Calling All Tradespeople in Prince Rupert!

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2023
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Calling All Tradespeople in Prince Rupert!

Reference number: DFO23J-024470-000829
Selection process number: 23-DFO-WCCG-EA-569880b
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Canadian Coast Guard
Prince Rupert (British Columbia)
GL-EIM-11, GL-WOW-10
$31.24 to $37.75 per hour (GL-WOW-10 ($31.24 to $33.94) GL-EIM-11 ($34.72 to $37.75))

Closing date: 5 October 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

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.

Assessment accommodation

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.

The positions we are looking to fill are:
• Electricians (GL-EIM-11)
• Mechanics (GL-EIM-11)
• Carpenters (GL-WOW-10)

Successful candidates may be eligible for reimbursement of relocation costs.

Other Benefits: Depending on tenure, here are just a few of the benefits of working with us:

• Three weeks of Vacation Leave to start
• Pension Plan
• Health and Dental Benefits
• Leave for family-related Responsibilities
• Maternity and Parental Allowances


Tell us about yourself! We want to know why you want to be considered as a candidate for this position and what you would bring to this role.

Please tell us about your education and work experience or practical experience related to the position (as described below). This is your chance to let us know why you are the ideal candidate.

Your resume or application will be reviewed to determine if you have the education and work or practical experience for this position. Only those deemed to have the experience required will be invited for further assessment.

Based on your application, you may be invited to an interview and/or a written exercise.
This will also be an opportunity for you to tell us more about yourself and ask us questions about the position and our organization.

Intent of the process

This selection process will be used to staff positions within the Canadian Coast Guard in Prince Rupert, BC. A pool of qualified candidates will be created and may be used to staff similar positions, on a temporary or permanent basis.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

Stream 1

For Electricians Positions (GL-EIM-11) you need to have:
• Possession of a Valid Inter-Provincial Journeyman Electrical Trades Certification

Stream 2

For Mechanics Positions (GL-EIM-11) you need to have:
• Possession of a Valid Inter-Provincial Journeyman Trades Certification in one of the following: Heavy Duty Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic, Pipe Fitter, Millwright or Machinist.

Stream 3

For Carpenter positions (GL-WOW-10) you need to have:
• Possession of a valid Inter-Provincial journeyman trade certification in carpentry

• Experience with working at height

• Experience in refurbishment and construction of buildings and structures.

• Experience in building concrete forms, and placing and finishing concrete.

• Experience in the installation of building exterior protective materials.

All Streams

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Initiative
• Judgement
• Dependability

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Valid Health Canada Medical
• Willing and able to travel for up to 3 week periods of time to remote sites via trucks, boats, and aircraft.
• Willing and able to work weekends, overtime, and travel on short notice
• Willing and able to access remote sites over rugged terrain and work outdoors in extremes of environmental conditions on land and at sea.
• Valid drivers license
• Ability to climb towers and work at heights in excess of 2.4m

Other information

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

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

Please identify clearly for which position(s) you are submitting an application.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.


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.

Contact information

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