Summer 2021: Summer Student Park Attendant – Lands and Forestry

  • Location: Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia
  • Competition Number: 29649
  • Deadline: April 9, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Nova Scotia-Lands and Forestry

Competition # : 29649 

Department: Lands and Forestry


Type of Employment: Student

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 4/9/2021 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, geological resources, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Lands and Forestry is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province’s Crown land. Together we are working with Nova Scotians to build a better future through sustainable natural resource management as we all benefit from the natural health and wealth of the province.

About Our Opportunity

As the Student Camping Park Attendant, you are responsible for assisting with the seasonal operation and maintenance of designated provincial camping parks.

Primary Accountabilities

Ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and department policies and as an active participant in implementing the department Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Programs.

Qualifications and Experience

You will be a student who is currently enrolled in high school or a post-secondary education program and returning to school in the Fall.


You must possess a Valid Driver’s License. The ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and to work independently is necessary for this role.


Experience in building and grounds maintenance; ride on mowers, push mowers, string trimmers and knowledge of cleaning methods and sanitation requirements.


Assets include customer service training/experience; good general knowledge of local history and points of interest; knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and experience with internet, email, and web-based applications.


Your resume and cover letter should clearly outline how you meet the stated qualifications and position requirements.


We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Working Conditions

70 hours bi-weekly; Duties often require working irregularly scheduled hours, weekends, evenings and holidays. Must be willing to attend department training in duties related to this position.


This position requires the ability to work as part of a team and performs strenuous manual tasks in an outdoor environment.


Pay Grade:  HOURLY

Salary Range:  $14.26 – $22.13 Hourly

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.


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