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Currently Hiring:

PARK OPERATOR


Are you seeking a unique experience this summer? Do you enjoy working outdoors in nature, meeting new people from all over the world, working within a team and having your accommodations provided? If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider a summer working in a Provincial Campground in Northern BC!

We are hiring Park Operators for six BC Provincial Parks in Northeastern BC. We’re looking for a dynamic group of people to join our team. The six parks that we operate are:
Moberly LakeGwillim LakeSwan LakeCharlie LakeBeatton and Kiskatinaw! Discover all that Northern BC has to offer!

Job Type:

  • Seasonal Contract - Full Time 
  • May 2018 to September 2018
  • (10 on - 4 off shift rotation)

Compensation:

  • $132 / day (based on an 8-hour day)
  • 4% vacation pay paid bi-weekly
  • On-site accommodations provided
  • Access to recreation equipment and camping in the parks that we operate

Duties Include


The following outlines specific responsibilities related to this position; however, not all Parks contain the facilities mentioned.

Collections/Admin:

  • Collection of park fees
  • Handle Discover Camping Reservations
  • Daily completion of log book, reservations and cash outs
  • Record and report traffic counter results and park stats
  • Water quality testing and recording

 Maintenance:

  • Clean and maintain park facilities according to BC Parks standards including but not limited to; maintenance of pit toilets, campsites, garbage and recycling receptacles, parking lots, information shelters, trails and day-use areas.
  • Physical Demands such as medium/heavy lifting, climbing ladders, pushing, pulling and operating various landscaping equipment/tools.
  • Use of landscaping equipment; weedwacker, brush-saw, lawn mower to maintain vegetation growth
  • Repairing/Repainting structures and facilities
  • Equipment / Truck inspections and maintenance
  • Involvement in our Recycling Program 

 

Customer Service:

  • Respond to Park Campground user inquiries and provide assistance as required
  • Represent BC Parks in a professional manner
  • Participate in interpretive service events
  • Participate is BC Parks customer satisfaction surveys

Security / Policy Enforcement:

  • Opening and closing of main gate at 7am and 11pm.
  • Provide site security and enforcement of park policies
  • Report incidents and occurrences efficiently to supervisor and/or manager
  • Deal effectively with enforcement situations in a mature and responsible manner.
  • Generate voluntary compliance with verbal/written strategies
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures and to deal with them effectively

 

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Valid driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
  • Clean Criminal Record
  • Current OFA Level 1 Certification
  • Physically fit & willing/able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions.
  • Available to work flexible work hours and live on-site (accommodations provided).
  • Experience with power tools for park maintenance.
  • Experience with handling cash & record keeping
  • Experience with some landscaping
  • Superior customer service delivery

Desired Qualities and Attributes

  • Approachable personality
  • A positive, supportive team player with a can-do attitude
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn and accept new ideas
  • Willingness and ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions
  • Respectful in group living situations
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Accurate in recording and reporting
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of customer service and computer skills
  • A value for safe working practices and policies
  • Dependability to management, and coworkers

Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to handle repetitive motions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

*Please note, upon hiring we require employees to pass a Criminal Record check. A Drivers Abstract must also be provided and accepted.

 


 
HOW TO APPLY

 

  Download and email the Sandstorm North Contracting application form with your resume and cover letter to:
info@sandstormnorth.ca

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"The best ten years of my life were spent working in the provincial campgrounds. The beautiful scenery, working outdoors and enjoying what the parks have to offer were only some of the great perks that came with the job. My best memories are definitely the great people I got to meet over the years, campers, travelers, families and most importantly my coworkers. Thank-You Branden, Michael, and Ruth (Sandstorm) for one of the best experiences of my life!"

- Kyle
Prince George, BC