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BC Public Service

PK AST 11R - Park Ranger - Seasonal

Location
Atlin, BC
Details
Temp
2 days ago
Salary
24 to 28 per hour
Posting Title
PK AST 11R - Park Ranger - Seasonal

Position Classification
Park Assistant R11

Union
GEU

Location
Atlin, BC V0W 1A0 CA
Black Creek, BC V9J 1K1 CA
Cranbrook, BC V9C 7B1 CA
Cultus Lake, BC V9R 5B5 CA
Dease Lake, BC V0K 1L0 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Hagensborg, BC V0T 1H0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L5S4 CA
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M7 CA
Parksville, BC V9P2E2 CA
Penticton, BC V2V5A6 CA
Port McNeill, BC V0N 3R0 CA
Prince George, BC V3L4J8 CA
Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0 CA
Sechelt, BC V0N3A0 CA
Smithers, BC V0J2N0 CA
Squamish, BC V8B 0H3 CA
Terrace, BC V8J4E1 CA
Valemount, BC V0E 2Z0 CA
Vernon, BC V1T9G9 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G1R8 CA

Salary Range
$24.79 - $28.00 hourly

Close Date
1/31/2021

Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date
3/31/2022

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy

Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations / BC Parks

Job Summary

Park Ranger - Seasonal
Park Assistant 11R


These are auxiliary opportunities until March 31, 2022 in various locations, which may include (but are not limited to) the following: West Coast Region (Victoria, Parksville, Black Creek, Haida Gwaii*, Port McNeill*); South Coast Region (North Vancouver, Alice Lake, Cultus Lake, Sechelt); Thompson Cariboo Region (Kamloops, Williams Lake, Hagensborg*); Kootenay Okanagan Region (Penticton, Vernon, Nelson, Cranbrook); North Coast Skeena Region (Atlin*, Dease Lake*, Smithers*, Terrace,); Omineca Peace Region ( Fort St John, Fort Nelson*, Prince George, Valemount*) the * denotes a bi-weekly isolation allowance add to pay.
Board and lodging and relocation expenses are not provided for temporary opportunities.
An eligibility list may be established.
In addition to these seasonal Park Ranger positions, BC Parks is also actively recruiting for seasonal Senior Park Rangers. If interested, please apply directly to Requisition 73994 .

A unique opportunity to work in BC Parks to protect and maintain park values, and provide exceptional visitor experience

BC Parks is looking for qualified individuals to work as seasonal Park Rangers in provincial parks throughout the province. Positions will include frontcountry, backcountry or marine parks. A season can last from 3 to 5 months. This competition will create an inventory of pre-screened candidates for seasonal vacancies. Appointments to qualified candidates will be made when vacancies are identified.

As a Park Ranger, you are directly responsible for delivering services that support the public's use of the park and protects park values. This includes daily maintenance and cleaning of facilities, regular repair, maintenance and renovation of park facilities, and managing the public's use of the parks. You monitor and maintain facility assets on a daily basis to ensure the park is in pristine repair for visitors. You may also be involved in monitoring and reporting on assigned recreation, conservation and extension services and activities within a park or group of parks. Representing BC Parks, you act as the field contact for park visitors and contractors by providing information and regulating activities. Dedicated to protecting park visitors and resources, you act as a Peace Officer to enforce compliance with the Park Act and other statutes and regulations.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Chris.Price@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The RECRUITMENT PROCESS is outlined as follows :

Step 1 : Submit your résumé profile to this posting - NOTE: Your résumé should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT A COVER LETTER as it will not be reviewed.

Please ensure your résumé profile includes the following information for each area of your work experience:
Employer: Location: From: To: Number of Months Total: Supervisor: Phone: Reason for Leaving: Position: Job Classification: Duties and Skills:

Step 2 : Comprehensive Questionnaire. As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet each of the job qualifications.

In addition to yes/no and multiple choice style questions, you will be asked to provide written answers to the list of questions below (including whether the experience gathered was through work experience, course work/school, volunteering, etc.). If you do not have experience in an area, please indicate Not Applicable (N/A).
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in communications - handling public complaints, effective communication with the public, contractors, volunteers and co-workers.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in writing detailed and accurate reports, including note taking.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in identifying safe and unsafe work practices in field operations.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in recognizing and resolving public and staff safety issues.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in compliance and enforcement situations and conflict management.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in working and resolving issues in a team as a member or team leader.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in assessing, monitoring and managing impacts on sensitive areas.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in emergency management (wilderness survival, self-rescue and organized search and rescue).
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in trail construction maintenance and layout.
  • In a few sentences, please briefly describe your experience in facility assessment and maintenance (includes basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry).


  • Step 3 : Successful applicants will be entered into an applicant pool and distributed to regions. Applicants will be notified of their status.

    Step 4 : Suitability Interview and Reference Checks for candidates under consideration.

    Step 5 : Job Offer(s) - includes fulfilling "Conditions of Employment" including successful completion of Enhanced Security Screening.

    NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
    • Completed related degree or 2-year diploma in an Outdoor Recreation Management or a Natural Resource Management related field (related field may include: Biology, Geology, Geography, Recreational Planning, Outdoor Recreation, Forestry, Fisheries, Anthropology); OR,
    • Completed first year (minimum) related degree or diploma (as above); and 6 months' related experience (related experience can include: park system (operations), conservation, outdoor recreation, forestry, any earth sciences, recreation planning, public safety /enforcement); OR,
    • Secondary school graduation (or equivalent) and 2 years' related experience (related experience can include: park system (operations), conservation, outdoor recreation, forestry, any earth sciences, recreation planning, public safety /enforcement).


    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Mandatory Training & Certification:
    • Current and WorkSafe BC recognized Occupational First Aid Level 1, 2 or 3 Certificate.
    • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence (or equivalent from another Canadian Province; a BC Class 7L/7N, or other learner's permit, are not considered equivalent).
    • Successful completion of Enhanced Security Screening, including fingerprint screening.
    • Completion of BC Parks Law and Its Administration (BCIT PRKS 1010 or 0010 course).


    Note: requirements vary on a region by region basis.

    Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

    Related Skills and Experience:
    -- Public relations and communication
    -- Safety and enforcement
    -- Resource management
    -- Contract and permit administration
    -- Backcountry and marine
    -- Facility management
    -- Equipment operation and maintenance
    -- Leadership and teamwork

    Job Category
    Compliance and Enforcement, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational
    Category
    Government