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Heritage Presenter I Inventory- Casual

Reference number: CAP22J-017056-000121
Selection process number: 2022-PCA-WNL-C-EA-024
Parks Canada
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Full-time and As and When Required
$46,234 to $52,046 (Salary Under Review)

Closing date: 31 December 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in L'Anse aux Meadows (NL) and within a 150 kilometer radius of L'Anse aux Meadows (NL), extending to, amongst others, Salmon Bay (QC), Snug Harbour (NL), Williamsport (NL).

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

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.

Persons who have a priority entitlement as defined by the Parks Canada Agency Priority Policy and Guidelines will be considered first.

Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact Stephen Oliver, Human Resources Manager, if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.


Delivers interpretive presentations, programs and activities to provide visitors of the national historic site with opportunities to discover, appreciate, learn about and enjoy the place and its natural and/or cultural resources and understand their significance to Canada.

Intent of the process

Are you passionate about protecting and sharing your culture and history? Do you enjoy working outdoors?

If yes, this is the opportunity for you!

We are seeking Heritage Presenters to help deliver interpretive presentations, programs, events and information .

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A High School diploma or equivalent or a minimum of 2 years' experience
working with the public.

Degree equivalency

Essential Experience
- Experience in interacting with the public in a reception, orientation and/or
interpretation capacity .

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

Essential Abilities:
A1: Adaptability - Adapting in order to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups.

A3: Client Focus - Responding to client needs in a professional, helpful, and courteous manner, regardless of client attitude. Looking for ways to add value.

A4: Teamwork – Doing one's own fair share of the work. Assisting other team members. Dealing with conflict in a constructive manner within the team. Contributing to team spirit.

Essential Personal Suitability:
• Exercises sound judgment
• Makes things happen

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Asset Experience:
-Experience in theatre / performing arts, heritage interpretation, education, storytelling or musical performance

Asset Knowledge:
General knowledge of the ecology, geology, and cultural heritage of L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

• Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrains, weather conditions, isolated locations
• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform or historical costume when required.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Possession of a valid class 5 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

Other information

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, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.

Information 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.
.You must provide proof of your education credentials.

No cover Letter Required - Respond to questions in the on-line application.

Note: Additional information may be requested after closing date for screening and/or assessment purposes.

We will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through jobs.gc.ca. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line.
- Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.
- Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.
- Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time.
- Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results.
- For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.

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.

Contact information

Loretta Decker
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