Gate Attendant

Date Posted: July 14, 2020
Job Number: 1088888
Employer: Grand River Conservation Authority
Job Location: Brant Conservation Area, Brantford, Ontario
Job Start Date: June 29, 2020
Job End Date: September 06, 2020
Job Type: Full-time
Application deadline: March 31, 2021

Job Description

Reporting to the Park Superintendent the gate attendant will assist in the daily operation of the gatehouse selling daily and seasonal permits and registering campers while providing excellent customer service.


• Perform daily gate duties: issue day use and campsite permits, book reservations for group camping, pavilions and overnight campsites, receive and direct incoming telephone calls,
• Responsible for handling cash using a cash register with electronic payment and preparing detailed accurate daily cash reports.
• Be responsible for opening and closing facilities as required
• Operate the Recreation Dynamics reservation system and Microsoft RMS
• Control and regulate visitor access to the conservation area
• Provide information regarding the area, facilities and regulations.
• Respond to customer concerns and complaints courteously and effectively
• Clean the gatehouse and maintain garden as required.
• Perform light maintenance duties as required


• Must be currently enrolled as a full time student
• Previous experience in customer service and cash handling is preferred
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
• Basic computer skills is required
• Ability to keep concise and accurate records.
• Valid Ontario driver’s license is an asset.
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Ability to work weekend shifts, evenings and holidays

Job Conditions

  • Work on weekends may be required.


  • Minimum experience : 0-1
  • Minimum educational level : Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language : English