Park Wardens

An employer is looking to hire Park Wardens!

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

Application Deadline: March 26, 2021
Hours of Work: Various hours
Wages: TBD
Duties & Qualifications:

Common duties may include:

  • Protecting park resources by enforcing legislation, and providing information to park visitors
  • Providing high-quality customer service by answering questions, delivering information, and resolving visitor comments/complaints
  • Ensuring the protection of public safety by providing leadership and support with accidents or emergencies
  • Supporting park operations by helping staff with facility cleaning, campground maintenance, and water system operation
  • Supporting backcountry hiking and paddling opportunities by maintaining trails, portages, and campsites
Requirements:
  • minimum 19 years of age
  • valid class “G” Ontario driver’s licence or equivalent
  • ability to obtain a criminal background check
  • successful completion of multi-week Provincial Park Warden Course (provided)
  • written and oral communication skills: the ability to effectively resolve customer conflicts/complaints, convey important information, document observations and activities, and write clear and concise reports
  • problem-solving and decision-making skills: the ability to make difficult decisions related to public safety, emergency response, and officer safety
  • leadership and initiative capabilities: the ability to work independently without direct supervision, and the initiative to remain productive and support other park programs when needed
  • experience or education working in/with law enforcement
  • experience or education managing natural or cultural resources
  • knowledge and understanding of Ontario Parks and the objectives of our organization
  • Previous park experience is always an asset
Job Type: Seasonal
Advertising Method: General Ad


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