Forward to a friend Tweet this Share this on Facebook Share:

Home | Job Postings

PETERBOROUGH JOBS

Job Title: Park Operations Worker / Gatehouse Attendant | Beavermead Campground
Organization: Otonabee Conservation
Location: Peterborough, Ontario
Reports to: Supervisor, Beavermead Campground
Hourly Rate: $14.25

Two positions:

  • 22 weeks (May 17 – Oct. 15, 2021)
  • 10 weeks (Jun. 28 – Sep. 6, 2021)

Purpose

Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the park gatehouse and park maintenance which includes greeting park visitors, cash handling, camp-site reservations, retail sales, equipment rentals, general maintenance of the park, campsites and buildings.

Primary Responsibilities (This is not an exhaustive list)

  • Greet and assist park visitors
  • Provide good customer service and problem solve for visitors as required
  • Process camping reservations and registrations, retail sales, and equipment rentals
  • Respond to visitor inquiries in person, by phone, and email
  • Perform administrative and clerical tasks related to gatehouse operations including cash handling and reporting, day-to-day management of camping reservations and registrations, processing equipment rentals, and liaising with head office as required
  • Keep gatehouse and immediate area clean, presentable, and in a good working state
  • Perform daily campground maintenance, operations and inspections including campsite cleaning, washroom cleaning, general grounds maintenance, waste/recycling activities, and related record keeping
  • Work in compliance with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and any other safety related legislation, as well as related organizational health and safety policies and practices
  • Adhere to operating policies and procedures to ensure the safety of both staff and visitors
  • Work in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and provide customer service that meets the specified standards
  • Follow established security practices as assigned
  • Communicate with park supervisors and other staff with respect to ongoing park operations and any operating needs or issues
  • Participate in orientation and training programs as required
  • Assist with conservation area activities and events when required
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned

Skill

  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks
  • Familiar with the operation of cash registers and point-of-sale equipment (debit/credit card processing)
  • Experience working with cash, managing sales transactions, and calculating change in a busy setting
  • Basic computer skills are required (Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word), file management
  • Effective communications and customer service skills, comfortable in dealing with the public
  • Customer service skills that include conflict management and resolution, problem solving
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver’s license with a clean driving record. An Ontario Ministry of Transportation 3-year driver’s record (uncertified) must be provided
  • A police record check must be provided in accordance with the Ontario Police Record Checks Reform Act (vulnerable sector check, which includes a criminal record check)
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR Certificate required(training is provided)

Effort

  • Must be available to work weekends and statutory holidays throughout contract duration
  • Must be available to work regular evening shifts (to ~10:00 p.m.) rotating weekend schedules with other staff
  • Fatigue resulting from managing multiple tasks and priorities
  • Required to lift or move up to 27 kg/60 lbs. (e.g. launching and storing canoes, lifting bags of firewood, emptying garbage barrels, and moving picnic tables)
  • Able to traverse/work on irregular or uneven surfaces and terrain, wet or slippery surfaces
  • Working Conditions
  • Interaction with the general public occasionally required to interact with dissatisfied or angry customers
  • Occasionally required to extend or modify hours of work in response to high/low visitor volumes, emergencies, attendance at training sessions or other work related activities
  • Working time is spent in a combination of office and field environments, outdoor work is required; this will include exposure to variable weather conditions (especially summer heat) and other workplace environmental hazards such as insects, poison ivy, wild animals, domestic dogs, etc.
  • Use of workplace hazardous materials such as cleaning products, fuels and lubricants, construction materials, etc.
  • Travel using corporate vehicles may be required

HOW TO APPLY

Click on each position title, below to review the position description. To apply, please email your cover letter/resume as one file (.pdf or Word doc.) to humanresources@otonabeeconservation.com with the subject heading that includes the work location, name of position, and your name.

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Example Email Subject: Beavermead Campground | Park Operations Worker / Gatehouse Attendant | Taylor Smith

Applications for all positions are due by noon on Friday, March 5, 2021


 

Share this on Facebook   Tweet This!  Email this to a friend   Share this on LinkedIn   Add this to Google Bookmarks   Print this page

Note: This posting is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. People and Planet (also known as "GoodWork") is not responsible for the content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of this posting. We do not screen or endorse the organizations or individuals involved. If you decide to accept an offer of employment, volunteering or any other arrangement, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against injury, abuse, non-payment or any other loss. Please read our full Terms & Conditions.

Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 19 2021    ID: 58750