Community Relations Planner
Lac La Biche
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October 21, 2013.
Program Services 4.
Tourism, Parks and Recreation.
Tourism, Parks and Recreation, LacLaBiche - Alberta Parks is looking for a Community Relations Planner to play a significant role in planning, as well as first nations and public consultation for the Parks and protected area program within the Northeast Region of Alberta. Do you have a strong attention to detail, conflict resolution and negotiation skills? Do you enjoy working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders? If so keep reading?
What can I expect to do in this role?
- Participate and be responsible in the preparation of park management strategies, management plans and interim management directives for Parks and Protected areas.
- Use effective communication and interpersonal skills to advise and engage with First Nation and public stakeholders on regional and district consultation initiatives.
- Provide input into capital development and facility revitalization projects
- Collect & conduct analysis of user statistics & monitor social science trends and patterns
- Ensure ongoing delivery of services and opportunities for outdoor recreation, visitor services and heritage tourism are compatible with the preservation values of parks and protected areas and consistent with legislation, regulations and policies.
- Lead and/or participate in the implementation, monitoring and review of approved management plans for parks & protected areas
To be successful in this role you will need:
- Systems Thinking - Work done is part of a larger integrated and inner-related environment. Allows us to keep broader impacts and connections in mind.
- Creative Problem Solving - Assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions
- Agility- Ability to anticipate, access and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience and work effectively in changing environments.
- Drive for Results - Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization while maintaining accountability.
- Develop Networks- Proactively building networks, connecting and building trust in relationship with stakeholders
- Build Collaborative Environments - Leads & Contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively
- Develop Self and others - Commitment to lifelong learning and desire to invest in the development of long term capability of yourself and others
Requires university graduation in a related field (e.g. political science, environmental education, business administration, etc.) plus 4 years progressively responsible related experience in areas such as natural resource management, park management, stakeholder consultation, community engagement, and First Nations consultation. Experience working with Alberta First Nations and Metis communities is an asset. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is preferred. Equivalencies will be considered. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.
$2,596.42 - $3,403.56 bi-weekly ($67,766 - $88,832 annually).
The successful applicant must be willing to travel frequently and possess a valid Class 5 driver's license. Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. To apply online, please visit
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Mihaela Petreanu, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, 7th floor Standard Life Centre 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4R7. Fax: (780) 422-3142. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Trudy Dyer at Trudy.Dyer@gov.ab.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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