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Park Operations Technician

  • 15 Mar 2016
  • 28 Mar 2016
  • Upper Thames Conservation Authority (UTRCA) Fanshawe Conservation Area (London, ON)

     

Park Operations Technician
Fanshawe Conservation Area (London, ON)


The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is currently accepting resumes for the seasonal position of Park Operations Technician (Fanshawe Conservation Area). This position will be up to 26 weeks in length (April 18 – October 16, 2016). Reporting to the Conservation Area Superintendent, the Park Operations Technician will assist in the day to day operations of the area including security, maintenance, and customer service. The position will also assist with the supervision of seasonal staff and be required to work mostly day and evening shifts. 

Responsibilities:  
  • Assist with the supervision of Security, Maintenance, Customer Service Representatives, and Recreation staff
  • Perform a wide variety of custodial functions including grass cutting, tree trimming and cutting, facility maintenance, garbage collection, plumbing, electrical, excavations, and related duties 
  • Liaise with day users, campers, and clubs using Authority recreation areas identifying their needs, resolving issues and concerns, and ensuring their reasonable satisfaction  
  • Enforce the Conservation Authorities Act, Trespass to Property Act and other relevant regulations 
  • Act on behalf of the Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent in his/her absence as assigned 

Qualifications: 
  • Minimum grade 12 education with 3 years experience in conservation area maintenance, operational and enforcement program, or a related environment 
  • Some post-secondary education in parks, recreation, law enforcement or related field would be an asset 
  • Current Security License is required 
  • Prior staff supervisory experience necessary 
  • Familiarity with drinking water systems and applicable regulations would be an asset 
  • Ability to be trained to operate a chainsaw and tractor as per Authority policy 
  • CAMIS/Everest experience preferred 
  • Valid Driver’s License 
  • Valid CPR/First Aid Certificate 
  • Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Ability to work all weekends during operating season. Shifts include days, afternoons and nights

Wage/Benefits: 
$24.57 – $29.90 per hour 
Full time hours – 35 hours per week 
Free uniforms 
Free day access to all 3 UTRCA Conservation Areas 

Start Date: April 18, 2016 
Closing Date for Resumes: March 28, 2016 

Please submit cover letter and resume to: jobs@thamesriver.on.ca 

If you do not have access to email, please submit cover letter and resume to: 

Mary Sloan, Human Resources Assistant 
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority 
1424 Clarke Road 
London, ON N5V 5B9 

*Applicants will be contacted ONLY if an interview is required. 

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.



The personal information on your application for employment is collected under the Conservation Authorities Act Section 18(1) and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal inforamtion should be directed to: General Manager, Upper Thames River Conservation Authority, 1424 Clarke Rd, London, Ontario, N5V 5B9, 519-451-2800
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