Regional Senior Investigator, Technical (Air)

Transportation Safety Board of Canada - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Edmonton (Alberta), Richmond (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), Richmond Hill (Ontario), Dorval (Québec)
$96,050 to $111,710

For further information on the organization, please visit Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Closing date: 30 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.


The TSB was created as an independent agency due to the importance of impartiality in the conduct of investigations. It is fundamental to the achievement of the TSB’s mandate for employees to be free from real, apparent or potential conflicts of interest in the conduct of day to day operations. As such, and in accordance with the TSB Code of Values and Ethics, the successful candidate in this selection process cannot directly own an interest (shares or other) in a company involved in the air, marine, rail, or pipeline industry. Other personal activities relating to these industries may also represent a conflict of interest. Should you have concerns in regards to your candidacy or any real, apparent or potential conflicts of interest, you are strongly encouraged to raise them as early in the process as possible. For additional information on TSB Code of Values and Ethics, please visit the website at:

Work environment

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is part of the core public service administration named in Schedule IV of the Financial Administration Act (FAA) and is also subject to the PSEA. This being said the TSB is an independent arm's length agency that reports to Parliament through the President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada. The organization aspires to be a modern world-class organization that evolves and adapts as it strives to influence changes that advance transportation safety. The TSB has a strong and credible reputation in Canada and around the world.

The TSB is a small organization with approximately 220 employees and 5 Board Members, including the Chair. The organization operates in a decentralized manner through 10 locations across Canada. Employees work in a collegial and collaborative environment.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process appoint or deploy a fully qualified candidate and establish a pool of partially assessed candidates. Similar positions may be staffed through this process with various tenures, language profiles and/or requirements, location and security requirement.

NOTE: The position currently being staffed is located in Richmond Hill, ON.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

Successful completion of secondary school or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

A valid Canadian Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licence (Category M1 or Category M2).

Experience in the servicing and maintenance of aircrafts.

Experience in writing documents, manuals or reports.

Experience in the use of computers and general office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act and theTransportation Safety Board Regulations.

Knowledge of the Aeronautics Act and the Canadian Aviation Regulations.

Knowledge of the civil air transportation system and the industry.

Knowledge of fixed wing or rotary wing technical requirements such as: engines, airframe, systems, and maintenance practices.

Knowledge of fixed wing or rotary wing aerodynamics.

Knowledge of current trends in aviation safety, such as Safety Management System, Risk management and Human factors.

Ability to prioritize work assignments to meet objectives.

Ability to communicate orally.

Ability to communicate in writing.

Ability to manage a team.

Ability to analyze facts and write an analysis.

Effective interpersonal relationships

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

Experience in the servicing and maintenance of multi-engine aircraft.

Possession of an AME licence with an E or S rating.

Experience in aviation accident investigation or aviation safety programs.

Possession of other aviation licenses (e.g. an air traffic controller or pilot’s licence).

Experience (minimum 1 year) in supervising the work of employees in the field of aviation.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Meet the Health Canada Occupational Health Assessment (Periodic III).

Possess a valid driver’s license in Canada.

Agree to deploy to accident sites where there may be exposure to disagreeable and difficult working conditions and to extreme climatic conditions.

Agree to respond and travel on short notice during and after normal working hours and on statutory holidays.

Agree to travel within Canada and abroad, including travel by car, rail, ship and air.

Willingness to be available on standby, on a rotational basis.

Willingness to undergo TSB required training.

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


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.