Parks Canada Hot Pools Maintenance Technician

Parks Canada
Jasper, AB•Remote
$57,924–$70,474 a year

Job details

$57,924–$70,474 a year
Shift & schedule
Weekends as needed
Parks Canada - Miette Hot Springs
Jasper National Park of Canada (Alberta)
$57,924 to $70,474 (currently under review)
Closing date: 22 August 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All persons 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
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

Living accommodations may not be provided.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the site.

All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line.

Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.

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Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.
Work environment
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.

Are you looking for a work opportunity where you can disconnect from your phone and reconnect with nature? How about the thought of working in one of Jasper’s most serene landscapes at a natural hot spring? If this sounds like a good fit for you, then come join the Miette Hot Springs team! A one-hour drive from the townsite of Jasper, the Miette Hot Springs is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a remote work experience. For those wishing to “connect”, there is limited internet service available, but no cell service. If this sparks your adventurous spirit, we would love to hear from you!

Intent of the process
This process will be used to fill one indeterminate position with a start date of October 2023.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Post-Secondary education in subject matter relevant to the position or an acceptable combination of education and experience relevant to the position.

Proof of education will be required at time of interview.

Preference may be given to candidates who hold one or more of the following:
Pool Operator Level 1 or 2
Transportation of Dangerous Good (TDG)
Building Maintenance Level 1 or 2
First year or higher apprenticeship in any of the following HVAC, Refrigeration, Carpentry, Electrician, Plumbing or Small Engine Repair
Project Management Certificate
Confined Space Awareness Certificate
H2S Awareness Certificate
First Aid / CPR
4th Class Power Engineer
5th Class Power Engineer
Degree equivalency


Experience in one or more of the technical functions which may include: swimming pool maintenance, plumbing, commercial building repair/maintenance, equipment repair/maintenance, electrical and/or HVAC systems maintenance and operation.
Experience with work site inspections, checking compliance with specifications, schedule and safety requirements.
Experience with estimating costs for construction or maintenance projects.
Experience with managing contracts in the maintenance or construction of assets.
Experience using word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Experience with the use of tablets for recording information.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Experience with BMS (Building Monitoring Systems).
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of building construction principles.
Knowledge of Canadian codes and standards associated with construction and maintenance of assets. These may include National Building/Fire/Plumbing Codes, Canadian Electrical Code, CSA codes, and Provincial codes and regulations.
Knowledge of general work procedures, preventive maintenance measures, workplace health and safety procedures.

Ability to schedule, organize and provide routine asset maintenance services including minor capital/re-capitalization projects.
Ability to read and understand drawings and blueprints.
Ability to analyze problems in a variety of operational situations and develop and implement solutions through contracts or work plans.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including the ability to write scopes of work for contracts; and to communicate requirements to a variety of technical and operational contractors in a clear and unambiguous manner.
Ability to operate and troubleshoot complex systems and equipment related to the operation and maintenance of a busy swimming pool facility.
Ability to coordinate and check/report on the quality/completeness of work performed by external contractors, skilled trades and maintenance staff.

Exercises sound judgment
Effective Interpersonal Relationships
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
AWWOA (Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association) certifications or equivalent.
Certification for water distribution systems (waste water and potable water) or equivalent provincial certifications.
Conditions of employment
(Must be met prior to employment)
Reliability Status security clearance, including fingerprints.
Possession and maintenance of a valid class 5 driver's license (Class L, N or other graduated licenses will not be accepted).


Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and personal protective equipment.
Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, and by various means of transportation.
Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays.
Willingness to take mandatory training related to the job as required, including but not limited to OHS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, and WHMIS.
Willingness to work towards gaining experience and or certifications in water/wastewater systems.
Willingness to work independently in a remote location.
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

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, refer to the following site:

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 application.

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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.

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.

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.

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

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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