Gate Attendant (Seasonal) Is Needed In Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks – Port Elgin, ON

Job Title: Gate Attendant (Seasonal)
Location: Port Elgin, ON
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $22.60/Hour

Full job description
Do you have strong communication skills and excel at customer service? If so, consider this opportunity with Ontario Parks.

Note: This is a seasonal recurring position. The successful candidate will work 36.25 hours per week and must have the ability to work shifts on weekends and holidays as per schedule.
OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Refer to the “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?
As the Gate Attendant, you will:

  • issue and file permits
  • collect park fees, sell merchandise, record all funds received and balance cash
  • register park users and report revenues
  • assist in the training and leadership of students and volunteers
  • provide general information about the park to visitors
  • provide first aid and emergency services

How do I qualify?

  • You must possess a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence as recognized by the province of Ontario.

Technical knowledge:

  • You possess knowledge of office procedures, clerical processes and the ability to operate office machines and equipment.

Interpersonal, organizational and communication skills:

  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills to prepare correspondence and provide customer service.
  • You have the ability to understand, apply and interpret operational policies, procedures and acts to provide information to peers and park visitors.
  • You have demonstrated organizational, mathematical and cash handling skills.

Computer skills:

  • You possess the ability to use personal computers, software applications, databases, reservation systems and can perform data entry.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary – Seasonal, duration up to 42 weeks, 1593 Bruce Rd 33, Port Elgin, West Region

Compensation Group:

  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union


Effective, January 1, 2022, the updated salary range for this position is $21.79 to $25.12 per hour/week in alignment with the recently ratified OPSEU Unified 2022-2024 collective agreement.

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

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