Apply By: Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 61 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries
Huronia Historical Parks
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 12 months with possible extension)
Job Code:
02703 - Information Officer 2
$1,313.75 - $1,551.97 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Huronia Historical Parks (HHP) offer interactive interpretive cultural, heritage, entertainment, and educational experiences through two tourist attraction sites - Sainte-Marie among the Hurons and Discovery Harbour.

Through the stewardship of its historical sites, heritage assets, and natural spaces, HHP makes history come to life. HHP promotes a strong tourism sector and prosperity in the region by welcoming visitors from around the world and building partnerships that strengthen its cultural, social, and economic impact.

HHP seeks a results-driven communications professional to provide creative multi-media solutions and services. The successful candidate will also support other unit activities such as special event development and promotion.

Consider joining HHP in this unique opportunity to work with a dedicated team to promote HHP as prime heritage attractions and tourist destinations.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Provide expertise in the creative design and development of communications products and services, including online communications, website content management, publications, print production, attraction signage and graphic design solutions;
• Research, write, review, and edit communications and media products, and ensure publication materials meet legislative requirements (accessibility, visual identify, French Language requirements, privacy);
• Monitor website usage and new media activity, conduct analysis of usage trends and user feedbacks, and make recommendations;
• Use social media network interface to provide targeted attraction event and program information;
• Support the creation, planning, and implementation of special events and promotional opportunities from concept to completion.

How do I qualify?


The duties of the job will require the successful candidate to travel within the region/throughout the province to perform the duties of the position.

Technical Knowledge

• You have knowledge of website page design and layout methods, standards, best practices, and trends.
• You have experience with text editors, word processing tools, graphic image editing software, and digital platforms (e.g., MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, TripAdvisor, Instagram).
• You have knowledge of the methods of distribution, information transmission, layout, printing, and sign production processes for traditional and digital products.
• You can carry out financial calculations, in order to estimate production costs and keep expenses within approved budget allocations.

Creativity and Conceptual Skills

• You are creative and can develop innovative approaches to promote the parks' programs and services.
• You can create compelling content for traditional and digital channels that support market reach and overall impact.
• You can write and edit materials to convey key messages.
• You can write in plain language and ensure content is appropriate for the intended audiences.

Analytical, Problem Solving and Project Management Skills

• You can assess and ensure publication material meet legislative requirements.
• You can assess impacts of new technology and developments in printing, signage and digital media.
• You can manage multiple communications projects to meet tight deadlines.

Communications, Consulting and Relationship Management Skills

• You can develop and maintain a broad network of media, community, and business contacts.
• You can communicate effectively with people, and provide consultative advice and services.
• You have knowledge of contemporary communications theory, techniques, methods and practices, as well as editing and plain language principles.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the  OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 16164 Hwy 12, Midland, Central Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:
Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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