Topic ID #35268 - posted 3/12/2015 2:34 AM

Chief, Built Heritage - Parks Canada, Quebec

Jennifer Palmer

Chief, Built Heritage
Organization Name: Parks Canada Agency - Heritage Conservation and Commemoration Directorate - Heritage Conservation Branch 
Location: Gatineau (Québec) 
Classification: AR - 06 
Salary: $90,712 to $107,140 (Salary under review.)
Closing Date: March 24, 2015 - 23:59, Pacific Time Useful Information 
Reference Number: CAP15J-014999-000002
Selection Process Number: 2015-01-CAP-OC-0051
Vacancies: 1 
Employment Tenure: You must ensure that you select at least one employment type when submitting your application: Employment Tenure
Web site: For further information on the department, please visit Parks Canada Agency
Who Can Apply
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Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
Statement of Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment
Applicants who meet the following criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment for this position.
Essential Qualifications
Qualifications that are necessary for the work to be performed and that must be met in order for a person to be appointed.
Official Language Proficiency
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Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)
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Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture degree from a recognized university, and certification as a professional architect in Canada.
- Significant experience* in managing heritage conservation projects;
- Significant experience* in managing staff and architectural professional teams;
- Significant experience* providing strategic architectural advice to senior managers related to existing and emerging architectural conservation issues;
- Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary groups, other federal departments, provincial and territorial governments;
- Experience in managing human and financial resources.    
*Significant is defined as experience acquired during 5 or more years of relevant experience.
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.
You will supervise a team of 10 passionate and experienced built heritage conservation professionals. You will be localized in the National Capital Area but the members of your team will be located across Canada.
You will face exciting challenges, such as guiding the implementation of a vast built heritage infrastructure and construction campaign, as well as the production of tools that will ensure that advice provided at the Agency level and across the country is consistent and does align with the best management practices approach in conservation.
On a continuous and active manner, and in collaboration with other heritage professionals (cultural resources management advisors, archaeologists, architectural historians) you will participate in the rehabilitation of places of key importance for today’s Canadians and you will do it for the benefit of the generations to come.

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