Seasonal Park Worker – Birkenhead Lake

Title: Seasonal Park Worker
Reports to: Park Manager
Date: March 2019

Sea to Sky Parks is currently hiring for two full time seasonal park workers to join our team working at Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park which is located about 1 and a half hours North of  Whistler. Positions are live on site – with accommodation provided. Positions commence April 7th  approximately and run until October 7th. Park Attendants are responsible for providing a safe, clean and well organized park environment for guests, while fulfilling Sea to Sky Park Services contractual agreements within the Park Use Permit. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Compliance with all Sea to Sky Park Services policies and procedures.
    • Carry out facility maintenance in accordance with the quality control plan to ensure park facilities are maintained to park standards – ensuring a safe, clean and sanitary environment in all Operating Areas.
    • Maintain trailheads, which includes raking gravel, sweeping kiosk areas, maintaining garbage bins and map stands and picking up garbage from the parkland areas.
    • Cleaning and maintaining campground areas, including picnic tables and fire pits
    • Maintenance of washroom facilities  which includes sweeping and cleaning the facilities and/or outhouses, restocking of supplies, and notifying maintenance personnel of any repairs that are required
    • The safe use of all required machinery and equipment.
    • Collection and reporting – To follow proper cash handling and record keeping procedures when required
    • Open designated park gates to the public and close the gates at the end of the day
    • Ensure park compliance and security by ensuring parkland areas are patrolled and ensuring that guests are abiding by the campground and park usage guidelines
    • If working at an area that charges parking fees, enforcing parking compliance 
    • Maintain a high level of communication between co-workers and the Park Manager.
    • Maintain a safe and positive work environment
    • Monitor what’s going on in the park and respond appropriately
    • Ensuring that all park visitors have the best experience possible.
    • Other related duties as required.

Skills & Abilities

    • Knowledge of parks and/or grounds maintenance methods and equipment.
    • Valid B.C. Drivers License required.
    • Cash handling experience.
    • Ability to keep organized and detailed records in regards to park usage, maintenance requirements, etc.
    • Good public relations and guest service skills required.
    • Ability to enforce Park rules and gain voluntary compliance in an effective manner.
    • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
    • Ability to be a supportive team member
    • Previous experience working in an outdoor work environment.
    • Knowledge of BC Parks and related regulations.
    • Ability to work independently in remote work locations
    • Resourceful
    • Must be able to lift 40 lbs
    • Must be able to walk up to 5 kms per day
    • Continuously bending, lifting, carrying of materials
    • Standing up to 8 or more hours per day
    • Pushing and Pulling of equipment i.e. lawnmowers etc
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.

To apply or for more information please email hr@mtseymour.ca