24 Sep

Visitor Services Attendant Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Prince Albert

Position
Visitor Services Attendant
Company
Government Canada
Location
Prince Albert SK
Opening
24 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

Government Canada Prince Albert urgently required following position for Visitor Services Attendant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Visitor Services Attendant Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Prince Albert Jobs Details:

Parks Canada - Northern Prairies Field Unit – Prince Albert National Park
Prince Albert National Park of Canada (Saskatchewan), Waskesiu Lake (Saskatchewan)
GS-MPS-04 - GS-MPS-04
Term and/or Seasonal Indeterminate - Various lengths of season: • FTE: 0.32 - Approximately 16 weeks per year, normally from May to Sept. • FTE: 0.27 – Approximately 14 weeks per year, normally from May to Aug. • FTE: 0.16 - Approximately 8 weeks per year, normally from July to August.
$22.91 to $24.90 per hour (under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Closing date: 12 October 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Open to persons residing within 1500 km of the City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who are entitled to work in Canada.

Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all individuals who have a 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.

Apply online

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 special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities

All Job applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System.
  • On-line only http://www.jobs.gc.ca

Your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet all the requirements for the position and must include:

  • your résumé, two work related references;
  • your cover letter demonstrating clearly how you meet the experience requirements of the position;
  • indicating your preferred official language for correspondence and assessment.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications. Applicants must list 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.
Failure to clearly demonstrate in your cover letter how you meet the Education and Experience factors found on the Statement of Qualifications, will result in the rejection of your application.
Applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

Tips for Applicants:
  • Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
  • Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.

Duties

Visitor services and revenue collection at entrance gateways, information/visitor centre, campgrounds kiosks and on park grounds to enhance the visitor experience.

Intent of the process

This process is intended to fill existing vacancy(ies) and may be used to fill anticipated vacancy(ies) with the same work description, location(s), language requirements and FTE’s.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 1,500 words (maximum) "Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the Statement of Qualifications. Applicants must list 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."

Contact information for 2 references.

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

Education: (Please provide complete and thorough details of your education.)

A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience or traditional knowledge relevant to position.

Degree equivalency

Experience: (Please provide complete and thorough details of your experience.)
  • Experience providing quality service to visitors/clients in a public, tourism or parks environment.
  • Experience meeting visitor/client needs, resolving complaints and finding solutions;
  • Experience in handling cash, operating point of sales, completing cash outs and bank deposits.

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

Bilingual - Imperative (-B/-B)

Information on language requirements

Knowledge: (Assessed at interview.)
  • Knowledge of the natural and cultural history of Prince Albert National Park;
  • Knowledge of activities, services and programs in Prince Albert National Park;
  • General knowledge of visitor related guidelines with respect to visitor safety.
Abilities (Assessed at interview and reference check)
  • Effective communication - Listening to others and communicating articulately;
  • Problem solving - Proactive identification of problems and the solutions to them; encourage open discussion to assess and solve problems; take action based on sound broad based understanding; sensitive to individual needs and changing demands; big picture approach.
Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes (Assessed at interview and reference check.)
  • Takes responsibility - Personally accountable for own work; live up to and deliver on commitments; acknowledge and deal with unacceptable actions/behaviour; accepts responsibility and learns from mistakes;
  • Demonstrates integrity - Lead by example; strong team player; respects others; dependable; honest; consistent.

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

The position requires the incumbent to:
  • Make moderate physical effort to sit and stand for prolonged period and/or to clean facilities/grounds.
  • Medium physical effort to lift 50 lbs maximum with frequent lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs.
  • Be exposed to variable weather conditions.
  • Be exposed to noxious odours from car fumes; to dust, cleaning products and wet conditions.
  • Be exposed to minor injury when performing cleaning and maintenance activities.
  • Work shifts, weekends, statutory holidays, and alone with little to no supervision.
  • Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others.
  • Wear a Parks Canada Uniform and abide by uniform policy.
  • Be willing to perform duties in various locations.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Obtain and maintain a Federal Government Reliability Security Clearance.

  • Possession of a valid class 5 Driver’s Licence.
  • Has own transportation to get to and from workplace.
  • Possession of a valid standard First Aid.

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 targeted groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity


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