Instructor, Electronic and Informatics Technical Training (EITT)

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Sydney, NS, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2021
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Instructor, Electronic and Informatics Technical Training (EITT)

Reference number: DFO21J-022246-000254
Selection process number: 21-DFO-GLF-EA-324536
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Canadian Coast Guard College
Sydney (Nova Scotia)
$78,787 to $97,637

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

Closing date: 22 November 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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


-Plans and delivers EITT and legislative courses and training for CCG learners and external clients, and provides tutoring and remedial training to trainees on an individual or group basis.
-Operates and maintains a variety of communications, navigational, and informatics systems used in the delivery of technical training.
-Develops and reviews projects, course outlines, objectives, and training documentation related to electronic systems and informatics training to instruct on the setup and operation of EITT equipment with an emphasis on practical and on-the-job learning.
-Develops and administers assessment tools to evaluate students progress and provide individualized feedback, and submits final marks to the Superintendent, EITT.
-Tests, evaluates and assists with the technical maintenance of EITT equipment and machinery parts and assists in the procurement of additional equipment and materials.
-Advises CCGC management as a subject matter expert (SME) on electronics and informatics and liaises with College staff and Life Cycle Managers to ensure equipment and facilities are operational and courses objectives remain relevant.

Work environment

The Canadian Coast Guard College is a national maritime training facility located on scenic Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It’s a national college that provides training and services in French and English. It delivers programs to support the College’s mission and mandate in marine safety, security and environmental protection.

The college’s unique and specialized training is sought after by organizations around the world. Each year, highly trained graduates join their colleagues as Coast Guard officers to provide services that are critical to Canadians.

Intent of the process

Anticipatory - A pool of qualified candidates will be created and may be used to staff similar positions, on a temporary or permanent basis, within the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney, NS.

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)

Secondary school diploma.
Completion of an acceptable training program in electronics technology or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

Recent* and significant** experience in the field of Electronic System maintenance and/or recent experience as an electronic system instructor with significant experience in the field of Electronic System maintenance.

*Recent experience is normally defined as within the last 5 years.
**Significant experience is normally defined as having worked in the field a minimum of 3 years.

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

Experience as an Electronics Technologist in the Canadian Coast Guard.
Experience as an instructor.
Experience with networking equipment.
Experience in Electronic System Installation.
Experience in the development and planning of training.

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

Various language requirements
English Essential, French Essential, Bilingual Imperative

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of electronic principles and circuits.

Values and Ethics – Serving through integrity and respect.
Thinking Things Through – Innovating through analysis and ideas.
Engagement – Working effectively with people, organizations, and partners.
Excellence – Delivering results through:
- Initiative and the design and execution of their own work
- Relationships with colleagues, clients, users and superiors and
- Responsibilities for resources, budgeting and use of assets

Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to deliver effective presentations.
Ability to create and modify training materials using MS Word and Powerpoint.

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

Ability to develop training materials and diagrams using MS Visio.
Ability to develop training materials and assessment tools.
Ability to prepare and lead practical exercises.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Willingness to work overtime.
Willingness and ability to travel.

Conditions of employment

Reliability security clearance.
Wearing of the Canadian Coast Guard uniform.
All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: Please submit your application online. We request that you DO NOT email, fax or mail in hardcopy documents.

Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A written examination may be administered.

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

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 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.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript.

For this appointment process, our intention is to communicate with candidates by e-mail for screening/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 functional at all times 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.

Please note that the information provided may be considered in the assessment of any of the essential or asset qualifications, including the ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Please note that candidates can be eliminated by the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) based on PSRS screening questions. Candidates may request to informally discuss their elimination at any point during the process. To do so, please contact the department at the coordinate(s) indicated on this poster.


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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