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New Job Project Management Officer In New Brunswick

Project Management Officer
Project Management Officer

Project Management Officer

Company : Public Services and Procurement Canada
Salary : $77,098–$93,799 a year
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Public Services and Procurement Canada - Professional and Technical Services
Moncton (New Brunswick), Saint John (New Brunswick), Corner Brook (Newfoundland and Labrador), St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Sydney (Nova Scotia), Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)
$77,098 to $93,799

For further information on the organization, please visit Public Services and Procurement Canada

Explore stories of the people and projects making a difference in the lives of Canadians and discover how PSPC supports departments and agencies across government: Our story

Self-declaration: Want to learn more?

Closing date: 29 August 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

Apply online

Important messages

Giving you the best chance to succeed!

At Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) we are committed to running inclusive and barrier-free recruitment processes.

If you have a limitation that may impact your performance at any steps of the assessment process (such as during a written test or an interview), you may request an accommodation. Assessment accommodations are designed to remove barriers, and to ensure that candidates with limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. Should you wish to be accommodated, please direct your inquiry to the contact identified at the bottom of this poster. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

For more information on assessment accommodation visit the following website:


When submitting an application to this selection process, you will be prompted to answer screening questions concerning the essential education and experience qualifications and, if applicable, other (non-essential) qualifications. When answering these questions, please provide detailed, concrete examples that clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirement. The screening board cannot make any assumptions about candidates’ experience. You must include the length of time that you performed each function and where you obtained the qualification. It is not sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Your answers to the screening questions should be supported by your résumé. Failure to clearly substantiate how you meet the screening criteria may result in the rejection of your application. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

The responses to the screening questions may be used to assess the ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Work environment

We are One PSPC!

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) helps the Government of Canada serve Canadians. With a strong focus on quality customer service, we provide innovative common services such as real estate and building management, purchasing, banking, pay and pensions, and translation to other government departments, agencies and boards. By providing these centralized services to departments and agencies, we enable them to focus on what they do best: providing their programs and services to Canadians.

At PSPC, we are committed to achieving a competent, representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. We work hard to create a welcoming, respectful and inclusive workplace through a variety of programs and initiatives. In fact, we have been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the fifth year in a row and here is a list of some of our diversity and inclusion achievements:
  • five diversity networks;
  • a Task Force on Anti-racism, Workplace Culture and Equity;
  • a national Reconciliation and Indigenous Engagement Unit;
  • an Ombudsman for Mental Health (the first such position within the federal public service);
  • an Accessibility Office and;
  • a Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Centre of Expertise.

While many programs and initiatives have already been implemented in line with our commitments to diversity and inclusion, we aim to get better! That's why we invite you to be part of the change by joining an organization where individual differences are recognized, valued and respected. Be part of the solution!

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to staff one indeterminate English Essential position in any one of the listed locations depending where the selected candidate resides.

A pool of qualified or partially assessed candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar positions with various tenures, language requirements, and security requirements in various locations within Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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


Successful completion of a post-secondary education (University or College) from a recognized institution in a real property building/construction field such as Architecture, Engineering (Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical), Construction Management, or Interior Design.

Degree equivalency


  • *Significant experience in delivering **real property projects

  • *Significant experience in planning and managing various phases of **real property projects with ***varying degrees of complexity and magnitude

  • Experience in coordinating contract administration on **real property projects

  • Experience in managing quality, finances and schedules of projects

  • Experience working with multidisciplinary teams

  • Experience reviewing specifications and drawings for construction projects

  • Experience conducting site inspections

  • Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience associated with full-time performance of these duties for period of approximately three years.

**Real property includes all property asset acquisitions or improvements, including entering into a lease, and doing corrective or betterment work such as fit-up of accommodation space, construction, renovation and remediation of a built-work (building, bridge, dam, road, etc.) or on land. They are deemed to include design, demolition, disposal and maintenance projects or any project activity related to property assets or space.

***Various degrees of complexity and magnitude is defined as dollar value of projects or program of work that is approximately $3 million or larger with at least one additional challenge such as large number of stakeholders requiring specific governance and organized communications, important heritage component, multi-disciplinary consulting team, interrelated dependencies with other projects or programs, alternative form of delivery, or approvals required from Central Authorities (such as Treasury Board or a Board of Directors or equivalent in the private sector).

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


  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or a recognized Project Management Diploma/Certificate.
  • LEED Accreditation

  • Experience using Auto Cad software
  • Experience planning and managing near shore marine projects, such as breakwaters, harbour improvements, wharf renovation/construction.
  • Experience planning and managing office building projects, including office fit-up, renovations or new construction.
  • Experience planning and managing secure facility projects, including construction in prisons, or of police stations/detachments or highly sensitive facilities.
  • Experience delivering projects with heritage sensitivities, such as those in Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office recognized properties.
  • Experience in delivering highways, roads and bridge projects.
  • Experience in cost estimating and project planning
  • Experience working with a tendering process, particularly in a government context.
  • Experience using a Quality Management System.
  • Experience following the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide.

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

Various language requirements
English Essential
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB
Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of national building codes and standards
Knowledge of project management principles and practices
Knowledge of required health and safety regulations as it relates to construction projects


Thinking Things Through
Showing Initiative and Being Action-Oriented
Working Effectively with Others
Demonstrating integrity and respect
Client Service Competency – Level I


Ability to communicate effectively orally
Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to prepare reports and estimates for minor projects

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

In support of achieving a diverse workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, self-declare* as belonging to one of the following designated Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal person, Person with a Disability, Member of visible Minority group, Woman.

  • We encourage you to self-declare during the online application process by selecting the appropriate box under the Employment Equity (EE) section. Please note that you must complete this questionnaire if you wish to be considered for these opportunities. To complete the questionnaire, you must be a member of an EE group and select Collection Purpose 1 to be considered for job opportunities where belonging to an EE group is a condition for eligibility, or a screening or selection criterion specifically targeting EE groups.

To learn more about employment equity, click on the link below.

Information on employment equity


Willingness to work outside of normal working hours
Willingness to work overtime
Willingness to travel frequently by car, boat or airplane
Willingness to work in and around construction sites, including wearing protective gear

Conditions of employment

Adherence to the Public Service and Procurement Canada code of conduct

Depending on the position being staffed:
  • Possession of a valid Provincial Driver’s License OR personal mobility to the extent normally associated with the possession of a valid driver’s license, within the limits of Treasury Board Policy.
  • Security: Reliability Status security clearance or 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

  • You are encouraged to apply online via the site. To submit an application, please select the button “Apply Online” above.
  • You must meet all essential qualifications to be qualified. Asset qualifications, under the "other qualifications" sections, are not essential, but may be deciding factors at any stages of the process.
  • When communicating with us, you may use the official language (English or French) of your choice.
  • We will be reaching out via email. You must include a valid email address in your application. Be sure to check your spam folder.

  • All communication during the process may be used to evaluate you.
  • Various assessment tools may be used.

  • You must provide proof of your education credentials.
  • Candidates with foreign education credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Any applicable fees are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • Foreign certificates and/or diplomas must be assessed against Canadian education standards. The federal public service will accept any Foreign Educational Credentials as long as they are deemed comparable to Canadian standards, determined by a recognized credential assessment service.
  • The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) assists persons who wish to obtain an assessment of their educational, professional, and occupational credentials by referring them to the appropriate organizations.
  • You can access the CICIC website at: This website provides links to a number of Canadian organizations that provide equivalency assessments.
  • Original diplomas, degrees or certified transcripts may be required and must be presented upon request.

General questions on how to apply online:
Toll-free: 1-888-780-4444
TTY/TDD: 1-800-465-7735

Advertisements over the phone (jobs open to the public)
Toll-free: 1-800-645-5605


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.