Environment and Climate Change Canada - Wildlife Canadian Service
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Specified period, Secondment
$110,113 to $128,939
For further information on the organization, please visit Environment and Climate Change Canada
3 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.
The closing date of the poster can be extended if necessary.
The Government of Canada has committed to an Open Data agenda with the intent that data are made open to improve transparency in decision-making and to build public confidence and trust. The Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) is working to implement open data across its programs supporting Species at Risk, migratory birds, impact assessment, emergency response, protected areas, and broader engagement by Canadians in protection, conservation and stewardship of biodiversity. The positions being staffed will assist in making CWS data more accessible to end users to ultimately enable the data to be more effectively considered in decisions affecting wildlife conservation.
Intent of the process
The intent of this process is to staff one anticipated indeterminate position in Quebec, Quebec.
A pool of qualified candidates will be established and could be used to fill term, assignment, transfer, secondment and / or acting positions with Environment and Climate Change Canada in the Quebec region. The linguistic profile and requirements, the level of security as well as the duration of the functions could vary according to the position to be filled.
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in a biological science.
The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and must have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization.
Significant * and recent ** experience in managing the human and financial resources of a work team in a regional organization.
Significant * and recent ** experience in managing complex issues of public policy, regulations or initiatives related to wildlife and providing strategic advice to senior management.
Experience in managing and implementing programs in any of the following areas: environment, wildlife, natural resource management and biodiversity.
Significant * and recent ** experience in negotiating and establishing and maintaining partnerships with government organizations, non-governmental organizations and/or indigenous organizations.
- The term `` significant experience '' designates a minimum experience of 4 consecutive years
** The term `` recent experience '' designates experience acquired in the last 6 years.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Experience in leading an operational program.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (CBB/CBB)
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of the main challenges / issues related to the conservation of migratory birds in Quebec.
Ability to write briefing notes, presentations, reports or other documents for use by senior management.
Ability to mobilize people and get their cooperation.
Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Effective interpersonal relations
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Master's or Doctorate degree from a recognized post-secondary educational institution with an acceptable specialization related to the functions of the positions such as in management.
Significant knowledge of migratory bird programs administered by the Canadian Wildlife Service.
Willingness and ability to travel.
Willingness to work overtime when required, often on short notice.
Valid driver’s licence.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYEMENT:
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
ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ON-LINE USING THE 'APPLY ON-LINE' BUTTON ABOVE WILL BE CONSIDERED.
The information provided must enable the Selection Board Members to understand HOW (clear explanation of duties), WHEN and for HOW LONG (date and length of time in months or years), and WHERE (employer and geographic location) the experience was acquired. You will be asked to provide this information during the application process.
Your resume may be used to confirm the information provided. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or missing information. A lack of information may result in your application not being considered any further.
All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence may be used in the assessment of qualifications.
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.