• Temporary
  • Remote
  • December 9, 2022
Opportunity Type:

The Canadian Parks Council – Canada’s representative and coordination organization for territorial, provincial and national parks – is seeking a President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the newly established not- for-profit corporation into the future.

Reporting to the Chair and responsible to the Board of Directors, the President and Chief Executive Officer will lead cooperative and collaborative efforts and activities on behalf of the Council and involving Canada’s 14 provincial, territorial and national parks systems. The President and Chief Executive Officer will also provide advice on opportunities and initiatives and will lead collaborative activities with other organizations, such as the Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership, the National Association of State Park Directors, and the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association, among many others.

The role will be responsible for establishing strategic relationships with Indigenous communities and organizations, conservation and environmental organizations, tourism organizations, and organizations involved in the outdoor learning, health, and recreation sectors. The President and Chief Executive Officer will also be called upon to represent Canada’s provincial, territorial and national parks systems in domestic and international forums coordinating international collaboration with partner organizations, including partners in other countries, and representing the Council on various federal-provincial- territorial working groups.

The President and Chief Executive Officer is responsible and accountable for all aspects of management and administration of the Canadian Parks Council not-for-profit corporation, including financial management, people management, the management of contracts and procurement, and all annual and financial reporting.

For full position information, please visit: https://parks-parcs.ca/about-us/

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements of this opportunity and a detailed curriculum vitae to canadianparkscouncil@outlook.com on or before December 9, 2022.

Should you have questions regarding this opportunity, please direct them by email to: canadianparkscouncil@outlook.com.

Tagged as: leadership, management

To apply for this job email your details to canadianparkscouncil@outlook.com.