Facilities Attendant
Parks Canada

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Posted: 01-01-2020

Closes: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time





Facilities Attendant

Reference number: CAP17J-018180-000015
Selection process number: 2017-PKS-DVE-TEMP-RM-INV-025

Parks Canada
Dawson (Yukon)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$18.63 to $20.25 per hour (plus the applicable Isolated Post Allowance; salary under review)
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Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All individuals who have legal status to work in Canada residing or employed in Dawson, YT and within 200 kilometre radius of Dawson, YT.
*Preference for this position may be given to qualified Tr'ondek Hwech'in beneficiaries. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

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Important messages

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.
This process is anticipatory for the 2020 operational season.

Work environment

The Yukon Field Unit is one of the most diverse field units across the country.

Geographically dispersed over 1200km across the Yukon, northern BC, and into Alaska, we offer a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors and staff. Our sites offer diverse and varied opportunities to explore Yukon's beautiful landscape – from the glorious SS Klondike National Historic Site in Whitehorse, to the fabled Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site, to Canada's largest ice field and extreme peaks in Kluane National Park and Reserve, extending to the colorful Klondike National Historic Sites in Dawson, to Vuntut National Park located above the Arctic Circle.

Our staff are truly outstanding and remarkable also; over 90% of our staff feel their job is a good fit with their skills and interests, understand how their job contributes to larger agency goals and objectives, and truly enjoy their work.
We are sure you'll fit right in with our fantastic team!

Intent of the process
This process is intended to fill existing vacancy(ies) and may be used to fill anticipated vacancy(ies) and/or used to create a pool of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures (Indeterminate, Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Secondment, Specified period, Seasonal), security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of Parks Canada Agency.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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)

No specific education requirement is prescribed for this position, but any type of qualification or training considered necessary by the manager may be applicable.

Degree equivalency


• Experience in providing cleaning services in a commercial or institutional environment
• Experience in maintaining/restocking supplies
• Experience in performing minor operational maintenance tasks (e.g., replacing light bulbs, tightening door handles and hinges)

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

Information on language requirements


• Knowledge of how to read and follow instructions for the use of cleaning products
• Knowledge of how to apply health and safety procedure at the work site


Concern for Safety – Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others (proficiency level 1: Follows health and safety guidelines)
Decision Making – Making decisions involving various levels of risk and ambiguity (proficiency level 1: Makes decisions based solely on rules)
Initiative – Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise (proficiency level 1: Identifies immediate action needed)
Interactive Communication – Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication (proficiency level 1: listens and clearly presents information)
Problem Solving– Identifying problems and the solutions to them (proficiency level 1: Identifies basic problems

Personal Suitability:

• Makes things happen
• Exercises sound judgment
• Shares our vision
• Communicates effectively
• Takes responsibility
• Demonstrates integrity
• Strives for excellence

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

Operational Requirements:

The position requires the incumbent to:
• Conduct repetitive tasks
• Stand, bend, stretch and work from ladders
• Lift supplies, tools and equipment such as buckets
• Dust and wash walls and windows
• Pick up litter and trash
• Travel to various outdoor sites with some exposure to weather elements
• Be exposed to noxious odors from cleaning products
• Be exposed to minor injury when performing cleaning and maintenance activities
• Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

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.


Candidates must meet all the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

You may be assessed using a variety of assessment tools, such as, but not limited to: written exams, interviews, reference checks, recent and past performance evaluations, self-assessments, candidate achievement record, etc.

Please note that your overall conduct and communications, including email correspondence, throughout the entire process may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

Please note that achieving the pass mark on any of the assessments used does not mean you will move forward in the selection process. Management may decide to use a score that is higher than the pass mark on any of the evaluations used throughout the selection process. Management may also decide to use top-down selection at any stage of the process.

Depending on the position(s) to be staffed, additional qualifications may be used by the hiring manager(s). Candidates will be provided with the opportunity to submit all relevant information and will be informed prior to being assessed in relation to other qualifications that may apply.

Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Official language proficiency could be assessed and required solely upon appointment. Each candidate can only undergo a second language evaluation one time within the context of this selection process. Also, a person who initially failed linguistic testing could be introduced into the list of qualified candidates during the list's validity period if he/she is assessed again through another selection process or following linguistic training.


Communication for this process will be sent via email. Applicants MUST check their email accounts frequently as there may be a deadline for responses. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Please note that we will have to consider that you are no longer interested in participating in the selection process and that you have withdrawn your candidacy should you not provide us with an up-to-date email address or respond to our communications.

If you need to communicate with us during any stage of this process, please indicate the selection process number in the subject field of your email.

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
Janille Rafanan, Human Resources Advisor

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Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-time
Wage: $18.63 to $20.25 per hour (plus the applicable Isolated Post Allowance; salary under review)

Full Time Seasonal

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume

Apply to: Parks Canada