Parks Canada Plumber Gas Fitter Supervisor

Parks Canada
Jasper, AB
$32.91–$35.77 an hour - Full-time, Part-time

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Parks Canada
Jasper National Park of Canada (Alberta)
GL-PIP-10 (B2)
$32.91 to $35.77 per hour (plus 6.5% supervisory differential (salary under review))
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Closing date: 23 July 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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Parks Canada seeks an exceptional individual to occupy the role of Plumber Gas Fitter Supervisor at the Jasper Field Unit. This position will offer supervisory and technical guidance in plumbing and gas fitting undertakings for assets located in Jasper National Park and Fort St. James National Historic Site, comprising a mixture of modern and historic structures, recreational facilities, public utilities, and petroleum storage tanks. The successful candidate will oversee a small team of plumbers and actively participate in plumbing and gas fitting operations, while also performing the following key responsibilities:
Contribute to the creation of work plans for maintenance and repairs
Ensure work orders are completed efficiently and effectively
Efficiently manage human and financial resources
Identify issues and develop practical and cost-effective solutions
Offer technical advice to teams and colleagues
Maintain effective communication and coordination with internal stakeholders
Ensure team members are properly trained, equipped with necessary tools, and provided with appropriate PPE to carry out plumbing and gas fitting activities safely
Ensure all repairs adhere to the current National Building Code standards
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.

Intent of the process
This process will be used to fill one indeterminate position.

A list of qualified candidates will be established, and may be used to fill similarpositions of various tenures (temporary, indeterminate, full-time, part-time) and invarious locations.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Completion of secondary school or Public Service Commission approved alternative or have an acceptable combination of education training and experience.
Degree equivalency

Alberta Provincial Journeyman Certificate or a Red Seal Interprovincial Certificate in Plumbing and Gas Fitting with a Class B certificate.

Preference may be given to candidates possessing a Class A Gasfitter Certification.
Experience* in the supervision and delivery of minor and major plumbing and gas fitting services;
Experience* in Code Compliance inspections;
Experience* in the supervision of employees involved in plumbing operations;
Experience* in the management of financial resources and contracting for services;
Experience* in the plumbing trade, which includes plumbing, utilities and heating systems;
Experience* researching and implementing current codes, statutes and regulations related to plumbing, gas and utilities services;
Experience* with heating systems and their components;
Experience* in the purchasing of plumbing and gas fitting related items;
Experience* in asset life cycle planning and management.

Experience is defined as having relevant 7 years’ experience within the past 10 years
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of current methods and practices related to plumbing, propane gas and utilities services;
Knowledge of workplace Health and Safety best practices;
Knowledge of water / waste water systems including treatment and distribution;
Knowledge of Asset life cycle management.
Ability to schedule and assign work, set standards and priorities, assess staff performance, and document and implement corrective measures for staff;
Ability to use a computer, maintain work records, and use basic software such as Microsoft Word and Excel;
Ability to review and interpret conceptual/ building/ construction plans (e.g. blue prints and other construction documents);
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
Ability to lead hazard assessments and conduct safety meetings for a team.
Exercises sound judgment;
Personally connects with people;
Demonstrates integrity;
Takes responsibility.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Certification in Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, or Water Distribution.
Experience in the operation of both water and wastewater treatment systems.
Conditions of employment
You are required to obtain and maintain a Reliability Status security clearance.
You are required to possess and maintain a valid Class 5 driver’s licence (Class L, N or other graduated licenses will not be accepted).
You must be willing to work overtime.
You will be required to work shift-work, and/or weekends, and/or statutory holidays
and provincial/territorial holidays as scheduled by your delegated manager.
You must be willing to work and travel in a variety of terrains and weather conditions in the performance of the duties.
You will be required to work in adverse weather conditions.
You may be required to wear a uniform while performing your duties.
You must be willing and able to wear required safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE).
You must be willing to report to work in Jasper National Park.
You must maintain a Red Seal Plumber Certification and minimum Gasfitter – Class B certification.
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

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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.

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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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