Park Operations Technician – Grand River Conservation Authority

General Accountabilities
The Park Operations Technician is responsible to perform a variety of maintenance, security and gate duties, as well as dam, nature centre or pool duties as applicable, and to assist in the day to day operation of the park.

Specific Accountabilities
Participate in the maintenance and development of the Conservation Area and related lands, equipment and structures (dams, nature centres, etc).
Coordinate the work of students, primarily in the summer; and help provide training and ongoing instruction on machinery, equipment and other safe work procedures.
Enforce Conservation Authority policies and regulations at Conservation Area and satellite areas, as applicable.
Assist in all areas throughout the park as needed e.g., gatehouse admissions, security, etc.
Perform routine maintenance on equipment, other maintenance tasks throughout the park and basic carpentry and plumbing work.
Provide customer service to patrons by answering questions, responding to issues, etc.
Provide administrative support to the Superintendent as assigned.

Technical Accountabilities
Completion of a college diploma program or equivalent and at least two complete seasons of relevant work experience in a Conservation Area or park.
Knowledge of and experience operating and performing basic maintenance on a variety of medium and small equipment.
Basic carpentry and plumbing skills.
Working knowledge of the following legislation for enforcement and public inquiries: Game and Fish Act, Conservation Authorities Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, WHMIS, Small Vessels Act, Liquor Licence Act, Trespass to Property Act, Water Resources Act, Off-road Vehicles Act.
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong computer skills in MS Office. Experience with online reservation systems and point of sale applications is considered an asset.
Valid current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR.
Valid Driver’s Licence
Small Drinking Water System Operator Certificate and/or Wastewater Treatment Operator License is considered an asset.
P.O.A. designation is preferred
Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
The successful applicant must possess their own Green Patch CSA approved safety boots and be available to work the duration of the season.
The pay range for this position is Job Level 4 $23.38 to $29.21 per hour
Hours of work per week will be 40 hours in the peak season – Will be required to work weekends, days, evenings and Statutory Holidays.
Approximate Start Date: June 21, 2021
Term of Employment: February 1 to November 30 recurring

To Apply:
Please send a resume and covering letter to in MS Word or PDF format and quote “Park Operations Technician” in the subject line.
Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.
Deadline for Applications: 4:00pm Monday May 31, 2021