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Want to be part of something big that will leave a lasting impact? Parks Canada, along with many partners, is embarking on an ambitious initiative to enhance the conservation and stewardship of protected areas across the country.
This is where you come in.
We are seeking motivated leaders to work with us to develop and implement innovative approaches to ensuring that Canada's ecosystems and species are protected.
These leaders will develop, use, and share knowledge and advice for conservation to enable ecosystems within protected areas to thrive in the face of environmental factors and climate change.
They will guide Parks Canada staff and collaborate with academics, other government scientists, Indigenous peoples and other partners.
If you are creative, skilled at working with diverse partners, and passionate about protecting some of Canada's most iconic places, this could be the opportunity for you.
Intent of the process
The intent of the process is to fill 1 indeterminate position and 1 term position.
This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, work locations, security levels or linguistic requirements.
Positions to be filled : 2
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in biology, natural resource management, earth sciences, environmental sciences or a related scientific field relevant to the position.
Experience in leading scientific projects from design to implementation in natural resource management or environmental issues (e.
Experience working on projects with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and partners.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Additional Qualifications :
Graduation with a doctorate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in biology, natural resource management, earth sciences, environmental sciences or a related scientific field relevant to the position.
Experience managing staff, programs, or finances.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Bilingual Imperative CBC / CBC
Bilingual Imperative BBB / BBB
Knowledge of current issues and emerging trends related to environmental and conservation issues in Canada and internationally.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
PERSONAL SUITABILITY :
Makes things happen.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
Willingness to wear a uniform on occasion.
Willingness and ability to occasionally work overtime on short notice (evenings or weekends).
Willingness and ability to travel.
Requirement to have a valid driver’s license (some positions only).
Conditions of employment
Reliability or Secret security clearance, depending on the position.
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.
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 :
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.