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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ontario Parks - Balsam Lake Provincial Park
City:    Kirkfield
Job Term:    1 Temporary seasonal recurring contract for up to 6 months (season runs from the end of April to mid-September)
Job Code:    18608 - Manual Worker
Salary:    $19.05 - $20.56 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    64594
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Does your background include maintenance, landscaping, operating and maintaining small powered equipment? Do you prefer to work outside, and have some autonomy in your daily routine? Do you possess a strong work ethic, the ability to manage multiple tasks and a commitment to teamwork? If so, this position with its variety of duties will interest you.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• provide general groundskeeper and grounds maintenance services
• perform minor repair and maintenance to buildings/utilities
• provide garbage collection, general facility maintenance/sanitation
• operate and repair a variety of heavy and light powered equipment such as tractor with attachments, riding lawn mowers, chain saws, boats and hand tools
• carry out facility inspection for security/damage
• promote compliance with park rules and regulations
• advise, report and record problems, violations and complaints
• assist with training and leadership of regular students and Summer Experience Program (SEO) students.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requriements:
• You must possess a valid Class “G” driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the province of Ontario.
• You have the ability to obtain valid CPR and Emergency First Aid Certificate.
• You have the ability to obtain valid Limited Sub Water System Certificate.
• You have the ability to obtain a valid Pleasure Craft Operator's card.
• You have the ability to work shifts, including nights, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule.

• You possess knowledge of operating standards for the maintenance and sanitation of general building facilities and utility maintenance.
• You are knowledgeable of the operation and maintenance of powered equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, boats and small hand tools.
• You have knowledge of and the ability to apply and interpret relevant regulations, acts, policies and procedures (i.e Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, etc.).

Leadership skills:
• You possess group leadership skills to lead and provide guidance and advice to student staff and volunteers.
• You are able to work with minimal supervision, follow and carry out instructions.

Communication skills:
• You possess excellent communication skills to respond to general information requests from internal and external clients.
• You have interpersonal skills to deal with staff and to provide clear information.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 6 months, Balsam Lake Provincial Park, 2238 Hwy 48, R.R.#1, Kirkfield, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Wednesday, March 26, 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, April 9, 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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