Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property Environment, Safety and Security (RPESS)
Cap-aux-Meules (Québec), Gaspé (Québec), Mont-Joli (Québec), Québec (Québec), Sept-Îles (Québec), Sorel (Québec)
The Inventory will be used to fill temporary and permanent positions.
$67,241 to $72,660
For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada
28 August 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Please note that the inventory will close on August 3, 2020. Please validate that your information is up to date before this date.
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Real Property Assets (RP) Division in RPESS anticipates short and medium term needs for various positions such as Real Property Project Officer, Senior Real Property Officer, Real Property Transactions Project Officer and Project Planning & Control Officer.
Applicants who meet the essential qualifications will have their application included in the inventory for this ongoing selection process. Please ensure that your information is updated and remains current in your emplois.gc.ca applicant account.
When submitting your application, you must clearly demonstrate in the screening questionnaire how you meet the education and experiences listed under ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS and education and experiences listed under OTHER QUALIFICATIONS. Please describe using concrete examples HOW, WHEN and WHERE you have acquired these qualifications. It is not enough to just say that you have the required qualifications, or to list your current responsibilities. An effective approach would be to write a paragraph or two to show that you have the qualification required by ensuring the clarity and precision of details. Résumé may only be used as a secondary source to validate the qualifications described. Comments such as 'refer to my attached résumé' will not be accepted and may result in your application being rejected.
Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.
If you are being considered for a position, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your interest. You will be asked to provide a response within 72 hours.
Your application in this inventory will be active for 365 days. A notice will be sent to your applicant account 60 days before the end of active period of inventory to determine whether or not you wish to keep being considered for an additional year. If you do not take action, your application will no longer be active and therefore no longer considered for this inventory. Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired; you may select the link Update my Inventory Status to reaffirm your interest.
Main positions duties include:
- Following up on and managing real property projects.
- Assisting Project Managers and the Project Leader in planning and following up on real property projects and undertaking major projects.
- Following up on external contacts related to real property projects (contractors, consultants, etc.).
- Assisting Project Managers and the Project Leader in the definition and evaluation of real property needs, planning and real property strategy for Quebec region.
- Following up on land files, ownership verifications and real property transactions.
- Various tasks related to real property management of real properties.
- Managing contacts, leases and other property rights.
- Performing real estate spaces fit-ups and refits directly or conducted by a third-party (offices, storages, laboratories, workshops, etc.).
- Advising and providing various client services from DFO and CCG related to real property.
- Preparing various reports and documents for the Department real properties.
The Real Property, Environment, Safety and Security (RPESS) Branch is the custodian responsible for administering and controlling real property for departmental program needs in the Quebec region. It is responsible for a very large and diverse inventory of special purpose real property.
The life-cycle management of this real property must be managed by RP in a way that provides optimum support for DFO’s and Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) program delivery, ensuring a safe and healthy workplaces for employees.
Intent of the process
The purpose of this inventory is to create an pool of qualified candidates that will initially be used to fill in temporary needs for Real Property Project Officer, Senior Real Property Officer, Real Property Transactions Project Officer and Project Planning & Control Officer positions, in several Quebec cities. The pool may be used to staff similar positions with various tenure (permanent or temporary) and various linguistic profiles (French Essential and Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB) within the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada in the Quebec region.
Please note that the first withdrawal of candidatures will be held on February 20, 2017. All subsequent withdrawal of applications will occur based on operational needs.
Positions to be filled:
Number to be determined
Information you must provide
Contact information for 2 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.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
The various language requirements are French essential and Bilingual imperative, BBB/BBB.
Information on language requirements
Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.
For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills
Secondary school diploma or acceptable combination of education, training and experience related to the position to be filled.
Experience in writing real property project documents for management;
Significant experience* in planning, coordinating and/or monitoring budgets;
Significant experience* in providing services and advice in real property management, installations management, property management and/or real property project management.
- Significant experience is defined as experience associated with having performed a broad range of related activities, which could normally be acquired during a period of at least a (1) year in the last five (5) years.
Knowledge of the policies and legislation relevant to the management of federal real properties.
Knowledge in real property project management.
Ability to search, analyze and integrate information from different sources and to formulate recommendations or action plans;
Ability in developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with various stakeholders;
Ability to communicate effectively in writing;
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Effective interpersonal relationships;
Client service orientation;
Manage by action;
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Post-secondary diploma in a field related to real property management, civil engineering, architecture, building mechanics or building engineering.
Experience with AutoCAD for producing and modifying drawings;
Experience regarding health and safety, or security in a real property management environment;
Experience regarding environmental compliance in a real property management environment;
Experience in monitoring real property projects;
Experience in monitoring marine structure projects;
Experience in acquisition and disposition of real property;
Experience in real property management or real property projects management in a federal department;
Experience drafting and negotiating retail leases of other property rights.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) would be considered.
Be willing to work overtime;
Be willing to travel, including travel to remote locations by various modes of transportation (e.g. small and large aircraft, all-terrain vehicles, boats, helicopters, etc.);
Be willing to travel to harbour infrastructures and construction sites.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Possession and retention of a valid driver’s license (class 5).
A written examination will be administered.
Reference checks will be sought.
An interview may be administered.
Candidates from outside the federal Public Service may be required to pay for their own travel expenses for assessment.
If applicable, you will have to provide proof of your original education credentials when requested.
Our intention is to communicate with candidates through emails and/or through the www.jobs.gc.ca 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 e-mail).
ALL JOB APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED USING THE WWW.JOBS.GC.CA WEBSITE. NO APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED BY EMAIL.
Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language(s) of their choice.
In order to mange the number of applications in this selection process, management may use top-down or random selection at various steps in the process to determine the number of candidates who will continue in the process.
Candidates must meet each essential qualification which are listed on the statement of merit criteria for appointment to a position. A candidate can be appointed to a position without having any or all of the asset qualifications, organizational needs or operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a determining factor in choosing the person to be appointed.
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.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.