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Public Outreach Education Officer III

Reference number: CAP23J-023951-000042
Selection process number: 2023-CAP-MRG-EA-003
Parks Canada - Mount Revelstoke & Glacier National Parks
Revelstoke, BC
$65,747 to $70,841 (salary under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 6 February 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All persons who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

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

Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.


As the Outreach and Education Officer III within the External Relations team in the Mount Revelstoke and Glacier Field Unit, you will have the lead role in developing and implementing public outreach education programs, products and events to increase Canadians’ understanding and appreciation, and to encourage support and engagement with respect to the natural and cultural heritage places managed by Parks Canada. Through your creativity and initiative, you will work to connect with a variety of audiences including youth, urban families and new Canadians, reaching them in their daily lives through interactions at local/regional special events, interactive video mediums, and virtual programming.

Work environment

Experience what it’s like to live and work with two national parks on your doorstep. Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks are known for their vibrant wildflower displays in the summer and abundance of snow during the winter, perfect for enjoying some time on the slopes!

Here at Mount Revelstoke and Glacier, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Diverse teams bring different perspectives and creative ideas that benefit visitors, the communities we serve and all of us as colleagues. Respect, teamwork, cooperation and innovation guide the work of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier’s small External Relations team.

Become a part of our dynamic team today!

This position is located in Revelstoke, BC, and may consist of a combination of telework and work in the Parks Canada Revelstoke Administration Office.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to staff one part-time permanent position (0.8 FTE, 4 days per week year-round). This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic requirements in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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

Graduation with a diploma from a recognized university or college with specialization in education, communications, natural sciences, environmental sciences, Canadian studies or other discipline relevant to this position, OR an acceptable combination of education, training, and experience.

Degree equivalency

Class 5 driver’s license or provincial equivalent

EX1: Experience in the planning, research, development, delivery, and evaluation of public outreach education programs, stakeholder engagement, and/or special events.
EX2: Experience writing communications products, such as posters, brochures, news releases, media lines and/or background material.
EX3: Experience maintaining collaborations with networks, stakeholders, and/or partners
EX4: Experience working within a multidisciplinary team environment

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

AEX1: Experience training and supervising staff, volunteers, and/or students

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

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

K1: Knowledge of Parks Canada, its mandate, objectives, and programs
K2: Knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends in public outreach education

A1: Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
A2: Ability to prioritize workload, multitask and meet deadlines;
A3: Ability to assess target audiences’ needs and interests to support the planning and development of public outreach education programs and initiatives;
A4: Ability to provide strategic analysis and advice to management and staff at operational or policy levels;

PS1: Personally connects with people
PS2: Takes responsibility
PS3: Sound judgement
PS4: Makes things happen

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Class 5 driver’s license or provincial equivalent
• Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform when required;
• Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, 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.

Other information

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

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, refer to the following site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GW7P3g9hhI.

Tips for applicants:
• When answering application questions, be thorough and provide concrete examples. “See resume” is not considered an acceptable answer. Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. Your responses may be used to assess your ability to communicate effectively in writing.
• Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.
• You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be considered for the position.
• Other qualifications listed as additional or asset are not mandatory to apply. However, these may be considered throughout the assessment process.

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 are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Human Resources - Mount Revelstoke & Glacier National Parks
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