Campground Attendant – Nairn Falls

Title: Seasonal Park Operator
Reports to: Park Manager

 

Summary of responsibilities:

Park Operators 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 around kiosks, maintaining garbage bins and litter picking around parkland areas.
  • Cleaning and maintaining campground sites, 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
  • Open designated park gates to the public and close the gates at the end of the day
  • Enforcing parking compliance, if working at an area that charges parking fees
  • Ensure park compliance and security by ensuring parkland areas are patrolled and guests are abiding by the campground and park usage guidelines
  • 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
  • Provide information to park visitors and ensure they have the best experience possible
  • Other related duties as required

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Cash handling experience
  • Ability to keep organized and detailed records regarding park usage, maintenance requirements, etc.
  • Strong public relations and guest service skills required, must be able to be assertive while maintaining a friendly manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish good working relationships with managers, supervisors and co-workers
  • Previous experience working in an outdoor environment and the ability to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Knowledge of parks and/or grounds maintenance methods and the ability to safely and effectively operate and maintain a wide range of hand tools, power tools, vehicles and equipment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a high-volume environment
  • Resourceful and able to work independently in remote locations
  • Knowledge of the Park Act and the ability to gain voluntary compliance and defuse confrontational situations in an effective manner
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be able to walk up to 5km per day
  • Continuously bending, lifting, carrying of materials
  • Standing up to 8 or more hours per day
  • Pushing and pulling equipment such as leaf blowers etc.

 

Qualifications:

  • Completed or Enrolled in an undergraduate degree or technical diploma in natural resource management, outdoor recreation or a related field an asset, but not essential
  • WHMIS / Occupational Safety knowledge or certification an asset, but not essential
  • Valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 (course available through Sea to Sky Parks)
  • Criminal Record Check 
  • Valid BC Driver’s License & Abstract required (work truck is provided during shift)

 

Terms, Conditions & Perks

Seasonal hourly paid position

Uniform Provided

Must be willing to work weekends, evenings and holidays as required – hours of work will vary throughout the season

Own vehicle is required to travel to and from the park

Staff that complete a full summer season for Sea to Sky Parks are eligible to receive a full season pass from our parent company Mt Seymour Resorts the following winter worth $800. Ski and ride all season long and take advantage of reciprocal deals with other mountain partners such as Sasquatch and Manning Park to name but a few. Terms & Conditions apply.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter to ckirkham@mtseymour.ca indicating that you are applying for the Park Operator position in Nairn Falls Provincial Park.