Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property, Environment, Health and Safety
$67,241 to $72,660
For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada
13 April 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Extension of the posting until April 13, 2020.
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.
Extension of the posting until April 13, 2020
Fisheries and Oceans Canada invites veterans to apply. We recognize your contribution to Canadians and want to offer you the opportunity to pursue your career in an environment where employees with multiple talents and varied skills are appreciated.
The workplace is located at 104 Dalhousie Street in Quebec City, near the Musée de la Civilisation and several restaurants. Go for a run along the St. Lawrence River or take a walk in the historical district of Petit-Champlain during your lunch break. Take your car, your bike or the bus to get to work: you have several options! A place to secure your bike is provided and the building is equipped with showers.
Our small regional team provides internal services in occupational health and safety, personnel security, security and emergency services (SSES) for the Quebec Region of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard. We work in a highly reactive environment that is constantly trying to support managers and employees in the implementation of SSES best practices. Thus, we are helping to ensure that the department is able to provide critical services to Canadians.
We are very pleased to be part of a team capable of identifying and solving complex problems that affect the health and safety of employees in our department and across government.
The successful candidate must be able to shift priorities and manage multiple problems simultaneously. The nature of the work, related to the health and safety of employees, often leads to high-pressure situations. Working relationships and learning opportunities as a member of this team are priceless.
As part of our team, you will be supported in your career development goals and will benefit from engagement and collaboration opportunities with various stakeholders. We believe in a collaborative work environment focused on support and encourage a work-life balance. Employee well-being is important to us.
Intent of the process
This process has three (3) streams :
1. Regional Occupational Health and Safety Officer
2. Regional Security and Emergency Services Officer
3. Regional Security Officer
The intent of this process is to staff three  temporary positions until march 31, 2022.
A pool of partially qualified candidates will be created and may be used to fill similar permanent or temporary positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
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)
- A secondary school diploma.
- Significant* experience in solving complex problems related to occupational health and safety (OSH), and/or security and/or emergency services.
- Significant* experience in providing functional advice and making recommendations regarding laws, regulations, policies, standards and procedures related to health and safety (OSH), and/or security and/or emergency services.
- “Significant” is defined as the breadth, depth and complexity of experience normally associated with full-time performance of duties for a period of one (1) year in the last five (5) years).
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
- French essential
- Bilingual Imperative (BBB/BBB)
Information on language requirements
- Knowledge of activities related to health and safety (OSH), and/or security and/or emergency services.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines or during exceptional situations (urgent or stressful).
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
- Ability to provide analysis, strategic advice and recommendations consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
- Ability to prepare and give professional presentations for information, orientation, awareness or training purposes.
- Interpersonal skills.
- Focused on customer service.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
- Successful completion of a university certificate in health and safety (OSH).
- Successful completion of an emergency management certification and/or business continuity program.
- Experience in developing and implementing a mandatory awareness and training program in the area of health, safety, security or emergency management.
- Experience in project management.
- Experience in security assessments or threat and risk assessments.
- Experience in providing advice or services in ergonomics.
- Experience with secure communication equipment (COMSEC).
- Experience in business process analysis and work optimization.
- Knowledge of occupational health and safety policy framework in the federal public service (for example, Canada Labor Code Part II, Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, National Joint Council directives, etc.)
- Knowledge of prevention and resolution principles regarding the risks and common problems associated with OSH in an operational environment.
- Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of employers, employees, local OSH committees/representatives and OSH policy committees to support effectively the delivery of an OSH program.
- Knowledge of accident investigation principles and inspection procedures.
- Functional knowledge of the Directive on Security Management (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat).
- Technical knowledge of security equipment, such as door hardware, controlled key systems, electronic access control, camera surveillance systems, etc.
- Knowledge of emergency management principles and mechanisms of the federal government.
- Knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS).
- Accept to travel occasionally for work.
- Hold and keep a valid driver’s licence.
- Accept to work overtime occasionally and be able to do so.
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
Reference checks will be sought.
An interview will be administered.
A written examination may be administered.
A role play may be administered.
A practical test may be administered.
A situational exercise may be administered.
Official language proficiency:
due to its unique character, this essential qualification could be assessed and required solely upon appointment. It is therefore the candidate’s responsibility to inform the person in charge of the selection process if he/she obtains the linguistic requirements after the pool has been established. Also, a person who initially failed linguistic testing could be reintroduced into the pool of qualified candidates during the pool’s validity period if, for example, he/she is assessed again through another selection process or following linguistic training.
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.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).
ALL JOB APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED USING THE WEBSITE. NO APPLICATION WILL BE www.canada.ca/government-jobs. ACCEPTED BY EMAIL.
Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language(s) of their choice.
A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.
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.