SUMMER EMPLOYMENT- Park Attendant (Designated)

  • Deadline: April 7, 2023 at 11:59 pm

Competition # : 37814 

Department: Natural Resources & Renewables


Type of Employment: Student

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 4/7/2023 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

Designation Status

This opportunity is designated to applicants that identify as an Indigenous Person.

About Us

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, geological resources, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables 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. For more information on the department view our website:

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 are a student who is currently in high school (minimum grade 10) or a post-secondary education program and returning to school in the Fall or next applicable semester.

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.

Additional Information

The summer student work term is anticipated to be June 19 to August 26.

What We Offer

  • Career Development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career.
  • Engaging workplace. Our Employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in. We have forward-thinking policies and strategies.
  • Countless Career Paths.
  • Department Specific Flexible working schedules.

Pay Grade:  

Salary Range:  $14.90 – $28.12 Hourly

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