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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Selkirk Provincial Park
City:    Selkirk Provincial Park (Selkirk)
Job Term:    1 Temporary Seasonal annually recurring contract - up to 20 weeks (approx. April to September)
Job Code:    41102 - Resource Technician 2
Salary:    $21.49 - $23.94 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52560
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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 programs

How 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 Ontario

Required 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.)

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 20 weeks, Selkirk Provincial Park (Selkirk), West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Thursday, March 14, 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 Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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