Supervisor – Park Operations (Infrastructure)

POSITION FUNCTION
Perform functions related to planning, development and implementation of Parks projects. Plan, coordinate, assign and review the annual construction and repair program for Parks Infrastructure. Provide leadership that exemplifies the organization’s commitment to customer service, staff and resource management, and project management.

KEY DUTIES
Develop and administer the annual construction and repair program. Plan, coordinate, assign and review the work of approximately 32 FTE involved in parks infrastructure, including park asset and infrastructure maintenance, irrigation, construction projects, horticulture and arboriculture. Supervise and provide direction, coaching, training and guidance to staff; plan, implement and coordinate projects; develop and schedule work plans and coordinate yearly work plans; ensure schedules, procedures and established performance and safety standards are met; responsible for full supervision.
Plan, prioritize and monitor the section’s annual work programs; assist in preparing, estimating and tracking annual budgets; authorize and monitor expenditures; make recommendations regarding equipment and/or operational changes with related costs and staff resources. Provide excellent and efficient service to both internal and external customers in keeping with the City of Victoria’s service standards. Collaborate in a team environment to deliver operational work programs and capital projects.
Develop and maintain a pro-active asset management system, including inspection, planning and maintenance, for hard assets within parks, (ie playgrounds, sport courts and exercise equipment, benches, picnic tables, water attractions, signs, paths, retaining walls, chain link and wood fences, water fountains and irrigation). Ensure that information contained within the City’s database is accurate and analysed to provide input into resourcing and investment decisions.
Liaise with other department or City staff in the implementation of capital and development projects of varying complexity; prepare budget proposals, projections and detailed estimates for projects and related activities; research and recommend external funding sources for projects; prepare and present program proposals to Manager for information or approval.
Conduct site inspections at various locations to review work progress and requirements; respond to general inquiries and complaints from the public. Liaise with and direct the work of consultants, contractors and engineers on Parks construction projects; conduct inspections of construction sites to ensure design and specifications compliance and safety standards; liaise with and provide information to City departments, community associations and outside agencies on project requirements, progress and budgets; respond to enquiries and requests for service from division.
Work with Supply Management Services on project requisitions; determine in-sourcing and outsourcing of work assignments; prepare requests for proposals and related documents including sole sourcing decisions; assess and make recommendations in the selection and termination of external consultants, contractors and engineers; ensure project schedules; negotiate and resolve disputes as required.

Attend and participate in meetings with other sections, departments, or agencies on matters relating to the continued efficient operations within the division.
Perform related duties where qualified.

INDEPENDENCE
Work is generated by annual maintenance programs and construction renewal or development projects.
Work is reviewed through regular reports and meetings with Manager.
Issues such as staffing matters and budgetary items are discussed with Manager. Issues such as deviations from annual budget are discussed with Manager, with recommendations.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Effort:
Lift and move heavy equipment and materials. (rare)
Mental Effort:
Short periods of intense concentration while preparing reports and estimating projects. (often)
Visual/Auditory Effort:
Focus on a variety of source data and VDT for short periods. (occasional)
Work Environment:
Office.
Work on construction sites. (occasional)
Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to noise, paint, and fumes. (rare)

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Organize and prioritize the work of a section. Effectively lead, supervise, direct and motivate staff.
Encourage contributions and input from team members.
Understand and apply the principles and techniques of construction project management, and construction and inventory maintenance administration.
Understand and apply the principles and techniques of asset maintenance, horticulture, turf, landscape and arboriculture.
Working level operation of City word processing, spreadsheet and related specialty software.
Compose and present proposals and policies.
Read and interpret technical reports, plans, codes and regulations. Estimate project costs Maintain accurate records
Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Flexible and goal oriented in a changing work environment Deal effectively with the public and outside agencies.
Supervise a safety program.

QUALIFICATIONS
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:
High school graduation
Technical School Diploma in a discipline related to Landscape Maintenance/Construction, Arboriculture or Horticulture or a related field (2 years) or a related Trades Certification (4 years) Accredited courses in management and leadership studies. (1 year)
Accredited courses in project management, including project planning, scheduling, budget & execution. (40 hours) based on assignment of position, PMP preferred
Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence.

Experience:
4 years of progressive experience in related position specific to the section, including one year supervisory experience.
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER:
May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.
Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 40 hour work week
$47.64 per hour, Pay Grade 16 (under review) Job Code #648
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Applicants who are not current City of Victoria employees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 during the recruitment process. External applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation.

At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@victoria.ca.

Organization: City of Victoria
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Office Administration
Posted: June 24, 2022, 8:59 am
Expires: July 19, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $47.64 Hour

Operations Coordinator

Full Job Description
Department: Natural Resources & Renewables

Location: Multiple Locations

Type of Employment: Permanent

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 7/5/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, geological resources, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province’s Crown land. Together we are working with Nova Scotians to build a better future through sustainable natural resource management as we all benefit from the natural health and wealth of the province.

About Our Opportunity

As Operations Coordinator, you will be a vital member of the Regional Management Team and report to the Area Manager. The work you do will help us achieve our Departmental objectives for program delivery across the Province. Programs to be delivered include geology, forest protection, parks and outdoor recreation, land administration, private and crown land management, wildlife, and field reports for integrated resource management.

 

As the Operations Coordinator you will assist the area manager with the overall delivery or provision of either a single service or group of common services including the development, monitoring, and adherence to operational procedures and standards, hiring, selection, scheduling and performance management.

Primary Accountabilities

The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables is seeking a dynamic Operations Coordinator to lead program delivery. Through the effective leadership of staff and resources, you will be responsible for the efficient delivery of Department Programs including the management of staff and associated budgets.

 

Some of the primary accountabilities in this role include:

Delivering outcomes by coordinating projects with others and working within established systems.
Implement the delivery of department programs such as Crown Land Management, Crown Land Administration, forest fire prevention and suppression, wildlife studies, biological studies, insects and diseases, park operation, public liaison and education etc; respond to wildfires as directed by the Area Manager.
Monitoring of resources through effective communication and performance management to enhance department program delivery.
Providing input into the development of procedures for an area within the department, then monitoring the implementation of those procedures.
Ensuring appropriate quality and risk management processes are followed, and suggesting improvements in current processes, systems, and procedures.
Delivering a plan for internal communications with guidance from senior colleagues.

Qualifications and Experience

Typically, ideal candidates will have a Department recognized two-year Lands and Forestry technical diploma along with 5 years of related experience in resource management, including administration and leadership roles; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

Frequent travel across the province is a component of this position; as such, a valid driver’s license is required.

 

As the ideal candidate you have previous experience:

Building a high performing team, ensuring the team is focused, motivated, and inspired to achieve team objectives.
Providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing, and overseeing activities to meet operational objectives.
Managing projects and/or programs through the departments work plan to ensure they meet the desired cost, time, and quality parameters.

 

You possess exceptional communication (written/verbal/active listening) and relationship building skills to maintain frequent contact with management, senior offices as well as with supervisory and technical staff. With strong time management skills, you can manage, track, and attend to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity.

 

Leadership competencies required at this level of work are:

Analytical Thinking, Action Management, Team Leadership, Initiative, Effective Interactive Communication, Partnering and Relationship Building, and Intercultural and Diversity Proficiency.

 

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.
Equivalency

Equivalency includes, but is not limited to:

 

A bachelors degree in Natural Science with 3 years of related experience.

 

Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.
Benefits

Based on the employment status and Union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click here to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria.
Working Conditions

Working in varying conditions and uneven terrain is a requirement of this position.

 

This position requires work in both Yarmouth and Digby County; frequent travel between Yarmouth and Digby County.
What We Offer

Career development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career.
Engaging workplace: our employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in, we have forward-thinking policies and strategies.
Countless career paths.
Department specific flexible working schedules.

 

Pay Grade: EC 10

Salary Range: $2,858.01 – $3,572.52 Bi-Weekly

 

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

 

Current government employees may access this posting through the link below:

 

 

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to Competitions@novascotia.ca.

Parks & Trails Enhancement & Maintenance Worker

Full Job Description
Job Summary

Parks & Trails Enhancement and Maintenance Worker will be responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of Annapolis County owned parks and trails within the County of Annapolis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Scheduled duties assigned by the Lead /hand
Keep parks and trails free of weeds and other vegetation.
Rake pathways as needed.
Greet the public while respecting social distancing.
Prune and brush out area of trails and parks. Mow, weed whip the trails to avoid long grasses within pathway zone.
Redirect any water on trails with training methods – Define pathways along section of the wilderness trails and line with rock.
Clear any culverts of debris to prevent water flow.
Pick up any litter on site and pack out
Tend to garbage and recycling where and when necessary and dispose within protocols.
Drag beaches with gator where and when necessary.
Check on washroom and supply any supplies as necessary. Clean park and trail washroom or areas as per COVID 19 protocols.
Maintain park trail signs and structures such as – stain picnic tables and or benches, paint sign posts and or stain structures, install or reposition signs where necessary and mow lawns.
Assist with recreational programming/events site readiness (lawn care/waste management, set-up & tear down)
To attend all training sessions as required and to adhere to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
To transport needed tools for the job and to sign out equipment, track and clean.
To wear personal safety equipment as required and part of municipal training safety protocols (for Trail Maintenance tasks includes: first aid kit, sturdy work gloves, and sturdy leather work boots. Tick kits, cell phone.)
To transport aggregate for trail and park improvement.
Other reasonably related duties
Qualifications & Experience:

Completion of Grade 12 or Equivalent; post-secondary in landscaping/horticulture design
Current WHMIS & First Aid
Experience in lawn care, janitorial and facilities maintenance;
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment safely and efficiently;
Good physical condition and able to perform heavy manual labour;
Experience with and knowledge of the safe operation of lawn mowers, push mowers and whipper snipers
Good working knowledge of Nova Scotia OHS Regulations, as relates to the work involved
Ability to work independently and to accomplish tasks and assignments;
Ability to deal effectively with co-workers and the public;
Good verbal and written communication skills
Have and maintain a valid Class 5 Nova Scotia Driver’s License
Must by fully Vaccinated against Covid-19
Working Conditions

Standard hours of work is Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm, however due to the nature of the operation and assisting with our recreation programming services, availability to work designated weekends and or evenings as required from time to time.
This position may be physically and emotionally demanding and requires an individual who is able to multi-task on a daily basis. It may require lifting heavy objects and repetitive tasks.
Mileage for use of own vehicle is paid according to the municipal rate.
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Job Type: Seasonal
Contract length: 10 weeks

Salary: $16.85 per hour

Schedule:

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Coordinator, Community Development

Trans Canada Trail Job posting

Position: Coordinator, Community Development Position

Type: Permanent Location: Home-based

Experience: No specific experience is identified for this position – see qualifications below.

Reports to: National Manager, Infrastructure and Connection

Application Deadline: June 24, 2022

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the organization in the role of Coordinator, Community Development. As part of our strategic plan, this role is instrumental in the development and enhancement of the Trans Canada Trail network. This includes the coordination and implementation of network connection projects in all provinces and territories, undertaken or funded by TCT, and the gathering of general information about the state of the Trail from trail operators across the country.

See full job description here.

Parks Labourer

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community.  As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.  We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

 

We are currently recruiting for self-motivated and responsible team players who are passionate about Coquitlam’s Parks to join our Landscape Division on a Temporary Full Time basis until November 2022!

 

Our 2022 Labourer 2’s must enjoy working outdoors performing regular physical activity that is often repetitive in nature in all types of weather.  Cutting and maintaining lawns and grounds, planting and maintaining perennials and annuals, assisting in the maintenance of various landscaped, horticultural and turf areas in parks and along road boulevards and medians will be expected.

 

Preferred candidates will have relevant work experience involving general labour with landscaping.  Education and training in Horticulture as well as experience with driving a 3-ton truck, operating rotary mowers, line trimmers, chainsaws, and other equipment used in landscaping would be an asset.

 

Requirements include a valid BC Driver’s License (with satisfactory driving record) and completion of a Police Information Check (with no adverse reports).

 

A CUPE hourly rate of $30.30 (2022 rates) is offered.  Temporary full time opportunities provide an additional 6% in lieu of benefits as well as some health and wellness benefits and ability to participate in an earned day off program.  The City has a vaccination policy that is currently suspended.  However, should the policy be reinstated, it will be a requirement for all current and future employees.

 

Good people make Coquitlam great, sign up for career alerts through our recruitment portal to stay up to date about opportunities within our team, or follow us on LinkedIn to learn more about how #YouCouldWorkHere too!

 

Please apply online at www.coquitlam.ca/careers by 11:55 pm on May 18, 2022.

Wildlife Ranger (Multiple Positions)

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain’s renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver’s premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

 

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Patrolling of habitats throughout shift times
Communicating with public to educate them on wildlife issues
Presenting scheduled Ranger Interpretive sessions
Assisting in maintaining the record keeping system
Implement and enforce public safety precautions of visitors and staff regarding wildlife issues
Establishing a rapport with the general public to foster an appreciation of wildlife and the role of the Grouse Mountain
Refuge for Endangered Wildlife
Providing care and maintenance of assigned wildlife habitats and wildlife
Assisting with construction and deconstruction of habitats
Other duties as required

Requirements:

Post-secondary courses in biology, zoology or related subjects
One year’s experience working with wildlife
Experience in public presentations and education.
Knowledge of indigenous wildlife and conservation issues
Knowledge of wildlife husbandry and restraint procedures
Knowledge of general safety and hygiene protocols
Self-motivated and ability to work independently
Good oral and written communication skills
Team player
Ability to work weekends and evenings
Successful candidate must complete a criminal record check once offered the position.
The check must be completed prior to start date if you are 19 years and older. Grouse Mountain will assist you with the process.

 

BVPP Trails Supervisor

About Us
The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx.

 

We support Albertans in being proud stewards of air, land, water, and biodiversity by leading the work required for the desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources.

 

For more information about the Ministry of Environment and Parks, please visit our website at: https://www.alberta.ca/environment-and-parks.aspx
Role
Are you an experienced supervisor with a desire to be part of a dynamic team?

This is the position for you!

 

This job is accountable for the planning, supervision and safe implementation of trails and backcountry projects and maintenance in the Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area, Bow Valley, Bow Valley Wildland and portions of Spray Valley Provincial Parks. To be effective, the position must ensure open and effective communication with colleagues and stakeholders, train and mentor permanent and wage staff in the use of high consequence equipment with a focus on OH&S safe work practices, maintain buildings, equipment and vehicles in their program area, have a good understanding of federal and provincial policies and legislation that influence their program area and complete myriad administrative duties including staff recruitment, performance management, contract management and stakeholder meetings. This ensures that clients in the busiest Park Region in Alberta have an exceptional and safe recreation experience.

As a Bow Valley Trails Supervisor you will:

Identifies, designs, implements and/or supervises construction of new or replacement trails and backcountry infrastructure including trails, bridges, walkways, retaining walls and backcountry campgrounds facilities.
Planning, ordering and implementation of trails and backcountry signage systems.
Planning, coordination and supervision backcountry helicopter operations related to maintenance and development.
Coordination, supervision, transportation and use of machinery and equipment such as snowcats, skid steers, track hoes, back hoes, front-end loaders, tractor, snowmobiles and other hand tools, in delivery of summer and winter trial operations, including 60 km of Nordic and fat bike grooming and tracksetting.
Recruitment, training, development and scheduling of program staff including seasonal wage employees with a focus on adherence and development of OH&S safe work practices.
Coordination of vehicle, building and equipment maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
Liaising with commercial industry, volunteer and interest groups on projects, including inspection or supervision of contracted services for trails and backcountry campgrounds.
Assisting Provincial GIS and Ecology colleagues with maintaining accurate inventory of trails and backcountry assets and public engagement with asset conditions through web and social media.
Be responsible for trails information reporting both internally and publically through the AlbertaParks.ca website
Daily contact with direct reports in regards to program supervision and training, and weekly interaction with colleagues in regards to coordination of operations. Monthly interaction with direct-to-crown and agency volunteers and semi-annual interaction with Canadian Birkebeiner Society in regards to program coordination
Qualifications
Education:

Two-year technical diploma in a related field plus 1 years experience

 

Equivalency: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:

1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
1 year of experience for 1 year of education.
Requirements:

Class 3 Driver’s License
Skilled trades training
Additional assets:

Preference will also be considered for candidates that have:

Expertise with relevant tools, equipment and machinery, excellent knowledge of snow science, construction systems, OH&S and supervisory training, and understanding of project management and excellent written and oral skills.
APS Competencies
Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

 

How Competencies will apply to this role:
Systems Thinking – You will have an understanding of how your role impacts working with others to see the larger picture of overseeing the environmental well-being in Alberta.

 

Build Collaborative Environments – You will use effective negotiation and facilitation skills to bring resolution to complex issues among diverse group/individuals.

 

Drive for Results – Using your strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills, you will develop and deliver understandable scientific information to key stakeholders, the scientific community, public audiences, and senior executives in government.
Salary
$2,191.49 – $2,830.64 bi-weekly ($57,197.88 to $73,879.70 Per Year)
Notes
This is a full-time permanent position
40 hours per week.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

 

Working for the Alberta Public Service – https://www.alberta.ca/advantages-working-for-alberta-public-service.aspx
Pension plans: Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) – https://www.pspp.ca
Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) – https://www.mepp.ca
Leadership and mentorship programs
Professional learning and development
Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How To Apply
Click on the “Apply Now” button.

 

Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx to learn more about creating a candidate profile and other tips for the Government of Alberta’s online application system.

 

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, click here to access the main log in page where you are able to ‘Create an account’, reset your password (‘Forgot your password’) or ‘Sign  In’ should you already have an account.

 

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

 

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx

 

Tips for applicants: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx

 

Resources for applicants:

 

https://www.alberta.ca/apply-for-jobs-with-the-alberta-public-service.aspx
https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx
https://alis.alberta.ca/look-for-work/
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-overview.aspx. Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Closing Statement
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Samantha Kith at Samantha.Kith@gov.ab.ca.

 

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

STUDENT – PARK RANGER – MULTIPLE POSITIONS

All applications must be submitted through the Ontario Public Service Careers website by clicking the Apply Online button on the job ad. Applications submitted through third party websites will not be accepted.

Are you a student looking for an opportunity to build your career over the summer? Are you passionate about making a difference?

The Summer Employment Opportunities program provides students with opportunities to obtain valuable work experience, gain transferable skills, and build professional networks.

LEARN: Jump start your career, whether you want to learn business skills, use your French language skills, help out in a lab, or work outdoors. Put the knowledge you’ve acquired at school into action.

GROW: Enhance your skills and expand your network by working on projects, leading initiatives and sharing your ideas. Transfer the skills you learn to your future school and work experiences.

CONTRIBUTE: In addition to advancing your professional and personal skills, you will also give back to your community. Spend your summer working to support the interests of Ontarians!
Information to assist you with the application process, including the Application Guide is available on the Summer Employment Opportunities website. Within your application, you will have the opportunity to identify the skills, work preferences and qualifications you have that make you a suitable candidate for this position.This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and at various locations across Ontario. Certain cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario and may not be accessible by public transit. Carefully review locations through Google Maps and select ONLY those locations that you are able to travel to and work in. You can select up to 10 locations.

Notes:Relocation expenses and/or accommodations are not covered by ministries.

The number of positions to be filled is approximate and subject to change.

Please use your legal name when applying to the job ad.

OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism

We are committed to building 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.

Following the submission of your application form, you will be provided with an opportunity to complete a survey. We collect data through a survey to help improve the program and identify potential barriers in the recruitment process. The survey is not part of the recruitment process and is anonymous. Your participation in the survey will help shape the future success of the program and will contribute to our efforts to build a more diverse, inclusive and accessible Ontario Public Service.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy website 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.

OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive

Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive will require all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated’ under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program.

 

What can I expect to do in this role?
Work Description

In a Provincial Park environment, there are many types of Park Ranger positions:Gate Attendant – Welcomes visitors, issues park permits, and responds to customer inquiries. Gate Attendants welcome everyone into a Provincial Park.

Interior Ranger – Maintains remote “”back country”” areas of the parks reaching remote campsites by boat, portaging or hiking.

Administrative Assistant – Assists with clerical work and park administration. This position plays a key role in assisting with finances and scheduling.

GIS Data Technician – Uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software to conduct data and spatial trend analysis. This position contributes to vital park development and species management projects.

Trail Maintenance – Ensures trails are accessible and safe for users by removing brush, up keeping trail surfaces and conducting inspections.

Discovery Ranger – Assists in developing and delivering programs to help visitors connect with the natural and cultural resources found within the park. This position supports conservation efforts by monitoring species that are invasive or at risk.

Maintenance Worker – Provides crucial services to the park and visitors, employees work to ensure parks are maintained, pristine, and ready for guests.

Park Planner – Actively assists in the park planning program, enabling the continued growth of Ontario Parks.

Park Store Sales Clerk – Assists in maintaining park stores and gift boutiques. This position involves managing rentals, providing customer service and performing clerical work.

How do I qualify?
Mandatory
You must meet all eligibility criteria on the first day of employment to be eligible for these positions.

Student Status: All summer jobs require a “student” status. A student is defined as someone enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution (currently or for the fall semester) or has graduated within the past six months. If you graduated in January, you could apply for and start a summer student position in the Ontario Public Service up until June of that year.

Age: You must be a minimum of 15 years of age. There is no maximum age limit for applying to summer student positions. You must meet all age requirements by May 1st.

Residency: You must be a resident of Ontario during the term of employment.

Work Status – Ability to Work in Canada: You must be legally entitled to work in Canada. You are also required to have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) upon being hired.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
You apply your verbal and written communication skills to communicate information related to programs, prepare a variety of documents, and respond to public and/or internal inquiries by phone, email, and in-person.

You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team environment.

Technical Skills and Knowledge
You apply basic safe operating practices when working with machinery and equipment.

You have the ability to conduct maintenance of grounds, buildings, and equipment, and to use machinery, equipment, and tools (e.g. lawn mowers, weed trimmers).

You apply your basic mathematical skills to accurately perform cash handling duties.

You apply your experience using Microsoft Office applications, such as Word (word processing) and Excel (spreadsheets), as well as databases, email, and the internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents.

You apply your experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) such as ESRI ArcGIS suite to conduct data and trend analysis (including spatial trend analysis), prepare simple maps, and track, compile, and evaluate information.

Analytical and Organizational Skills
You follow instructions and seek clarification, as required.

You pay close attention to detail and record information accurately.

You plan, organize, and prioritize your work to meet competing deadlines.

Other Requirements
Certain positions require you to have a valid Ontario G2 (or higher) Driver’s Licence or equivalent.

Certain positions require that you have, or be willing to acquire, a Pleasure Craft Operator Card as a condition of employment.

Certain positions require that you have certification in Standard First Aid and CPR.

You are willing and able to work shifts and weekends with an irregular schedule up to 36.25 hours per week.

You are able to work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations.

You will require training on the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).

You are capable of, and comfortable with, operating small machinery and equipment, and using lawn care tools.

Additional Information:
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Understanding the job ad – definitions
Schedule:
N/A , N/A
Category:
Parks
Posted on:
Friday, April 1, 2022
Note:
This ad is also available in French.
Some positions advertised on this job ad are represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and successful candidates will be required to pay monthly union dues, which are automatically deducted from your pay.

Other positions advertised on this job ad may be excluded from the OPSEU Collective Agreement (i.e. not represented by OPSEU), depending on the business area within the Ministry in which the work is performed. You will be advised during the recruitment process by the hiring manager of the business area.

You will receive a confirmation splash page verifying receipt of your application when it has been successfully received. You will only receive an email confirmation if you have entered your email address in the application. If you do not receive a confirmation splash page, it is likely that your application was not successfully received and it is recommended that you resubmit your application. If that still does not result in a confirmation, please contact SEO@ontario.ca during the posting period. We cannot provide assistance with submitting your application after the job ad deadline date.
How to apply:
You must apply online and complete all the mandatory questions on the application form.
You must attach one document with your application. We recommend you attach a cover letter and resume to support the information you provide in your application. The cover letter and resume document you attach should not exceed five (5) pages combined.
You must be 15 years of age or older as of the first day of employment. Some positions require you to be aged 15 – 24 years, or 15 – 29 years for persons with a disability, as of the first day of employment (between May and July).
You must be a resident of Ontario.
You must be eligible to work in Canada.
You must be enrolled in a secondary, or post-secondary institution (currently or for the fall semester) or are within six months of graduation on the first day of employment, e.g. if you graduated in December, you can apply to and start a summer student position in the Ontario Public Service up until June of that year.
If you require accommodation to apply, or to complete this application form, please contact us at SEO@ontario.ca.
Check out the Youth and New Professionals website to learn more about Summer Employment Opportunities.

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 Wednesday, June 1, 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.

Park Works Supervisor

PK2 Park Works Supervisor 2

Departmental

 

Department of Environment, Climate and Parks

Park Operations, Parks & Trails

Turtle Mountain MB

Advertisement Number: 39074

Salary(s):   PK2 $1,617.60 – $1,904.80 bi-weekly

Closing Date:   May 5, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for 6 months for similar positions with Parks in the Turtle Mountain Park District.

Manitoba Parks is seeking a qualified individual to fill a Park Works Supervisor 2 (PK2) position based out of Turtle Mountain Provincial Park , located south of Boissevain, Manitoba.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s licence
Must have a Class 2 Water Treatment , Class 1 Water Distribution and Wastewater Certification or be willing and able to acquitre and maintain within 3 years of the employment start date Must have Grade 12 or GED diploma as it is pre-requisite for obtaining certification
Must be able to wear personnel protective equipment as/when required.
Must be physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position which may require some moderate lifting, bending, walking and working in various types of outdoor conditions
Must be ready, willing and able to work extended hours and/or be called out evenings/weekends/ statutory holidays as well as work in other outlying areas in the region
Qualifications:
Essential:

Experience coordinating and supervising the maintenance and operations of facilities and/or grounds
Experience supervising staff
Strong Interpersonal skills for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with the public and staff
Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to plan and prioritize complex and changing workloads to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to work independently and effectively under minimal supervision
Experience in the operation and maintenance of equipment (such as trucks, trailers, ride on mowers and small hand held equipment)
Experience with cost estimates and inventory
Experience with Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations
Desired:Experience in the operation and maintenance of public water and wastewater systems
Duties:
Reporting to the Park Work Supervisor 3 (PK3), the incumbent is responsible assisting in the planning, coordination, implementation and supervision of maintenance, operations and construction activities within Turtle Mountain, William Lake and occasionally other Provincial Parks/North American Game Warden Museum/Wildlife Management areas within the Region. The incumbent’s responsibilities will include: operation and/or maintenance of 145 transient and seasonal campsites found within 3 campgrounds and 2 cottage sub-divisions comprised of over 38 cottages; maintenance and/or operation of water and sewer systems, garbage/recycling program, buildings, roads, a mechanical shop, a carpentry shop, winter and summer recreation areas.

Park Patrol Officer

RO1 Resource Officer 1

Departmental

Seasonal positions
approximately 17 weeks (May to September)

Department of Natural Resources and Northern Development

Conservation Officer Service , Resource Management and Protection

Various rural locations MB, Various urban locations MB

Advertisement Number: 39136

Salary(s):   RO1 $1,544.00 – $1,633.60 bi-weekly Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable.

Closing Date:   May 5, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions during the 2022 season, and will remain in effect for 6 months.

Some positions are designated bilingual. If you wish to declare bilingual status, please indicate this in your application.

Paid Training:  Successful completion of the Seasonal Officer Orientation Course (SOOC) in May 2022 is mandatory. The Department will cover meals and rooms during this course training for applicants who are successful. After successful completion of the course, mileage expenses to the assigned district will be covered.

Looking for a challenge? Want to gain law enforcement experience?  Enjoy exploring the outdoors?  Want to keep the public safe?  Are you physically fit? Join the team to work as a Seasonal Park Patrol Officer. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health care, group life insurance, family related leave, and a defined pension plan.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must possess a current Canadian Firearm Safety Certificate course report, or Possession and Acquisition Licence by date of employment*
Must be eligible for appointment as a Park Patrol Officer
Must possess a satisfactory Manitoba Child Abuse Registry check. To apply, go to the following website:  https://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/childfam/child_abuse_registry.html. A current valid original Child Abuse Registry Check must be obtained and must not expire before June 1, 2022 (valid for 6 months)*
Must possess and maintain current Standard First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary rescuscitation (CPR) resuscitation certificates or an approved equivalent by date of employment
Must successfully complete the mandatory Seasonal Officer Orientation Course, which includes Defensive Tactics Training
Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 4 driver’s licence or an equivalent out of province licence by date acceptable to the employer
Must be willing and able to travel including overnight stays for extended periods of time
Must possess a satisfactory Criminal Record check. For information on how to obtain, visit the following website:  http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/criminal-record-and-vulnerable-sector-checks. A current valid original Criminal Record check must be obtained and must not expire before June 1, 2022*
Must have no criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted
Must be willing and able to work irregular shifts: including evenings, weekends and overtime.Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position including: working in various adverse weather conditions walking over rough terrain and lifting weights of up to 50 lbs
Must be willing and able to work irregular shifts: including evenings, weekends and overtime.
Qualifications:
Essential:

Prior to May 2022, completion of year one of a recognized Resource Management diploma or degree program, or a graduate from a recognized law enforcement diploma program or Police Studies program; or year two of an undergraduate degree in the studies of Law, Environmental Studies/Sciences, with a minimum of 3 credit hours of law courses satisfactory to the department, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience satisfactory to the department.  **Applicants are required to submit a copy of their course transcript along with their application
Ability to make decisions and problem solve
Ability to work effectively under stress in hostile or adverse environmental conditions
Good verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work independently under limited supervision with good time management skills
Good written communication skills

Desired:Knowledge and understanding of law enforcement
Experience handling customer complaints
Duties:
If you are looking for a career in Conservation or Law, this is a great place to start! A key role is to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the general public and resource users in provincial parks. As part of an enforcement team, and under a more senior officer, Park Patrol Officers conduct patrols, assist in protecting and educating the public, ensure compliance with provincial legislation and park safety and security duties.