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Resource Management Technician II (EG-02) - 2014 - #454 at Parks Canada/Yukon in Haines Junction

Posted on Apr 08, 2014 in Recreation & Tourism

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

DOE

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)

Duration

Seasonal

About this Job

Resource Management Technician II (EG-02)

Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada

Haines Junction, Yukon

Seasonal Full-time - from approximately May to September

Make the icefields and mountains of Kluane National Park and Reserve your office. Reconnect with your traditional territory. Join the Parks Canada team. Parks Canada is recruiting for a seasonal Resource Management Technician II.

This work will allow you to experience Kluane by foot, motorboat, raft, snowmobile and helicopter. Working under the direction of a Resource Management Officer II you will be supporting various aspects of ecological monitoring, applied science and resource management projects. This may include field sampling, data analysis, reporting and presentation. You may also provide support for visitor safety operations and wildlife management.

This position is located in Haines Junction, Yukon, with occasional travel required outside Kluane National Park and Reserve.

TENURE: Indeterminate seasonal .33 FTE (full-time equivalency) from approximately May to September.

RATE OF PAY: The range of the salary is $46,288 to $56,316 per annum based on full-time year round employment plus the applicable Isolated Post Allowance.

Please note: all amounts including: Rate of Pay, Isolated Post Allowance and Vacation Travel Assistance are pro-rated to the length of season (i.e. the rate pay for a .33 FTE is approximately $15,275 to $18,584 per annum.)

*Maximum Annual

Isolated Post Allowance (pro-rated)

* Subject to review Haines Junction, Yukon Individual Employee with Dependants

Isolated Post Allowance $ 7,888 $ 13,147

Vacation Travel Assistance $ 903 $ 903 /adult

$ 812 /child

COMPETITION NUMBER: 2014-PKS-KLRC-ER-009

CLOSING DATE: May 1st, 2014,11:59 PM PST

WHO CAN APPLY: In the spirit of the Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement, and in accordance with the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Kluane First Nation Final Agreements, this position is open only to qualified Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Kluane First Nation beneficiaries. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

Appointment of a beneficiary in a developmental capacity (underfill) may be considered if a fully qualified beneficiary is not available for appointment.

Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all individuals who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status, or work permit.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your cover letter and resume by email to: hr.yukon@pc.gc.ca on or before May 1st, 2014,11:59 PM PST. Please quote competition number: 2014-PKS-KLRC-ER-009.

IMPORTANT: In order to pass the initial screening process, you must clearly demonstrate in your cover letter how you meet the Education and Experience requirements listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see attached). Please describe in detail how, where and when you obtained the education and experience that allow you to meet the requirements.

If the screening board deems that you meet the screening criteria (Education and Experience), you may be invited for further assessment, which may include an interview and reference checks. You will be assessed on your Knowledge, Abilities and Personal Suitability as described in the Statement of Qualifications.

If have general questions of the position, please contact:

Scott Stewart, Resource Management Officer II (Haines Junction) by phone at 867-634-2329 ext: 303 or by e-mail at scott.stewart@pc.gc.ca.

For more information on how to apply, please contact:

Maureen LeBoeuf, Human Resources Assistant by phone at 867-667-3966 or by email at maureen.leboeuf@pc.gc.ca .

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

Parks Canada Agency

Resource Management Technician II

Kluane National Park and Reserve, Haines Junction, Yukon

Language: English Essential

Education: Minimum completion of two years of a post-secondary program related to environmental and/or natural sciences (such as biology, ecology, physical geography, geology), OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience in a field related to the position.

If you do not have two years of post-secondary school related to environmental and/or natural sciences (such as biology, ecology, physical geography geology) and want to be considered as having an acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience, you must clearly indicate the dates (Month/Year) in which you obtained the experience, training and/or education and the manner in which you meet the education and/or training (including courses, seminars, the name of institutional source) and/or experience (by providing concrete examples).

Experience:

• Experience in travelling or working in the field and remote wilderness using a variety of mechanized and non-mechanized means of transportation (such as hiking, boating, ATVs, snowmobile, etc.).

• Experience using a variety of data/sample collection equipment and methods.

• Experience collecting data/samples on vegetation, fauna, water and soil.

• Experience applying scientifically and technically recognized methods and protocols.

Knowledge:

• Knowledge of terrestrial/aquatic environment, vegetation and wildlife characteristics, as well as weather conditions specific to Kluane National Park and Reserve and area.

• Knowledge of modern land claim agreements and co-operative management obligations and arrangements with respect to Kluane National Park and Reserve.

• Knowledge of Parks Canada, its mandate, corporate orientation, objectives, programs and policies relative to visitor safety, ecological monitoring and resource management.

• Knowledge of technical and scientific equipment operation and maintenance requirements.

Abilities:

• Ability to follow appropriate protocols for data/sample collection and compilation.

• Ability to use a variety of computer applications in the development and maintenance of databases.

• Ability to follow procedures and protocol, and adapt as required to meet unexpected conditions (such as unexpected weather, challenging backcountry environments, terrain/waterways, etc.).

• Ability to work in an aboriginal co-operative management or culturally diverse environment.

Personal Suitability:

• Exercises sound judgment.

• Takes responsibility.

• Demonstrates integrity.

• Strives for excellence.

Conditions of Employment:

• Security Screening: Obtain and maintain a Reliability Status.

• Valid driver’s licence.

• Obtain and maintain valid St. John’s Ambulance Standard First Aid Certificate (or equivalent) and CPR certificate.

• Undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks.

• When the position is located in an area classed as isolated and remote, a pre-employment medical examination of an individual and his/her dependants may be required.

• Successful completion of the Canadian Firearm Safety course.

• Valid Possession and Acquisition License (PAL).

Operational Requirements:

• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment.

• Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation.

• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.

• Willingness to obtain certification in the operation of various forms of ground (e.g. all-terrain vehicles) and marine (motorized and non-motorized vessels) as required.

Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact Jamie Hlewka, Human Resources Manager if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act, and in line with values of fairness, competence, and respect, and its operating principles.

In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.

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This job was posted on Apr 08, 2014 and will be removed on May 02, 2014

All applications must be received before May 01, 2014

Parks Canada/Yukon

To apply for this Job

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your cover letter and resume by email to: hr.yukon@pc.gc.ca on or before May 1st, 2014,11:59 PM PST. Please quote competition number: 2014-PKS-KLRC-ER-009. IMPORTANT: In order to pass the initial screening process, you must clearly demonstrate in your cover letter how you meet the Education and Experience requirements listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see attached). Please describe in detail how, where and when you obtained the education and experience that allow you to meet the requirements. If the screening board deems that you meet the screening criteria (Education and Experience), you may be invited for further assessment, which may include an interview and reference checks. You will be assessed on your Knowledge, Abilities and Personal Suitability as described in the Statement of Qualifications.