Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
Posting Period: September 26, 2019 – October 18, 2019
Position: Park Coordinator
Location: Chiefswood Park
Job Status: Full-Time Contract
Hours of Work: 35 Hours per Week
Chiefswood Park Coordinator
The Chiefswood Park Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Chiefswood Park Manager to ensure that tourism activities and community initiatives go hand in hand. This position will oversee the development, coordination and implementation of all services to be geared towards the community of Six Nations. In addition, the Chiefswood Park Coordinator will manage marketing activities such as social media and handle all bookings and reservations. This position will encompass all the responsibilities currently handled by the Six Nations Tourism Cultural Experience Coordinator.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitor the day-to-day delivery of programming initiatives and services to maintain or improve quality
Contact Elders from the community to provide guidance for cultural programs
Facilities knowledge transfer between community Elders, Chiefswood Park staff and program participants
Identify and develop a program framework for relevant cultural themes to be shared in line with overall Chiefswood Park goals and priorities
Facilitate community programs and provide support to other facilitators as well program participants
Develop educational content to be integrated into tourism operations as well as school groups community programs
Monitor various aspects of community programs including: participant numbers and their progress, program efficiency and effectiveness, satisfaction among participants and all costs incurred related to community programs
Manage the business incubation centre and provide guidance and support to community entrepreneurs who use its services
Develop a communications plant to market community programs; monitor results and modify as necessary
Develop partnerships with other community groups that complement Chiefswood Park’s cultural programs
Coordination of Cultural Experience packages
Ongoing promotion of Chiefswood Park including print media, online (website and social media) and other promotional activities
Accept reservations and manage bookings for cultural tours, accommodations and events; respond to any general inquiries
Pursue additional marketing opportunities that will attract new markets and increase visitors to Chiefswood Park
Attend tourism events that will help to increase the park’s visibility
Research any possible partnerships to pursue
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of Six Nations history and culture.
Native language an asset
Basic training in Canoe and Kayak instruction
Ability to enhance social media to promote a positive image of Six Nations Tourism
Ability to handle the public with tact, discretion, and with a pleasing personality.
Work independently or as a team member, with minimal supervision
Proactive with time management
Ability to problem solve and anticipate needs of visitors and peers
Reliable, responsible and accountable
A strong work ethic with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
The ability to perform well under pressure and to assess and prioritize workload.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Interest or previous knowledge in Outdoor/Recreation Studies, Indigenous Studies, Hospitality, Tourism, or Marketing.
Valid “G” Driver’s License and transportation.
Basic training in canoe instruction
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, iCloud, web-page, and social media applications.
Experience working with the public, managing schedules and booking meetings.
Must pass a police record check.
Willingness to learn, accept change, and adapt to new ideas, business concepts, and cultures.
IMPACT OF ERROR
Error in judgement may lead to loss of credibility, poor public relations, public confidence and misinformation resulting in embarrassment and potential liability to the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation.
The purpose of the Development Corporation is to enhance Six Nations to derive economic benefits, create employment for community members and generate income to support community priorities.
Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation will pursue economic self-sufficiency without sacrificing the cultural values and integrity of the Six Nations People.
Community Members, Six Nations Development Corporation Staff and Human Resource, Six Nations Tourism Manager, Tourism Partners, Maintenance Contractors, Business Partners, and Vendors.
This position requires normal physical effort.
This position requires normal visual/sensory effort.
This position typically operates in a generally agreeable work environment.
There is regular deadline pressure from various sources.
POS Terminal, Bank Deposits, and Booking.
Chiefswood Park Manager
Please submit the following to the HR Department at the Gathering Place by the Grand Building in person/by mail at 2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, Ontario N0A 1M0 or by email at HRdept@sndevcorp.ca:
Application for Employment Form (attached)
Or apply online at www.sndevcorp.ca/careers.
Or apply online at www.Indeed.ca
Or apply through GREAT
Or apply through Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Or apply through NPAAMB
Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment
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