Seasonal Conservation Officer

Government of Saskatchewan

Seasonal Conservation Officer – PAR002741

Employment Type: Labour Service (seasonal)

Location(s): SK-Central East-Good Spirit Lake Provincial Park SK-Rgna-Echo Valley Provincial Park, SK-South West-Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, SK-Rgna-Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park, SK-North Central-Candle Lake Provincial Park, SK-Stoon-Danielson Provincial Park, SK-Stoon-Douglas Provincial Park, SK-North West-Meadow Lake Provincial Park, SK-South East-Moose Mountain Provincial Park, SK-Far North East-Narrow Hills Provincial Park, SK-Stoon-Pike Lake Provincial Park, SK-North West-Dorintosh, SK-Stoon-Blackstrap Provincial Park, SK-North West-The Battleford’s Provincial Park, SK-Far North East-Lac La Ronge Provincial Park, SK-South West-Sask Landing Provincial Park, SK-Central East-Duck Mountain Provincial Park, SK-South Central-Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, SK-North West-Loon Lake, SK-North East-Greenwater Lake Provincial Park, SK-North West-Pierceland, SK-North Central-Great Blue Heron Provincial Park, SK-Far North East-Lower Fishing Lake

Ministry: 027 Parks Culture and Sport

Salary Range: $24.107 – $30.214 Hourly

Grade: SGEU.06.

The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport along with the Ministry of Environment take a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the well being of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities and to protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation.

Applications are now being accepted for Seasonal Conservation Officers at various locations throughout the province of Saskatchewan. Successful candidates will be required to work evenings and weekends.

Reporting to a Senior Conservation Officer, you will participate in renewable resource management and environmental protection programs by conducting patrols, inspections, investigations and prosecutions of offences within the patrol area/park; engaging in public relations, education and participation processes; gathering/analyzing data; and producing reports as required. This position may involve shift work and exposure to inclement weather in isolated locations. Strong teamwork, interpersonal and problem-solving skills are required.

Typically, the competencies required for this position would be obtained through completion of/or working towards a Resource and Environmental Law diploma/degree or relevant experience.

To qualify for these positions, you will:
possess a valid driver’s licence;

be required to pass a psychological assessment using screening based on the Minnesota Multi-Phase Personality Report;

pass a standard Law Enforcement Fitness Test (PARE) within the past six (6) months of this application date and provide written confirmation at the interview; and

possess a Defensive Driving Certification.

Selected candidates must successfully complete the Defensive Tactics Training, OC spray and baton certification, verbal judo, and traffic safety and shotgun training and certification.

The successful candidate will be required to obtain enhanced fingerprint clearance. This check is a more in-depth level of clearance than a normal criminal record check.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work: B – SGEU Field 37.33 – work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks

Number of Openings: 30

Closing Date: Jan 3, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

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