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Resource Conservation Manager

Reference number: CAP23J-061097-000018
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-NMCA-EA-IND-23
Parks Canada - Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area
Nipigon (Ontario)
PM-05 - Permanent Position - 1FTE
$85,742 to $92,694 (Salary under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

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Closing date: 21 March 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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

HOW TO APPLY
You must apply online.

1. ONLINE SCREENING QUESTIONS
All candidates must clearly demonstrate in the online screening questions how they meet the education and experience factors listed in both the essential and asset qualifications listed.

2. RESUMES
Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the screening questions and/ or email - as appropriate.

3. REFERENCES
Three (3) references are required, including one from a recent* supervisor.
Recent* is defined as within the past two years.

4. CURRENT POSITION (FOR Government of Canada Employees) (if applicable)
Please identify clearly your substantive group and level and your employment status on your resume and/or application and/or email.

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. Provide concrete examples of WHEN, WHERE & HOW.

Failure to clearly demonstrate how you meet the Education and Experience factors may result in the rejection of your application.

Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

Candidates will be asked to provide proof of their education credentials at a later date.

🚩 Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.

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.

Duties

Deliver on programs of responsibility that reflect the Agency’s vision and mandate for protection in accordance with legal obligations, Agency policies and guidelines, including: managing the development, delivery, and integration of a national marine conservation area ecosystem-based management program (including research and monitoring in a freshwater marine environment); managing the development and delivery of a cross-functional visitor-risk management approach for visitor activities;

Accountability for cultural resource management in marine conservation areas; and supporting development of field unit communication strategies and products.

Program and operational issues and challenges are generally characterized by significant complexity and scope.

Work environment

Called gichigamiing or “The Big Lake” by the Anishinaabe people of the region, Lake Superior is an inland freshwater sea of many moods. Experience the vast rugged beauty of the island archipelago, stand atop towering cliffs beneath an endless sky, or view the pictographs which serve as reminders for the area’s rich history. Be a part of our dynamic and energetic team that protects and presents this living landscape for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Intent of the process

This process (will OR may) be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic (profiles OR requirements) in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "A covering letter "A covering letter in 1500 words (maximum). Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications. Applicants must list both 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. Make sure to read the "Other Information" section of this poster as it can provide further guidance on writing your cover letter."

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION
Graduation from a recognized university with a degree in natural resource management or natural sciences or an acceptable combination of a University degree in another discipline, training and experience. Proof of education to be submitted with your application.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE
• Recent and relevant experience *** planning, managing and implementing a resource conservation program
• Recent and relevant experience *** building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Recent and relevant experience *** providing leadership to a multidisciplinary team, including supervision, management and development of staff
• Recent and relevant experience *** managing financial resources

*** Recent experience is normally defined as acquired within approximately the past five (5) years. Relevant experience is normally gained over at least 2 years.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

ASSET EXPERIENCE
• Experience leading natural & cultural resource management programs in a freshwater/marine environment
• Experience cooperatively developing ecologically sustainable programs with Indigenous Communities
• Experience mentoring and coaching staff

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE
• Knowledge of Parks Canada’s vision, mandate and corporate objectives especially as they relate to national marine conservation areas
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of natural and cultural resource management and protection, ecological sustainable use, conservation biology, and public participation
• Knowledge of major issues, management challenges and/or partnership opportunities related to natural resource conservation and visitor safety in marine protected areas
• Understanding of how traditional knowledge is applied in natural and cultural resource management

ABILITIES
• Ability to build and manage a conservation-oriented program
• Ability to lead, motivate and develop teams of professional and technical staff, in a cross-functional environment
• Ability to manage financial resources, including procurement
• Ability to analyse and critically assess management issues concerning natural and cultural resources and work with senior managers, Indigenous partners and others to effect good decisions that advance Parks Canada’s mandate
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Ability to lead and work effectively within committees and teams involving a range of government and non-government personnel, stakeholders and Indigenous groups

PERSONAL SUITABILITY
• Shares our vision
• Exercises sound judgment
• Personally connects with people
• Makes things happen
• Demonstrates integrity

Conditions of employment

• Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status
• Possession of a valid driver’s license
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required
• Willingness to work irregular hours, weekends and evenings, as required
• Willingness to travel regularly, in both office and field environments

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

Reference checks will be sought. An interview will be administered. A written examination may be administered.

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.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

NOFU Human Resources
rhugon-nofuhr@pc.gc.ca
Date modified:
2024-06-03