Apply By: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 53 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER

Organization:
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Division:
Ontario Parks - Algonquin Provincial Park
City:
Whitney
Job Term:
11 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contracts for up to 7 months per year (Apr-Oct)
Job Code:
18608 - Manual Worker
Salary:
$20.21 - $21.80 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
148995
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?

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 and hand tools
• carry out facility inspection for security/damage
• promote compliance with park rules and regulations
• provide information and direction to staff and colleagues
• advise, report and record problems, violations and complaints

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requriements:

• You must have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.
• You have the ability to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule.

Knowledge:

• 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 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.).

Communication skills:

• You possess demonstrated communication skills to provide information and direction to staff and colleagues.
• You have interpersonal and customer service skills to deal with clients, staff and park visitors.

Essential skills:

• You have organizational skills and proven ability to complete projects within acceptable timeframes and deal with competing demands.
• You demonstrate an ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 11 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 7 months, Hwy 60 East Gate Complex, Whitney, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4.7
Category:
Parks
Posted on:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
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 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:59 pm EDT. 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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