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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Ontario Parks - Awenda Provincial Park
Job Term:
1 Temporary annually recurring seasonal contract for up to 5 months (May - Sept)
Job Code:
41104 - Resource Technician 3
$22.91 - $25.50 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
As a Senior Operations Technician you will be an integral part of the park management team by assisting with the hands on day to day operations of the park including enforcement, health & safety, maintenance and supervisory duties. If you have what it takes to be a Senior Operations Technician, then consider this exciting and rewarding opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• provide group leadership for a variety of technical duties and program responsibilities associated with the day-to-day operation of the park
• enforce provincial statutes within the park
• ensure the health and safety of staff and park visitors
• maintain park facilities, take water samples, and perform applicable water treatment duties
• assist with staff supervision, training, scheduling, discipline, etc.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:

• You must possess a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
• You have the ability to be designated as a Park Warden and meet ministry certification criteria and standards in Use of Force.
• You are able to work shifts, weekends and holidays as per schedule.
• You possess or have the ability to obtain an Emergency First Aid Certificate.
• You possess or have the ability to obtain a Pleasure Craft Operators Card.
• You possess or have the ability to obtain a Limited Surface Water Subsystems Operators Certificate.
• You possess or have the ability to be certified to operate a chainsaw, ATV and tractor.


• You possess a general knowledge of building, grounds keeping and utility maintenance.
• You are knowledgeable of the operation and maintenance of light powered equipment such as lawnmowers, tractors, ATV's, chainsaws, boats, small hand tools, etc.
• You possess knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply relevant acts, regulations, policies and principles related to resource management, park management, purchasing, accounting and budgeting as well as public health and workplace safety (eg. Occupational Health and Safety Act).

Leadership and supervisory skills:

• You possess good leadership skills to provide team leadership to a variety of park staff.
• You possess supervisory skills to assist in day-to-day management and park operations.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You possess well developed communication skills to enforce park rules and regulations and to provide accurate information to staff, service providers and visitors.
• You possess interpersonal skills to effectively respond to inquiries and handle complaints tactfully and with discretion.
• You have demonstrated written communication skills to complete required reports, training records, maintenance logs, revenue reporting and to provide correspondence to staff, service providers and visitors.

Other general skills:

• You possess organizational skills to set work priorities and meet competing deadlines.
• You possess mathematical skills to collect fees and perform record keeping and purchasing duties.
• You are proficient with a variety of computer software applications, databases and systems (e.g. word processing, record keeping, reservation systems and databases, electronic mail, etc.).

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 5 months, 1 Provincial Park Rd, 670 Concession 18 E., Tiny, Central Region, Enhanced – Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Check, Fingerprint-based CPIC Check, Police Record Check (Local)
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Friday, April 29, 2016
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    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 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 screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
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, May 13, 2016 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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