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Student hiring 2022 - Reception and maintenance - La Mauricie National Park

Reference number: CAP22J-023790-000024
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-MWQ-EA-SU-77
Parks Canada
La Mauricie National Park of Canada (Québec)
$16.00 to $22.71 per hour (According to the level of education and previous experience working for Parks Canada)

Closing date: 12 May 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons registered as a full‑time or part-time post‑secondary student in an accredited academic institution and with legal statut to work in Canada and Quebec.

*Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous, visible minorities or persons with disabilities, as well as youth facing barriers to employment.
As such, we encourage you to self-identify in your application.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

Do you like to communicate and work as part of a team? Do they say that you have autonomy, good judgment and take responsability? Parks Canada is looking for people like you to welcome visitors and to ensure the cleaning and maintenance to offer an exceptionnal experience to visitor!

Come and start your first work experience or apply your knowledge related to your field of study in one of our dynamic teams and above all, in an exceptional workplace in the heart of nature!


Persons are eligible for student employment with Parks provided they are:

• Registered as a full‑time or part-time secondary or post‑secondary student in an accredited academic institution (OR acedemic program completed in 2021 automn term)

• Canadian citizen, permanent resident or legally entitled to work in Canada

Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. In addition, preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as, Indigenous, member of visible minorities, and persons with a disability, as well as youth facing barriers to employment*.

As such, we encourage candidates to self-identify themselves in their application.

*Youth facing barriers to employment include, but not limited to, those who identify as: LGBTQ2+, living in a low-income household, living with family care responsibilities, living with low levels of literacy and numeracy.


Welcome, inform and guide visitors to help improve their experience. Collect various entrance fees and activity fees from campers and daily customers.

• MAINTENANCE (Many positions)
Ensure the cleaning and maintenance of buildings, campgrounds and rest stops & picnic areas in La Mauricie National Park, in order to offer an exceptional experience to visitors.

Work environment

Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

Parks Canada Agency mandate:
On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.

PARKS CANADA VALUES: Competence, Respect, Fairness

OPERATING PRINCIPLES: Accountability, Efficiency, Effectiveness, Consistency, Adaptability, Simplicity, Openness

Students are hired part-time during their academic terms and they can work part-time or full-time during their off-school seasons.

Full-time = 40 hours per week.

Part-time = less than 40 hours per week.

Intent of the process

This process aims to hiring members of the student community, for full-time and part-time jobs for the 2022 summer season (May to September 2022, depending on the availability of the person) in :


La Maurice National Park is 536 square kilometers of pure happiness, 150 lakes, more than 500 campsites, over 130 canoe-camping sites, 110 km of trails, 214 species of birds, 47 species of mammals…and a team of about sixty students like you. Come, you too, live your summer by working in an exceptional environment and in the heart of nature. We're waiting for you !

Positions to be filled: 10

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Individuals are eligible for student employment with Parks Canada under the following circumstances:

registered as a full‑time or part-time secondary (5th) or post‑secondary student in an accredited academic program;


participating in adult education and retraining programs at the secondary level, operated under the authority of an accredited academic institution

Degree equivalency

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

French essential

Information on language requirements

 Ability to understand and apply work instructions.

 Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, works effectively under pressure and achieves results with little oversight.

 Weighs alternative courses of action and makes decisions that reflect factual information and are based on rational and logical assumptions that take organizational resources into consideration.

 Cooperates and works effectively with others, readily shares information, knowledge and personal strengths, and seeks to understand and build on differing perspectives of others to achieve common goals and positive results.

 Expresses oneself, both verbally and in writing, so as to articulate a point of view in such a way that it is clear, concise, understood and accepted. Listens and understands the views of others, communicate efficiently to influence, inform, and involve visitors

 Identifies and responds to current and future client needs; provides service excellence to internal and external clients.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

 Work shift work, and weekends, and statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays;

 Wear a Parks Canada uniform as per the uniform policy and/or dress in period costume as per Parks Canada requirements;

 Work in varied terrains, weather conditions and isolated locations and travel by various means of transportation;

 Perform physical tasks as per the job requirements (e.g. lift up to 25 kg).

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Successful applicants will be invited to attend the reliability status process.

Hold and maintain a valid class 5 driver's license.

All Parks Canada Agency employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Other information

Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.

On November 8th, 2021, the Parks Canada Agency announced the details of its vaccination requirement for all employees.

As per the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for Parks Canada Agency, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate, determinate (term), casual, as and when required, and student hiring (full-time, part-time and seasonal). Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to ensure terms and conditions of employment are met, the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete a vaccination attestation form.

From the work locations currently listed on the poster, please clearly identify in your application the work location(s) in which you are prepared to work.

Clearly identify in your application the position(s) or stream(s) for which you are applying. From the work locations currently listed on the poster, please clearly identify the work location(s) in which you are prepared to work.

Here are some tips to help you with your application: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GW7P3g9hhI

You must clearly demonstrate in the Screening Questionnaire how you meet the experience criteria (including additional qualifications if you meet them).

Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications or work history. You must provide concrete examples that clearly illustrate how you meet each of the requirements. Please note that stating the requirement has been met and/or listing past or current responsibilities does not represent substantial information.

Résumés may be used as a secondary source to validate the qualifications described.

Comments such as "refer to my attached résumé" will not be accepted and may result in your application being rejected. Failure to provide necessary information may result in your application being screened out of the process.

Please note that your overall conduct and communications, including email correspondence, throughout the entire process may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.

You may be assessed using a variety of assessment tools, such as, but not limited to: written exams, interviews, reference checks, etc.

The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service.

The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.


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- I have a disability that does not allow me to apply online, who do I contact to help me with the submission of my job application?
You can contact an Officer at the Federal Public Service Job Advertisement Information Line by calling 1-800-645-5605.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Human Resources Team
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