Locks Attendant

An employer in Almaguin is looking to hire a Locks Attendant for the 2021 summer season!

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Application Deadline: May 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm.
Hours of Work: 30-40
Wages: Student Minimum Wage
Duties & Qualifications:

To oversee the operation and maintenance of the Magnetawan Locks, Centennial Park and Centennial Park Washrooms. To provide boaters with a safe and enjoyable experience when travelling through the locks. To provide information to visitors about Magnetawan and the surrounding area including events, activities, directions, businesses, natural attractions, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Engages with the public and must communicate in an effective, friendly, respectful, and helpful
  • Manually open and closes lock gates and ensures that the locks are operated in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner.
  • Maintains accurate records in the Municipality logbook: traffic counts, all cash transactions, daily cash balances, and ensure cash deposits are turned into the Municipality office.
  • Ensures that boats travelling through the locking system are provided with a ticket, and that the boat driver pays the appropriate fee in cash.
  • Ensures that the lock area (grounds, docks, building), Centennial Park (washrooms, beach areas, and garbage’s), are maintained in a clean and neat condition.
  • Records in writing any accidents, incidents or occurrences and report to the Recreation Supervisor immediately.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be fifteen (15) years or older and returning to full time studies in the Fall.
  • Provide proof of school enrollment.
  • Possess experience with handling cash.
  • Have a good disposition and customer service experience.
  • Be able to follow directions and adapt to changing needs.
  • Be able to work independently and possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy, and punctual.
  • Eligible to work in Ontario.
  • Previous customer service experience would be considered an asset.
  • A standard First Aid/CPR certificate would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrates strong initiative and motivation.
  • Must have a clean and neat appearance.
  • Ability to be dynamic and flexible when presented with tasks and duties.
  • Boating license or Pleasure Craft Operators Card would be considered an asset.
  • Experience working with boats and/or on waterways.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Working outdoors for majority of the day. Prepared to work in most weather conditions including heat, rain, and wind. Accommodations will be made for extreme weather.
  • May be required to arrive before or remain after normally scheduled working hours to operate the locks and perform other duties as required.
  • Will be required to walk from the locks to Centennial Park.
  • May be required to perform physical tasks, including but not limited to, pushing/pulling of lock gates, lifting, and carrying up to 30lbs, bending, kneeling, and crouching.
  • The Lock Attendant must maintain an effective and cooperative working relationship with the other attendants and municipal staff.
Job Type: Summer
Full Time Hours Per Week: 30-40
Advertising Method: General Ad

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