Park Attendant

Seasonal Status
This is a seasonal opportunity at Smiley’s Provincial Park with an anticipated season end date of September 24, 2022.

Please note the status of the opportunity (seasonal, temporary, casual) is dependent on the start date of the successful applicant.

About Our Opportunity
As the Park Attendant, you are responsible for assisting with the seasonal operation and maintenance of parks. Ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and department policies and is an active participant in implementing the department Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Programs.

Primary Accountabilities
Under the general direction of the Chief Park Caretaker, or designate, the Park Attendant is responsible for the seasonal operation and maintenance of designated provincial parks(s) including:

Infrastructure maintenance, vehicles, grounds and equipment;
Customer service and relations;
Monitoring park activities for regulation compliance;
Advising visitors of park regulations and reporting non-compliance to Conservation Officers;
Using the computer-based reservation and registration system;
Processing financial transactions, cash handling;
Compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Workplace policies, Procedures and all Safe Work Practices at all times when on duty.

Qualifications and Experience
This may be the right opportunity for you if you have:

High School Completion
Valid N.S. Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent.
Valid (Standard) First Aid certificate and WHMIS training.
Working knowledge and previous experience in computer use including: internet, email, and web-based applications.
Experience in general carpentry; building and grounds maintenance; general machine maintenance; use of tractors, ride on mowers, push mowers, string trimmers and hand and power tools.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and to work independently.

Assets:

Customer service training;
Knowledge of cleaning methods and sanitation requirements;
Training, experience in or demonstrated ability for ensuring compliance of regulations in a public setting;
Good general knowledge of local history and points of interest;
Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations;
Forest Safety Society certified for power saw and spacing saws.

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
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 offering and eligibility criteria.

Working Conditions
Duties often require working irregularly scheduled hours, weekends, evenings and holidays. Must be willing to attend department training in duties related to this position.

As part of a team, the Park Attendant is expected to work effectively with due regard to personal and co-worker safety and cooperation.  Most tasks will be in an outdoor environment and may involve strenuous activities in varied weather conditions and extremes.

Employee walks for extended periods of time and distance over both even and uneven terrain while patrolling the park.
Must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 lbs.
All personnel may be called upon for assistance in emergency situations.

Additional Information
Candidates selected for interviews will be required to submit a Driver’s Abstract, Vulnerable Sector Check at the interview.

Uniforms are mandatory and must be clean and worn neatly. Must supply your own CSA approved safety boots that are at least 6 inches high.

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:  MOS 04

Salary Range:  $1,449.98 – $1,477.50 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.

Regional Coordinator Park Planning & Operations

Community:  Clyde River
Reference number:  13-506821
Type of employment:  Indeterminate
Type of Employment 2:
(If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit, this position will be offered as a 3 year term.)
Union Status: This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: $95,882.00
Northern Allowance: $22,978.00
No staff housing available
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Parks Planning and Establishment, working with The Parks & Special Places Division, is the lead Territorial agency responsible for the protection of natural and cultural heritage landscapes and recreation opportunities in Nunavut.  The Division contributes to the conservation and sustainable management of natural and cultural heritage through land use planning, development review, community engagement programs and policy development while recognizing the importance for conservation, recreation, tourism, economic development and heritage appreciation and ensuring these benefits are maximized for Inuit.

The Regional Coordinator Park Planning & Operations will organize, conduct and consolidate research to plan and manage parks and special places; Coordinates the Capital Planning Program and manages its implementation; Coordinates Regional operations of Nunavut Parks and Special Places; Supports the Manager and Division with development and implementation of programs.  Travel is required throughout the Territory.

An in-depth knowledge and appreciation of Nunavut’s economic, social, cultural and political, in relation to parks, tourism and the Nunavut Agreement is beneficial to be successful in this position. The incumbent must be able to take the lead with project management to initiate, manage, lead and complete projects.  Proficiency in software products such as word processing, spreadsheets and communications.  The ability to possess a valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) and Wilderness First Aid certificate.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are obtained through an Undergraduate Degree in landscape architecture, environmental planning and design, environmental studies or geography, with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience coordinating and organizing one or more natural resource management or environmental planning agencies including park management planning and related tourism initiatives in individual and committee settings.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Community awareness, fluency in Inuktitut, knowledge of environmental characteristics of the Nunavut Settlement Area, relevant northern experience and knowledge of the Inuit Impacts and Benefits Agreement (IIBA) and Nunavut Agreement (NA) will be considered assets.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list will be created to fill future vacancies.

 

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Igloolik_hr@gov.nu.ca Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Regional Operations Support Manager

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

 

Alberta Environment and Parks – 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-natural-resources.aspx

 

Provincial Parks are essential to the quality of life that Albertans enjoy. They conserve our natural landscapes and wildlife habitat, and offer a broad range of nature-based outdoor recreational opportunities.

 

Alberta’s parks inspire people to discover, value, protect, and enjoy the natural world and the benefits it provides for current and future generations.

 

For more information please see: https://albertaparks.ca/.

Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic problem solver that loves to rise up to a challenge. If you are comfortable juggling multiple priorities at the same time, committed to leading your team to consistently perform to a high standard, and thrive in a collaborative work environment then this opportunity to join the Alberta Parks team is for you!

 

As the Regional Operations Support Manager, you and your team provide operational and program delivery support to a diverse set of operational programs focused on providing direct front line services to the public in provincial parks and recreation areas dispersed across a broad geographic area. Primary areas that you and your team will provide support in include:

–    Contract procurement
–    Contract management support
–    OHS program coordination
–    Fleet and staff accommodation management
–    Operational planning and issues management

 

In addition you will also manage the Region’s Infrastructure Management Program and Recreation and Resource Management Coordination Program.

 

The Infrastructure Management Program ensures the long-term functionality, ongoing accessibility, and safe operation of infrastructure, facilities, and equipment, including regulated water and wastewater systems, in an effective and cost efficient manner and in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. Primary responsibilities include:

–    Coordination of repairs in response to asset failures
–    Preventative maintenance planning and coordination
–    Provision of technical and regulatory compliance support for potable and wastewater systems

 

The Recreation and Resource Management Coordination Program ensures that consistent and strategically aligned recreation and resource management goals and objectives intended to facilitate safe, environmentally and socially sustainable, and enjoyable public use of parks throughout the Region are established and met. The main responsibilities of this program include:

–    Recreation focused spatial and program planning
–    Management of regulatory approvals for recreation and tourism related land uses in parks and protected areas
–    Coordination of permitting for various activities – e.g. special events, guiding, etc.

 

Through your work as a member of the Alberta Parks team you will make a meaningful contribution to Albertans’ quality of life and ensure that parks remain healthy and accessible for future generations.
Qualifications
Required qualifications (these must be met to be considered for the position):

University graduation (4 year degree) in business administration, park/recreation facility administration/management or a related field supplemented by a minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field. Related experience or education may be considered as an equivalency on a one for one basis.
Class 5 driver’s license or equivalent
Criminal Record Check
Desirable qualifications:

Previous experience in the following areas:procurement and contract management (preferably in a public sector or large corporate setting).
budget management and financial administration experience
leading diverse technical and professional staff
synthesizing information/data to provide briefings/make recommendations to executive leadership level
project management
Ability to build effective relationships with internal clients at various levels across the organization

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.

 

This link will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

 

Key behavioral competencies required for this opportunity are:

 

Systems Thinking (Level C) – By keeping the whole picture in mind, we are more likely to create innovative and sustainable solutions.
Creative Problem Solving (Level C) – As the issues and relationships facing the APS continue to become increasingly complex, and as change continues to occur at an increasingly fast pace, we require a new approach to problem solving. We need to be more innovative and creative as we address current and future challenges.
Agility (Level C) – As the role and expectations of the APS continue to change, we need to be willing and able to change the way we approach situations so that new ideas and solutions are encouraged, recognized and acted upon. given the dynamic nature of the work, remaining flexible and adapting to circumstances is critical.
Drive for Results (Level D) – Driving for results will help us achieve organizational goals within the context of striving for excellence. We all need to take ownership of understanding and achieving results whether as an individual or as a part of a team.
Build Collaborative Environments (Level D) – By leading and creating opportunities for people to connect, communicate with transparency, share ideas, bring different perspectives to the discussion, we will create a supportive environment that respects different perspectives. It is in this environment that we will effectively identify creative and sustainable solutions.

Salary
$3,062.51 – $4,121.25 biweekly ( $79,931.51 – $107,565)
Notes
This position is a full-time, permanent role.

 

The standard hours of work are 36.25 hours per week.

 

Final candidates may be required to pass a security screening.

 

What we offer:

 

Comprehensive benefits plan: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-benefits-programs.aspx
Pension plan: https://www.mepp.ca/page/mepp-home
Health Spending Account: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-benefits-programs.aspx#jumplinks-6
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

 

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

 

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.

PARK WARDEN

Do you enjoy the outdoors and have knowledge in natural resource management? Would providing people with a safe environment be of interest to you?

If so, consider this exciting opportunity to join the team at Algonquin Provincial Park

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:

• assist with enforcement and security
• perform resource management duties in the park
• carry out a variety of technical duties
• assist with customer service and providing information to park visitors
• provide leadership related to enforcement and visitor programs

How do I qualify?
Mandatory requirements:
• You must have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver’s licence upon being hired.
• You have the ability to be designated as a Park Warden and meet ministry certification criteria and standards in the use of force.
• You have the ability to obtain the Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card.
• You have the ability to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as required.

Resource management:
• working knowledge of resource management principles and practices applicable to Parks
• knowledge of, and ability to identify invasive species and endangered species and knowledge of relevant best management practices.
• knowledge of GIS technology and ability to operate GIS systems
• ability to implement, contribute and monitor plans for resource management

Technical knowledge:
• knowledgeable about law enforcement and possess the ability to interpret, apply and enforce relevant acts and regulations
• working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
• knowledge of parks programs, services and operating regulations

Maintenance abilities:
• ability to operate and maintain a variety of light powered equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, boats and small hand tools
• knowledge about, and ability to perform, building and utility maintenance

Interpersonal and communication skills:
• interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively and to provide park information to stakeholders
• written communication skills to produce reports and correspondence
• provide park information to stakeholders & visitors

Essential skills:
• demonstrated leadership skills to work in a team and provide guidance to staff
• organizational skills and the ability to work independently and follow and carry out instructions

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 theOPS 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:
Address:
2 Temporary – Seasonal, duration up to 26 weeks, PO Box 219, ALGONGUIN PROVINCIAL PARK, Whitney, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Fingerprint Based)
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Understanding the job ad – definitions
Schedule:
4.7
Category:
Parks
Posted on:
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Note:
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Effective, January 1, 2022, the updated salary range for this position is $23.71 to $26.42 per hour in alignment with the recently ratified OPSEU Unified 2022-2024 collective agreement.
How to apply:
You must apply online.
Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
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.

Park Ranger

Park Ranger – PAR002918
Employment Type:  Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s)
:  SK-South Central-Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
Ministry
:  027 Parks Culture and Sport
Salary Range:  $19.501-$24.440 Hourly
Grade:  SGEU.03.

Reporting to a Park Manager, the duties of a Park Ranger involve customer service located at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park. Park Rangers are responsible to ensure all park visitors, campers and cottage owners (if applicable) adhere to all park policies, regulations and procedures. They must be willing to engage park visitors and provide education in such policies as required. Rangers must also lend support to other park staff, i.e. campground and entry gate attendants; office/maintenance staff and/or conservation officers. Strong teamwork, interpersonal and problem-solving skills are required.

Selected Candidates must successfully complete verbal judo and an orientation program associated to the position, as delivered by Ministry of Environment.

A diploma/certificate/undergraduate degree in the areas of Fish, Wildlife and Recreation Management, Renewable Resource Management, Natural Resource Management or the Integrated Resource Management from an accredited post-secondary institution would be an asset.

This is not a student position, but a term position which encompasses working weekends and evenings full-time from May to September end with the possibility of working less than fulltime during the off-season.

The Park Ranger acts as an ambassador to educate the public and liaison to help park interpreter with school programming and summer recreation as well as help entry gate with campground checks and all parks’ responsibilities.

To qualify for these positions, you:

will possess a valid driver’s license;
will be required to clear a criminal record check with the Vulnerable Sector

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work:  B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks
Number of Openings
:  1

Closing Date
:  Apr 25, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

Business Operations and Information Services Supervisor

The Business Operations and Information Services Supervisor (BOISS) is a seasonal leadership position at Writing-on-Stone/ Áísínai’pi that supports the service delivery of operations at Writing-on-Stone/Áísínai’pi a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Roles assigned to the BOISS include supporting Park Operations staff with timely ordering of materials and supplies, administering the campground reservation/registration service, leading front-line visitor centre and camp store operations and supporting park retail operations, recruitment, and training, and supervising seasonal information staff and information services. The BOISS will also provide support in the development of print and non-personal media marketing, promotions and website updates.

Provide administrative functions relating to the Visitor Services & Park Operations programs including revenue processing, coordinating purchasing and orders of brochures, maps, office supplies and other materials. Admin tasks related to staff supervision and developing communication in response to park inquiries.
Leads information services (personal information delivery and provides support for online and print media) in order to provide accurate, timely, and appropriate information to visitors and stakeholders to ensure safe and enjoyable use of park facilities and services. Providing input and supporting visitor center and display upgrades and updates.
The position supports the operation and delivery of the campground reservation/registration service at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park utilizing the reserve.albertaparks.ca (RAP) system for managing campground usage and working with other park staff to manage compliance and maintenance concerns.
The BOISS supports the delivery of retail operations at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park by developing operational plans including pricing structure, selecting vendors, determining inventory type and quantity, and facility operating hours for the visitor center and campground store.
Supports the Visitor Centre Coordinator in the marketing and promotion of Writing-on-Stone Provincial Parks programs, services and facilities.
Provides leadership and supervision to seasonal staff to ensure high-quality customer service, the dissemination of accurate and appropriate information, and the efficient and accurate handling of reservations and sales.
The BOISS supports program and strategic planning related to the Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park business and information operations through the review and evaluation of programs and services at the park. They support the broader Visitor Services teams in a variety of park project and priorities.

Qualifications
Education as per Minimum Recruitment Standards

Two year diploma in a related field; equivalencies will be considered

Other Requirements that are mandatory:

Outgoing, friendly personality that enjoys working with public in a team atmosphere
Strong supervisory skills and experience and an ability to motivate a variety of staff in an intense and demanding work environment.

Well developed organizational and time management skills
Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on providing clear and accurate information for park visitors
Strong writing skills and proven ability to write, edit, and evaluate materials for public audiences
The ability to form strong and effective working relationships with immediate co-workers and other Alberta Parks staff.
An ability to adapt and flex with change at any stage in work planning and delivery.
Working knowledge of accounting tasks and an understanding of financial administration.
Experience and confidence in public speaking and engaging in conversations with customers
Proven problem solving skills
Exceptional knowledge of and experience in computer use and a variety of computer software (including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher) required
Valid Standard First-Aid & CPR level C + AED certificate
Valid Class 5 driver’s license
Defensive driving certificate
WHMIS 2015 certificate

Assets (the nice to have):

Knowledge of Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park and its surrounding area
Knowledge and experience with the Blackfoot culture, protocols and people a strong asset
Knowledge of tourism services and experiences available within the parks’ region
Knowledge of the retail industry

Salary:
$29.06 – $37.78 per hour

Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave.

5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay

Notes:
Term of Employment: April 1st – end of October with a potential for extension
Staff housing available
This position requires the incumbent to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

Park Superintendent – Temagami Area Parks

ATTENTION OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
Are you passionate about contributing to the protection of significant natural, cultural, and recreational environments, while providing ample opportunities for visitors to participate in recreational activities? Then look more closely at this challenging, management opportunity within one of two Ontario provincial parks!

The Temagami Area Parks include world renowned canoeing and hiking opportunities in front and backcountry settings. Marten River and Finlayson Point Provincial Parks offer front country experiences including camping, hiking and all of the amenities associated with car camping. The backcountry of the Temagami Area Parks provides wilderness access to thousands of kilometers of ancient pine shoreline in and around the island-dotted waters of the Temagami region. The backcountry parks in this cluster include:

Lady Evelynn – Smoothwater
Makobe – Greys River
Obabika River
Solace
Sturgeon River
Chiniguchi
Kenny Forest
Temagami River
WJB Greenwood

Parks Partner Program Leader

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 center. We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

Are you passionate about Parks and excited about working with community volunteers to bring Coquitlam Parks alive? Your experience in park operations, landscape horticulture, urban forestry, and volunteer management will make you a great candidate for this role. As part of the Coquitlam Parks team, reporting to the Park Spark Program Supervisor, this position will be responsible for implementing an expanded volunteer engagement initiative working with local residents, businesses, schools and service groups to enhance Coquitlam’s parks – and have fun doing it! Your job will be to recruit volunteer Park Partners to enrich and beautify Coquitlam parks, train and supervise volunteers and plan and organize activities to connect residents with their parks. We have exciting initiatives in 2022 including our award-winning Coquitlam in Bloom program, Year of the Garden initiatives, tree planting campaign, and park host enhancement.

This is hands-on work that includes working outside in all types of weather, the ability to support volunteers engaged in a variety of Park Spark and Inspiration Garden activities. This position will build relationships with community organizations and work with Park Operations staff to schedule and deliver specific volunteer experiences.

Successful candidates will be scheduled for a 4-month (Apr- Oct) or 8-month (May to Aug) term.

Applicants should have education and training in volunteer management and support, and experience working in a parks operations role, as well as hold a current BC Driver’s License (with a satisfactory driving record). This position requires evening and weekend work.

If you have an interest in delivering a high level of service to our community volunteers and want to help bring “Coquitlam Parks Alive”, then this position may be right for you.

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!

The City offers a CUPE hourly rate of $31.32 per hour as well as 6% in lieu of benefits and an ability o participate in an Earned Day Off program. The City has a vaccination policy in effect with requirements for all current and future employees. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation (with no adverse reports).

Please apply online at www.coquitlam.ca/careers

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Parks Program Summer Student

Competition # : 34049

Department: Natural Resources & Renewables

Location: TRURO

Type of Employment: Student

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 1/20/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us
Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Natural Resources and Renewables is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, 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.

We’re recruiting for summer students to help our province achieve big things!

About Our Opportunity
Nova Scotia is one of the most beautiful places on earth. From the steep canyon slopes of the Margaree River to the sand dunes of Sand Hills Beach, Nova Scotia’s parks and protected areas support recreation, tourism, research, and education. They preserve nature and offer us a place to escape, be adventurous, and just have fun! Each year, our Nova Scotia Provincial Parks welcome thousands of visitors to camping, day-use and beach parks and trails.

The Parks Division of the Department of Natural Resources and Renewables is seeking a post-secondary student to assist with projects related to data analysis, information management, business processes, and monitoring and delivery of programs.

Primary Accountabilities
As the Parks Program Student, you will have the opportunity to work with and receive training and mentorship from a passionate team of professionals.  You will assist staff with a range of duties which include development of park operating processes, information management, analysis of visitor data, compiling reports, and monitoring communications to help enhance the visitor experience in the provincial parks system.

You may also assist with a wide range of tasks such as:

Analyze, revise, and create business processes
Information management including transition to MS SharePoint
Data analysis and management
Respond to and resolve client issues
Update campground photographs and attributes in the reservation system
Report writing and delivery
Evaluating and revising policies and procedures related to park operations
Park program evaluation/monitoring

Qualifications and Experience
You must be a full-time post-secondary student currently enrolled in the field of business administration, economics, commerce, statistics, computer science, community development or another related discipline returning to school in the fall of 2022.

 

You have strong organizational, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.  You can work independently as well as part of a team. You will be familiar with computers including standard office software such as word processing, spreadsheet, email, and social media platforms. You will have experience in client/customer service.

 

The following are considered assets:

Knowledge or experience with data management and analysis and surveys
Project management experience
Business processes and policies
Local area geography, photography, the Provincial Park system; camping, day-use beach parks and trails in general
First aid certification We will assess the above qualifications using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Working Conditions
This position will work mostly in an office environment with regular business hours. Some travel throughout the province may be required, visiting the different provincial campgrounds, day-use beach parks and trails in all weather conditions. As such, a valid NS Driver’s License (or equivalent) and access to a reliable vehicle is required.  Candidates selected for interviews may be required to submit a Driver’s Abstract.

Additional Information
We are currently recruiting for one position based out of Truro. The summer work term starts May 2 with an anticipated end date of August 26, 2022.

Employees are expected to provide their own safety boots.

Each student’s rate of pay is established on initial appointment based on the student’s current academic level.

 

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Nova Scotia announced full vaccination will be a condition of employment for new staff being hired. View the news release here.

 

 

Pay Grade:  HOURLY

Salary Range:  $16.50 – $26.90 Hourly

 

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.

 

Park Attendant – Hiring Pool

Competition # : 34009

Department: Natural Resources & Renewables

Location: GUYSBOROUGH

Type of Employment: Seasonal

Union Status: NSGEU – NSPG

Closing Date: 1/26/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

Hiring Pool
This hiring pool will be used to fill seasonal, temporary and casual park attendant vacancies in the Guysborough district. The position status (“seasonal”, “temporary” or “casual”) is dependent on the start date of the successful applicant.

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 the Park Attendant, you are responsible for assisting with the seasonal operation and maintenance of parks. Ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and department policies and is an active participant in implementing the department Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Programs.

Primary Accountabilities
Under the general direction of the Chief Park Caretaker, or designate, the Park Attendant is responsible for the seasonal operation and maintenance of designated provincial parks(s) including:

Infrastructure maintenance, vehicles, grounds and equipment;
Customer service and relations;
Monitoring park activities for regulation compliance;
Advising visitors of park regulations and reporting non-compliance;
Using the computer-based reservation and registration system;
Processing financial transactions, cash handling;
Compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Workplace policies, Procedures and all Safe Work Practices at all times when on duty.

Qualifications and Experience
This may be the right opportunity for you if you have:

Valid N.S. Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent.
Valid (Standard) First Aid certificate and WHMIS training.
Working knowledge and previous experience in computer use including: internet, email, and web-based applications.
Experience in general carpentry; building and grounds maintenance; general machine maintenance; use of tractors, ride on mowers, chainsaws and clearing saws, push mowers, string trimmers and hand and power tools.
Physical fitness levels suitable to support strenuous manual tasks in an outdoor environment and all weather conditions experienced during the park season
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and to work independently.

Assets:

Customer service training;
Knowledge of cleaning methods and sanitation requirements;
Training, experience in or demonstrated ability for ensuring compliance of regulations in a public setting;
Good general knowledge of local history and points of interest;
Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations;
Forest Safety Society certified for power saw and spacing saws.
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.

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
Duties often require working irregularly scheduled hours, weekends, evenings and holidays. Must be willing to attend department training in duties related to this position.

 

As part of a team, the Park Attendant is expected to work effectively with due regard to personal and co-worker safety and cooperation.  Most tasks will be in an outdoor environment and may involve strenuous activities in varied weather conditions and extremes.

Employee walks for extended periods of time and distance over both even and uneven terrain while patrolling the park.
Must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 lbs.
All personnel may be called upon for assistance in emergency situations.

Additional Information
On October 6, 2021 the Government of Nova Scotia announced full vaccination will be a condition of employment for new staff being hired. View News Release

 

Candidates selected for interviews will be required to submit a Driver’s Abstract, Vulnerable Sector Check at the interview.

 

Uniforms are mandatory and must be clean and worn neatly. Must supply your own CSA approved safety boots that are at least 6 inches high.

What We Offer
Career Development.
Engaging workplace and team environment:
Significant time spent outside maintaining parks for visitors

Pay Grade:  MOS 04 – MOS 04

Salary Range:  $1,449.98 – $1,477.50 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.