Apply By: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 64 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Park Cleaner

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Ontario Parks - Port Burwell Provincial Park
Port Burwell
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary annual seasonal recurring contract for up to 35 weeks per year (Apr-Nov)
Job Code:
50614 - Cleaner 1
$21.85 - $23.53 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
If you are a responsible and motivated individual with experience in cleaning and grounds maintenance, please consider this exciting opportunity to join the Provincial Park team working in one of Ontario's beautiful provincial parks as a Park Cleaner.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• be responsible for carrying out cleaning duties and semi-skilled sanitation work services for the park
• assist in the training and leadership of regular and Summer Experience Program (SEP) students
• carry out minor maintenance duties for the park program

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:

• 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 they have a valid driver's licence upon being hired.
• You possess, or have the ability to obtain a CPR and Emergency First Aid certificate.
• You will be required to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule.

Technical expertise:

• You possess knowledge of cleaning equipment, materials and methods.
• You possess experience completing basic grounds and facilities maintenance and minor repairs coupled with an ability to use small hand held tools (drills, hammer, paint equipment, cleaning equipment) and grounds maintenance equipment (rake, shovel, lawnmower, weed whip).
• You have knowledge of and have an ability to apply and interpret policies, procedures and directives such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) guidelines.


• You have good organizational skills and proven ability to complete projects within acceptable timeframes and deal with competing demands.
• You possess demonstrated communication skills to provide information and direction to staff and colleagues.
• You have proven interpersonal and customer service skills to deal with clients, staff and park visitors.
• You demonstrate an ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 35 weeks, 9 Wilson Lane, Port Burwell, West Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Posted on:
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
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 Wednesday, February 7, 2024 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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