Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Regional Fisheries Management Directorate - Conservation and Protection
Baie-Comeau (Québec), Blanc Sablon (Québec), Cap-aux-Meules (Québec), Gaspé (Québec), Grande-Rivière (Québec), Havre-Saint-Pierre (Québec), Québec (Québec), Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (Québec), Sept-Îles (Québec)
$70,213 to $79,832 (Salary under review.)
For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada
9 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 no longer be considered in this selection process.
The main responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
- Prepare the work schedules for fishery officers
- Develop weekly work plans based on regional and area priorities
- Supervise fishery officers
- Conduct patrols and investigations to enforce the Fisheries Act and its regulations
- Monitor the career progression of recruits
- Work closely with other districts, areas, and law enforcement organizations
- Participate in identify budget requirements
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates will be established in order to staff one position in Grande-Riviere (Quebec), one position in Baie-Comeau (Quebec) and one position in Blanc-Sablon (Quebec). Other positions using this pool of qualified candidates may be staffed at Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
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)
High school diploma;
Must have completed a recognized training program for armed law enforcement officers;
Must hold valid certification or have held valid certification from their organization for the use of firearms and use of force in the past two (2) years;
Successful completion of the Fishery Officer Career Progression Program (FOCPP) or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Candidates who have not completed Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Fishery Officer Career Progression Program (FOCPP) must clearly indicate in their curriculum vitæ the name of the school they attended, as well as the start and end dates of the program of study. Official documents proving candidates' levels of education will be required during the screening phase.
Recent and significant experience* in field enforcement duties, including powers similar to those exercised by Fishery Officers (arrest, search and seizure with or without warrants, etc.);
Experience in preparing legal proceedings and in the procedures for presenting evidence in court.
- Recent and significant experience is defined as experience typically acquired through performing the duties mentioned over a period of at least three (3) years in the past four (4) years.
Candidates must clearly indicate in their covering letter and their curriculum vitæ the duration of their work experience, including start and end dates, provide a description of duties undertaken, and specify the name of the employer or the organization.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Experience in human resources management (for example:
work schedule, performance management);
Experience in using water crafts.
Willingness to travel frequently in remote areas for extended periods.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual imperative BAB/BAB;
Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB.
Information on language requirements
Ability to supervise staff;
Ability to analyze compliance-related issues;
Ability to communicate effectively orally;
Ability to communicate effectively in writing;
Ability to manage priorities effectively.
Effective interpersonal skills
Teamwork and cooperation
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Knowledge of Indigenous and Inuit communities and organizations and of their involvement in the fisheries.
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance
Agreement to being deployed anywhere in Canada to perform any types of enforcement activities including (but not limited to) inland, coastal and offshore patrols (including air patrols), and/or forensic investigations and/or special operations;
Agreement to be assigned anywhere in Canada to perform any types of enforcement activities, including (but not limited to) inland, coastal and offshore patrols (including air patrols), and/or forensic investigations and/or special operations;
Meet the medical and psychological requirements;
Must hold a valid class 4A driver's licence;
Hold valid first aid and CPR certification;
Carry and use firearms and other restricted and prohibited weapons;
Meet DFO competency standards regarding the use of force;
Wear a uniform and required protective clothing;
Work and/or travel at sea and in a variety of terrain conditions and degrees of isolation for various periods in all weather conditions;
Willing and able to work overtime at short notice;
Willing and able to work evenings, nights and weekends.
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 may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A test may be administered.
You must provide proof of your education credentials.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment 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.