Visitor Experience Attendant

RECREATION AND INTERPRETATION
Date Posted : February 13, 2019
Job Location : Saint-Quentin
Job Number : 80555
Job Type : Full-time
Start : May 13, 2019
Company : New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture
Address : 7612 route 385, Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick, Canada E8A 1N4

Job Description

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is seeking two highly creative and energetic individuals to join the Mount Carleton Provincial Park team as Visitor Experience Attendants during the 2019 summer season. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and creative team responsible for the implementation of new exciting events and initiatives that will serve to enhance the visitor's stay at Mount Carleton Provincial Park.

As members of the Mount Carleton Provincial Park, , the successful candidates will assume specific duties and responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:
•Implementing and delivering programs in the park;
•Conducting specific public relations activities, special events, and offer tourism information services;
•Interacting with visitors in the park and on the trails;
•Responding to public inquiries;
•Various other tasks as required or assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
•Secondary or postsecondary student returning to school in the fall;
•Experience or course work in tourism, recreation, resources management and/or public relations;
•Thorough knowledge and experience working with various computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter…);
•Possession of a valid class 5 driver's license.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in French and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that your preferred language for assessment is stated on your application.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate:
•Outdoor skills training such as Wilderness First Aid and water safety, or experience with canoeing, kayaking and hiking;
•Written competence in English.

The following operational requirements are required:
•Working evenings and weekends;
•Working shifts (days and evenings);
•Working variable hours.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidates will possess the following behavioral competencies:
•Client Service Orientation
•Effective Interactive Communication
•Relationship/Network Building
•Results Orientation
•Teamwork and Cooperation

TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidates will possess the following technical competencies:
•Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications;
•Presentation Skills;
•Planning and Organizing Skills.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Work on weekends may be required.
  • Working in outdoors in various weather conditions may be required.
  • Willing to work in remote locations.

Qualifications

  • Minimum experience : 0-1
  • Minimum educational level : Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Certifications:
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Language : English + French