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Crew Member, Conservation Parks, Ken Whillans, Caledon (1 Casual Position)


The Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) is a partnership of the municipalities within the Credit River Watershed. We are dedicated to the conservation, protection, restoration and sustainable development of the natural resources of our watershed. Together we have a long and successful history of ensuring a clean supply of water for human and environmental needs. At this time, we are seeking to fill the position of:Crew Member, Conservation Parks, Ken Whillans, Caledon (1 Casual Position)

Summary of Functions

To provide excellent customer service and administration of full conservation area program and operations at CVC’s Ken Whillans Conservation Area for the summer fishing and recreation program.  This position operates from Ken Whillans Conservation Area in Caledon.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must possess a valid Class “G2” or “G” driver’s license in good standing. Successful candidate must provide a MTO Driver’s Abstract.
  • Experience driving all-terrain vehicles;
  • Ability to easily engage with the public and staff both verbally;
  • Be able to work in adverse weather conditions and be available to work all weekends and holidays;
  • Strong communication and customer service experience;
  • Cash handling experience;
  • Ability to lift a 50lb battery;
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with attention to detail;
  • Pleasure Craft Operator card is mandatory
Additional Strengths
  • Knowledge of electrical trolling motors; use and repairs;
  • Knowledge of fishing techniques and species;
  • Knowledge of bird species;
  • Multilingual;
  • Standard first aid and CPR certification

Summary of Major Tasks

Perform the following tasks under limited direction:
  • Safe operation and daily inspection of Ken Whillans equipment;
  • Handle cash and multiple forms of payment, operate a cash register. Be responsible for accurate end of day reports and settlement;
  • Assist with the set-up of picnics and events;
  • Carry out park maintenance which includes, but not limited to heavy lifting, carpentry, plumbing and grounds maintenance;
  • Carrying out daily routine tasks as well as other assigned duties;
  • Be knowledgeable about all CVC Conservation Areas and events and activities in order to inform visitors;
  • Maintain a good working relationship with staff, Conservation Area Member and visitors, community groups and on-site operators;
  • Work effectively alone and during non-daylight hours;
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Additional Information

  • Anticipated Start and End Dates:  (35 hours/ week)
    • April 28, 2018 to October 21, 2018 (1 position)

Salary starting at: $14.64 per hour

Forward resume by April 22, 2018 to:

Credit Valley Conservation
Fax: (905) 670-5613 or Email: hrcvc@creditvalleyca.ca

Please quote "Crew Member, Conservation Parks, Ken Whillans, Caledon (1 Casual Position)" on resume/letter. Resumes/letters submitted electronically must be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

CVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), CVC will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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