Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Conservation and Protection
$94,121 to $107,619 (Position and Salary under review.)
1 March 2020 - 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.
1. Our intention is to communicate with candidates through emails and/or through the www.canada.ca/government-jobs applicant account. Candidates participating in this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and that their system accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block the receipt of these types of email).
2. Random selection may be used in this selection process.
3. Your answers to the screening questions will need to be complete and be concretely detailed to describe how you meet the essential qualification assessed by providing specific examples. Answering questions using 'please refer to resume' or 'yes' will be considered as incomplete, and as a result your application could not longer be considered in this selection process.
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates will be established in order to staff one position in Quebec City (104 Dalhousie Street).
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
Contact information for 2 references.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Diploma from a recognized university or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
Experience in recommending changes to current policies, strategies, regulations or legislation.
Experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with federal government employees, external clients, stakeholders, partners or public interest advocacy groups.
Experience in writing, designing and revising legal documents such as affidavits, orders and other court documents (fishing licences, licence conditions, release notices, etc.).
Extensive experience* in providing managers and senior managers with advice and guidance on fishing regulations and/or enforcement.
- “Extensive experience” is defined as the depth, breadth, complexity, variety and level of autonomy normally associated with full-time performance of duties for roughly two years.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Completion of the Fishery Officer Career Progression Program (FOCPP).
Solid experience in enforcing fisheries and fish habitat legislation.
Experience in conducting major law enforcement investigations.
Experience in providing legal or regulatory training.
Willing to travel frequently for periods of up to two weeks.
Have a valid driver’s license.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)
Information on language requirements
Extensive knowledge** of the acts and regulations governing fisheries, fish habitat and oceans as well as legislation protecting fish and the marine environment.
Significant knowledge*** of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Criminal Code and various other related legislation (Youth Criminal Justice Act, Canada Evidence Act, Interpretation Act, Statutory Instruments Act, etc.).
Knowledge of the regulatory amendment process.
Significant knowledge*** of the criminal judicial process and legal investigation techniques.
** “Extensive knowledge” is defined as knowledge that was acquired and applied during a full-time period of roughly two years.
*** “Significant knowledge” is defined as the depth and scope of knowledge normally associated with the performance of a wide range of complex activities related to this task.
Ability to systematically analyse complex situations and make recommendations regarding regulations and enforcement.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to prepare, present and defend major files that directly affect the implementation of regulatory measures that govern fisheries and law enforcement actions.
Ability to develop legal documents based on the requirements set out in the legislation, regulations or departmental/governmental policies such as policies, summaries, reports, legal proceedings, judicial warrants and various other documents.
Analysis and research oriented
Teamwork and collaboration
Effective interpersonal skills
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Information on employment equity
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance
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
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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.