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Student Inventory - Kouchibouguac National Park

Reference number: CAP21J-019430-000126
Selection process number: 2022-CAP-NNBFU-STU-OC-001
Parks Canada - Northern New Brunswick Field Unit
Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada (New Brunswick)
SU-01 - Full-time opportunities. Employment dates range from May 2022 to early September 2022 (possible part-time employment from September 2022 to October 2022).
You must be available to work throughout all the summer season to be selected for a student position.
Salary to be determined at the time of the hire and is based on the current academic level of the student. Please note that the Northern New Brunswick Field Unit uses its own pay grid.

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 16 February 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: To be eligible, you must be:

• A secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution;
• Currently recognized as having student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled;
• Returning to studies in the next academic term. Please provide proof if available;
• 16 years-old at the time of hire (this is the minimum age to work in New Brunswick);
• Have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Discover our student positions below and if they sound like your dream summer job, identify which one(s) you are applying for and follow the steps outlined.

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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

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.

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THE PUBLIC SERVICE RESOURCING SYSTEM. Please DO NOT send applications directly to the rhkouch-hrkouch@pc.gc.ca.

PLEASE NOTE: HOUSING is not provided.
Students will be required to cover all travel expenses to and from the location of work.


Events - Support in the coordination and delivery of festivals, events and activities at Kouchibouguac National Park.

Assistant Interpreter - To assist interpreters in preparing and delivering various interpretation programs at Kouchibouguac National Park.

Visitor Services – Visitor Information Centre / Entrance Gates / Camping- Welcome visitors in person or over the phone and give them information and directions regarding facilities, services, programs, events and regulations. Record, process and collect fees, issue permits, make reimbursements, sell and assign campsites where applicable. Work with a cash register, compile and record statistical data, fill out forms, sales reports and bank deposits, and use a computer system or point of sale and booking system, cleans and maintains Parks Canada Agency buildings/facilities, helps with the sale of firewood, help with equipment rental (bike, canoe, kayak, etc.).

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.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire students for summer 2022 at Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada. The exact number of opportunities available is to be determined.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter "Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications (see below). Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter. You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected."

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


Please confirm that you meet these eligibility factors:
-a secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution;
-currently recognized as having student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled;
-returning to studies in the next academic term.

Degree equivalency


Experience working with the public;
Experience working in a team environment;
Experience in the planning of recreational activities;
Experience in providing cleaning services.

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

Various language requirements
Bilingual (English and French) depending on the position to be filled.

Information on language requirements


Parks Canada, its objectives and mandate.

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


Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/ territorial holidays;
Possession of a valid Driver's license;
Possession of a valid First Aid and CPR certification;
Knowledge of how to read and follow instructions for the use of cleaning products.

Conditions of employment


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;
Reliability Status security clearance;
Parks Canada prohibits smoking in the workplace;
Be exposed to variable weather conditions;
Must wear a Parks Canada uniform or a period costume.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Clearly identify in your application the opportunity (ies) for which you are applying.

You will have to submit a proof of enrollment.

Persons are entitled to be assessed in the official language of their choice.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below.

Students who are in their final year of academic study and who are not intending to return to full-time studies are eligible to work part-time up until the time they graduate.

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

Contact information

Kouchibouguac Human Resources
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