For further information on the organization, please visit Environment and Climate Change Canada
Closing date: 26 June 2019 - 23:59, Pacific TimeWho can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing 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.
A pool of partially assessed candidates will be established and will be used to staff similar positions at the same group and level, with various linguistic requirements, on an indeterminate or temporary basis within Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Positions to be filled: 5
Contact information for 2 references.
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with acceptable specialization in physics, geology, chemistry or some other science relevant to the position.
Note: The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and must have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization.
Experience in conducting hydrologic or hydraulic or hydrometric studies including data analysis, review and modelling.
Experience in processing, manipulating and analyzing large environmental datasets related to water resources (e.g. hydrometric, hydro-meteorological, environmental or digital elevation model (DEM) data).
Experience in writing scientific and technical documents.
Various language requirements
Information on language requirements
Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.
For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills
Knowledge of the principles of hydrology.
Knowledge of basic tools used in environmental data analysis.
Basic knowledge of data management in the water resources field.
Ability to communicate orally.
Ability to communicate in writing.
Ability to solve problems and make recommendations.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to work effectively as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.
Effective interpersonal relationships.
Graduation with a master's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in Water Resources Sciences.
Experience in the use of standard GIS tools such as ARC-GIS, Q-GIS and MapInfo.
Experience in the development and application of hydrological models or hydraulic models.
Experience in planning and conducting field-based campaigns for the acquisition of relevant water resources data in lake and river environments (e.g. hydrometric, hydrological, hydraulic, environmental or digital elevation model (DEM) data).
Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. C, C#, SQL, Fortran, Python, R).
Knowledge of management and scheduling of multi-disciplinary teams.
Ability to organize and conduct studies and statistical analyses.
Ability to interpret scientific data.
Ability to prepare, deliver presentations and communicate complex scientific concepts to an audience.
Reliability Status security clearance
Traveling, occasionally, possibly for extended periods of up to two or three weeks.
Be available to work overtime.
Work in remote locations and in extreme weather conditions.
Undertake field work that could include working in and around water, wading, working on cableways and bridges or on ice.
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
Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A test may be administered.
You must provide proof of your education credentials.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, 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.