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Senior Park Clerk

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Ontario Parks - Cochrane District Office
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contract for up to 42 weeks (Apr - Dec)
Job Code:
08OAD - Office Administration 08
$23.10 - $26.86 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you have strong administrative skills? Would you be rewarded by providing exemplary customer service within Ontario Parks? If so, consider this interesting opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• perform a variety of administrative, financial and clerical tasks to support the Park Superintendent and a multi-disciplinary parks team
• prepare correspondence, assist in the preparation of revenue forecasts and work plans, and monitor the budget and expenditures
• assist with day-to-day group leadership of park attendants
• create correspondence, schedules, reports and use various computerized systems to ensure continual operation of the park
• provide customer service to internal and external clients

How do I qualify?


• You must have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
• You may occasionally be required to work weekends or holidays as per schedule.

Technical knowledge:

• You have knowledge/ability in administrative processes, protocols, and procedures.
• You have knowledge of computers and software such as word processing programs, spreadsheets, databases, electronic mail and the internet.
• You have knowledge of budgeting, work planning and mathematical/cash handling practices.
• You are able to interpret and apply payroll policies and procedures to prepare and process documents for new and returning staff, prepare timesheets to ensure entitlement and calculate seniority.

Interpersonal and communication skills:

• You have proven interpersonal skills, tact, discretion and judgement to deal effectively with public, ministry officials and staff.
• You have proven customer service and communication skills.
• You have ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure while maintaining high levels of accuracy.
• You have the ability to assist with training staff in park operations.

Leadership and organizational skills:

• You have group leadership skills to provide direction to clerical and gate staff by assigning work, training and monitoring performance.
• You have skills to organize work, set priorities and complete work in a timely and efficient manner.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 42 weeks, 2-3 Hwy 11 S, Cochrane, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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 Friday, February 2, 2018 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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