Selkirk Provincial Park is a naturalist's paradise.It's diverse ecosystem includes marshes, wetland, open grasses and mature Carolinian forest. With 151 campsites, a park store, and hiking trails this recreational class park is located just southwest of the town of Selkirk along the Lake Erie coastline. It offers a variety of lifestyle and recreational experiences including markets, wineries, fishing and golf.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, under the general supervision of the Assistant Park Superintendent, you will:• provide group leadership for a variety of technical duties and program responsibilities associated with the day-to-day operation of the campgrounds and day use areas• carry out various resource management activities within Selkirk Provincial Park, while leading the park maintenance and cleaning programsHow do I qualify?Mandatory Requirements:• ability to be designated as a Park Warden and meet ministry certification criteria and standards in Use of Force• ability to obtain a Standard First Aid Certificate• ability to obtain certification as Limited Sub System Water Operator• ability to work shifts, weekends and holidays• valid driver's licence – class “G” or equivalent as recognized by the Province of OntarioRequired knowledge:• knowledge of resource management principles and practices• ability to interpret and applied relevant legislation, policies and standards associated with park management• knowledge of park maintenance activities and related equipment (eg. lawn mowers, tractors, chainsaws, brush saws, etc.)• knowledge of general administrative practices and procedures (eg. purchasing supplies and materials)• knowledge of relevant workplace safety policies and procedures (eg. Occupational Health and Safety Act)Required skills:• group leadership skills to provide direction to park staff• communication skills to address complaints and respond to questions from park visitors• planning and coordination skills to independently organize your workload to meet deadlines• proficiency with a variety of computer software applications (eg. word processing, spreadsheet, databases, electronic mail, etc.)
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