Parks Canada Maintenance Supervisor

Technical Services Coord II
Parks Canada
Banff, AB
$77,098–$93,799 a year

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Parks Canada - Assets Management - Banff Field Unit
Banff (Alberta), Banff National Park of Canada (Alberta)
Term until March 31, 2026 with possibility of indeterminate. Starting approximately July 2023
$77,098 to $93,799 (currently under review)
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Closing date: 13 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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You must provide contact information for 3 work references.

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Living accommodations will not be provided.

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

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 living 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.

Parks Canada is looking for the ideal candidate to fill the position of Maintenance Supervisor for the Banff Field Unit.

The position’s main duties:
Provide technical knowledge and support the operation, maintenance and recapitalization of a wide variety of Field Unit infrastructure types.
Develops the Asset Maintenance Plan and manages the annual maintenance budget to support the sustainable long term operation of Field Unit infrastructure.
Plans and manages the delivery of numerous asset maintenance projects to support the delivery of the long term maintenance plan.
Coordinates and completes regular Asset Condition Inspections for the purpose of maintaining asset database accuracy, meeting mandatory inspection requirements, and informing long term maintenance and capital planning exercises.
Develops contract documents and manages contracts with consultants and contractors, including subject matter specialists, to provide expertise or maintenance services not available internally.
Engages and coordinates with internal stakeholders, and Real Property and Asset Directorate (RPAD) staff to obtain support from Agency experts not available within the Field Unit.
Coordinates with PSPC on the management and maintenance of Field Unit owned assets which receive support from PSPC or other Federal departments/Agencies.
Completes condition assessment inspections and develops condition assessment reports to be used or inputted into Maximo by other Assets staff.
Provide planning, coordination and oversight of multiple stakeholders, contractors or long term operations for multiple operations sites throughout the Field Unit.
Supervise maintenance staff.
Work environment
Be part of an inspiring team! 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.

If you are interested in this opportunity, why not consider a career for the Parks Canada Agency?

Why work for Parks Canada? Here are the top ten reasons:
1. Rewarding work: Offering interesting, rewarding and exciting work you won’t get anywhere else.
2. Work-life balance: Parks workers can enjoy a healthy work-life balance, including flexible work arrangements.
3. Paid vacation and leave policies: Employees can enjoy generous paid vacation time and leave policies, including parental leave, sick leave, and personal days.
4. Pension and retirement benefits: Parks employees are eligible for generous comprehensive defined benefit pension plans and retirement benefits, ensuring a secure financial future.
5. Health and dental benefits: Parks Canada provides extensive health and dental coverage to our employees, covering a range of services and treatments.
6. Training and professional development: Parks invests in our workforce by offering various training and professional development opportunities, allowing workers to enhance their skills and advance their careers.
7. Contribution to public service: Working for Parks Canada and the Government of Canada means contributing to public service and making a meaningful impact on the nation's natural and cultural heritage.
8. Diverse and inclusive workplace: Parks Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, promoting equal opportunities for all employees.
9. Working in beautiful locations: This is an opportunity to work and live in the spectacular Banff National Park.
10. Transfer and promotion opportunities: As a large employer, the Government of Canada offers numerous opportunities for internal transfers and promotions across the country, giving workers the chance to explore different roles and locations throughout their career.

Intent of the process
This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, 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 3 references.

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

Graduation with a certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized college or university with a discipline relevant to the position; or an acceptable combination of a post-secondary education with training and experience in a field related to the position. Disciplines relative to this position include: Architecture, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Estimating, Building Sciences, Trades School or Utilities Operations.

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

Degree equivalency


Experience developing, managing or delivering maintenance, decommissioning and/or recapitalization programs on a variety of infrastructure types;
Experience managing a team of staff, contractors or consultants to deliver projects or programs;
Experience in completing and coordinating asset condition inspections and/or estimating for the purpose of reporting or developing budgets or proposals;
Experience meeting and working with various stakeholders, and presenting and explaining projects and planned work;
Experience in completing asset management activities and operations and providing professional asset management advice and contract administration services.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of the principals, theories, techniques and best practices associated with effective asset management and how it pertains to the deployment of financial and human resources;
Knowledge of Canadian and Alberta codes and standards as they pertain to the construction and maintenance of built assets;
Knowledge of a variety of built assets types, including typical construction practices, construction costs, acceptable levels of service and maintenance requirements.

Ability to analyze and synthesize complex information including technical drawings and specifications;
Ability to collect technical information from a variety of sources, including inspection, and produce technical reports summarizing findings;
Ability to critically think to prioritize recapitalization and maintenance work for a team and effectively deploy limited human and financial resources;
Able to effectively manage a small team to deliver a long-term program with numerous short-term deliverables;
Able to receive direction on desired outcomes and develop the necessary plan to achieve the stated deliverables.

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 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.

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;
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

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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