Fisheries & Oceans Canada - Canadian Coast Guard (An Agency of Fisheries & Oceans Canada)
St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador)
$34.72 to $37.75 per hour
Closing date: 29 September 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate in the screening questions how they meet the education AND experience criteria listed in the essential AND asset qualifications (if applicable). Please note that stating that the requirement has been met, and/or listing past or current responsibilities, does not represent adequate substantiation. Rather, you must provide concrete examples that clearly illustrate how you meet the requirement. Résumés may be used as a secondary source to validate the qualifications described; comments such as "refer to my attached resume" will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being rejected. Failure to provide this information in the requested format may result in your application being rejected.
Please note that the answers to the screening questions will be used to assess the "Ability to communicate effectively in writing".
Intent of the process
The intent of this selection process is to create a pool of qualified candidates to be used to staff this or similar positions within the Canadian Coast Guard in the Atlantic Region on an indeterminate, specified period (term), acting, deployment, secondment, or assignment basis.
There is an immediate need to staff one position located in St. John’s, NL.
Positions to be filled: 1
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
A secondary school (high school) diploma OR an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience
Possession of a valid Inter-Provincial Journeyman Certification as a Heavy Duty Automotive Mechanic
Experience in the provision of maintenance work and assistance to different trades
Experience working in an operational site where multi-trades are working simultaneously
Experience in field/remote site operations dealing with diesel engines
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Valid Fall Protection Certificate
Valid Rope Access Certificate
Valid Marine Radio Operator’s License
Valid Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
Valid Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate
Valid First Aid Certificate
Valid General Rigger Certificate
Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) Certificate
Experience in working with helicopters for transportation, construction activities and or logistic support
Experience using Maximo
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of basic procedures and tasks involved in servicing diesel engines.
Knowledge of safety procedures and equipment that apply at a work site.
Knowledge of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used in an industrial operations environment.
Ability to diagnose and complete effective repairs to diesel/gasoline equipment
Ability to operate a computer using MS Office software (such as Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer)
Ability to effectively communicate orally
Ability to effectively communicate in writing
Effective Interpersonal Skills
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Preference may be given to members belonging to one of the following designated employment equity groups: Women, Persons with Disabilities, Visible Minorities, Aboriginal people.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Valid Provincial Class 5 Driver’s License
Climb towers and work at heights in excess of 2.4m
Travel for extended periods of time to remote sites via; trucks, boats, UTVs, snowmobile and aircraft
Work overtime as required, including weekends
Travel on short notice
Access remote sites over rugged terrain and work outdoors in extreme environmental conditions
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
All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence and telephone conversations, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.
E-mail correspondence will be used as the main method of communication for this selection process; therefore, please provide a valid e-mail address. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.
You must provide proof of your education credentials and occupational certification (original documents only).
If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job in the public service. The public service will accept any Foreign Educational Credentials as long as they are deemed comparable to Canadian standards, through a recognized credential assessment service. For further information, please visit http://jobs-emplois.gc.ca/psr-rp/equiv-can-eng.htm
It is the candidate’s responsibility to obtain the appropriate documentation from the recognized educational institution.
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.