Public Services and Procurement Canada - Environmental Services and Contaminated Sites Management
Edmonton (Alberta), Yellowknife (Northwest Territories)
$88,989 to $111,554
For further information on the organization, please visit Public Services and Procurement Canada
Self-declaration: Want to learn more?
Closing date: 23 May 2025 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.
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At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.
If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
For more information on assessment accommodation visit the following website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
** Poster intent and deadline amended **
This process is an "inventory," which allows you to submit your application over a period up to May 23, 2025. The evaluation of applications will be done continuously and in stages, starting with the validation of essential and asset experience and education, thus making it possible to identify which candidates have experience in each of the specialties sought. Depending on our operational needs, candidates with appropriate specialization will be contacted to be formally assessed. Candidates who meet the essential qualifications mentioned above will be included in the pool of potential candidates.
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) manages one of the largest and most diverse portfolios of real estate in the country and is the Government of Canada’s real property expert. We are actively looking for motivated and energetic engineers and architects with a background in project management who are eager to work in a professional and dynamic organization.
The main duties of the position involve:
- Managing and/or supporting project development and delivery from planning through construction and evaluation;
- Providing strategic real property advice to clients, including cost-benefit analysis;
- Providing contract administration from project definition through to construction and commissioning stage;
- Conducting quality assurance and review
- Managing and/or supporting the development of project management plans, designs, risk management and contingency plans, cost estimates and specifications
As an organization, PSPC strives to give all its employees opportunities to achieve organizational, professional and personal goals in a respectful and inclusive workplace, mobilized and supported by leadership at all levels. For more information on PSPC's People Management Philosophy and Our Commitments please see the following link: http://www.tpsgc-PSPC.gc.ca/apropos-about/pe-pc-eng.html
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, auditing and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.
The immediate intent of this process is to staff vacant positions located in Edmonton and Yellowknife within the Environmental Services and Contaminated Sites Management Directorate (ESCSM). The ESCSM team manages the remediation projects at contaminated sites in northern Canada. The job is office based but site visits and travel for meetings is required. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day project management duties associated with delivering environmental remediation and closure projects.
A pool of partially or fully qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff identical or similar positions with various tenures (indeterminate, term, acting, assignment, deployment, or secondment), and for various branches/locations within PSPC Western Region (Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Yellowknife, Iqaluit).
***THE FIRST PULL FOR THIS INVENTORY WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 7, 2023***
***THE SECOND PULL FOR THIS INVENTORY WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY JULY 5, 2023***
***THE THIRD PULL FOR THIS INVENTORY WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2023***
***THE FOURTH PULL FOR THIS INVENTORY WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2023***
***THE FIFTH PULL FOR THIS INVENTORY WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2023***
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Graduation with a degree in Architecture from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in civil engineering, environmental engineering, mining engineering, geological, mechanical and chemical engineering or some other engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.
Experience managing or leading aspects of contaminated site assessment and remediation projects.
Experience providing engineering support such as, but not limited to, reviewing or participating in the preparation of engineering or construction documents, reports, designs, drawings, specifications.
Experience in leading or managing contractors and/or consultants, and project teams, and liaising with clients.
Experience with engineering and/or construction procurement processes and contract management.
Eligible for Registration as a Professional Engineer in Canada
Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Canada in a discipline relevant to real property such as Environmental, Civil/Structural.
Licensed as an Architect in Canada.
PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification.
Experience in contaminated site assessment and remediation projects in northern and remote locations.
Experience in construction and/or engineering projects in a northern climate.
Experience in mining projects or mine reclamation projects.
Experience in the planning, design, construction, inspection and/or management of various infrastructure activities, such as earthworks/embankments, retention structures, water diversions, covers, and dams.
Experience working with the environmental regulatory framework in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Experience working with Indigenous groups and/or northern communities.
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of project management practices
Knowledge of contract and procurement management
Knowledge of contaminated site assessment and remediation methods and techniques for northern and remote locations.
Values and ethics - Demonstrating Integrity and Respect
Thinking things through
Working effectively with others
Showing initiative and being action oriented
Client Service Competency – Level 1**
- Key Competencies: http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/psm-fpfm/learning-apprentissage/pdps-ppfp/klc-ccl/eff-eng.asp#employee
**Client Service Competency – Level 1: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-services-procurement/corporate/accountability/client-service/competency.html
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates, who, at the time of application, self-declare* as belonging to one of the following designated Employment Equity groups: Women, Indigenous (Aboriginal) Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Members of Visible Minorities.
- We therefore encourage you to self-declare during the online application process by selecting the appropriate box under the Employment Equity section.
For further details, please refer to the “Other information” section.
Information on employment equity
Reliability Status security clearance
Must be willing and able to travel.
Must be willing and able to work overtime.
Must be willing and able to conduct site visits and to enter project construction sites, as required.
Note: Those selected must meet and maintain the above conditions of employment throughout their employment.
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
All job applications must be submitted through jobs.gc.ca. To submit an application online, please click on the button “apply now”.
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 responses to the questions in the online application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples with details that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failure to do so could result in your application being rejected.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
A written examination may be administered.
An interview may be administered.
Reference checks may be sought.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca/
Failure to respond to communications may be construed as a withdrawal from this process.
Please note that in addition to all assessment methods, correspondence and communication in relation to this selection process may also be used to assess certain qualifications.
Positions located in Yellowknife, NT are entitled to a northern allowance under the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive (https://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/d4/en)
Public service employees found qualified in this process may be considered for acting, assignment, deployment or secondment.
Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.