Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks – Park Maintenance Work – Algonquin Provincial Park

For 6 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contracts for up to 7 months per year (Apr-Oct)

Job Code: 18608 – Manual Worker

Salary: $20.61 – $22.24 Per Hour

Job ID: 160596

Purpose of Position:

As a member of the Sibbald Point Provincial Park Team, under the general supervision of the Park Superintendent, carry out a variety of duties associated with facility sanitation and general maintenance.

Please note that there will be 2 vacancies in each of the 3 locations below, distance is measured by kilometre markings from the West Gate of Algonquin Provincial Park:
• Canisbay Lake Campground: located on the Highway 60 corridor, at kilometre 23
• Mew Lake Campground: located on the Highway 60 corridor, at kilometre 30.6
• Rock Lake Campground: located 8 kilometers south of Highway 60 kilometre 40, on Rock Lake Road (gravel)

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• provide general groundskeeper and grounds maintenance services
• perform minor repair and maintenance to buildings/utilities
• provide garbage collection, general facility maintenance/sanitation
• operate and repair a variety of heavy and light powered equipment such as tractor with attachments, riding lawn mowers, chain saws and hand tools
• carry out facility inspection for security/damage
• promote compliance with park rules and regulations
• provide information and direction to staff and colleagues
• advise, report and record problems, violations and complaints

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 work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule.

Technical knowledge:

  • You possess knowledge of operating standards for the maintenance and sanitation of general building facilities and utility maintenance.
  • You are knowledgeable of the operation and maintenance of powered equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws and small hand tools.
    • You have knowledge of and the ability to apply and interpret relevant regulations, acts, policies and procedures (i.e Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, etc.).

Communication skills:

  • You possess demonstrated communication skills to provide information and direction to staff and colleagues.
  • You have interpersonal and customer service skills to deal with clients, staff and park visitors.

Essential skills:

  • You have organizational skills and proven ability to complete projects within acceptable timeframes and deal with competing demands.
  • You demonstrate an ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

To read the full job description please click here.

How to apply:

You must apply online.

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Application Deadline is Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.