Regional Real Property Manager (3 Streams)

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Regional Real Property Manager (3 Streams)

Reference number: DFO24J-019892-001552
Selection process number: 24-DFO-PAC-EA-614630
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property, Safety and Security (RPSS)
Sidney (British Columbia), Vancouver (British Columbia)
Acting, Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate, Secondment, Specified period
$110,346 to $126,172

For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Closing date: 22 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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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

💧 Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard are stronger and most effective when we reflect the diversity of the Canadian population we serve. In support of achieving a diversified workforce, first consideration may be given to candidates self-declaring as belonging to one of the following employment equity groups: Indigenous Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Women. As part of your application to this selection process, we invite you to self-declare which employment equity group(s) you belong to. To learn more, visit our website on Self-declaring for Government of Canada jobs.

📌 Applicants are encouraged to apply online using the Public Service Resourcing System. If there is something preventing you from doing so, communicate with the contact information at the bottom of this advertisement to discuss alternate ways of applying for this employment opportunity.


📢 RPSS is responsible for:

• The administration and daily operations of DFO owned and/or leased facilities by providing efficient, cost-effective building management and maintenance;
• Providing a safe working environment for employees and visitors to DFO facilities;
• Ensuring that all DFO owned and/or leased facilities are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations;
• Managing land acquisitions, leases, and disposals for RPSS sites as well as sites for Coast Guard;
• Implementing strategic portfolio planning initiatives;
• Procuring major and minor construction projects for new assets, the refurbishment of existing assets and the end of life of assets;
• Ensuring the accuracy of RPSS data for properties and assets;
• Championing and implementing workplace modernization efforts within DFO; and
• Providing exceptional customer service to our DFO clients (including Coast Guard, Science, Fisheries Management, Ecosystems Management, etc.).

Work environment

📢 Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is a federal institution responsible for safeguarding our waters and managing Canada's fisheries and oceans resources. DFO helps to ensure healthy and sustainable aquatic ecosystems through habitat protection and sound science. We support economic growth in the marine and fisheries sectors, and innovation in areas such as aquaculture and biotechnology.

Real Property Safety and Security (RPSS) mandate is to ensure the accommodation of departmental programs through the provision of Fisheries and Oceans Canada real property in the Region by providing leadership and expertise in real property planning, strategic investment, divestiture, infrastructure life cycle management, facilities management, environmental management, and employee safety and security advisory services.

RPSS is the custodian of a significant number of assets including the Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue stations, Conservation and Protection detachments and satellite offices, DFO office space, laboratories, warehouse and storage spaces, light houses, field camps, fishways, and a number of smaller facilities. The availability of these facilities are crucial for departmental sectors to deliver their mandated programs.

Intent of the process

This process will be used to staff 3 streams:

⭐ Stream 1: Portfolio Planning and Coordination
⭐ Stream 2: Asset Management
⭐ Stream 3: Accommodation & Real Estate Services

The intent of this selection process is to create a pool of qualified candidates for anticipatory vacancies in Sidney or Vancouver British-Columbia. A list of qualified candidates will be established and could be used to staff similar positions with various employment tenures, security requirements, language requirements and conditions of employment within Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, experience or training in a field relevant to the positions.

Degree equivalency

📋 EXPERIENCE (All Streams)

• Experience in client services for example;
- Implementing service delivery frameworks
- Establishing and maintaining efficient lines of communications
- Implementing tools to report progress
- Formulating innovative service delivery strategies to meet client needs.

• Experience in providing strategic advice and recommendations to management on *complex issues
• Experience in analyzing and synthesizing information to produce written documents for clients and/or senior management (e.g. briefing notes, presentations or reports).
• Experience in managing human and financial resources
• Experience in supervision of employees

❗* Complex is defined as having multiple variables, risks and factors to consider

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

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard are committed to establishing and maintaining a workforce representative of the population it serves. In order to achieve this representative workforce, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, indicate that they are belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups (self-declaration): Indigenous peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Create Vision and Strategy
• Mobilize People
• Uphold integrity and respect
• Collaborate with partners and stakeholders
• Promote innovation and guide change
• Achieve results

• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to provide and maintain client services

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

The following qualifications were identified as “nice to have” for some of our positions.

• Graduation with a degree form a recognized post-secondary institution in a field relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency

• Accreditation from an industry recognized Real Property institute or association (eg. Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), CoreNet, International Facility Management Association (IFMA)) or other relevant accreditation.

• Experience in procurement and contracting
• Experience in the delivery of Real Property Services

• Experience in investment or capital planning
• Experience developing business case reports
• Experience in portfolio strategic planning

• Experience in the management of large operational facilities and leading teams of facility operators

• Experience in functional programming, space planning, and management of the implementation of accommodations and fit up projects
• Experience in the management of a complex real estate portfolio including property acquisitions, disposals, divestitures and/or the establishment of lease agreements

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

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

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

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all 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.

All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to the conclusion of the process, may be considered in the assessment of any essential or asset qualifications, including the ability to communicate in writing and orally.

For this appointment process, our intention is to communicate with candidates by email for assessment purposes (including sending invitations for written tests and interviews). Candidates who apply to this selection process must include, in their application, a valid e-mail address and make sure that this address is always functional and accepts messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mail). If you do not wish to receive your results by e-mail, it is your responsibility to inform us.


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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