Park Attendant Seasonal

Req ID:  639
Business Unit:  Parks & Environmental Services
Division:  Regional Parks
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $28.15 - $28.15 per hour
Hours of Work:  80 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Feb 2, 2024
Closing Date: 
 

 

 

 

Req ID: 639 

Business Unit: Parks & Environmental Services 

Division: Regional Parks

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J03 

Rate of Pay: $28.15 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly - 4 month term

Posting Date:  February 2, 2024

Closing Date:  Review of applicants will be ongoing, however, the position will remain open until filled. 

Summary

Under the general supervision and direction of the Parks Operations Supervisor, the Park Attendant performs a variety of routine janitorial, park facility maintenance and public relations duties. These duties are normally performed with a team of other Park Attendants and Park Maintenance Workers. The position requires some independent judgment and the ability to effectively respond to non-routine situations as they arise. Excellent public relations skills are essential for this front line position.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts routine clean-up of all park facilities and grounds.
  • Assists in ensuring all park buildings, vehicles and equipment are secure.
  • Takes steps to repair or secure any hazardous conditions and notifies immediate supervisor.
  • Provides information to park visitors in a positive, courteous and professional manner.
  • Educates park visitors in park protection regulations and enforces regulations when required in a positive, courteous and professional manner.
  • Works cooperatively with volunteers and partners.
  • Assists in the set-up of park special events as required.
  • Assists in the suppression of brush and forest fires as required in accordance with WorkSafe BC regulations and BC Ministry of Forests fire suppression regulations.
  • Ensures all work is performed in accordance with WorkSafeBC regulations and CRD Regional Parks policies and procedures and that all required data collection forms and other report are completed and submitted.
  • Operates a variety of CRD Regional Parks vehicles (two and four wheel drive) and the special events trailer.
  • Operates work boats on lake surfaces.
  • Operates standard power tools and equipment.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Knowledge of CRD Regional Parks policies, procedures and regulatory bylaws.
  • Experience in public relations and able to work cooperatively in a team environment with park staff and other agencies.
  • Basic knowledge of and experience in the operation of small equipment (small two stroke and four stroke engines).
  • Able to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Previous experience in related fields of work with a demonstrated interest in park work.
  • Dealing with difficult situations in a positive, courteous and effective manner.
  • Physically fit and able to perform heavy manual labour in all weather conditions.

Qualifications

  • High School Graduation
  • Some directly related experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience

Certifications

  • Acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent is required to undergo a criminal record check to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment.
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certification
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Certificate
  • WHMIS Certification
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence
  • Driver's Abstract

APPLICATIONS

 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

 

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of

experience, education and/or training where possible.

 

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca