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SENIOR PARK INTERPRETER - NATURAL HERITAGE EDUCATION
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ontario Parks/Northwest Zone
City:    Terrace Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary recurring contract up to 4 months (approximately May- September)
Job Code:    41102 - Resource Technician 2
Salary:    $21.49 - $23.94 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50076
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Are you a self motivated individual that can lead a small group of park interpreters to deliver theme based programming and provide technical leadership and guidance? If so, then Neys Park is the place for you.

Neys Provincial Park is a natural environment class park located 26 km west of Marathon. Annual visitation is approximately 32,000. The park has 144 campsites and day use facilities for 75 vehicles. The main features of the park include the 2 km sand beach on Lake Superior, the rugged coastline, electrical campsites and over 6 km of trails.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Senior Park Interpreter you will:

• provide technical, operational, monitoring and group leadership duties
• organize, schedule and provide recreational and naturalist activities
• participate in hiring, identify training needs of staff and assign work
• organize and prepare displays, pamphlets and news releases
• develop and implement a parks extension program for visitors
• collect and organize statistics, prepare annual operating strategies and year end reports
• advise, report, or record violations and complaints to the duty officer

Please Note: Successful candidate may be eligible for accommodation in onsite staff housing.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must have the ability to work shifts on weekends and statutory holidays.
• You must be able to obtain an Emergency First Aid Certificate.
• You must possess a valid driver's license to travel within the park.

Technical knowledge and interpretive skills:
• You possess knowledge of resource management principles and techniques.
• You have the ability to interpret relevant acts, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines.
• You are knowledgeable of natural sciences, ecosystems and culture.

Interpersonal, organizational and communication skills:
• You demonstrate group leadership, organization, research and presentation skills.
• You have proven interpersonal and communication skills to deal with clients, park staff and park visitors.
• You have the ability to work independently, follow and carry out instructions.

Computer skills:
• You are able to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher etc.), Internet and e-mail software applications.
• You are able to manage electronic records.
• You have the ability to operate and maintain audio-visual equipment and cameras.

Recreational knowledge:
• You possess working knowledge of and skills in outdoor recreational activities such as hiking and camping.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 4 months, Neys Provincial Park - c/o Ontario Parks - 1004 Highway 17, Terrace Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Monday, January 28, 2013
 
Note:
  • The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
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 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 applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting 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 Monday, February 11, 2013 11:59 pm EST. 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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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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