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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ontario Parks - Voyageur Provincial Park
City:    Chute-A-Blondeau
Job Term:    1 Temporary seasonal recurring contract for up to 16 weeks (season runs from May to September).
Job Code:    41102 - Resource Technician 2
Salary:    $21.49 - $23.94 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    64500
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Voyageur Provincial Park offers a range of camping opportunities that will appeal to a diverse clientele. All three campgrounds are designed for car camping and the majority can accommodate larger camping units.

The park boasts a summer nature interpretation program, four beaches on the Ottawa River, great camping experiences – both car camping and RV, seasonal and monthly leases, great fishing experience from boat or shore, large picnic area (350 car capacity), and even cross-country ski trails during the winter. If this sounds like your piece of heaven, then this position is for you!

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 Voyageur Provincial Park, and lead the enforcement program.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must have the ability to be designated as a Park Warden and meet ministry certification criteria and standards in Use of Force.
• You must have the ability to obtain a Standard First Aid Certificate.
• You are able to work shifts, weekends and holidays.
• You must possess a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the province of Ontario.
• You have the ability to obtain a Limited System Water Operators certificate.
• You must be proficient in English and in advanced oral French.

• knowledge of resource management principles and practices
• ability to interpret and apply 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 enforcement 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 Bilingual Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 16 weeks, 1313 FRONT RD, RR 1, Chute-A-Blondeau, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Monday, March 31, 2014
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, April 14, 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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