Public Services and Procurement Canada - Professional and Technical Services - Environmental Services
Montréal Island (Québec), Québec (Québec), Rimouski (Québec)
$89,861 to $106,933
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Closing date: 31 March 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents 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.
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.
- All job applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System.
- Consultation of performance evaluations from past years and/or reference checks may be done.
- An interview may be administered.
- A written examination may be administered.
- Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.
This process is an "inventory," which allows you to submit your application over a period up to March 31, 2024. The evaluation of applications will be done continuously and in stages, starting with the validation of experience and education, thus making it possible to identify which candidates have experience in each of the specialties sought. Depending on our operational needs in one of these fields of expertise, candidates with this specialization will be contacted to be formally assessed. People who meet the essential qualifications mentioned above will be included in the pool of potential candidates.
The files of all candidates will be evaluated in order to validate the experience, regardless of the date of submission. A candidate who applies in the first weeks of the opening of this directory will not have priority over a candidate who applies later. PSPC reserves the right to always select the most qualified candidate present in the pool, regardless of the qualification date.
All candidates will be contacted again to inform them of their situation and the sequence of events at each stage of the evaluation process.
Interested in environment? Do you want to be part of a multidisciplinary and dynamic team? Join the ranks of the Environmental Services (ES) team at PSPC - Quebec Region.
ES offer a wide range of professional services in the broad field of the environment, industrial hygiene and sustainability. These services include
- providing advice and guidance;
- conducting studies, monitoring or audits;
- drafting of environmental management tool;
- corrective works, etc.
Our expertise help PSPC as well as other federal departments for the achievement of various environmental mandates.
Public Services and Procurement 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, 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.
At PSPC, our approach to inclusion is simple: we are committed to achieving a competent and representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population we serve, and strive to create a welcoming, respectful, and inclusive environment that enables collaboration and innovation. When you succeed, we all succeed.
Intent of the process
The immediate intent of this process is to staff vacant positions.
A pool of partially qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff identical or similar positions with various tenures (determinate, indeterminate), various linguistic requirements, various security requirements and for various locations at Public Services and Procurement Canada. This inventory will be used during the year to fill positions in various fields of specialization.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
A degree* from a recognized post-secondary institution with an acceptable specialization in biology, geology, chemistry, geography, engineering or any other field related to the duties of the position.
- The term “degree” refers to a baccalaureate as established by educational authorities.
In the following paragraphs, extensive and recent experience is defined as a minimum of approximately 5 years of experience* acquired within the last 10 years in these areas of expertise:
MANDATORY BASIC EXPERIENCE:
- Extensive and recent experience in project management and/or study management in the environmental field (contract management, budget tracking, work team management, acceptance of deliverables);
EXTENSIVE AND RECENT EXPERIENCE IN MINIMALLY ONE (OR CAN BE OR MORE) OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
1. Conducting or supervising environmental assessments of various projects;
2. Conducting or supervising wildlife and plant inventories, preparing or validating sampling and inventory protocols, and classifying environments (biotope/habitat);
3. Managing terrestrial or aquatic contaminated sites, including environmental site assessments (Phase I, II and III ESAs), environmental monitoring, remediation of contaminated sites (water, soil, sediment and waste, etc.) and toxicological and ecotoxicological risk analysis;
4. Conducting studies, analyzing data and providing recommendations on industrial hygiene issues (air quality, noise assessment and management of asbestos, mould, lead and hazardous substances), including characterization, risk assessment, management plan, plans and specifications, and work supervision;
5. Conducting studies, analyzing data and providing recommendations on petroleum equipment issues. More specifically, managing storage tank systems (petroleum equipment) for petroleum products. This involves the following steps: inspection or audit, design, monitoring, training and operating;
6. Verifying and monitoring the compliance of Policies, environmental acts and regulations within a property management context (wastewater, halocarbons, hazardous materials, residual materials);
7. Coordination of implementation of following up on greening and sustainable development commitments at the level of organizations (sustainable buildings and certifications (ISO, LEED, Well and others), climate change, water consumption in buildings, life cycle analysis);
8. Managing mandates that calculate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or offset GHGs;
9. Managing a drinking water quality monitoring program and a drinking water treatment system.
- Years of experience refers to the years during which the field or expertise in question was a significant part of the workload. Experience will be evaluated by the depth, complexity and diversity of the work accomplished as well as the level of autonomy demonstrated.
Various language requirements
- French essential
- Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations, policies and best practices related to the area of expertise and in environmental protection.
- Client Service Competency – Level 1: Delivers high-quality client service
- Thinking things through
- Working effectively with others
- Integrity and respect
- Showing initiative and being action-oriented
- Oral and written communication
- Willing and able to travel by different modes of transportation based on the requirements of the assignment.
- Willing and able to work overtime, as required
Reliability Status security clearance
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
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.