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Summer Student (Park Attendant)


Competition # 11263 


Summer Student (Park Attendant), Casual, BLOMIDON  


Natural Resources 


Posting Closing Date: 4/20/2018  


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.



Need a summer job but don’t want to spend all day behind a desk inside? Come work for us and help maintain our beautiful provincial parks!


We are seeking a Student Camping Park Attendant at the blomidon provincial park who will assist us with the seasonal operation and maintenance of designated provincial camping parks(s). You will ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and department policies, and will be an active participant in implementing the department Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Programs.


This position requires the ability to work as part of a team, and performs strenuous manual tasks in an outdoor environment. Duties often require working irregularly scheduled hours, weekends, evenings and holidays. Must be willing to attend department training in duties related to this position.


This position reports to Chief Park Caretaker.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 10.
  • Must be enrolled and returning to school.  
  • Valid Driver’s License or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and to work independently.
  • Experience in building and grounds maintenance; ride on mowers, push mowers, string trimmers.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and sanitation requirements.



  • Customer service training/experience.
  • Good general knowledge of local history and points of interest.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Working knowledge and previous experience in computer use including: internet, email, and web-based applications.


Your resume and cover letter should clearly outline how you meet the stated qualifications and position requirements.

Special Statement


  • Candidates selected for interviews may be required to submit a Driver’s Abstract.
  • Available to work irregular unscheduled hours, evening, holidays and weekends.
  • Must supply your own CSA approved safety boots that are at least 6 inches high.
  • There are 2 positions available.


This is an 11 week casual student position with an expected start date of June 18, 2018 and end date of September 1, 2018.  Start date may be amended to accommodate high school applicants.


Please note: each student’s rate of pay is based on the student's current academic level.


Pay Grade:  HOURLY  


Salary Range:  $13.43 - $20.85 Hourly


 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here.


Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer


For questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

Province of Nova Scotia
Full time