Student Employment – Bruce Peninsula National Park

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Parks Canada – Bruce Peninsula National Park / Fathom Five National Marine Park
Tobermory (Ontario)
$15.42 to $17.64 per hour (under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 12 February 2019 – 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Preference will be given to qualified candidates who reside in the former township of St. Edmunds as per the Park Establishment agreement.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who are members of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation.

To be eligible, 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 minimum age to work in the province where the job exists
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.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation


Duties may consist of
• Collecting visitor fees and providing information
• Assisting with park interpretation and guided hikes
• Maintaining campsites, trails and assisting tradespeople
• Participating in ecological monitoring and restoration projects.

Work environment

Bruce Peninsula National Park /Fathom Five National Marine Park is seeking self-motivated, outgoing and creative individuals to join their team. Protection as a role is to inform, educate and inspire visitors about the local cultural and natural history and to promote Parks Canada.

Successful applicants will be confident, have strong communication skills, and be able to follow detailed instructions.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire students for summer 2019. Only students who meet the eligibility, language requirements, and hold a valid drivers licence will be contacted for further consideration.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 2,000 words (maximum)

Contact information for 2 references.

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

Various language requirements
English Essential
Bilingual in English and French (verbal only)

Information on language requirements

• Strong communication and public relations skills as they relate to engaging with the public.
• Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team

• Exercises sound judgement and strives for excellence
• Demonstrates integrity

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

Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required; Willingness to work and/or travel in varied terrain and weather conditions by various means of transportation;
Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and required protective clothing.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Be in possession of a valid class G2 or G driver’s license

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity


You are required to submit your application online.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter the following:

• how you meet the eligibility criteria
• do you have a valid drivers licence
• languages – working ability in English or French (beginner, intermediate, advanced)

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

At some point you will asked to submit a proof of enrolment.

Park housing may be available. **If staff housing is required, please indicate that in your cover letter.

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

Contact information

Wanda Burdett, Human Resources Assistant


Students can also apply directly to by emailing a RESUME and COVER LETTER.

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