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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Sharbot Lake Provincial Park and Frontenac Provincial Park
City:    Sharbot Lake, Sydenham
Job Term:    2 Temporary -Group 3 Seasonal up to 10 months (April to November)
Job Code:    08OAD - Office Administration 08
Salary:    $22.45 - $26.09 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48628
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If you are an energetic, motivated individual with excellent people skills looking for new challenges, then here is your opportunity to showcase your exceptional administrative skills with the Ministry of Natural Resources at Sharbor Lake Provincial Park and Frontenac Provincial Park.

Please note: There is one Group 3 Seasonal - up to 9 months (April to November) position at each Park.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role:
• You will perform a variety of administrative, financial and clerical tasks to support the Park Superintendent and a multi-disciplinary parks team;
• You will prepare correspondence, assist in the preparation of revenue forecasts and work plans, and monitor the budget and expenditures;
• You will assist with day-to-day group leadership of park attendants;
• You will create correspondence, schedules, reports and use various computerized systems to ensure continual operation of the park;
• You will provide customer service to internal and external clients.

How do I qualify?

• You must possess a valid driver's licence to travel throughout the park and to carry out park duties;
• You must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Emergency First Aid Certificate.

Technical knowledge:
• You have knowledge/ability in administrative processes, protocols, and procedures;
• Knowledge of Ontario Parks programs/services;
• You have knowledge of computers and software such as word processing programs, spreadsheets, databases, electronic mail and the internet;
• You have knowledge of budgeting, work planning and mathematical/cash handling practices;
• You have an understanding and experience working with electronic and manual filing systems.

Interpersonal and communication skills:
• You have proven interpersonal skills, tact, discretion and judgement to deal effectively with public, ministry officials and staff;
• You have demonstrated communication skills;
• Demonstrated written/oral communication skills;
• You have ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure while maintaining high levels of accuracy;
• Demonstrated customer service skills;
• Ability to assist in training staff in park operations.

Leadership and organizational skills:
• You have the ability to provide group leadership/training to seasonal and summer staff;
• You have skills to organize work, set priorities and complete work in a timely/efficient manner.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 9 months, Rr 2 , Sharbot Lake, East Region
  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 9 months, Frontenac Provincial Park, 6700 Salmon Lake Road, Sydenham, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Tuesday, December 4, 2012
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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