Student Employment Opportunities - Point Pelee National Park
Posted on January 21, 2021
by Employer detailsParks Canada
Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada's outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada. Parks Canada's Southwestern Ontario Field Unit is a geographical area that encompasses approximately 30,000 km2 of Canada's unique natural and cultural heritage. From the picturesque Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, to the most Southern point of Canada at Point Pelee National Park, the Southwestern Ontario Field Unit offers a truly distinctive work environment. On behalf of Canadians, we actively operate 4 National Historic Sites, 1 National Park and a Field Unit office in the most densely populated and diverse area of the country.
SU-01 Grounds Maintenance StudentProvides general maintenance and labour services working on trails, gardens, grounds, roads and solid waste management and related facilities maintenance; support trades staff in construction and installations; and other general maintenance and repair requirements as directed.SU-02 Student Heritage Presenter Responsible for learning and delivering education programs, presenting interpretive demonstrations, leading guided tours, assisting with the development and presentation of special events, acting as an ambassador for the site (both on-site and off-site) as well as other related activities. As well working on the site's point of sale system.SU-03 Visitor Services StudentProvide visitor services to enhance visitor experience.Visitor services and revenue collection at various visitor service locations including Visitor Centre, entry gates, day use areas and retail locations. Provide comprehensive information to the visiting public on a wide variety of topics including but not limited to: campgrounds, trails, points of interest, safety, wilderness travel, park regulations and policies, selling a variety of passes, and properly accounting for revenue received.Clean and maintain Parks Canada Agency area buildings, facilities and grounds. This includes but is not limited to the daily cleaning of; campground washroom facilities, day use area washrooms, campsite cleaning/maintenance, grounds cleaning and litter picking, emptying of trash and recycling receptacles.Provide services for the tip shuttle, such as, driving and managing traffic flow to board and disembark the shuttle.SU-04 Resource Conservation Student Assist our ecologists and technicians with wildlife and vegetation monitoring, preventing and mitigating human-wildlife conflicts, as well as active management projects including invasive plant management, ecological research, and environmental assessments in the park. These positions will require both data management and extensive field work.
Various language requirements and/or profiles
Membership in a group is not a job requirement. All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
This employer is committed to providing all job applicants with equal employment opportunities, and promoting inclusion. If you self-identify as a member of any employment group, you are encouraged to indicate it in your application.