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Work as a Communications and Graphic Design Student for Parks Canada in Southern Manitoba

Reference number: CAP22J-023208-000047
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-MFU-SU-0552
Parks Canada - Manitoba Field Unit
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site (Manitoba), St. Andrews (Manitoba), The Forks National Historic Site (Manitoba), Winnipeg (Manitoba)
SU-01 - Social Media and Communications Student (Winnipeg), SU-02 - Photography and Design Student (Winnipeg, MB)
$15.00 to $18.91 per hour (salary to be determined at the time of the hire, is based on the current academic level of the student http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/psm-fpfm/pay-remuneration/rates-taux/student-etudiants-eng.asp)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

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Closing date: 21 February 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: 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

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.

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.

Your application may be submitted online or emailed directly to the Human Resources Team at rhugman-manfuhr@pc.gc.ca.

** Our first intake of candidates will take place February 21, 2022 **

Salary to be determined at the time of the hire and is based on the current academic level of the student.

On November 8th, 2021, the Parks Canada Agency announced the details of its vaccination requirement for all employees.

As per the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for Parks Canada Agency, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site.

Duties

There are various positions available in various locations. You will have a chance to specify which streams you are interested in during the application process. One application is required to access all of the student jobs we have available. We have positions which work directly with the public, cleaning and grounds maintenance jobs and office/general administrative jobs available. The following are the student positions we’re recruiting for. Additional positions may become available.

✦✦ SU-01 – Social Media and Communications Student (Winnipeg) ✦✦
►Develop promotional materials and content for programs and events for Parks Canada's website and social media channels (@ParksCanadaMB / @ParcsCanadaMB on Facebook and Twitter);
►Assist with developing and implementing social media strategies and campaigns with government messaging on Facebook and Twitter;
►Develop engaging web content for internal and external channels that showcase our national historic sites and national park;
►Assist with developing communication, media and partnering strategies to engage with stakeholders, licensees and stakeholders;
►Assist with on-site promotions, photography and live social media at Parks Canada events and programs.

✦✦ SU-02 – Photography and Graphic Design Student (Winnipeg, MB) ✦✦
►Photograph on-site programming, landscapes and imagery, and in-person events;
►Assist in the creation of social media content, advertisements, and ad-hoc design requests;
►Assist with on-site promotions, photography and live social media at Parks Canada events and programs;
►Assist in photo cataloguing, selection and preparation for the Parks Canada website and various apps.

Work environment

A passionate, diverse group of people from a variety of functions, work together as the Manitoba Field Unit. The field unit manages seven national historic sites and one national park which are broadly dispersed throughout southern and northern Manitoba. These are: Wapusk National Park; Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site; York Factory National Historic Site; Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site; St. Andrew’s Rectory National Historic Site; The Forks National Historic Site; Riel House National Historic Site and Linear Mounds National Historic Site. The Manitoba Field Unit South is responsible for developing and delivering programs and visitor experiences at six of these National Historic Sites. The team works collaboratively with Indigenous partners such as the Treaty One Nation, and the Manitoba Métis Federation to ensure all perspectives are considered.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire students for the summer of 2022, for a determinate period. Qualified students may be offered other student employment opportunities at Parks Canada.

Selected students will work 37.5 hours per week.

Please clearly indicate in your application which positions you are interested in. We may only contact students who demonstrate clearly in their résumé the skills required for this opportunity.

In recognition of the Government of Canada support for youth facing barriers to employment through the Youth Employment and Skill Strategy (YESS), preference may be given to Employment Equity applicants who self-identify as Indigenous youth, youth who are part of visible minority groups, youth with a disability or youth facing barriers to employment. We encourage any youth facing barriers to employment to self-identify, including rural youth, persons who self-identify as LGBTQ++, recent immigrant or refugee youth, youth in or aging out of care, youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, youth affected by substance use, youth living in a low income household, youth living with low levels of literacy and numeracy or youth living with family care responsibilities.

Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

✧ELIGIBILITY- EDUCATION✧
Students who are currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary studies at an accredited institution.

Degree equivalency

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

Various language requirements
Most positions are English Essential or require the ability to speak English and French. Please indicate in your application if you are bilingual in English and French. You may be asked to validate your language skills in an interview.

Please specify if you speak additional languages, including Indigenous languages.

Information on language requirements

ABILITIES
• Strong communication and public relations skills as they relate to engaging with the public;
• Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY
• Exercises sound judgement;
• Strives for excellence.

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

Parks Canada is a champion of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) and is committed to help young people, particularly those facing barriers to employment, build their work experience. Preference may also be given to candidates who self-identify as, Indigenous, members of visible minority groups or persons with disabilities, as well as youth facing barriers to employment. We encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Youth Employment and Skill Strategy (YESS):

• The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a Federal Government jobs initiative targeted at young Canadians aged 15 to 30. It supports the creation of job opportunities, with a particular focus on young people facing barriers to employment. The purpose is to increase employment for youth, enabling them to gain work experience, to develop skills, and to extend their networks. Parks Canada is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace by embracing this initiative, and encourages applications from youth facing barriers to employment, in particular Indigenous peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities.

• In recognition of the Government of Canada support for youth facing barriers to employment through the Youth Employment and Skill Strategy (YESS), preference may be given to youth facing barriers to employment. We encourage any youth facing barriers to employment to self-identify, including rural youth, persons who self-identify as LGBTQ2+, recent immigrant or refugee youth, youth in or aging out of care, youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, youth affected by substance use, youth living in a low income household, youth living with low levels of literacy and numeracy or youth living with family care responsibilities.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - • All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act;
• Depending on the position, possession of a valid class 5 driver’s license.

OPERATIONAL REQUIRMENTS.
Our student positions will vary, but when applying to these positions you can expect you may need to:
• Work shift-work, and/or weekends, and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays;
• Wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment and/or dress in period costume as per Parks Canada requirements;
• Wear a mask for extended periods of time may be required.

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

What are the benefits for you? Working with Parks Canada will allow you to:

* Gain a paid-work experience in a friendly workplace where diversity and inclusion are valued.
* Build your employment history and acquire skills, whether you are starting or advancing your career!
* Expand your network, learn how we work to serve Canadians in many ways across Canada.
* Make a difference and provide hands-on support to our organization, as guardian of the national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas of Canada.

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

The Public Service of Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this process, please advise the Parks Canada representative 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.

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 process in the official language of their choice.

Manitoba Field Unit does not offer staff housing.

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

Students will be required to cover all travel expenses to and from the location of work.

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

Contact information

Human Resources - Manitoba Field Unit
rhugman-manfuhr@pc.gc.ca
Date modified:
2022-11-15