Visitor Experience Product Development Officer III ID: 57729

Deadline Date: 2018/12/07

Location: Marathon

Term Position from February 25, 2019 to May 25, 2020 Located in northern Ontario, Pukaskwa National Park is a vast, wild, natural playground found on the edge of the worlds largest freshwater lake. At over 1800 km2 in size, it is a place where powerful waves collide with rugged, towering coastlines; a place of endless sunsets over sandy driftwood beaches. A place where everyone can catch a glimpse of the rich traditions, values and contemporary life of the Anishinaabe, the local First Nations people. Pukaskwa National Park is a place where Lake Superiors untouched beauty can be seen, experienced and remembered by all who visit. Consider contributing to this fun, dynamic, innovative environment, by joining our team!

Posting Date:
 Heron Bay
Start Date:
 $61,746 - $66,529 a year
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Natural Resources, Agriculture
Coordinates and provides advice and leadership for the development of visitor experience opportunities at natural and cultural heritage places managed by Parks Canada.
EDUCATION: Graduation from a recognized university with specialization in marketing, tourism, recreation, leisure or museum studies, or other discipline relevant to the position OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience. Degree equivalency
EXPERIENCE: Experience in the analysis, identification, development, coordination and evaluation of visitor experience opportunities; Experience in identifying target market and audience needs and matching them to visitor experience opportunities; Experience in collaborating with staff, partners and stakeholders in the context of visitor experience product development; Experience in providing advice and guidance to senior managers and staff; Experience coordinating multifunctional teams and projects; Experience in preparing project plans. Experience in handling cash and operating point of sales. Experience creating graphic content like signs, newsletters, brochures, familiarization with proper use of the brand and agency design standards is very important.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of Parks Canada and its mandate, strategic direction, legislation and policies;
-Knowledge of the principles, theories, practices, tools and techniques associated with the analysis and evaluation of visitor experience opportunities;
-Knowledge of current and emerging trends that relate to the development and delivery of recreational activities, special events, interpretive products and programs, accommodations, trails, visitor experience services and facilities;
-Knowledge of the techniques used to analyze and apply social science information and evaluate visitor experience opportunities ABILITIES Ability to analyze issues and opportunities and develop creative solutions;
-Ability to work with multi-functional teams;
-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
-English essential Information on language requirements
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
-An effective leader who personally connects with people, takes responsibility, exercises sound judgment, strives for excellence and makes things happen.
-Conditions of employment Reliability Status security clearance
-Possession of a valid Driver's license OR personal mobility to the extent normally associated with the possession of a valid Driver's license within the limits of the Treasury Board Policy.
-Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required;
-Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required;
-Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain, weather conditions, isolated locations and by various means of transportation;
-Willingness to travel extensively, including overnight, off site and/or weekends.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Who can apply: Members of the following First Nation communities listed below:

Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan - Lake Nipigon; Bingwi Neyaahi Anishinaabek - Sand Point;

Biigtigong Nishnabeeg; Fort William First Nation; Michipicoten First Nation; 

Long Lake #58 First Nation; Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek - Rocky Bay; Pic Mobert First Nation; Pays Plat First Nation; Red Rock Indian Band; Whitesand First Nation; Kiashe Zaaging Anishinaabek - Gull Bay;
Namaygoosisagagun First Nation. 
Apply Online or come to Northwest Employment Works  
Information you must provide Your resume :
-A covering letter in 3,000 words (maximum)
-Contact information for 3 references.
IMPORTANT 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. Reference checks may be sought. A test may be administered. An assignment, secondment, or acting appointment requires approval of your supervisor. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. 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.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Northwest Employment Works
Position Title:
 Employment Programs
Company Name:
 Confederation College
 52 Peninsula Rd
Postal Code:
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 (807) 229-3223
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