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Salary : $65,662–$89,411 a year
Location : New Brunswick
Moncton (New Brunswick)
$65,662 to $89,411
For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Closing date: 1 March 2023 - 23:59, Pacific TimeWho 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.
FISH AND HABITAT PROTECTION BIOLOGIST:
Provide evidence-based advice to avoid, mitigate, offset, and restore impacts of development projects on fish and fish habitat; integrate fish and fish habitat protection objectives into freshwater and coastal planning processes; and enable the protection and conservation of fish habitats in support of the Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program.
SPECIES AT RISK BIOLOGIST:
Assist in the planning, preparation and participation in meetings with Indigenous groups, industry and provincial partners; coordinate multiple projects for the Species at Risk program; synthesize scientific data and information from multiple internal and external sources; participate in the writing and review of technical documents related to the protection and recovery of species at risk; facilitate and develop partnerships in order to better coordinate and/or assist in the implementation of management plans, recovery strategies and/or action plans for species at risk.
MARINE PLANNING AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGIST:
Coordinate or participate in the writing, compilation and review of various technical or policy documents related to oceans management issues. Assist in advancing initiatives related to marine protected area planning and management, marine spatial planning, and marine environmental quality including coordinate and/or participate in meetings with internal partners, with provincial and federal partners, with Indigenous groups and with industry associations on oceans management issues.
AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES BIOLOGIST:
Provide technical expertise and advice as it relates to the four main pillars of the Department’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program, including Prevention, Early Detection, Response, and Control and Management within the Gulf Region. This includes undertaking necessary research/analysis of technical documents and materials, reviewing risks and measures to mitigate threats, characterization of impacts to indigenous species/biodiversity and the ability to formulate recommendations to Senior Management on control and management activities by the Department and external partners. The position also requires occasional field and laboratory work.
Position Location: The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will be following the direction from the Office of the Chief Human Resource Officer on the introduction of a common hybrid work model across the federal public service. This common hybrid work model will consist of work on site at least 2–3 days each week, or 40–60% of their regular schedule. You may find more information here: https://www.canada.ca/en/government/publicservice/staffing/common-hybrid-work-model-federal-public-service.html.
Intent of the process
The immediate intent is to staff one indeterminate position in Moncton, NB. Please note that a list of qualified candidates will be retained and could also be used to staff similar positions with various tenures, linguistic profiles, various security requirements, various conditions of employment and various locations within the DFO Gulf Region.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
- Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a biological, natural, physical or applied science with specialization in a field relevant to the duties of the position.
- Experience working on projects related to natural resources management or in a regulatory context.
- Experience in managing biology related projects and respecting timelines.
- Experience in preparing written correspondence, briefing materials or scientific documents.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
English Essential, French Essential, Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB, CBB/CBB and/or CBC/CBC.
Information on language requirements
- Ability to analyze and interpret policy, scientific or technical documents and provide advice.
- Ability to plan and complete assigned task with competing priorities and strict timelines.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally.
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
- Effective interpersonal relationships.
- Thinking things through.
- Showing initiative.
- Demonstrating integrity and respect.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
- Experience in preparing and providing presentations to a variety of audiences.
- Experience in participating in Indigenous, industry or partner engagement or consultations.
- Experience reviewing and evaluating impacts of human activities on aquatic species or their environments.
- Experience in working collaboratively with government or non-government partners.
- Experience in interpreting environmental laws, regulations or policies.
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons,
persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license.
- Able and willing to work overtime and to travel when required.
- Able and willing to conduct field work.
Conditions of employment
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
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: Please submit your application online.
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 application or evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
You can contact the Public Service Commission of Canada's support centre by selecting the "Contact Us" link below, in the left corner of this window, or by calling 1-888-780-4444.
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.
Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.
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.
Please note that candidates can be eliminated by the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) based on PSRS screening questions.
Position Location: The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will be following the direction from the Office of the Chief Human Resource Officer on the introduction of a common hybrid work model across the federal public service. This common hybrid work model will consist of work on site at least 2–3 days each week, or 40–60% of their regular schedule.
You may find more information here: Common hybrid work model for the Federal Public Service - Canada.ca
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.