A very interesting employment opportunity for any Albertans interested in Parliament and public education! See job advertisement below.
The Library of Parliament is a non-partisan organization providing stimulating and rewarding work. We recognize that our employees are our most important asset and, as such, we offer excellent benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation leave, learning opportunities to support professional and career development, competitive salaries and more!
The Public Education Programs Division is responsible for the design, development and implementation of strategies, programs initiatives to educate and inform Canadians about Parliament and its institutions including tours, exhibits, print and web resources.
The Project Officer plans, researches, develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates a number of multi-phase interpretive and educational projects, including visitor programs and services, publications, multimedia products and websites, to support Parliament and parliamentarians in increasing the public’s knowledge of and appreciation for Parliament.
Project Officer – Interpretative Planning
Public Education Programs
Parliamentary Information and Research Service (PIRS)
Classification MPA-2 ($58,134 – $68,769)
(Bilingual staffing- imperative: CBC/CBC)
Our ideal candidate demonstrates the following:
- Analysis and Coordination
- Organizational Skills
- Strong knowledge of project management methodology, project planning, and evaluation techniques/ strategies
- Knowledge of heritage interpretation theory and techniques, visitor studies theory and methodology; communications/marketing theory and techniques using a variety of media and targeting various clienteles
- Knowledge of Canadian and Parliamentary history; the structure of parliament and the legislative process, as well as the art and architecture of the Parliament Buildings
To be considered you must have:
- A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university relevant to the duties of the position
- Experience in the planning and coordination of projects related to the development and delivery of programs, products and services to various clients including the supervision of external contractors and contracts
- Experience in the development, coordination and/or drafting of written communications, promotional initiatives and strategies and planning documents.
Candidates retained in this selection process will be required to obtain:
- A successful second language evaluation (Bilingual staffing- imperative: CBC/CBC)
- A successful pre-employment screening
- This selection process is open to Employees of the Senate, the House of Commons, the Library of Parliament, the Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, the Public Service, and the public
- A written exam may be administered
- Qualified candidates from this selection process may be considered for determinate or indeterminate positions requiring similar competencies at the Library of Parliament
- Satisfactory references are an essential condition of appointment
- Education and experience requirements will be used as part of the initial selection process
- Proof of education is an essential condition of appointment
- We are committed to employment equity
To apply, please send your C.V., cover letter and clearly indicate how you meet each of the requirements of the position, no later than September 10, 2013. Please quote Competition 13-R-16:
By email: email@example.com
By Fax: 613-995-9582
By Mail: 50 O’Connor Street
Library of Parliament
Human Resources Division
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A9
Please address questions to Human Resources at 613-617-0943 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.