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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ontario Parks - Voyageur Provincial Park
City:    Chute-A-Blondeau
Job Term:    1 Temporary recurring seasonal position from May-September (Approximately 3.5 months)
Job Code:    41102 - Resource Technician 2
Salary:    $21.49 - $23.94 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    63004
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Are you a self-motivated, organized individual that can lead a small group of park interpreters to deliver theme based programming and provide technical leadership and guidance? If so, please consider this opportunity at Voyageur Provincial Park.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Natural Heritage Education Leader you will:

• provide technical, operational, monitoring and group leadership duties
• lead student staff by assisting with hiring, target setting, training, assigning tasks and evaluating skills
• organize, schedule, deliver and evaluate a variety of cultural, recreational and natural environment programs to park visitors
• organize and prepare displays, pamphlets, general information and notices of program
• interpret, manage and inventory historical artifacts and buildings
• collect and organize statistics, prepare annual operating strategies and year end reports

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must possess proficiency in English and oral French at the advanced level.
• You possess or have the ability to obtain a valid First Aid Certificate.
• You possess a valid class 'G' driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
• You can work shifts, weekend and statutory holidays as per schedule.
• You have the ability to work in inclement weather conditions and travel over various types of terrain.

Technical expertise:
• knowledge of resource management principles and techniques
• ability to interpret relevant acts, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines
• understanding of park programs, services and operating regulations
• knowledge of natural sciences, ecosystems and culture
• possess an understanding of museum management and custodial responsibilities
• knowledge of Canadian pioneer history to provide historical interpretive information to staff and guests
• knowledge of camping and fishing skills to provide interpretive information to staff and guests

Interpersonal, organization and communication skills:
• leadership and supervisory skills to guide, direct and assist staff with park duties, presentations and to schedule staff
• demonstrated group leadership, organization and presentation skills
• strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
• ability to work independently, follow and carry out instructions

Computer skills:
• knowledge of and ability to use personal computers including word processing, record-keeping, internet and e-mail software and social media applications
• ability to operate and maintain audio-visual equipment and cameras

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 3.5 months, 1313 FRONT RD, RR 1, Chute-A-Blondeau, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Friday, March 7, 2014
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 21, 2014 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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