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Student - Visitor Information Officer

Reference number: CAP17J-018234-000005
Selection process number: 2017-PCA-NMCA-S-RM-OC-04
Parks Canada
The Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (LSNMCA) is seeking outgoing and friendly students to join our Visitor Experience Team this summer for the position of Visitor Information Officer from May 8, 2017 to September 1, 2017.

Locations: Nipigon, ON; Schreiber, ON; Rossport, ON; Terrace Bay, ON; Thunder Bay, ON

Who can apply: Students enrolled in full time studies in the fall.
$12.26 to $16.41 per hour (Varies as per the level of education and experience)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 19 March 2017 - 23:59, Pacific Time


Working out of a designated Tourism Centre, you will engage the public to provide information about the LSNMCA and to promote the North Shore as a destination of choice for visitors. You will participate in community events and outreach throughout the summer.

Work environment

There's a reason Lake Superior has been referred to as an inland ocean and you'll discover that for yourself when you visit this immensely beautiful Great Lake. Called Gitchi Gummi or "The Big Lake" by the Anishinabek people and known for her furious storms, the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area will soon be recognized as one of the largest protected areas of fresh water in the world.

Positions to be filled: 6

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

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

Enrolled in full time studies in the fall.

Degree equivalency

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

English essential
. Experience interacting with the public
As our ideal student, you:
. Are an excellent communicator who enjoys working with the public and outdoors;
. Are passionate about the North Shore of Lake Superior and all it has to offer.

Information on language requirements

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

This position requires the incumbent to:
. Work shift-work, and/or weekends, and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required;
. Wear a Parks Canada uniform;
. Work from various locations;

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

. Be enrolled as a full-time post-secondary student in a recognized institution or enrolled in secondary school in the fall
. Be returning to full-time studies for your next academic term;
. Meet the minimum age requirement to work in the province or territory where the job is located
. A valid Class G driver's license would be considered an asset

Other information

By email at nofu.hr@pc.gc.ca
By Fax at (807) 344-5426

Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

An interview will be administered.
A written examination may be administered.

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

Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all individuals 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.

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.

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens who meet the job requirements.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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

Contact information

Sarah Shruiff Wendy Hill
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