Summer Casual Positions

Summer Casual Positions

Summer Employment Opportunities

Posted: April 14, 2021


The Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority is currently seeking university/college students for the following seasonal positions at Durham Conservation Area:


Gate Attendant and Park Maintenance Worker 

Work Schedule: 40 hours/week (and requires weekend work)

Wage: $14.25/hour

Start Date: Approximately May 3, 2020

Job Responsibilities:

    • Working often in an outdoor environment
    • Working in the gatehouse receiving visitors and processing camping transactions
    • Abide by Health and Safety policies and practices
    • Assist visitors with campground site bookings, questions and requests
    • Answer inquiries via telephone and computer
    • Operate the CAMIS campground reservation system (training provided)
    • Maintaining park grounds and facilities, including grass cutting and cleaning wahsrooms and other facilities
    • Keeping the Park Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent updated on campsite bookings and other issues
    • Maintaining relations with the head office in terms of necessary documentation, brochure requests and other Authority functions as they relate to park operations
    • Assisting with park activities/events when required
    • Must be able to work weekends
    • Duties are to be performed in a professional, friendly and courteous manner
    • Be responsible for handling cash and financial transactions
    • Operate weed eater, riding lawnmower, gator, etc. (training provided)
    • Report to and assist Park Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent with other duties as required
  • Some heavy lifting may be required


    • Must be knowledgeable about computer programs in general (on the job training provided)
    • Able to perform manual labour
    • Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (minimum G2)
    • Should be comfortable working with cash and calculating change in a retail setting
  • Must be professional, friendly and courteous


SVCA will provide the following:

  • On the job training for the operation of grounds maintenance equipment
  • First aid training
  • WHMIS training
  • Health and Safety training
  • Uniforms

Please send resume to:

Lee Watson, Campground Coordinator
Saugeen Conservation
1078 Bruce Road 12
Formosa, ON N0G 1W0
[email protected]

No phone calls.

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