Topic ID #35269 - posted 3/12/2015 2:36 AM

Senior Built Heritage Advisor - Parks Canada, various locations

Jennifer Palmer

Senior Built Heritage Advisor
Organization Name: Parks Canada Agency - Heritage Conservation and Commemoration Directorate 
Locations: Various Locations - View locations list 
Classification: AR - 05 
Salary: $81,176 to $96,644 (Salary under review.)
Closing Date: March 25, 2015 - 23:59, Pacific Time Useful Information 
Reference Number: CAP15J-014999-000004
Selection Process Number: 2015-01-CAP-OC-2013
Vacancies: 3 
Employment Tenure: Two indeterminate and one term of five years are available out of the listed locations. 
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
Process Intent
This process will be used to create a pool of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic profiles in same or other parts of the country. 
**Additional positions to be staffed may be located within Parks Canada Field Units across Canada and with National Office business units. A list of possible locations will be sent only to those candidates screened and will be asked to identify work locations in which they are prepared to work. Note that the identified locations will assist in the placement of qualified candidates.**
From the work locations currently listed on the poster, please clearly identify in your application the work location(s) in which you are prepared to work.
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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Various language requirements
One position BBB/BBB, two positions French, or English.
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Master of Architecture or Bachelor 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 the analysis and in the provision of strategic advice to management related to existing and emerging architectural conservation issues;
- Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary groups, other federal departments, and other levels of government;
- Experience working within the regulation and policies relating to built heritage in the federal government context.
*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.
Be part of an inspiring team! Parks Canada is a world leader in natural and cultural conservation, Canada’s largest provider of natural and historic visitor facilities and manager of destinations that form the cornerstones of the Canadian tourism industry. 
Have you ever thought of establishing a career in one of Canada’s most amazing and iconic places? Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas offer opportunities to work in unique locations and live the ultimate Canadian experience. 
Want to be part of ensuring a great legacy for Canada and Canadians? Parks Canada is embarking on an unprecedented program of restoration work to heritage, visitor, water and highway assets located within our special places across Canada. 
If you are interested in this opportunity, why not consider a career as a Senior Built Heritage Advisor for the Parks Canada Agency? 
We offer: 
• Rewarding work in every corner of the country;
• Learning opportunities that promote individual and organizational excellence; 
• An opportunity to experience our rich natural and cultural heritage first-hand; 
• Employment with dedicated colleagues in a well-respected federal organization;
• An opportunity to connect with Canadians at their most valued natural and cultural treasures.
Reporting to the Chief, you will work with a team of ten passionate and experienced built heritage conservation professionals. You and your team will be located in Gatineau as well as across Canada. 
You will face exciting challenges, such as assisting in 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 is aligned 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 sites of key importance for Canadians and you will do it for the benefit of the future generations to come.

For more information, view the full employment listing by clicking here.


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