Parks Canada Cleaner

Parks Canada
 
Banff, AB
$22.80–$23.76 an hour
Parks Canada
Banff, AB
$22.80–$23.76 an hour

Job details

Pay
$22.80–$23.76 an hour
Shift and schedule
Overtime
Weekends as needed
Holidays
 
Location
Banff, AB
Benefits
Pulled from the full job description
Dental care
Paid time off
Paid vacation
Parks Canada - Assets Management
Banff (Alberta), Banff National Park of Canada (Alberta)
GS-BUS-02
Term employment - Various lengths beginning in February or March 2024
$22.80 to $23.76 per hour
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Closing date: 6 March 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons employed or residing in Banff and within a 120 kilometer radius of Banff who have a legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
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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

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.

No Cover Letter Required – Respond to questions in the on-line application

Applications for this inventory competition will be pulled on February 21, 2024. Subsequent applications will be pulled if and when required.

You must provide contact information for 3 work references.

Living accommodations will not be provided.

We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact rhbanff-banffhr@pc.gc.ca prior to the closing date.

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who self-identify as belonging to one of the designated employment equity groups under the Employment Equity Act: women; Aboriginal peoples; visible minorities; persons with disabilities.

*** NOTE: When submitting your application to this selection process, you will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Qualifications (Education and all Essential Experiences) and Additional Qualifications.

Your job application must clearly demonstrate that you meet all the Essential Qualifications in order to move on to the next step. Do not forget to specify the period during which you have held each function (month and year), and where you acquired the qualification. The answers to the screening questions will be the main source of information that the assessment board members will be using to determine whether you have the essential qualifications for education and experience. Your resume must corroborate your answers to the screening questions. The lack of information in the form requested may result in the rejection of your application.

Note: Additional information may be requested after closing date for screening and/or assessment purposes.

Duties
Asset Management is looking for individuals who are able to work efficiently with variable workloads, and are adaptable to changing demands and priorities. Effective interpersonal skills are essential in this position. Cleaners are expected to inspect and clean Parks Canada employee work areas, public areas, restrooms, and grounds of the respective Parks Canada locations (including litter picking, recycling, shovelling snow).

This position involves shift work, weekends, holidays, overtime, and work in adverse weather conditions. The job requires the willingness and ability to perform physical and repetitive work, safely use and handle chemicals, and provide prompt and courteous service to the clients and Parks visitors. The work requires that employees be alert, conscientious and punctual.

Work environment
Why work for Parks Canada? Here are the top ten reasons:
1. Rewarding work: Offering interesting, rewarding and exciting work you won’t get anywhere else.
2. Work-life balance: Parks workers can enjoy a healthy work-life balance, including flexible work arrangements.
3. Paid vacation and leave policies: Employees can enjoy generous paid vacation time and leave policies, including parental leave, sick leave, and personal days.
4. Pension and retirement benefits: Parks employees are eligible for generous comprehensive defined benefit pension plans and retirement benefits, ensuring a secure financial future.
5. Health and dental benefits: Parks Canada provides extensive health and dental coverage to our employees, covering a range of services and treatments.
6. Training and professional development: Parks invests in our workforce by offering various training and professional development opportunities, allowing workers to enhance their skills and advance their careers.
7. Contribution to public service: Working for Parks Canada and the Government of Canada means contributing to public service and making a meaningful impact on the nation's natural and cultural heritage.
8. Diverse and inclusive workplace: Parks Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, promoting equal opportunities for all employees.
9. Working in beautiful locations: This is an opportunity to work and live in the spectacular Banff National Park.
10. Transfer and promotion opportunities: As a large employer, the Government of Canada offers numerous opportunities for internal transfers and promotions across the country, giving workers the chance to explore different roles and locations throughout their career.

Intent of the process
This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of the country.
Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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

Graduation with a secondary school diploma or or approved alternatives or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

NOTE: Proof of education will be required at time of interview.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE IN:

Professional cleaning of commercial or institutional facilities;
Providing quality visitor service;
Working in a team oriented environment;
Cleaning procedures and safe product handling (WHMIS).
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Banff National Park facilities;
Cleaning procedures and products;
Safe work practices and standards – WHMIS.
ABILITIES:

Plan, organize and carry out work;
Perform physical tasks, such as working from heights, shoveling snow;
Analyze problems, inspect and report;
Work collaboratively with others and seek to understand the perspectives of others to achieve common goals;
Work independently with little supervision and accomplish tasks or goals efficiently.
PERSONAL SUITABILITY:

Exercises sound judgement;
Communicates effectively
Personally connects with people;
Takes responsibility;
Makes things happen, takes initiative.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Asset Qualifications:
The following qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening, assessment or determining right fit for this selection process, so please describe how you meet any of the following criteria.

Copies of current certification will be required at time of interview.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Standard First Aid with CPR/AED;
Experience in using floor machinery such as buffers, strippers, polishers.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Willing and able to perform strenuous physical activity effectively and safely;
Willing and able to conduct repetitive tasks, stand, bend, stretch and work from ladders or step stools;
Willing and able to lift supplies, tools and equipment such as buckets;
Willing and able to occasionally demonstrate tasks to other;
Willing and able to dust and wash walls and windows and pick up litter and trash .
Conditions of employment
Obtain and maintain a reliability security clearance;
Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License;
Willing and able to work weekends, shift work, statutory holidays and overtime, if required;
Willing and able to travel and work in a variety of climatic and geographical conditions in Banff Field Unit;
Willing and able to wear identifier clothing and safety equipment and follow safety procedures.
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

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

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

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.