Park Naturalist, seasonal, Ontario Parks, Algonquin Provincial Park, ON (28/02/20)

  • 13 Feb 2020 2:16 PM
    Message # 8745991
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Duties

    • Develop and deliver high-quality interpretive programs for the public, including

    guided walks, evening slide presentations, historical and children’s programs

    • Assist with special events

    • Contribute to Algonquin’s flora and fauna records

    • Provide customer service support at the Visitor Centre

    • Create new props/materials for use in programs

    • Maintain and expand our extensive natural history, photographic

    and video collections

    • Assist in the development of publications and exhibits

    • Act as an ambassador for the Park’s Discovery program

    Qualifications

    • Expansive knowledge of Ontario’s natural history (flora, fauna, geology) and

    cultural history, and excellent understanding of ecological concepts

    • Energetic, enthusiastic, and committed to customer service excellence

    • Excellent interpersonal, conceptual, presentation, organizational, and oral and

    written communication skills

    • Ability to work independently and as a team, follow and carry out instructions,

    and work shifts, weekends, and statutory holidays as per schedule

    • Knowledge of, and ability to use, word-processing and presentation software

    applications (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

    • Valid MTO Class “G” Driver’s License (not compulsory for trainee positions)

    Eligibility

    Student Naturalist (Park Ranger)- 7 to 16 week contract, applicants must:

    i) currently enrolled in school or graduated within 6 months of hire

    (December 2019)

    ii) be between 15 and 24 years of age (not yet reached the age of 25)

    upon commencement of employment; or between the ages of 15 and 29

    for persons with a disability.

    iii) They must be residents of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada.

    How to Apply

    Several positions and funding sources are available, ranging from 7 to 16 weeks for

    student positions. To be apply for the student naturalist (Park Ranger) positions in

    Algonquin, you must:

    1. apply online at https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca to the Park Ranger position AND

    2. apply to the Park directly. On your Park application, please confirm that you have

    also applied on the gojobs.gov.on.ca website. Send your résumé and a detailed

    cover letter outlining your experience and interest, along with the completed Personal

    Experience Sheet (Word document) which must be downloaded from the Friends of

    Algonquin Park Website www.algonquinpark. on.ca. to David LeGros at david.legros@

    ontario.ca

    Remuneration

    Staff house accommodations may be available to qualified candidates.


    Application deadline is Friday, February 28, 2020

    We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Candidates must be available for an in-person interview in

    Algonquin Park approximately mid-April.




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