Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service - Northern Forestry Centre
$63,777 to $80,177
For further information on the organization, please visit Natural Resources Canada
Closing date: 3 October 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.
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.
The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-servicecommission/jobs/services/publicservice-jobs/canadian-armed-forcesmembers-veterans.html
We encourage applicants to identify any abilities, competencies, and/or experiences acquired through employment with the Canadian Armed Forces where applicable.
At Natural Resources Canada, a Federal government job means developing leadership skills, fostering teamwork, and supporting creativity and innovation. We know it takes people from diverse pools of talent to make this happen. That is why we are looking for people like you. As an employee at Natural Resources Canada you can enjoy diverse employment opportunities, a range of career development programs, and a learning culture that supports you to learn on an ongoing basis. We support balancing your work and private life by offering the benefits of flexible work arrangements.
The intent of this selection process is to fill a full-time term position.
A pool of (fully or partially qualified) candidates may be established through this process to staff with identical or similar positions within Natural Resources Canada with various tenures, various language requirements (English Essential, French Essential, English or French Essential, or Bilingual), linguistic requirements (imperative and/or non-imperative) and profile(s) (BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC, CCC/CCC, etc.), various security requirements (Reliability status or Secret clearance), various conditions of employment and for various locations.
Positions to be filled: 1
Graduation with a technology diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in chemistry or environmental sciences.
Experience in preparing samples for, and conducting laboratory analysis of soil, plant and water matrices.
Experience in operating and maintaining various laboratory instruments and equipment.
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of chemical analysis and standard methodologies associated with soil, plant and water analysis.
Knowledge of quality assurance and quality control protocols in Laboratory operations.
Knowledge of laboratory operation and maintenance of a variety of analytical instrumentation.
Knowledge of laboratory safety protocols.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively writing.
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in chemistry.
Experience in gas chromatography.
May be required to stand for periods of three hours or more.
May be required to perform repetitive tasks.
May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
Reliability Status security clearance
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 hiring organization will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Government of Canada jobs website. To submit an application on-line, please select the button “Apply Online” below. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact the person named below.
It is our intention to communicate with candidates via email for assessment purposes. This will include communication of invitationsto written tests and interviews. To that end, candidates must include a valid email address in their application. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that this address is functional and that it accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is also the candidate’s responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updatedas required.
Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma orofficial transcript (original documents only). Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca.
Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A test may be administered.
You must provide proof of your education credentials.
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.