Job Posting 61169

Senior Park Labourers
Central Lake Ontario Conservation
Southern Ontario, 100 Whiting Ave, Oshawa
closes in 19 days (Fri, 13 Mar)
contract - full time  •  Wage Rate per Hour: $18.98 per hour Hours per Week: 35

The Senior Park Labourer will work with Park Labourers to conduct maintenance and operations on Conservation Area properties. Work will involve restoration, rehabilitation, and protection of Conservation Area land based on natural heritage goals, as well as maintenance and construction of public facilities.

Wage Rate per Hour:  $18.98 per hour   Hours per Week: 35

May 4th to August 28, 2020 (17 Weeks)



  • Operate authority vehicles and trailer maintenance equipment
  • Assist staff in providing and enhancing Conservation Area visitor service
  • Assist staff in preparing Conservation Areas for public use, including Day-use Picnic Areas, Group Camping sites for non-profit groups, Trails, etc.
  • Once trained and familiar with the position, the Senior Park Labourer will be required to work at least one weekend per month either with a Resource Technician or a Park Labourer
  • Assist staff in building and ground maintenance required in Conservation Areas
  • Assist staff in Conservation Area projects, including park construction work, development and maintenance of public trails and public signage
  • Receive ongoing training for supervisor oriented responsibilities, health and safety, WHMIS, equipment use and skills development
  • Student must be able to perform outdoor, physical labour and be able to work weekends if required
  • Must follow Authority policies, procedures, directives and ensure public and staff safety
  • Student will be working in public Conservation Areas, providing a safe and enjoyable environment for visitors, and responding to visitor inquiries or complaints



  • Operating vehicles and equipment
  • Dealing with people, problems and situations with honesty, integrity and personal ethics ; show interest, initiative and effort
  • Plan, design or carry out a project or task from start to finish with well-defined objectives and outcomes
  • Work to agreed quality standards and specifications
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of work experience relating to this position
  • Select and use appropriate tools and technology for a task or project
  • Continuously monitor the success of a project or task and identify ways to improve
  • Work as a team member to complete projects and tasks within the Conservation Areas
  • Student must provide and wear green patch safety boots. Other required safety equipment as prescribed in the Health & Safety Manual is provided by the employer


To be eligible, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment (international students are not eligible); and, have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Send resume and cover letter, no later than March 13th, 2020
Dan Hope, Land Management Supervisor

100 Whiting Avenue, Oshawa, ON L1H 3T3

Tel:  905-579-0411 ext. 146 Fax: 905-579-0994


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Central Lake Ontario Conservation is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  CLOCA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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