and work in a variety of climatic and geographical conditions to various work sites;
Willing and able to wear identifier clothing and safety equipment and follow safety procedures.
Conditions of employment
Must be met prior to employment;
Obtain and maintain a reliability security clearance;
Maintenance of occupational certifications;
Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s Licence;
Required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks.
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

Note: Additional information may be requested after closing date for screening and/or assessment purposes.

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.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

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.

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