GENERAL: Student Heritage Interpreter(s), Visitor Service Attendant Student(s), Visitor Facility Student(s)

Requirements

About the job

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.

You must be:
– A full-time secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution.
– currently recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled. 
– returning to full-time studies in the next academic term. The successful candidate must be able to provide proof of enrollment.
– the minimum age to work in the province where the job exists.

Essential qualifications

Students who are currently enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited institution and returning to full-time studies in the next academic term.

SU-01: Student Heritage Interpreter(s) 
• Experience in paid or volunteer work that entailed direct contact and communication with the public 

SU-02 – Visitor Service Attendant Student(s)
• Experience in interacting with the public in a reception/orientation capacity
• Experience in handling cash and operating point of sales 

SU-03 – Visitor Facility Student(s)
• Experience in providing cleaning services (home, store, restaurant, etc.) that would include sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements

  • English essential
  • Bilingual imperative – oral interaction

SU-03 – Visitor Facility Student(s)

  • Knowledge of how to apply health and safety procedures at a work site
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Ability to perform minor maintenance tasks (unclogging toilets and maintaining vacuums)

SU-01: Student Heritage Interpreter(s)

  • Ability to deliver messages/information to groups in face-to-face situations with the purpose of education, engagement, entertainment and/or motivation.

SU-02 – Visitor Service Attendant Student(s)

  • Experience in interacting with the public in a reception/orientation capacity
  • Experience in handling cash and operating point of sales 

Personal Suitability:
• Shares our vision;
• Makes things happen;
• Personally connects with people;
• Communicates effectively;
• Takes responsibility;

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Visitor Service Attendant Student(s), Visitor Facility Student(s); Possession of a valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Student Heritage Interpreter(s), Visitor Service Attendant Student(s), Visitor Facility Student(s): Willing and able to work: irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or on statutory holidays, when required.
  • Student Heritage Interpreter(s), Visitor Service Attendant Student(s): Must be willing to wear uniform or costume.
  • Student Heritage Interpreter(s), Visitor Service Attendant Student(s), Visitor Facility Student(s): Make moderate physical effort to sit and stand for prolonged periods and/or to clean facilities/grounds.
  • Student Heritage Interpreter(s), Visitor Service Attendant Student(s), Visitor Facility Student(s): Be exposed to variable weather conditions.
  • Visitor Service Attendant Student(s), Visitor Facility Student(s): Be exposed to noxious odours from car fumes, to dust, cleaning products and wet conditions.
  • Visitor Facility Student(s): Wear Parks Canada safety equipment.

Responsibilities

SU-01:The Student Heritage Presenter is required to effectively communicate information, role-play, and read and understand interpretive presentations and historical references. Contacts are with visitors to convey messages, deliver presentations, and respond to visitor inquiries. (Baddeck, NS; St. Peters, NS)
SU-02: The Visitor Services Attendant student will involve providing cashier services and revenue control. The position involve providing information and assistance to visitors and maintain facilities
SU-03 – The Visitor Facility Student will work, clean and maintain buildings/facilities and grounds to enhance the visitor experience.

Application Details

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance – with credit check

Information you must provide

  • Your résumé.
  • A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum) “Your cover letter demonstrating clearly how you meet the requirements of the position”
  • Contact information for 2 references.

Employment dates range from mid-May to early September, 2019

$11.88 to $18.91 per hour (The rates of pay are determined at the initial appointment stage. The rates of pay are based on the student’s current academic level. (Salary under review)

Please note: For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by email for screening/assessment purposes, Clearly identify in your application the position(s) for which you are applying. Accommodations are not provided. Transportation is not provided. Travel to interviews is not paid.

Follow the link to apply

Visit for more information. https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1280257

All eligible students who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Melissa Ross, Interpretation Officer/Coordinator II Rosalynd Ingraham, Interpretation Officer/Coordinator II
pc.dotationugicb-cbifustaffing.pc@canada.ca pc.dotationugicb-cbifustaffing.pc@canada.ca