Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in business administration, commerce, or a field relevant to the position, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience in a field related to the position.
- Knowledge of Parks Canada, its mandate, objectives and programs;
- Knowledge of the federal legislation, policies and guidelines related to partnering and communications;
- Knowledge of issues, trends and best practices in stakeholder relations, partner engagement, public relations and communications;
- Knowledge of a broad spectrum of communication media tools and techniques.
- Ability to provide strategic analysis and advice to management and staff at operational and policy levels;
- Ability to strategically identify, develop and maintain successful relationships with stakeholders and partners;
- Ability to research and analyze opportunities, and successfully negotiate partnering arrangements;
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
- Ability to manage conflicting priorities, to multi-task and to work under time-sensitive conditions;
- Ability to plan and organize the logistics associated with special events, such as news conferences and press briefings;
- Ability to develop and deliver products, services and advice in communications, particularly media relations.
|Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes
- A leader who personally connects with people, makes things happen, exercises sound judgement, strives for excellence and ensures thoroughness.
|Conditions of Employment
- Obtain and maintain Reliability Status security clearance.
- Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent.
- Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required i.e. ceremonial purpose;
- Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.
- Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation.