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Sandstorm North Contracting

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Park Operator
Date Posted:
  Fort St. John
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Work outdoors in beautiful BC Parks and enjoy every minute of summer!!

At Sandstorm North Contracting we strive to connect people with nature. We work hard to provide BC Park patrons and members of our team a summer experience to remember. For over 20 years our company has worked to maintain the pristine beauty of Provincial Parks in the Peace region of BC. We are currently building a dynamic team to help us achieve this goal. We currently have openings at Swan Lake Provincial Park, Gwillim Lake Provincial Park, and Moberly Lake Provincial Park.

We are seeking mature and responsible leaders to fill our Park Operator positions for the 2019 season. We are looking for individuals who enjoy working outdoors, providing excellent customer service to park visitors, and working in a team environment to maintain quality park facilities.
Position: Park Operator

Job type: Seasonal Contract - Full-time (10 days on – 4 days off)
May 2019 – September 2019

Compensations: $ 138 / Day (based on 8 hours of work)
4% Vacation pay paid bi-weekly
On-site accommodations provided
Access to recreation equipment and camping in the parks that we operate

Application Deadline: 15 JUNE 2019

Duties and Responsibilities
• Clean and maintain park facilities as set out in quality control schedules
• Collection of park fees and provision of firewood
• Provide site security and enforcement of BC Park policies
• Represent BC parks and Sandstorm North Contracting in a professional manner
• Respond to camper’s inquiries and provide assistance when required
• Reconcile cash outs and associated documentation daily.
• Participation in interpretive events (Park’s Day, Canada Day)
• On call for security and emergencies
See full job description on our website

• Valid driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
• Clean Criminal record
• Current OFA Level 1 Certification
• Physically willing and able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions
• Available to live on site during work shift (accommodations provided)

Skills and Experience
• Excellent oral and written communication
• Superior problem-solving skills
• Conflict management skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Effective time management skills
• Practical experience in the use of maintenance and grounds keeping tools, equipment and vehicles
• Experience with cash handling and reconciliation.
• Experience in accurate record keeping and documentation
• Superior customer service skills
• Local knowledge of local tourism and attractions an asset
• Basic computer skills

Personal Qualities and Attributes
• Energetic, dependable, and self-motivated
• Approachable personality
• Positive, supportive team player with a can-do attitude
• Strong work ethic and willingness to learn and accept new ideas
• Respectful in group living situations
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Ability to work with a team and independently
• Possess a value for safe working practices and polices
• Dependability to management and coworkers
• Possess a value for effective communication

How to Apply
Apply through our online application form at or send your resume and cover letter to:

If you’re looking for a new adventure this summer, apply and get connected with one of our Provincial Parks!