We know that our country is stronger and our government and business more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will continue to search for Canadians who reflect the values that we all embrace: inclusion, honesty, fiscal prudence, and generosity of spirit. Together, we will build a government and business sector as diverse as Canada.
The overarching goal for the Minister of Transport is to ensure that Canada's transportation system supports our ambitious economic growth and job creation agenda.
The Minister of Transport is currently seeking applications from experienced, diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions:
Governor in Council Appointment Opportunities
Candidates must apply online via the Governor in Council Appointments website.
Ministerial appointment opportunity
Candidates must apply online by submitting the application to the following email address: TC.PolicyGroupAppointments-GroupedespolitiquesNominations.TC@tc.gc.ca.
Director (federal representative – part-time position)
Greater Moncton International Airport Authority Inc.
The Greater Moncton International Airport Authority Inc. (GMIAA) is a not-for-profit corporation headed by the board of directors. The corporation has no shareholders and receives no government funding or subsidies. The Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM) became the first privatized National Airport System airport in Atlantic Canada on September 1, 1997 – 60 years after first opening. The GMIAA’s board of directors contracted Vantage Airport Group, internationally recognized as a leader in airport management, to manage the GMIAA operations on its behalf.
The GMIAA board of directors comprises professionals from the world of aviation and business, as well as local citizens. Nominations are made by the federal government, the Government of New Brunswick, the Municipality of Moncton, the Municipality of Riverview, the Municipality of Dieppe, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton, 3plus Economic Development Corporation, and Greater Moncton International Airport Authority Inc.
Further details about the GMIAA and its activities can be found on its website.
Per Diem: $300
Annual Retainer: $3,500
Position Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
How to Apply
Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter and CV to: TC.PolicyGroupAppointments-GroupedespolitiquesNominations.TC@tc.gc.ca. The email subject should contain the position title and the name of the organization (i.e. federal member, Greater Moncton International Airport Authority).
The review of applications will begin on April 26, 2021. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date
Official Languages and Diversity
The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing applicants. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to applicants who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of a visible minority group.
To be considered, please ensure that the information provided in your curriculum vitae and cover letter clearly demonstrates how you meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience
- A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of equivalent education, job-related training or experience;
- Experience serving as a member of a board of directors for a public or private sector organization or an executive answerable to stakeholders in the public or private sector;
- Experience in one or more of the following areas: accounting or finance, engineering, air transportation, public relations, law, communications, security management, community relations, stakeholder engagement, public policy development, and corporate governance; and
- Strong business skills and judgment gained through experience in large commercial organizations would be considered an asset.
If you are selected for an interview, the following criteria will be assessed:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of the mandate and business activities of GMIAA and a good understanding of the legislative environment in which it operates;
- Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors and management team;
- Knowledge of corporate governance and best practices;
- Financial acumen and literacy (ability to read and assess financial statements);
- Knowledge in one or more of the following areas may be required:
- operation of an airport;
- international trade;
- accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics;
- real property management and strategic planning;
- real estate or land development;
- business or entrepreneurship;
- information technology and cyber security; and
- Ability to anticipate emerging issues and lead organizational change;
- Ability to develop effective working relationships with other Board members and management and the capacity to be sensitive to the differing needs and agendas of multiple stakeholders; and
- Superior communication skills, both written and oral.
Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.
If you move on to the next stage of the selection process, we will contact your references to confirm that you meet the above selection criteria and that you possess the following Personal Attributes:
- Sound judgment
- High ethical standards and integrity
- Superior interpersonal skills
- Tact and diplomacy
- Strategic thinker
Eligibility Factors and Conditions of Appointment
In your cover letter, it will be important that you confirm you meet the following requirements:
The following persons may not be director of GMIAA:
- a) anyone that is less than 18 years of age;
- b) an individual who has legal status of a bankrupt or is insolvent;
- c) an individual who is found by court to be mentally incompetent person or unsound mind or otherwise incapable;
- d) an individual holding federal, provincial or municipal elected office;
- e) an individual who is employed or who provides services on a full time basis under contract to any federal, provincial or municipal government, department or agency, or by any corporation owned by Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada or any Provincial of Canada;
- f) an individual who is employed by, or who provides services on a full-time basis under contract to, any of the nominators identified in the Bylaws.
- g) an individual who has been convicted of a criminal offense, for which he has not received a pardon; or
- h) an individual who has not met the Conflict of Interest and Code of Conduct, or other requirements set forth in Section 6.9 of the GMIAA By-Laws.
- Candidates must be willing to participate in a schedule of Board of Directors meetings as stipulated by the GMIAA, as well as any requirements for participation in sub-committees, annual general meetings, or other such duties as may be required. The Board as a whole meets at least 4 times per year.
- The Members shall be Canadian citizens; and no person shall be issued membership until such time as the person consents to his or her becoming a member.
- Preference may be given to individuals who reside in the Greater Moncton area.
- You must comply with the Public Accountability Principles for Canadian Airport Authorities, possess qualifications set in the relevant corporate legislation, and relevant GMIAA by-laws and any other relevant roles and responsibilities for the position as set out in other documents.
This notice will assist in identifying qualified candidates for this position. It is not, however, intended to be the sole means of recruitment.
A roster of qualified candidates may be established and may be used for similar opportunities.
Port users nomination processes
The port user nomination processes are led by Canadian Port Authorities with the ultimate goal of recommending candidates to the Minister of transport for consideration and ultimate recommendation of user directors. An open selection process is ongoing at the following organization: