Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Gate Attendant (Seasonal)

Organization:  Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and ParksDivision: Ontario Parks/Algonquin Provincial Park – West GateCity: Whitney
Job Term: 14 Temporary seasonal contracts for up to 42 weeks
Job Code: 03OAD – Office Administration 03
Salary: $22.01 – $25.37 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 196961
Apply By: Wednesday, April 19, 2023 11:59 pm EDT 

Available positions:
• 13 temporary seasonal recurring vacancies for up to 42 weeks
• 1 temporary seasonal vacancy for up to 42 weeks

Note: The successful candidates will work 36.25 hours per week and must have the ability to work shifts on weekends and holidays as per schedule. OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

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

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

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

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Refer to the “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

 What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Gate Attendant, you will:
• issue and file permits
• collect park fees, sell merchandise, record all funds received and balance cash
• register park users and report revenues
• assist in the training and leadership of students and volunteers
• provide general information about the park to visitors
• provide first aid and emergency services

Additional Information: 
Address: 14 Temporary – Seasonal, duration up to 42 weeks, Hwy 60 East Gate Complex, Whitney, North Region
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees UnionSchedule: 3.7
Category: Parks
Posted on: Monday, April 3, 2023
Note: E-ET-196961/23(14) 

How to apply: 1.   You must apply online.2.   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.3.   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.4.   Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.5.   OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.6.   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 team 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.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, April 19, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.
We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted. 

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Accommodation is available under the Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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