Apply By: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 117 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Ontario Parks - Algonquin Provincial Park
Job Term:
6 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contract for up to 7 months per year (Apr-Nov)
Job Code:
41102 - Resource Technician 2
$23.25 - $25.90 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Do you enjoy the outdoors? Would providing people with a safe environment be of interest to you?

If so, consider this exciting opportunity to join the Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario Parks team.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Park Warden you will carry out a variety of technical duties and program responsibilities including:

• assisting with enforcement and security
• resource management
• carrying out a variety of technical duties
• assisting with customer service and providing information to park visitors
• providing leadership related to enforcement and visitor programs

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:

• You have the ability to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule.
• You have the ability to be designated as a Park Warden and meet ministry certification criteria and standards in the use of force.
• 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.

Technical knowledge:

• working knowledge of resource management principles and practices applicable to Parks
• knowledge of parks programs, services and operating regulations
• demonstrated ability to interpret, apply and enforce relevant acts and regulations
• working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Technical abilities:

• ability to operate and maintain a variety of light powered equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, boats and small hand tools
• knowledge about, and ability to perform, building and utility maintenance
• ability to operate a variety of office equipment

Interpersonal and communication skills:

• interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively and to provide park information to stakeholders
• written communication skills to produce reports and correspondence

Essential skills:

• demonstrated leadership skills to work in a team and provide guidance to staff
• organizational skills and the ability to work independently and follow and carry out instructions

Additional Information:

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Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Posted on:
Monday, February 8, 2021
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
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, February 23, 2021 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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