Rocky Mountaineer (Multiple Positions)

We’re looking for seasonal team members onboard our luxury train, including on our culinary team, as well as in our destinations and systems operations & mechanical teams to work with us this Spring to Fall. With positions available in Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies to the Colorado Rockies and American Southwest, we have many opportunities for you to start your career of a lifetime with us today.  We’ll be posting jobs regularly so please check back with us if you don’t see a position that’s currently the right fit for you.

Link to all positions here.

Director of Partnerships

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC), is hiring for a Director of Partnerships to join
their growing team.
Reporting to the President and CEO, this position is responsible in supporting relationships and
partnerships and to develop and implement programs across Canada, to establish and grow
regional Indigenous tourism associations.
Additionally, the Director of Partnerships will oversee corporate communications, internal market
research, international projects, and memberships. The Director of Partnerships will work with,
and support the Executive Management team, including the President and CEO, as it relates to
Partnerships.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Leadership
▪ Manage and oversee the following staff/departments:
o Manager International Projects
o Manager Corporate Communications
o Market Research Specialist
o Memberships Specialist
o Parks Canada Specialist
▪ Create an open, supportive, and collaborative staff environment.
▪ Based on the ITAC strategy and action plan, define departmental goals and objectives,
establish and uphold performance standards, conduct ongoing coaching, and deliver
effective performance reviews.
▪ Lead the organization by example, and effectively manage, guide and direct staff.
▪ Provide guidance and support to staff to enable them to effectively manage their time
and projects.
▪ Participate in the recruitment, hiring and onboarding process of new team members.
▪ Provide ongoing training and development to staff.
Partnerships
▪ In support of the CEO, maintain partnerships and relations with various organizations
such as; regional destination marketing organizations, Parks Canada, Tourism HR
Canada, NIO’s, government partners.
▪ Assist with demonstrating the value of ITAC through research, reporting to partners /
members, via newsletters, web news, blogs.
▪ Provide support in building partnerships and developing plans and programs with
provinces and territories to establish and grow regional Indigenous tourism
associations.
▪ Assist with exploring revenue generation to further strengthen ITAC’s
financial sustainability.

Support networking opportunities and regional participation in industry meetings.
▪ Unite the Indigenous tourism industry in Canada, bringing together members and key
industry organizations to build collaboration and maximize results.
▪ Expand the tourism industry, Indigenous support organizations and economic
development partnership agreements, and explore new partnership agreements.
▪ Maintain and establish collaborative opportunities via board and committee
representation.
▪ Partner with organizations to leverage funding support towards the growth of the
Indigenous tourism industry.
▪ Establish new associations or expand existing partnership agreements already in place.
▪ Explore new partnership and MOU agreements which would benefit ITAC and its
members.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education:
▪ University degree with a focus on Business or equivalent, Masters is an asset.
Relevant experience
▪ Extensive knowledge of ITAC operations and Indigenous communities, businesses,
and similar organizations across Canada
▪ Minimum of 7 years senior operational experience
▪ A minimum of 5 years of senior leadership experience
▪ Extensive experience with financial statements, reports, and budgets
▪ Proven experience in developing tourism strategy
▪ Excellent relationship building skills
▪ Demonstrates the ability to influence and gain buy-in
▪ Exceptional presentation, and communication skills
▪ Demonstrates passion and commitment to ITAC
Work Location:
Open to any location across Canada
Note: There will be extensive travel with this position
To apply to this position, please respond by email to hr@chemistryconsulting.ca submitting an
up-to-date cover letter, and resume detailing your experience and qualifications as well as
outlining why you are interested in this position with ITAC.

Chaplin Nature Centre – Seasonal Manager

Chaplin Nature Centre – Seasonal Manager Position
Employer Name:  Chaplin Tourism Committee Inc

Wage/salary:  $20-25/hr (commensurate on experience)

Location:  Chaplin, SK

Positions available:   1

Application deadline:  April 11, 2022

Employment terms:  Seasonal full time

Employment length:  March to early September with the hours of operation at the Nature  Centre – mid-May to late August Mon-Fri 9-5

Experience:  some experience would be an asset

Education:  Post secondary preferred

 

Job Description

Applicant will assume daily management duties for the Chaplin Nature Centre. This includes welcoming visitors to the Centre, arranging, promoting and conducting tours of the interpretive centre and preservation of the displays and artifacts in-house. Operational aspects of the retail gift shop, handling cash, debit/credit transactions, daily cash receipts reconciliation, tracking inventories. Daily updates as required on social media platforms. Light duty cleaning and maintenance necessary inside and outside building. Knowledge of and interest in shorebird and grassland species and prairie grassland habitat an asset – training is also available.

Off season duties include searching and writing applications for grants and funding and promotion of our site to other organizations interested in promotion and alliance with wildlife and environmental concerns similar to our facility.

 

Essential Skills

excellent oral communication
effective written communication
critical thinking
ability to work well with other employees
job task planning and organizational skills
knowledge of computer, internet and social media platforms
How to apply: email resume to chapnatcentre@gmail.com

 

Contact info:

Lisa Fisher
306-796-79

Operations Coordinator

Position: Operations Coordinator
Organization: Parkbus
Location: remote / Eastern Canada preferred due to time difference.
Hours: estimated 15-25 hours/week (see below)

Since 2010, Parkbus has helped thousands of Canadians access the great outdoors. Whether it’s a day trip, a family camping weekend, or a wilderness expedition, Parkbus will get you there!

Operations Coordinator

Do you love the great outdoors and helping others get there? Are you looking to join a small but dedicated team that can punch above its weight and where you will make a difference? Do you stay motivated and organized while working remotely? While our offices are in Toronto and Vancouver, we will consider team members living and working remotely from any city in Canada – with preference given to those in the East, as your days may sometime start as early as 7:00am EST.

As Parkbus works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are looking for someone to help us take over communications and on-call operational duties, primarly during weekends when Parkbus operates multiple trips across the country. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Act as primary point of contact between third party bus operators, Parkbus volunteers, park agencies and Parkbus managerial team.
Liaise between on-board staff and bus operator dispatch prior to each run to make sure there are no last minute surprises and that everyone has the right information.
Coordinate all necessary pre departure information with volunteers.
Work with the managerial team to prepare a more comprehensive volunteer guideline for each destination, including checklists and any other related information that will be useful to our volunteers.
While operations is the main focus of this position, we would love to maximise your potential, and if you have other talents and ideas, the position can be adjusted to take that into account.

Time Requirement

Estimated at 15-25 hours per week, but may be more or less depending on the Parkbus schedule and time of season. Most on-call duties will be on operational days (primarily Fridays, weekends and holidays) during departure times (6:45am to 9am EST), scheduled pickup times in the park (afternoon) and estimated return times to the city (evening EST).

Who Are We Looking For?

A responsible, organized and punctual morning person
Great attention to detail
Problem solver with the ability to tackle and act quickly in stressful situations
Strong communication skills
Apply

Please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
gm@parkbus.ca
subject: Operations Coordinator

Naturalist / Marine Biologist

Are you an outgoing individual who has extensive knowledge of Marine Wildlife? Do you love meeting new people? Do you have a passion for the ocean and love the idea of educating tourists about whales & wildlife? If so we have the perfect job for you!

SpringTide Whale Watching & Eco Tours has an opportunity for a Marine Naturalist/Biologist for our upcoming Whale Watching season (April to Oct)

If you are passionate about wildlife, possess a strong work ethic, and have experience working in the tourism industry then please read on.

Responsibilities of the job:

  • Informing & educating guests about local whales and other marine wildlife
  • Ensuring safety & comfort of all passengers aboard our 61ft Motor Yacht
  • Safely & efficiently tying lines on vessels
  • Performing daily duties as a deckhand/crew member & reporting directly to the Captain
  • Cleaning and preparing boats before & after each tour
  • Practicing a high level of customer service at all times
  • Presenting marine mammal lectures using visual aids
  • Managing large crowds efficiently and effectively
  • Helping out at check-ins
  • Meeting and liaising with Tour Directors and their guests before your tour
  • Keeping guests excited and engaged at all times (especially on those No Whale Days!)

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have or plan to obtain Marine First Aid certificate
  • Must have or plan to obtain Marine Emergency Duties – DVS (Domestic Vessel Safety)
  • Strong knowledge of vessels & handling lines is a must
  • Extensive knowledge of West Coast Mammals and Birdlife
  • Must have a high level of Customer Service
  • Strong ability to crowd control
  • Passion for wildlife, wildlife conservation & educating guests in a fun manner
  • Knowledge of SpringTide’s contribution to conservation
  • Knowledge of Victoria & surrounding area is preferred
  • University degree in Marine Sciences with a focus on whales is a strong bonus
  • Ability to write and post daily Captain’s Logs on our website
  • Skills in wildlife photography & social media posting is also a bonus
  • The ability to speak more than one language is preferred

Requirements:

  • Must be available to work some evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must be available to start in April and finish in October
  • Preferably have a degree in Marine Biology and extensive knowledge of local Marine Wildlife

Please send an introductory email outlining why you feel you would be great for this position, along with your current resume showing applicable skills to Joanne@SpringTideCharters.com.  Thank you.

Park Superintendent – Temagami Area Parks

ATTENTION OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
Are you passionate about contributing to the protection of significant natural, cultural, and recreational environments, while providing ample opportunities for visitors to participate in recreational activities? Then look more closely at this challenging, management opportunity within one of two Ontario provincial parks!

The Temagami Area Parks include world renowned canoeing and hiking opportunities in front and backcountry settings. Marten River and Finlayson Point Provincial Parks offer front country experiences including camping, hiking and all of the amenities associated with car camping. The backcountry of the Temagami Area Parks provides wilderness access to thousands of kilometers of ancient pine shoreline in and around the island-dotted waters of the Temagami region. The backcountry parks in this cluster include:

Lady Evelynn – Smoothwater
Makobe – Greys River
Obabika River
Solace
Sturgeon River
Chiniguchi
Kenny Forest
Temagami River
WJB Greenwood

Visitor Experience Product Development Officer III

Parks Canada
Fort Chipewyan (Alberta), Fort Smith (Northwest Territories)
PM-03
Indeterminate, year-round
$65,747 to $70,841 (salary under review; plus applicable Isolated Post Allowances)

Closing date: 7 March 2022 – 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons employed or residing in Fort Smith, NT and within a 750 kilometre radius of Fort Smith who have a 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.

* Preference may be given to qualified First Nations and Métis applicants who are members of the Wood Buffalo National Park Indigenous organizations.

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

We want you to feel like you belong here. If you have accessibility needs, please let us know and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. Your request will be kept confidential.

You can apply online, by email, or in person.

In your cover letter, tell us how you meet each of the Education and Experience requirements. Your cover letter will be long – that’s okay. We may ask you for additional information after the closing date.

On November 8th, 2021, the Parks Canada Agency announced the details of its vaccination requirement for all employees.

As per the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for Parks Canada Agency, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate, determinate (term), casual, as and when required, and student hiring (full-time, part-time and seasonal). Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to ensure terms and conditions of employment are met, the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete a vaccination attestation form.

Work environment
Do you see your community’s potential to be a world-class travel destination? Do you want to design park experiences that both locals and tourists love? Do you openly share ideas and work with others to build new things?

We’re looking for someone to keep building Wood Buffalo National Park as a place where both locals and tourists want to be. As a Product Developer, you’ll be part of the Visitor Experience team. We work together to strategically improve what we already offer, develop new ways for people to get to know the park and the people who live here, and make sure everyone feels welcome in Wood Buffalo National Park.

Intent of the process
We intend to hire someone as a full-time indeterminate employee at Wood Buffalo National Park.

We will also use this process to create a list of qualified candidates at the PM-03 group and level. We may use this list to fill permanent or temporary positions at Parks Canada. These positions may have various security levels, language requirements, and duration.

Positions to be filled: 1
When you apply, include a resume with your cover letter.

From the work locations currently listed on the poster, please clearly identify in your application the work location(s) in which you are prepared to work.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

A covering letter “Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). 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. 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.”

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Education:
An acceptable combination of education, training and experience or graduation from post-secondary studies (minimum of 2-year program).

Degree equivalency

Experience
E1: Experience developing and evaluating tourism-related products. These could include recreational activities, interpretive exhibits and programs, overnight accommodations, trails, and/or special events.
E2: Experience writing and editing exhibits, signs, publications, and/or web content.
E3: Experience collaborating with staff and partners;
E4: Experience planning and completing projects.

If you meet the Education and Experience requirements you may be invited to an interview. During the interview, we will assess your Knowledge, Abilities, and Personal Suitability in these areas:

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

Information on language requirements

Knowledge
K1: Knowledge of Parks Canada’s mandate and corporate objectives, especially as they relate to visitor experience in national parks;
K2: Knowledge of tools and techniques used to develop and evaluate tourism products;
K3: Knowledge of tourism trends and how they apply to national parks.

Abilities
A1: Ability to use data to understand visitors and evaluate programs;
A2: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
A3: Ability to analyze issues and opportunities and develop creative solutions;
A4: Ability to plan and prioritize work and meet deadlines.

Personal Suitability
PS1: Personally connects with people;
PS2: Strives for excellence;
PS3: Makes things happen;
PS4: Exercises sound judgement;
PS5: Demonstrates integrity.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Operational Requirements
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required.
• 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.

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance – Obtain and maintain Reliability Status security clearance.

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

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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 Parks Canada representative in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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.

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.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

Tips for applicants:
• Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact Michelle Douglas, Human Resources Manager if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

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

Contact information
Lyn Elliott, Visitor Experience Manager, Wood Buffalo National Park
lyn.elliott@pc.gc.ca

Visitor Services Team Leader III

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.

We will only accept online applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site.
No cover letter required – Respond to questions in the online application.

*NOTE: When submitting your application to this selection process, you will be required to answer screening questions to demonstrate how you meet the Essential Education and Experience Qualifications.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the Education and Experience factors when responding to the questions in the online application. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples with significant details to explain WHEN, WHERE and HOW you meet each factor. 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 when responding to the questions in the online application.

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

Candidates who are missing information or submit incomplete information will be screened out. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or missing information.

Duties
The Visitor Experience Team Leader III for Elk Island National Park plans, implements and coordinates visitor service operations to provide visitors to Elk Island National Park with opportunities to discover, appreciate, learn about and enjoy this special place. This role oversees campgrounds, entry gates, and the Wahkotowin Visitor Information Centre. An essential element of this role is leading the Visitor Services Team. The Team Leader should be prepared to recruit, train, schedule, guide and provide leadership to the visitor services team.

Work environment
Campgrounds! Bison! Hiking trails! Oh my!
Sound like your dream vacation?
Think again. It’s your dream job.
Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas, and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

Intent of the process
A list of qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff identical or similar positions within Parks Canada Agency, whose tenure could vary depending on the position being staffed (i.e. determinate period or indeterminate) and whose language requirements, linguistic profiles, and security requirements could also vary.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

  • Your résumé.
  • Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a degree from a recognized university or college with specialization in business administration, marketing, recreation, leisure studies, cultural resource conservation, museum studies, history, archaeology, tourism, or other disciplines relevant to the position or an acceptable combination of education, training, and experience.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in planning, organizing and delivering visitor services.
  • Experience in establishing operational objectives, goals and work plans.
  • Experience in managing financial resources.
  • *Recent experience in supervising staff.

*Recent experience is defined as experience acquired within the last three (3) years (since 2019)

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

 

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of current trends in tourism and visitor experience.
  • Knowledge of human resource management processes and general administrative procedures.

 

ABILITIES:

  • Team Leadership – Promote teamwork in a healthy, positive and productive workplace that allows people to do their best every day;
  • Supervisory Skills – Use sound judgement and interpersonal skills to effectively manage job performance of a large team;
  • Managing Resources – Manage resources (time, financial, human, physical and information) to achieve planned goals;
  • Analytical Thinking – Analyze and synthesize information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making;
  • Client Focus – Providing excellent service to internal and/or external clients.

 

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:

  • Communicates effectively
  • Takes responsibility
  • Demonstrates integrity
  • Exercises sound judgment

The following may be applied/assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
The following qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening, assessment or determining the right fit for this selection process, so please describe how you meet any of the following criteria:

 

ASSET EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in collecting, controlling, and handling cash.
  • Experience in implementing health and safety programs in the workplace.

 

ASSET KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of customer service principles.

 

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance

  • Security Screening: Obtain and maintain Reliability Status Clearance.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid class 5 driver’s license or equivalent.

All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires the incumbent to:

  • Sit during extended periods (50-75% of the day);
  • Work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation;
  • Be exposed to stress when responding to fluctuating, unpredictable visitor demands and requirements;
  • Oversee the management of human resources through subordinate supervisors;
  • Wear a Parks Canada uniform and abide by the uniform policy;
  • Work shift work, and/or evenings, and/or weekends and/or statutory holidays.

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.

On November 8th, 2021, the Parks Canada Agency announced the details of its vaccination requirement for all employees.

As per the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for Parks Canada Agency, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate, determinate (term), casual, as and when required, and student hiring (full-time, part-time and seasonal). Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to ensure terms and conditions of employment are met, the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete a vaccination attestation form.

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.

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.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact Rani Grewal, Human Resources Manager if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

Tips for Applicants:

  • Please provide complete and thorough details of your experience.
  • Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
  • Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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

Maintenance Worker II – Trail Crew Member

Duties
Provides general maintenance, repair and labour services to support grounds, roads, trails and facilities maintenance; construction and installations; and other general maintenance and repair requirements for Parks Canada Agency.

Work environment
Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies covering over 11,000 square kilometers. Situated within this is an extensive historic trail network with over 1000km of trails ranging from easily accessible and family friendly front country trails to iconic multi day backcountry trails passing though the remote wilderness of Jasper National Park.

Work alongside a professional team to help build and maintain the trails, bridges, campgrounds and other facilities in Jasper National Park.

Intent of the process
The results of this process will be used to fill potential year round and seasonal, indeterminate/term/acting/assignment GL MAN 03 (Trail Crew Member) vacancies that may arise in the Jasper Field Unit with full or part-time hours for various tenures.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Education:
Completion of secondary school or Public Service Commission approved alternative.

Degree equivalency

Acceptable* experience:
• Performing routine maintenance tasks including general repairs to trails, roads, bridges, buildings and other facilities.
• Carrying out construction tasks in a team environment.
• Working in remote areas.
• In the use of hand and power tools including chainsaws.
• Working with light equipment such as mini excavators, skid steers, tractors and trailers.

*Acceptable experience refers to a minimum of 1 years’ experience

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

Information on language requirements

Knowledge:
• Knowledge of the use and maintenance of light mechanized equipment.
• Knowledge of trail construction and trail maintenance techniques.
• Knowledge of safety procedures and precautions.

Abilities:
ABILITIES
• Ability to operate and maintain equipment associated with trail construction and maintenance.
• Ability to safely operate a chainsaw.
• Ability to carry out routine inspections.
• Ability to contribute and work within a team environment.

Personal Suitability:
• Takes responsibility.
• Communicates effectively.
• Makes things happen.
• Dependable.
• Demonstrates initiative.
• Works well in adverse weather conditions.
• Exercises sound judgement

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
ADDITIONAL OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION
• Successful completion of the 40-hour Wilderness First Aid course or higher level First Aid.
• Chainsaw Certification
• ATV Operators Certificate
• Snowmobile operators certificate

Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance – • Maintenance of a valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class L, N or other graduated license will not be accepted).
• Willingness to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks.
• Willingness to undertake vaccinations for Tetanus, Hepatitis and Rabies.
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and personal protective equipment.
• Willingness to provide and wear appropriate footwear.
• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and / or statutory holidays and provincial / territorial holidays.
• Willingness to travel and work in the Jasper Field Unit.
• Extensive physical effort required to hike and / or work for prolonged periods of time.
• Be exposed to potential for injury when performing trail maintenance activities.
• Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others.
• Must be able to live and work for up to 10 days duration in a remote location, and in varied weather conditions
• Willingness to complete a certified chainsaw course.

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

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, refer to the following site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GW7P3g9hhI.

Parks 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 application.

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

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.

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.

Tips for applicants:
• Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
• Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.
• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

Commuting assistance is available from Hinton.

Accommodation may be available but is not guaranteed.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

Preference
Preference will be given to any veteran who was honourably released from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) after at least three years of service and is not already an indeterminate public servant. This preference applies for five years following release from the CAF.

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

Visitor Services Attendant II

Duties
This competition will be used to fill positions at the following locations:

• Banff East Gate: Visitor services and revenue collection at entrance gateways to the National Park to contribute to visitor use, enjoyment and appreciation. Providing information and direction as well as a sense of welcome to visitors entering the park.

• Mobile Gate and Information Team: Providing visitor information and opportunities to purchase park passes at pop-up locations around the park. Work is outdoors in variable weather conditions and includes traffic management and flagging duties.

• Visitor Centres: Providing comprehensive information to the visiting public on a wide variety of topics including but not limited to: campgrounds, trails, points of interest, safety, wilderness travel, park regulations and policies. Also includes selling a variety of passes and permits, retail operations, and backcountry reservations.

Occasional facility cleaning and maintenance may be required.

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

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
EDUCATION:
Secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.

Degree equivalency

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EXPERIENCE IN:

• Experience in anticipating and meeting public needs;
• Experience in resolving complaints while demonstrating tact and professionalism;
• Experience in handling cash and operating point of sales.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
English Essential or Bilingual Imperative – Level (_ _ B /_ _ B)

Information on language requirements

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KNOWLEDGE OF:

• Parks Canada, its mandate and values and principles;
• Banff National Park visitor services including but not limited to operations and facilities, activities, trails, cultural experiences, interpretive programs and special events;
• Parks Canada, regulations, permits and entry fees.

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ABILITIES:

• Team Work: Works with others a common goal; able to trade off self-interest for team benefits; functions within ad works towards goal of the group;
• Client Focus: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external clients;
• Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others;
• Problem Solving: Identifying problems and the solutions to them.

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PERSONAL SUITABILITY:

• Exercises sound judgment;
• Communicates effectively orally;
• Communicates effectively in writing;
• Takes responsibility;
• Makes things happen;
• Shares our vision.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
The following qualifications may be applied and/or assessed because they are beneficial in carrying out the duties of the position. They may be used in screening, assessment or determining right fit for this selection process, so please describe how you meet any of the following criteria.

• Retail experience;
• Knowledge and experience in travelling to backcountry areas in Banff National Park on overnight/multi-night trips;
• Resilience: Able to adapt to difficult situations and adversity; develops and uses personal resources, strengths, and skills to overcome challenges and work through setbacks;
• Tact: Being respectful and polite when dealing with people; understands what to say/not say in difficult situations; able to facilitate a common goal.

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OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Willing and able to wear identifier clothing and personal safety equipment;
• Willing and able to work shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime;
• Willing and able to perform tasks such as: lifting heavy boxes, picking litter, and site maintenance;
• Willing and able to work outdoors and be exposed to various weather conditions;
• Make moderate physical effort to sit and stand for prolonged periods and/or clean facilities/grounds;
• Be exposed to noxious odours from car fumes; to dust, cleaning products and wet conditions;
• Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others;
• Valid class 5 drivers license.

Conditions of employment
MUST BE MET PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT

• Obtain and maintain Reliability Status including fingerprints
• All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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

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On November 8th, 2021, the Parks Canada Agency announced the details of its vaccination requirement for all employees.

As per the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for Parks Canada Agency, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate, determinate (term), casual, as and when required, and student hiring (full-time, part-time and seasonal). Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to ensure terms and conditions of employment are met, the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete a vaccination attestation form.
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We will only accept on-line applications received via the jobs.gc.ca site. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact pc.rhbanff-banffhr.pc@canada.ca prior to the closing date.

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.
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.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

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