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Student Inventory-Summer Jobs in Gros Morne National Park

Reference number: CAP23J-018155-000048
Selection process number: 2024-PCA-WNL-S-EA-001
Parks Canada
Gros Morne National Park of Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador)
SU-01 - Campground/Janitorial Student, SU-02 - Student Heritage Communicator, SU-03 - Student Visitor Service Attendant, SU-04 - Student Field Technician
Salary to be determined based on the level of education required by the student employment categories and the completed current academic level.

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 31 May 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: To be eligible, you must be:
• registered as a full time or part-time secondary or post secondary student in an
accredited academic program; or
• participating in adult education and retraining programs at the secondary level,
operated under the authority of an accredited academic institution.
All eligible students who 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.

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

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 for this inventory competition will be pulled on January 26, 2024.
Subsequent applications will be pulled if and when required.

Clearly identify in your application the position(s) for which you are applying.

We accept online applications only. Please do not send applications directly to the
contact email below.

Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to
the closing date.


Campground/Janitorial Student (SU-01)
Perform a variety of duties to ensure parks facilities and campgrounds are clean and accessible for our visitors. Greet visitors and provide information and orientation related to facilities, services, programs, regulations, and safety precautions. Collect revenue using a point of sale system and complete daily sales deposits.

Student Heritage Communicator (SU-02)
Deliver on-site programs for specific audience needs using a variety of new and innovative approaches. Greet and orient visitors, respond to questions and provide information about National Historic Sites, Gros Morne National Park, other sites in the Field Unit, Parks Canada, and the surrounding areas.

Student Visitor Service Attendants (SU-03) – Visitor Information Centre / Entrance Kiosk / 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, helps with the sale of firewood.

Student Field Technician (SU-04)
Support the Resource Conservation team through collection of field data, including vegetation and wildlife surveys and environmental monitoring in front country and back country settings, as well as other activities such as GIS, data management, equipment maintenance and Visitor Safety.

Work environment

Parks Canada in Western Newfoundland and Labrador offers a number of employment
options for students. Students are employed each summer in Gros Morne's
campgrounds, entrance gates and facilities in a variety of positions.

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 the summer 2024.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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

Experience working with the public.
Experience in a team environment.
Experience handling cash. (SU 02, SU 03)
Experience in field work (SU-04)

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of Parks Canada, its programs and/or services

• Ability to communicate clearly and provide information to the general public, supervisors and fellow employees
• Teamwork skills
• Ability to deliver presentations using effective communication techniques (SU 02)

Personal Suitability:
• Exercises Sound Judgment
• Demonstrates reliability and dependability
• Attention to detail

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

Operational Requirements:
• Candidates must be willing to wear the Parks Canada uniform and/or costume.
• Candidates must be willing to work a variable schedule, including evenings, weekends and statutory holidays.
• Candidates must be willing to work outdoors and be exposed to various weather conditions while performing work requiring moderate physical effort
• Resource Conservation candidates must be willing to perform work requiring moderate physical effort in back-country areas in all weather conditions, this includes hiking on and off trails through varied terrains. (i.e. hiking/guided tours in natural environments).
• Candidates are responsible for their own transportation to/from the work location – transportation is not provided.
• Student housing is limited in Gros Morne National Park and may not be available for all candidates interested in that work location.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - - Required

• Successful candidate may be required to possess and maintain a valid class 5 driver’s
licence, if applicable to the position.

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

Please identify clearly for which position(s) you are submitting an application.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

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

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

Contact information

Human Resources - Western Newfoundland & Labrador Field Unit
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