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Gate Attendant and Park Maintenance Worker

Posted: July 26, 2021


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

Gate Attendant and Park Maintenance Worker


Work Schedule: 32-40 hours/week and requires weekend and evening work

Wage: $14.25/hour

Start Date: August 1, 2021, to Sept 6, 2021

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working often in an outdoor environment
  • Working in the gatehouse receiving visitors and processing camping transactions
  • Abide by Health & 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
  • Maintaining park grounds and facilities, including grass cutting and cleaning washrooms 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.
  • Report to and assist the Park Supt. or Assistant Supt. 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
  • Uniforms

Please send resume to:

Lee Watson, Campground Coordinator
Saugeen Conservation
1078 Bruce Road 12 Box 150
Formosa, ON N0G 1W0

Email is preferred submission method.
No phone calls please.  

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