Engineering Officer for CCG Central / Quebec

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Engineering Officer for CCG Central / Quebec

Postby The Dieselduck » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:47 pm

Engineering Officer
Reference number: DFO17J-017566-000070
Selection process number: 17-DFO-CEN-EA-CCG-195652
Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada) - Fleet
Burlington (Ontario), Cobourg (Ontario), Goderich (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Parry Sound (Ontario), Prescott (Ontario), Sarnia (Ontario), Thunder Bay (Ontario), Windsor (Ontario), Québec (Québec), Rimouski (Québec), Sorel (Québec)
$28.05 to $31.43 per hour

For further information on the organization, please visit Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Closing date: N/A
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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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.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON LINE ONLY. The manager will not accept or respond to resumes sent via e-mail.

Should you not have the required Certifications, see the following link: ... 10655b.pdf

Every attempt will be made to respond to queries within 10 working days.

NOTE: For positions located in Ontario: If you are selected for a position, it is expected that you will make your own way to Sarnia (Ontario) at your own expense.

NOTE: For positions located in Québec: If you are selected for a position, it is expected that you will make your own way to Rimouski or Québec City at your own expense.

**Should you be found qualified, if you decline 3 offers, either e-mails of interest or formal letters of offer, or if you are unable to work at the time of an offer on 3 occasions, your name will be removed from the pool.**

Plans, organizes and executes the operation, maintenance and repair of the main propulsion plant, electrical plant, auxiliary machinery, deck machinery, hotel equipment and miscellaneous systems.

Provides technical support and supervises the work of contractors and temporary personnel assigned to the engine room to assist in the conduct of program operations.

Leads and/or participates in, damage control, firefighting, environmental response and other drills, exercises and operations;

Assists with deck duties and deck machinery operations;

Compiles, recommends and manages refit specifications, vessel's additions and alterations, and other contract repair work required for the upkeep of the vessel;

Purchases goods and services, and makes recommendations to the Commanding Officer pertaining to the engine room's material resource needs;

Provides a thorough Change-Over Briefing with the relieving Engineer, including a review of pertinent vessel documents and relevant correspondence;

Provides all support necessary to ensure CCG meets its mandate.
Work environment

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) owns and operates the federal government's civilian fleet, and provides key maritime services to Canadians. As a Special Operating Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the CCG helps DFO meet its responsibility to ensure safe and accessible waterways for Canadians. The CCG also plays a key role in ensuring the sustainable use and development of Canada's oceans and waterways.
Intent of the process

The intent of the process is to create an inventory of candidates that will be used to staff RELIEF Engineering Officer positions for the Canadian Coast Guard in the Central and Arctic Region - Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Sector.

The first draw from the inventory will occur on May 31, 2017. Any subsequent draw from the inventory will occur annually or as operationally required.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
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)

Valid 4th Class Engineer - Motor Certificate (STCW) or higher

Marine Emergency Duties STCW - Basic Safety
Note: if you are in possession of the former MED A1 and B2, these will be accepted as they are considered to be the equivalent of the course listed above

Marine Emergency Duties Advanced Firefighting
Note: if you are in possession of the former MED C, these will be accepted as they are considered to be the equivalent of the course listed above

Marine Emergency Duties STCW- Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats.
Note: if you are in possession of the former MED B1, these will be accepted as they are considered to be the equivalent of the course listed above
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Valid First Aid Certificate

Valid 2nd Class Engineer Certificate or higher

3 months experience as an engineering officer in charge of a watch in an engine room

Experience as an engineer officer in charge of a team of an engine room during refit period
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
Positions located in Québec: French essential and Bilingual imperative (AAA/AAA).
Positions located in Ontario: English essential

Information on language requirements

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


Fisheries and Oceans Canada recognizes that the diversity of its employee population contributes to its strength and integrity. We are committed to achieving employment equity and developing a highly capable workforce that is representative of Canadian society. We therefore encourage women (especially in non-traditional occupations), Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups to apply and self-identify.

Accept additional responsibilities associated with the performance of duties applicable to this position.
Must be willing to complete mandatory training related to employment during the rest period.

Valid Driver’s Licence or mobility associated with a drivers licence
Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

Hold a valid Canadian passport.

Valid Health Canada medical or a valid Transport Canada Marine Medical.

Valid Occupational Certification.

Agree to be deployed anywhere in Canada.

Willingness and ability to go to sea for various lengths of time.

Willingness and ability to travel by land, air and water.

Willingness and ability to work overtime.

Willingness and ability to wear and maintain a uniform per Canadian Coast Guard standards, inclusive of CSA approved Safety Footwear (black in colour), and maintain job related personal safety equipment.

Must take training in Respiratory Protection and wear a respiratory protective device. As part of wearing a respiratory protective device while on board CCG vessels, employees must maintain a clean shaven appearance where the face-piece of a respiratory protective device seals to the skin and that no facial hair interferes with the face to face-piece seal on respiratory protective device.
Other information

Please ensure that your information is updated and remains current in your PSRS Applicant Account.

PLEASE NOTE: For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening/assessment purposes.

Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

The client organization will accept applications on-line only.

All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line:

Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.

Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.

Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.

Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Achieving a representative workforce has been identified as an organizational need in the merit criteria, and may be applied in this appointment process. If this criterion is used, only those who have indicated that they are a member of the designated group specified in the merit criteria will be considered.

Depending on the requirements of the position(s) being staffed from this process, for current or future vacancies, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be applied at the time of staffing. Candidates may be contacted and assessed against these criteria at any time during this process.

Candidates must meet all of the essential qualifications noted in the Statement of Merit Criteria to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications or operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

If you do not fully complete the screening questions as instructed, you may be screened out.

Reference checks will be sought.

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 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
Katherine Rawlings- Human Resources Advisor

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