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Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Ontario Parks - Earl Rowe Provincial Park
Job Term:
1 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contract for up to 32 weeks per year (Apr - Oct)
Job Code:
93004 - Mtce Mechanic 2
$23.38 - $25.91 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Do you love working outdoors with a lot of variety in your work day? Ontario Parks is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual who can carry out the duties of Maintenance Group Leader. If this sounds like something you would be excellent at, then consider this opportunity with Earl Rowe Provincial Park.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a member of the Earl Rowe team, under the general supervision of the Assistant Park Superintendent, you will:

• carry out a variety of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical maintenance and repair duties to park facilities, vehicles and equipment
• provide group leadership to maintenance staff and as many as 10 summer students
• ensure park operating and capital maintenance standards are maintained

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:

• You possess a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the province of Ontario.
• You possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Emergency First Aid certificate.
• You are able to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule. Weekly work schedule is Thursday through Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday off, during the operating season.

Technical expertise:

• You possess working knowledge of semi-skilled tasks usually associated with skilled trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and automotive.
• You have working knowledge of and ability to operate and maintain provincial park facilities (i.e. campsites, day use, and comfort stations).
• You are knowledgeable of and have the ability to operate, maintain and perform minor repairs to a variety of light powered equipment (i.e. chainsaws, brush cutters, lawnmowers, boats, small hand tools).

Technical knowledge:

• You possess working knowledge of services and operating regulations to perform all regulatory inspections and assessments, assist with overall park maintenance operations and assist in the development of new mechanical systems.
• You have the ability to apply and interpret policies, procedures, and directives such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act and those regulations made under the act that apply to the workplace and work being performed.

Leadership and communication skills:

• You possess demonstrated group leadership and interpersonal skills to provide direction and guidance to staff on processes and maintenance tasks.
• You have strong communication skills to answer inquiries, provide guidance and produce documents.

General skills:

• You possess mathematical skills to conduct maintenance and construction work.
• You have analytical skills with ability to use effective judgement and problem-solving.
• You possess computer skills to access and input information.
• You possess organizational skills to deal with competing demands.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 32 weeks, 5152 7th Concession, Alliston, Central Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Posted on:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, April 26, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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