Position Title: Park/Site Manager II
Generic Work Description Title:Park/Site Manager II
Location: Tulita, NT
Business Unit – sub-unit: Southwest NWT Field Unit, Nààts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve
Language Requirement: English Essential
Type of Employment: Term, Acting Assignment or Assignment at level, depending on status of the selected candidate
Duration: From October 2013 to October 2018
A two (2) to five (5) year term/assignment.
Rate of Pay: From $76,239 to $82,422 per year plus applicable Isolated Post Allowances.
Work Profile: Manages the development and delivery of Parks Canada programs, operations and services in protected heritage areas such as national parks, historic sites, discovery centres or historic canals, characterized by program and operational challenges and issues of significant complexity and scope.
Area of Consideration: Persons who work or reside in Canada.
In accordance with obligations under the Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement and the Nààts’ihch’oh Impact and Benefit Plan, preference may be given to qualified persons who are beneficiaries of this Agreement.
Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all individuals who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit
Selection process Number:13.08.NANPR.T/ASG.RM.C.022-EX
Applications must be recieved on or before:
5:00 p.m. (MST) Monday September 30, 2013
Contact: Robert Kent, Field Unit Superintendent
Submit your application to: Michelle Douglas, Human Resources
By e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax to 867-872-4181
Your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet all the requirements for the position and must include:
your cover letter demonstrating clearly how you meet the requirements of the position;
indicating your preferred official language for correspondence and assessment;
copies of proof of education or certification
copy of a valid class 5 driver’s licence (or equivalent).
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). Applicants must list all of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter.
Failure to clearly demonstrate in your cover letter how you meet the Education and Experience factors found on the Statement of Qualifications (see below), may result in the rejection of your application.
Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.
Statement of Qualifications
Language Requirements: English Essential. Preference may be given to candidates who can communicate effectively in Dene Kedeé.
Education *Proof of education must be submitted with application. Failure to provide a copy of the certificate with your application will result in your application not being assessed further.
Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with specialization in business administration, marketing, recreation, resource conservation, tourism or other discipline relevant to the position or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience related to the position.
1. Experience establishing and implementing collaborative arrangements to develop and deliver opportunities for visitor experience and increased public awareness;
2. Experience acting as a representative in dealings with the media, stakeholders, industry and local communities;
3. Experience in managing capital projects and an asset base of significant complexity and scope;
4. Experience managing the work of a variety of functions;
5. Experience in the management of human and financial resources.
Preference may be given to qualified candidates who are able to communicate in Dene Kedeé and/or who have work experience with aboriginal communities and organizations or have worked in a cross cultural environment.
1. Knowledge of Sahtu Dene and Metis culture and society and economy;
2. Knowledge of the Comprehensive Agreement and familiarity with the Impact Benefits Plan;
3. Knowledge of the Lands, community awareness and relevant experience in Northern Canada;
4. Knowledge of principles and practices associated with resource management, stakeholder collaboration and tourism;
5. Knowledge of Parks Canada mandate, corporate orientation, objectives, programs and related federal policies.
1. Ability to manage human and financial resources;
2. Ability to identify potential partners and develop respectful and collaborative arrangements;
3. Ability to plan, develop and deliver activities, programs and services consistent with national standards, resource management practices, local realities and evolving visitor demand;
4. Ability to direct and provide leadership to staff and/or project teams.
Preference may be given to candidates who can communicate effectively in Dene Kedeé.
Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes
An effective leader who:
1. Exercises sound judgement;
2. Personally connects with people;
3. Demonstrates integrity;
4. Communicates effectively;
5. Strives for excellence.
Conditions of Employment
Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status Security Clearance;
Obtain and maintain a valid class 5 driver’s licence.
May require a pre-placement medical as per the Isolated Post Policy (in remote locations);
Reside in an isolated post;
Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required;
Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and territorial holidays, when required;
Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation;
Willingness to work from various locations when required;
Willingness to obtain and maintain valid Standard First Aid and CPR certification;
Willingness to obtain and maintain a Small Non-Pleasure Vessel Basic Safety (Med A3) certification;
May be required to obtain a secret security clearance for acting purposes.
Selection Process NotesParks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the organization's representative of your need for accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.