Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada) - Waterways
Acting, Assignment, Casual, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specific period
$77,098 to $93,799
For further information on the organization, please visit Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Closing date: 11 January 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Update: **Closing Date Amendment**
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Employment Equity contributes to a strong and sustainable Public Service by ensuring that the workforce reflects the rich diversity of Canada's population. At the Canadian Coast Guard, we see the value that a representative workforce brings to our organization. We celebrate the richness of the people that contribute to this organization’s workforce. A workforce where the diversity of thought, culture, ethnicity, age, gender orientation and experiences are considered as invaluable assets. Together, we can meet new challenges, fuel innovation through diversity, help create prosperity and make a positive impact in the workplace and the people we serve. We encourage and value the inclusion of all people including members of the LGBTQ2+ community and the four Employment Equity Groups. We therefore encourage you to apply for this opportunity should you believe you are qualified.
On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.
As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.
Reviews and establishes an annual program of bathymetric surveys required in regional waterways and issues associated navigational warnings to inform boaters of obstacles to navigation.
Plans and develops an annual regional program to monitor various types of contracted dredging work.
Prepares plans and cost estimates for contracted dredging work in accordance with technical and environmental requirements, and orders services from Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC).
Coordinates, monitors and conducts quality control of contracted dredging services with Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) bathymetric survey project managers, the PSPC contract administrator and contractors.
Analyze and approve various bathymetric plans and volumes of materials to be dredged and paid for; approve dredging in phases and recommend payment.
Acts as a dredging advisor to sector leads, PSPC representatives and contractors; leads meetings and working groups; conducts various analyses and special case studies; formulates advice and recommendations; supports the project engineer by representing and defending the interests of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) in relation to surveys carried out, dredging volumes, timelines, amounts paid and operating methods, in the resolution of disputes, which are frequent.
The City of Sarnia is ideally situated in Southwestern Ontario on the beautiful shores of the St. Clair River and Lake Huron. Further information on this location can be found at the following link: https://www.sarnia.ca/
The Aids to Navigation unit supports assets throughout Ontario and the Arctic, with operational facilities located throughout Ontario at strategic waterfront locations, which include Prescott, Amherstburg, Parry Sound and Kenora.
Did you know that Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard have been recognized as top employers? We've been recognized as Forbes Canada's Best Employers (2018, 2021) and, for the third year in a row, one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.
Depending on tenure, here are just a few of the benefits of working with us:
Three weeks of Vacation Leave to start
Health and Dental Benefits
Leave for family-related Responsibilities
Maternity and Parental Allowances
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The immediate need is to fill the positions of Dredging Operations Officer on a determinate (term) basis.
A pool of qualified candidates may be created to staff similar positions within the Canadian Coast Guard that have various tenures (term, indeterminate, etc.) as well as varying security clearance requirements and linguistic profiles.
Positions to be filled: 1
Post-secondary degree or diploma specializing in civil engineering, geomatics or a related field, or a combination of training and experience relevant to the position being staffed.
Significant and recent experience* in developing project plans for marine work, geomatics, hydrographic surveys or mapping, involving the use of various tools in these fields.
Experience preparing project management documents, e.g. statements of work, requests for proposals, service agreements or submissions of deliverables.
- Significant and recent experience is defined as experience usually acquired over a minimum of 2 years, within the last 7 years. This will be evaluated based on the variety and complexity of the tasks performed, the level of responsibility of the candidate as well as the type of projects, the number and level of stakeholders.
Information on language requirements
Ability to communicate orally;
Ability to communicate in writing;
Ability to analyze, solve technical and operational problems, and make recommendations;
Ability to provide service to clients;
Ability to manage projects.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Experience managing projects relevant to the duties of the position e.g., marine work, geomatics, hydrographics;
Experience using bathymetric data processing software, e.g. the CARIS Base Editor or Bathy DataBASE, ArcGIS or QGIS.
Reliability Status security clearance
Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent;
Maintain a valid Health Canada Category III Medical for Scientific Field Personnel;
Willing and able to work overtime;
Willing and able to travel on short notice;
Willing and able to work on various CCG assets, including helicopters, small watercraft and vessels;
Willing and able to work weekends and evenings on short notice;
Willing and able to wear personal protective equipment and CSA-approved footwear;
Willing and able to work in adverse conditions such as those found in the marine environment;
Willing to wear the CCG uniform when required.
All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
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
When submitting an application to this selection process, you will be prompted to answer screening questions concerning the essential education, and the essential and asset experience qualifications. It is your responsibility to provide clear and concrete examples in your responses to each question, including when (from-to), where (occupational title, organization) and how you obtained your education and experience. It is recommended that you describe the experience examples in specific terms, providing sufficient details so that the Assessment Board can clearly understand. Describe the situation/task, the action you took, what you accomplished and/or what you learned. Content of your response must be supported by your CV/resume as your responses to these questions will be used as a primary source of information and your CV/resume will only be used to validate this information. Should you indicate in your response "please refer to CV/resume" your application will be rejected. Lack of examples and details will result in your application being rejected as the Assessment Board will have insufficient information to determine if the requirement is met.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.