National Defence - Greenwood, NS (14 months ago)

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National Defence (Public Service Employees)
Greenwood (Nova Scotia)
This is an inventory advertisement for casual employment. Casual employment is a temporary form of employment for a maximum of 90 working days per department, in a calendar year, to meet needs arising from vacation, sick leave, training, special projects, etc. A casual worker may not apply to internal job opportunities.
$27.68 to $31.33 per hour

Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Greenwood, NS and within a 75 kilometer radius of Greenwood, NS, extending to, amongst others, Victoria Beach, NS, Bear River, NS, Chelsea, NS, Bridgewater, NS, Mahone Bay, NS, Brooklyn (Hants County), NS, Parrsboro, NS, Alma, NB, Fairfield (Saint John County), NB.

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Important messages

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.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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.

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

possession of a valid Nova Scotia or Inter-provincial Journeyman's Certificate in Plumbing.

recent and extensive experience in the installation and repair of Drainage Waste & Vent and potable water systems. Installation and repair of Hot Water Heating Systems.

Ability to troubleshoot, repair, install and maintain systems

Ability to inspect, estimate and prioritize work
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to read and follow direction
Ability to work safely and follow safety procedures

Planning and organizing
Decision making
Interpersonal relationships
Client service orientation
Safety orientation

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Working with computer software

Willingness to work overtime as required

Willingness to work in extreme weather conditions

Willingness to work in confined spaces

Willingness to work at heights from ladders and scaffolding

May be exposed to noxious fumes and extreme heat/cold conditions

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

English essential
Proficient in the use of the English Language.

Information on language requirements

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Reliability

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.