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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ontario Parks - Rondeau Provincial Park
City:    Morpeth
Job Term:    1 Temporary Seasonal recurring contract/assignment up to 30 weeks (approximately April to November)
Job Code:    05OAD - Office Administration 05
Salary:    $20.57 - $23.83 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49995
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Located southeast of Chatham, Rondeau Provincial Park is the second oldest Provincial Park in Ontario and protects the second largest tract of Carolinian forest in Canada.

The park is open year-round and offers a variety of activities including hiking, canoeing and some of the best bird watching in Ontario.

If you are an energetic, responsible and motivated individual looking for new challenges and are able to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment, then consider this opportunity at one of Ontario's busiest provincial parks.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• coordinate and perform the registration of campers and day use visitors to the park
• provide group leadership and training to gate staff
• provide excellent customer service to clients and guests of the park
• assist with revenue receiving functions
• perform a variety of clerical duties
• perform a variety of duties associated with the operation of the park store

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• ability to obtain an Emergency First Aid Certificate
• you hold a valid driver's licence – class “G” or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario
• ability to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays

Mathematical and cash handling skills:
• you can replenish cash floats
• you can prepare and reconcile bank deposits
• you can compile statistics on park activities

Communication and customer service skills:
• you can provide general direction and leadership to park staff
• you can provide effective customer service to park guests
• you can prepare a variety of written correspondence

Office Administration skills:
• you have knowledge of general office administration practices and processes
• you have the ability to operate and perform minor repairs to a variety of office machines and equipment

General skills:
• you have organizational skills to establish work priorities
• you are proficient with various computer software applications (eg. word-processing, spreadsheet, park management, record-keeping, internet, e-mail, etc.)
• you have data entry skills

Technical knowledge:
• you have general knowledge of park operations and related programs and services to issue permits and provide information to gate staff and park visitors
• you have basic knowledge of workplace safety legislation and regulations (eg. Occupational Health & Safety Act)

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 30 weeks, 18050 Rondeau Park Rd, Morpeth, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Customer and Client Services
Posted on:   Friday, January 25, 2013
  • 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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, February 8, 2013 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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