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Correctional Service Canada - Edmonton, AB (7 months ago)

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Correctional Service Canada - Technical Services Facilities Management
Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Grande Cache (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
GL-VHE-09
40 hours per week
$29.63 to $32.20 per hour (Plus an Inmate Training Differencial allowance of 7-9% (depending on the number of inmates supervised on a regular basis) and a Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance of $2,000 per year- allowances may be subject to change)

Closing date: 27 June 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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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.

Duties

Performs alterations, repairs, maintenance and retrofitting to and inspection of institutional motor vehicles, trailers, heavy equipment and ground maintenance equipment.

Work environment

The Technical Services, Prairie Region, of Correctional Service Canada is a stimulating and dynamic environment whose mission is to ensure the operation, compliance and sustainability of a real estate portfolio of more than $ 8 billion dollars in an operational environment . We are responsible for institutions and penitentiary clusters as well as parole offices and community correctional centers located throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The facilities we manage are diverse such as buildings and structures, building mechanics systems, electrical distribution networks, infrastructures, generators, oil tanks, thermal power stations, water treatment and purification plants, roads, fences and barriers, and automobile fleets to name only a few.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

EDUCATION

A secondary school diploma or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION

Possession of a valid Provincial Automotive Service Technician or Heavy Equipment
Service Technician certification.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE

Significant* experience as an automotive or heavy equipment mechanic or technician.

Experience interpreting and applying automotive or heavy equipment precautions and practices associated with mechanical work.

  • Significant experience is defined as two years experience in the last five years.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

THE FOLLOWING ARE ASSET MERIT CRITERIA AND NOT REQUIRED TO APPLY ON THE POSITION. ASSET QUALIFICATIONS MAY BE USED TO DETERMINE RIGHT FIT AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT BUT WILL NOT BE USED TO SCREEN PEOPLE OUT.

EDUCATION:
Successful completion of any work related continuing education courses related to
mechanical or other automotive/heavy-equipment maintenance.

Degree equivalency

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION

PEP certification: Preventative maintenance program.
Training on Heavy vehicles.

EXPERIENCE

Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System for vehicle fleet maintenance.
Experience maintaining Fleet Vehicle Records.
Experience in retro-fitting vehicles to add equipment such as Detector Dog Handler Vehicles, Motorized Patrols or Security Escort Vehicles.
Experience in welding or metal fabrication.
Experience maintaining diesel engines.
Experience supervising individuals.
Experience training individuals.
Experience working in a correctional facility.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

ABILITIES

Ability to maintain an inventory of tools and replacement parts.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY

Attention to detail
Initiative
Effective team worker
Dependability

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

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Willingness and ability to travel to various locations.
Willingness to work within correctional facilities.
Willingness to work with/or instruct inmates where applicable.
Willingness to work overtime, holidays, shiftwork for a 24/7 institutional establishment.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Requirement to lift and carry items weighing up to 23 kilograms.
Valid driver’s license.

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 information you will be providing in this application must be true and may be verified.

1. Correctional Service of Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. Consideration may be given to qualified candidates who self-declare as members of one of the following employment equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, visible minorities and women.

2. Various methods of assessment may be used (i.e.: written examination, interview, reference check, etc.). Candidate application and resume may be utilized to assess ability to communicate effectively in writing.

3. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. You are asked to indicate your preferred official language in your application.

4. Depending on the number of candidates, various volume management strategies may be used for the purpose of managing applications/candidates, assessment invitation, pool creation and/or selection decisions such as, but not limited to, invoking one or more of the asset experience, applying a top down selection, cut-off scores.

COMMUNICATION
5. For this selection process, we will communicate with you by email. You must provide a valid email address to which you wish to receive communication regarding this selection process. You must ensure to check/view your email accounts including spam, promotion or other folders regularly as there may be a deadline for responses. Candidates who respond past the deadline risk being removed from the selection process.

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
6. The client organization will accept ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ONLY. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS).To submit an application on-line, please click on the button
“Apply Online” below.

Please clearly identify in your application, the locations listed in this advertisement where you are willing to work.

Preference

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.