09 Feb

Environmental Officer Anticipatory Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada

Position
Environmental Officer Anticipatory
Company
Government Canada
Location
Opening
09 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

Government Canada urgently required following position for Environmental Officer Anticipatory. 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.

Environmental Officer Anticipatory Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Jobs Details:

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada - Lands and Economic Development - Intergovernmental Relations
Edmonton (Alberta)
PC-02
$68,891 to $82,590

For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Closing date: 19 February 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Apply online

Important messages

~VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE~
You MUST provide a cover letter with concrete and detailed examples to clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements listed in the essential qualifications sections. Also indicate on the cover letter if you meet certain asset qualifications. It is not sufficient to say that you have the required qualifications or to list your current duties. One effective approach would be to use the wording of each experience criterion as a heading and then write one or two paragraphs demonstrating, with clear and accurate details, how you meet each of them. The CV may be used to validate information provided in the cover letter. APPLICATION THAT DOES NOT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE HOW YOU MEET THE SCREENING CRITERIA MAY NOT BE GIVEN FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

Intent of the process

This is an anticipatory process aiming to create a pool of qualified candidates. This pool may be used to staff positions on a term and/or permanent basis in Edmonton, Alberta.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 4,000 words (maximum)

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)

Education: Graduation* with a degree from a recognized university, with acceptable specialization in environmental studies, environmental management, environmental sciences or some other science relevant to the position.

  • Proof of eligibility to graduate in the form of a transcript or letter from the Registrar may be accepted for students who have completed their degree requirements but not yet received their diploma.

Degree equivalency

Experience:

  • Experience in the field of environmental management and protection.
  • Experience participating in, reviewing, and providing input to environmental impact assessments, environmental site assessments, environmental auditing, environmental protection or contaminated sites.
  • Experience in administering environmental policy.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the key federal legislative, regulations and/or policies for environmental management on reserve.
  • Knowledge of the social, economic, cultural and political characteristics and issues of First Nations People.

Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret and apply federal legislation and/or regulations affecting the environment and reserve lands.
  • Ability to provide technical and analytical advice on environmental issues and concerns.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet objectives & deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Ability to draft, prepare and make oral and written presentations to a variety of partners and stakeholders.
  • Ability to collect, review and interpret technical environmental information to support decisions.
  • Ability to follow directions effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Personal Suitability:

  • Effective interpersonal relationships
  • Judgement
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Education:

  • Honours degree or masters degree in environmental sciences.

Degree equivalency

Experience:

  • Experience developing terms of reference and scopes of work.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal Communities.
  • Experience in contaminated sites management.
  • Experience working with other federal departments, provincial, territorial or municipal governments, aboriginal groups, or industry to address complex, multi-stakeholder environmental issues.
  • Experience managing federal government contracts and/or funding arrangements.
  • Experience reconciling and managing a project budget.
  • Experience in project management.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population its serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, indicate that they are belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups (self-declaration): Aboriginal peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities.

Operational Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.

Conditions of employment

Conditions of Employment

  • Reliability Security Clearance.
  • Maintain a valid Driver’s License.

Other information

NOTE: Applicants will be screened against the essential language, education, and experience criteria. Applicants must clearly demonstrate IN THEIR APPLICATION how they meet the education and experience factors listed in the essential and asset qualifications. Candidates must use the education and experience factors as their own headers and then write two or three paragraphs demonstrating how they meet the experience. Resumes and cover letters may be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the application. The screening board cannot make any assumptions about your experience or education.

APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE THAT THE CANDIDATE MEETS THE SCREENING CRITERIA WILL NOT BE GIVEN FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

Pass marks will be established for each of the Essential Qualifications. Failure to meet the minimum pass mark in any one of these qualifications will eliminate you from further consideration in this selection process.

Interested persons must meet each essential qualification to be appointed to the position. A person may be appointed to the position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, or organizational needs. However, meeting these criteria is desirable, and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Candidate resumes and cover letters will be assessed, and used as part of the assessment of their ability to communicate effectively in writing.

The essential qualifications that are listed in the statement of merit criteria are mandatory. A pass mark will be established for each. Applicants must meet each essential qualification to be appointed to the position. An applicant may be appointed to the position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. In the event that there are as many applicants who meet the essential qualifications as there are vacancies, the manager may decide not to assess some or all of the asset qualifications.

FAILURE TO CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE HOW YOU MEET THE ESSENTIAL CRITERIA (Education and Experience) WILL RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION. APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FOR INCOMPLETE OR POSSIBLE MISSING INFORMATION.

Candidates will be asked to provide proof of their education credentials and proof of citizenship at the assessment stage of this process. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further in the selection process.

For this selection process, it is our intention to communicate with candidates VIA E-MAIL and/or GC Jobs website for screening and assessment purposes; this will include communication of screening results and invitations to written tests and interviews. To that end, candidates must include a valid e-mail address in their application. IT IS THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THIS ADDRESS IS FUNCTIONAL AND THAT IT ACCEPTS MESSAGES FROM UNKNOWN USERS (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mail). IT IS ALSO THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE ACCURATE CONTACT INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AND UPDATED AS REQUIRED.

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

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.

Contact information

Murray Heap

murray.heap@canada.ca


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