Park Facility Operator June 2015 – Summer Student

Job Description: 

1 Full Time Term Position (July 6 to August 21, 2015)

Do you enjoy working outdoors, interacting with tourists and being physically active?   This is an excellent opportunity for a student who is keen, motivated and looking to learn new skills. 

Under the direction of the Snuneymuxw First Nation (SFN) Newcastle Island Coordinator, Snuneymuxw First Nation is recruiting for one Newcastle Island Park Facility Operator to join the Lands and Resource Department in a full time, term capacity for the summer season. 

The Park Facility Operator position is considered a position of trust; therefore, a Criminal Record check will be conducted on the proposed employee. 



Ensure that campground and moorage facilities are maintained to BC Parks Standards, including all cleaning and general maintenance duties.
Represent Snuneymuxw First Nation in their role as the Park Facility Operator and communicate with the public in a professional manner to maintain a positive image of the park.
Complete all necessary reporting including the Complaint/Occurrence Report Forms and ensure the NCI Coordinator is notified immediately of any issues and infrastructure irregularities.
Collect fees from park visitors, docks, buoys and campsites.  Manage cash float and ensure it is safely secured according to Snuneymuxw First Nation procedures.
Operate the boat for garbage pickup, moving of building materials, pavilion food and beverages and other items as required.
Maintain security in park and respond to all first aid emergencies.
Other duties as assigned.


Key Competencies:

Ability to excel in a stressful, busy work environment, possess good judgment and show initiative.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to take direction and follow instructions.
Must be able to swim and be physically fit.
Ability or desire to develop skills to deliver interpretation programs for small groups.
Public presentation skills are essential.
Strong organizational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritize work flow.


Education/Experience requirements:

Experience in a park and/or marine/moorage environment is preferred.
Small Vessel Operator Proficiency Certificate, VHF Marine Radio, Level 1 First Aid & CPR ‘C’, WCB Fall Protection, and Chainsaw Operators Course are a definite asset. 
Current and valid BC driver’s license.


Please submit your current resume and cover letter to:

Snuneymuxw First Nation

668 Centre Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4Z4

Fax: 250-753-3492

Deadline Date: Monday, June 29, 2015


For more information contact Terena Ross at (250) 740-2300

Please note only those applicants who are short-listed will be contacted.

Preference will be given to members of the Snuneymuxw Nation.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 29, 2015
Job Type: 
Contract (Full Time)