locationHalifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

atNational Defence

Estimated salary $33.52 - $36.42 an hour

Job Description:

National Defence - Real Property Operations Unit
Halifax (Nova Scotia)
$33.52 to $36.42 per hour

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Closing date: 18 December 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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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

Intent of the process

This staffing process may be used to staff future vacancies in Halifax, Gagetown, Greenwood.

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)


Qualified Red Seal Electrician with minimum 3 years fire alarm experience.
Successful completion of Electronics Technician Training from a recognized school with 3 minimum years fire alarm experience.

Degree equivalency

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

English essential

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of the theory and practice of Fire Alarm Systems.

Knowledge of addressable, programmable and conventional Fire Alarm Panels.

Knowledge of various Fire Alarm software applications for data acquisition, data processing, statistical analysis and computer programming.

Basic computer skills.

Knowledge of safety practices and use of Personal Protective Equipment.


Ability to analyze

problems and develop solutions.

Ability to troubleshoot and repair printed circuit boards.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Ability to work alone and make decisions under pressure, at times with conflicting priorities and demanding deadlines.

Personal Suitability:

Effective interpersonal relationships




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


Knowledge and experience of electrical construction applications.

Ability to work in a team atmosphere.

Familiarity with the structure of the Department of National Defence, Construction Engineering standards and procedures, and the various MARLANT physical sites for which Formation Construction Engineering is responsible.


Occasional requirement to travel.

Perform standby and work overtime.

To have or ability to obtain certification from the Canadian Fire Alarm Association.

In support of Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) initiative #24, consideration may be given to the spouses or common-law partners of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

Ability to obtain DND 404 drivers license.

Ability to obtain a Valid Nova Scotia drivers license.

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


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.

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