56: Crew Member, Conservation Parks (Hourly)

Summary of Functions

Reporting to the Superintendent, Conservation Parks, this position requires the candidate to provide excellent customer service and administration of full conservation area program and operations at CVC’s Terra Cotta Conservation Area.

Anticipated Start and End Dates: December 13, 2021 – October 28, 2022 (35 hours/week)

Hourly Rate: $16.75 per hour

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 is an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and staff both verbally and in written correspondence
  • Standard first aid and CPR is an asset
  • Customer service experience is an asset
  • Multilingual is an asset
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays

 

 

 

 

Summary of Major Tasks

Perform the following tasks under limited direction:

  • Participate in the delivery and implementation of Conservation Area programming such as winter recreation opportunities like cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating and summer recreation opportunities such as picnics, weddings and events
  • Participate in the delivery and implementation of Special Event programming such as maple taffy preparation and serving, tool demonstrations, operating wood branding tools and assisting with maple sap collection during our Maple Syrup Festival
  • Carry out general development, park maintenance and operations procedures in the Conservation Area; which could include, but is not limited to heavy lifting, carpentry, plumbing and trails maintenance, and facilities maintenance
  • Ensure the safe operation and daily inspection of CVC-owned and operated equipment;
  • Responsible for operating a point-of-sale system including online sales, bookings and payments, as well as handling cash and Interac card payments
  • Responsible for the assigned day to day operational duties in the Conservation Area and its facilities
  • Provide visitors with detailed information about the Conservation Areas and surrounding areas from a recreational and educational perspective
  • Maintain a good working relationship with staff, visitors, community groups and on-site operators
  • Have ability to work effectively alone and during non-daylight hours
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