Park Attendant

Head Office, 101 Exchange Avenue, Concord, Ontario, Canada Req #1145
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $21.39/hr, Max = $24.81/hr

Employment type: Seasonal

Duration of employment: 5 Months (May to October 2024)

Hours of work: Up to 40 hrs/week

Work location: Head Office

Division: Conservation Parks & Lands

Business unit: Conservation Lands

Travel: 50%

Remote Work: None


Seasonal Hire TRCA – 2024

Seasonal job opportunities are plentiful at TRCA. If you are looking for seasonal job openings, we can provide great opportunities and seasonal perks. To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon.


Please submit your resume and cover letter in one file (PDF or Word) prior to midnight on April 3, 2024.


By working at TRCA you will:

  • Work outdoors during the spring and summer in beautiful natural areas.
  • Gain valuable experience working at a conservation authority.
  • Get a free Conservation Ontario annual pass.
  • Get access to TRCA’s Reciprocal Program (discounts across various Ontario attractions).


How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

The Park Attendant, working under the direction of the Coordinator Inventory & Audit is responsible for the customer service and maintenance of TRCA lands, trails, grounds, and gardens, They will carry out various land management tasks including, property inventory and audits, trail and trail infrastructure monitoring and maintenance, landscaping, light construction and gardening.

Major Responsibilities:

Supports the safe and effective operation of TRCA Lands & Trails by carrying out the following activities.

Key Activities:

  • Performs Trail and property data collection and mapping.
  • Performs basic landscape and grounds maintenance, utilizing various grounds and landscaping tools and equipment to conduct the work, performing safety inspections prior to usage.
  • Performs general cleaning functions, including garbage collection.
  • Greets and engages with all visitors to provide exceptional visitor experiences.
  • Performs basic building/site maintenance and light construction functions (under supervision)
  • Identifies and reports hazardous site conditions; ensures that staff and visitors do not encounter unsafe areas, materials, or equipment.
  • Assists with parking control duties as required, adhering to all safety protocols.
  • Maintains knowledge of site and facility programs and programs at other facilities.
  • Provide general support duties as required.
  • Participates in daily safety meetings including tailgate meetings, hazard identification and emergency planning. 

What will you need to succeed:

Education (degree/diploma/certifications)   

  • Minimum pursuing a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ontario Class G2 driver's license

Knowledge/Skill/Ability - Competencies

  • Strong health and safety aptitude
  • Previous training in maintenance and grounds equipment/tools is considered an asset.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Land survey, general maintenance, land management, construction, agriculture, or commercial landscaping.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with tact and courtesy
  • Ability to manage conflicts and utilize de-escalation skills to resolve conflict situations
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office suite including online software such as MS teams
  • Experience and Knowledge of GIS survey and mapping software and applications like ArcMap
  • Required to lift or carry objects that could weigh up to 20 kg
  • Must be flexible to work all required shifts, including weekends and holidays

While Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews.  Please be advised successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver's abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to TRCA.  We welcome applications from all qualified persons.  Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process in collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27.  Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Manager of Records Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan. Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880-2308.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $21.39
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.81
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
  • Required Education High School
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  • Head Office, 101 Exchange Avenue, Concord, Ontario, Canada