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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Rushing River Provincial Park
City:    Kenora
Job Term:    1 Temporary seasonal recurring assignment/contract for up to 6 months with the possibility of extension (regular season runs from April to October).
Job Code:    06OAD - Office Administration 06
Salary:    $21.10 - $24.38 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51974
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A motivated, enthusiastic and well organized individual will be interested in this opportunity to become an integral part of the Ministry of Natural Resources' Rushing River Provincial Park team. If this sounds like you, then this opportunity is perfect for you!

Rushing River cascades over rock gouged by glaciers in a series of rapids but elsewhere is passable by canoe. A forest fire in 1910 cracked open pine cones and scattered heat-resistant seeds, resulting in trees all the same height around Dogtooth Lake. Canoe routes are easily accessible from the park.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will provide:
• clerical support services, perform revenue receiving functions and provide group leadership and training to gate staff.
• coordinate the acquisition of Ontario Parks and other merchandise
• provide effective customer service to internal and external clients and park visitors

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must possess a valid driver's licence to travel regularly to Kenora and daily within the park.
• You must also possess or be able to obtain a valid Emergency First Aid certificate.
• You must have the ability to work shifts, weekends, and statutory holidays as per schedule.

• You possess knowledge of clerical processes and general office and accounting practices and procedures.
• You have knowledge of worker's responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act that apply to the workplace and the work being performed.
• You are knowledgeable of personal computers, including word-processing, spreadsheet, internet and e-mail applications as well as ability to utilize fax machines, photocopier, two way radios and voice mail technology.

Leadership skills:
• You possess demonstrated leadership and guidance skills to provide direction to gate and seasonal staff and to schedule staff.
• You possess strong organizational skills to set priorities and meet deadlines.

Interpersonal and communication skills:
• You possess excellent customer service skills to effectively deal with customers and staff.
• You have well-honed communication skills to prepare a variety of reports, correspondence, and presentations.

Other essential skills:
• You have the ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
• You can maintain high levels of accuracy and use good judgment.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 6 months, 808 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Wednesday, February 20, 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.
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, March 6, 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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