Regional Senior Investigator for TSB

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Regional Senior Investigator for TSB

Postby The Dieselduck » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:23 pm

Regional Senior Investigator (Various positions across Canada)
Government of Canada 99 reviews - Canada
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Richmond (British Columbia), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia), Gatineau (Québec), Québec (Québec)
$81,531 to $109,694 Closing date: 16 November 2017 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Important messages ***We will only accept on-line applications received via the website***

The TSB was created as an independent agency due to the importance of impartiality in the conduct of investigations. It is fundamental to the achievement of the TSB’s mandate for employees to be free from real, apparent or potential conflicts of interest in the conduct of day to day operations. As such, and in accordance with the TSB Code of Values and Ethics, candidates in this selection process cannot directly own an interest (shares or other) in a company involved in the air, marine, rail, or pipeline industry. Other personal activities relating to these industries may also represent a conflict of interest. Should you have concerns in regards to your candidacy or any real, apparent or potential conflicts of interest, you are strongly encouraged to raise them as early in the process as possible. For additional information on TSB Code of Values and Ethics, please visit the website at:

Work environment The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is an independent arm's length agency that reports to Parliament through the President of the Queen's Privy Council. The organization aspires to be a modern world-class organization that evolves and adapts as it strives to influence changes that advance transportation safety. The TSB enjoys a strong and credible reputation in Canada and around the world.

The TSB is a small organization with approximately 220 employees and 5 Board Members. The organization operates in a decentralized manner through 10 locations across Canada. Employees work in a collegial and collaborative environment.

Intent of the process Anticipatory Process

The intent of this process is to establish a pool of partially assessed candidates. Similar positions may be staffed through this process with various tenures, language profiles and/or requirements and security requirements.

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) EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION PROFILES

A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives.
Candidates must have a certificate issued by Transport Canada with endorsement in one of the following disciplines:
- Master near Coastal;
-Master, Intermediate Voyage;
-Second-class Engineer Certificate of Competency (motor ship, steamship or combined).


University Degree or Diploma in Naval Architecture combined with significant experience in marine inspections and/or marine accident investigations.

Degree equivalency


Experience as Master or Chief Engineer on ships
Recent* and significant** experience in the technical or operational management or inspection of ships.
Recent* and significant** experience the design or construction of ships.

* “Recent experience” is understood to mean in the last seven (7) years.
** “Significant experience” is understood to mean the depth and breadth of experience normally acquired through the execution of a large number of complex and relevant activities over a minimum period of two (2) years.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) EDUCATION

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

Degree equivalency


Master Mariner certificate issued by Transport Canada.

First-class Engineer Certificate of Competency (motor ship, steamship or combined) issued by Transport Canada.


Experience in carrying out investigations into marine accidents.

Experience in Marine Safety Management Systems.

Experience in managing marine related programs or projects.

Technical experience in operating navigational and engine room information systems.

Experience navigating in Canadian waters including a combination of trips and assignments at sea resulting in good local knowledge in one of the three TSB regions.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) Various language requirements
English essential or Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, CCB/CCB

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of shipping practices and/or procedures related to commercial shipping.
Knowledge of Canadian and International marine legislation and/or related regulations and/or codes and/or standards.
Knowledge and understanding of the mandate, authorities, responsibilities of TSB.


Ability to write and edit reports.
Ability to synthesize complex issues and make clear and concise recommendations.
Ability to communicate orally.
Ability to communicate in writing.


Effective interpersonal relationships
Attention to detail

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment Reliability Status security clearance


In accepting this offer, you agree to comply with these conditions and to continue to comply with them as long as you occupy the position:
1. Meet the Occupational Health Assessment (Periodic III).
2. Possess a valid driver’s license in Canada.
3. Agree to deploy to accident sites where there may be exposure to disagreeable and difficult working conditions and to extreme climatic conditions.
4. Agree to respond and travel on short notice during and after normal working hours and on statutory holidays.
5. Agree to travel within Canada and abroad, including travel by car, rail, ship and air.
6. Willingness to be available on standby, on a rotational basis.
7. Willingness to undergo TSB required training.

Other information 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

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Re: Regional Senior Investigator for TSB

Postby JK » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:27 pm

I'd consider that except I'd actually have to get dressed and go into the office.

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