13 Jan

Restoration Student Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada

Position
Restoration Student Gulf Islands National Park Reserve
Company
Government Canada
Location
Opening
13 Jan, 2018 5 days ago

Government Canada urgently required following position for Restoration Student Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Restoration Student Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Jobs Details:

Parks Canada - Coastal B.C. Field Unit, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve
Sidney (British Columbia)
SU-01 - Restoration Student , Gulf Islands National Park Reserve
Full-time work for 2018, 15 weeks; approximately April to July 2018; 37.5 hours per week
$12.77 to $16.72 per hour (under review) For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 25 January 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: To be eligible, you must be:
-a full-time secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution
-currently recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled
-returning to full-time studies in the next academic term and
- between the ages of 16 and 30 to be hired for a student job (Young Canada Works funded positions).
- the minimum age to work in the province where the job exists (Federal Student Work Experience positions).
-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. Apply online

Important messages While online application is the preferred method, your application can also be sent by e-mail to the following address: CoteC-BEtudiant.CoastalBCStudent@pc.gc.ca with a short (max 1 page) cover letter and resume in which case you must indicate the process reference number.

Duties • Assist with planning and implementing fieldwork for restoration projects in GINPR, primarily including invasive plant removal.
• Assist with data collection, data entry, data analysis, and reporting.
• Recruit new volunteer groups to assist with established restoration activities, and assist with coordinating volunteer events as required.
• Generate social media content (photos and text) related to restoration in GINPR.
• Assist with ongoing monitoring and active management activities in GINPR as required.
• Engage in community outreach events, including GINPR’s Bioblitz.

Work environment Parks Canada is seeking two self-motivated students who have a keen interest in botany and knowledge of and/or experience with vegetation, restoration, ecology, environmental science, fieldwork, ecological data management, and volunteer engagement. Working with GINPR’s Ecological Monitoring and Management section, you will gain diverse and valuable work experience while facilitating gains in the condition of ecological integrity at GINPR, primarily by assisting with vegetation monitoring and restoration activities.

Intent of the process The intent of this process is to hire 2 students for the summer 2018. We will only contact students who demonstrate clearly in the screening follow up questions that they possess the education and experience required for this opportunity.

Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide Your résumé.

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.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) Post-secondary students currently registered in a full-time College or University program who will be returning to full-time studies in the fall.

Degree equivalency

• Experience doing field work gathering samples and/or collecting and inputting Data

• Experience working with scientific instruments and a variety of field equipment

• Experience with volunteer engagement and collaboratively working in a group setting to achieve conservation goals.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of ecological science and natural resource management/ restoration practises

• Knowledge of ecological field work, data collections, data management and reporting systems particularly related to vegetation management.

• Knowledge of Parks Canada's vision and mandate

• Knowledge of natural and cultural heritage specific to Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

• Knowledge of and/or experience with vegetation management, restoration, ecology, environmental science, fieldwork, ecological data management, and volunteer engagement.

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently in a wilderness environment

• Strong Interpersonal Skills

• Initiative

• Makes Things Happen (self motivation)

• Judgement

• Takes responsibility

Conditions of employment Reliability Status security clearance - Reliability Status security clearance is required.

Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver License

To be an eligible student, you must be:
• a full-time secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution;
• currently recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled;
• returning to full-time studies in the next academic term;
• between the ages of 16 and 30 to be hired for a student job (Young Canada Works funded positions).
• the minimum age to work in the province where the job exists (Federal Student Work Experience positions).

Students will be asked to provide proof that they meet these requirements.

You must be:
Willing to travel by boat

Willing to conduct physical or manual labour, including use of motorized equipment, while working in variable weather conditions

Willing to wear Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment

Willing to get Reliability Status level security check done

Other information Interviews to be conducted the week of February 5, 2018. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Tips for applicants:
• When answering the screening questions ensure that you provide complete and thorough details of your experience. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition
• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

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.

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

Contact information

Michelle Paleczny - A/ Ecology Team Lead

CoteC-BEtudiant.CoastalBCStudent@pc.gc.ca


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