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Jasper Wildlife Tours

Parks Canada Asset Manager IV

Jasper National Park of Canada (Alberta) 
PM-07 - Asset Manager IV 
$92,298 to $108,639 (Currently under review) 
Be part of an inspiring team in Jasper National Park of Canada 
Closing date: 24 March 2016 - 23:59, Pacific Time (more on closing date) 
Who can apply: Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all individuals who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit. 
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Important messages
Applicants must submit their applications directly to Jasper HR, either by email at jasper.hr@pc.gc.ca, or by fax to 780-852-6122.
Work environment
Are you someone who enjoys the challenge of living and working in spectacular rural wilderness locations?
If so, you might be interested in a career as an Asset Manager (Engineer) for the Parks Canada Agency in Jasper. 

As part of a large management team, reporting to the Field Unit Superintendent, you will provide professional engineering expertise and advice to ensure that Parks Canada assets are properly managed and maintained. Your expertise and experience will ensure your ability to lead a large, diverse team of maintenance and project staff, as well as to provide advice to other managers to ensure timely maintenance and recapitalization of contemporary and historic facilities. You will manage a capital program both directly and through third parties, including consultants, contractors and other government departments.

Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada's outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.
Intent of the process
The intent of the process is to fill one full-time position.
Positions to be filled: 1 
Information you must provide
Your résumé.

A covering letter in 2,500 words (maximum) "Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Essential Qualifications. Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. The quality of the cover letter will be assessed in the screening process. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter." 

Contact information for 3 references.

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)

Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in civil engineering or other engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.

Applicants must be eligible for certification as a professional engineer in Canada.
Degree equivalency

• Maintaining, operating and recapitalizing assets (e.g., contemporary or historic buildings, roads, water or wastewater treatment facilities, a fleet of light or heavy vehicles, etc.); 
• Significant and recent experience in directly managing and supervising staff;
• Managing large and complex budgets;
• Managing infrastructure projects comprised of planning, design and construction, renovation and managing contractors and associated resources.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential
Information on language requirements

• Of the mandate, programs, services and clients of Parks Canada;
• Of engineering theories and principles associated with a variety of contemporary and cultural/historic assets;
• Of project management theory and practices, risk assessment and management, claims management and dispute resolution mechanisms;
• Of work place health and safety;
• Of current codes and standards related to the operation, maintenance and construction of contemporary and historic/cultural assets;
• Of concepts of asset management investment analysis and prioritization and long term capital planning.

• Manage human and financial resources and multi-disciplinary teams in a changing environment;
• Plan and organize work on multiple projects;
• Negotiate and resolve disputes;
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

• Demonstrates integrity;
• Exercises sound judgment;
• Communicates effectively; 
• Makes things happen;
• Strives for excellence through leadership (e.g. teamwork, delegates, embraces change, celebrates success).
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
• Maintenance of certification as a professional engineer in Canada;
• Possession and maintenance of a valid class 5 drivers licence;
• Willingness to travel.
Other information
Tips for applicants:
• Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. 
• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the Parks Canada representative 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.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact (Name of HRM), Human Resources Manager if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that 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.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Contact information
Alan Fehr, Field Unit Superintendent	Human Resources - Jasper

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