Date Posted: January 27, 2020
The Talent Acquisition Branch of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and parks, is actively recruiting for the position of Operations Technician. This is a temporary annually recurring seasonal contract for up to 38 weeks per year (April to November). Applications close on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
Job ID: 145624
In this Role, You Will
- provide group leadership for a variety of technical and operational duties as well as monitoring responsibilities for the successful day-to-day operation of the park
- assist with resource management projects
- ensure facilities and equipment are properly maintained
- perform administrative duties such as correspondence, ordering equipment and purchasing supplies
- carry out routine facility inspections, as well as ensure their normal operations
- You have the ability to be designated as Park Warden and meet and maintain the ministry certification criteria and standards in Use of Force training.
- You have a valid class “G” driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
- You are able to work shifts, weekends and holidays as required.
- experience in semi-skilled tasks associated with skilled trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, automotive
- knowledge of the operation and maintenance of provincial park facilities and support services, such as campsites, comfort stations, hydro and gas
- experienced in the operation and maintenance of a variety of powered equipment, such as chainsaws, brush cutters, tractors, lawnmowers, boats and small hand tools
Group Leadership and Interpersonal Skills
- ability to provide training and group leadership to a seasonal workforce of fixed-term staff and students
- interpersonal skills to work as part of a team and lead staff and students
- knowledge of parks programs, services and operating regulations
- knowledge of purchasing and accounting policies, procedures and best business practices
- knowledge of park emergency plans, evacuation plans, and procedures
- knowledgeable about law enforcement and have the ability to interpret and apply relevant provincial and federal legislation (e.g. Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, Highway Traffic Act, Liquor Licence Act, Trespass to Property Act) in order to lay charges, process tickets, conduct searches and seizures, and deal with park users
- ability to use personal computers including word processing, record keeping, electronic mail and internet software applications
- You must apply online. You muster enter the job id number in the Job ID search field to locate the job ad.
- Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages.
- Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job.
- Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
- OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
- If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Branch to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.