Cultural Resource Management Advisor ID: 57982

Deadline Date: 2019/01/23

Location: Nipigon

Parks Canada-Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area-Nipigon, ON is currently looking to hire a Cultural Resource Management Advisor.

There is a reason Lake Superior (called Gichigamiing" or "The Big Lake"by the Anishinabek people and known for her furious storms) has been referred to as an inland freshwater ocean and youll discover that for yourself when you visit this immensely beautiful Great Lake. The Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area will soon be recognized as one of the largest protected areas of fresh water in the world. The Lake Superior NMCA administration office is located in the township of Nipigon situated on the edge of the Nipigon River, the largest river that flows into Lake Superior. Located just one hour east of the City of Thunder Bay and the Thunder Bay International Airport, Nipigon and the surrounding Superior region are full of opportunities for outdoor adventure and entertainment. With beautiful dramatic shorelines, rugged landscapes, spectacular hiking trails, world class fishing and endless wildlife, the welcoming communities at the top of Lake Superior are an amazing place to call home.

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 3 year term
 $67, 449 to $72, 885
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Develops and implements projects in support of Parks Canada Agency cultural resources management policy, goals and objectives. Provides cultural resource management policy analysis, advice and support.
Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in a field relevant to the duties of the position, such as heritage studies, history, anthropology, archeology, Indigenous studies, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Preference may be given to applicants with an advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
Experience in providing policy and/or program-related analysis, guidance, advice and solutions to management, clients, colleagues or other interested parties; Preference may be given to applicants demonstrating experience providing policy and program-related analysis, implementation guidance, advice and solutions related to cultural resources management or historic places.
Experience working with Indigenous people of Canada.
Preference may be given to applicants demonstrating experience working with Indigenous peoples in the Robinson Superior Treaty Area.
Experience in working with management, program staff, multi-disciplinary groups and/or liaising with other departments, Indigenous people, governments or stakeholders to achieve results.
Experience in developing and implementing strategies related to terrestrial and/or submerged cultural or heritage resources.
Experience in the analysis of data or information and preparation of written reports.
Knowledge of Parks Canadas vision, mandate and corporate objectives, especially as they relate to cultural resources management;
Knowledge of theories, principles and practices tools and techniques associated with cultural resource management;
Knowledge of cultural heritage designation and conservation programs administered by Parks Canada.
Ability to assess and analyze issues, summarize and present information plainly, and make recommendations on how to manage cultural resources under tight deadlines.
Ability to identify the need for, develop and deliver tools and/or training related to cultural resource management.
Ability to to contribute to the development of policies, procedures, processes and controls to ensure appropriate program management.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to identify and interpret heritage value, and conduct cultural resources impact assessments.
-Exercises sound judgement
-Personally connects with people
-Shares Parks Canadas vision
-Makes things happen
-Communicates effectively
-Takes responsibility
-Strives for excellence
This position requires the incumbent to:
- Wear a Parks Canada uniform as per the uniform policy;
- Work and/or travel in varied terrain and weather conditions; 
-Work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays when required;
- Stand/walk/hike/sit for prolonged periods of time;
- Use different methods of transportation during the course of the job; i.e. boats, atv's, aircraft, etc.
- Possess and maintain valid Class G driver's license (or equivalent)
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How To Apply:
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. 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. An interview will be administered to qualified applicants. A written examination may be administered. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Contact Name:
 Lisa Nyman
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 Parks Canada
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