Visitor Experience Attendant

RECREATION AND INTERPRETATION
Date Posted : February 13, 2019
Job Location : Pointe-du-chene
Job Number : 80558
Job Type : Full-time
Start : May 13, 2019
Company : New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture
Address : 45 Parlee Beach Road, Pointe-du-chene, New Brunswick, Canada E4P 8V5

Job Description

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is seeking a highly creative and energetic individual to join the Mactaquac Provincial Park team as Visitor Experience Attendant during the 2019 summer season. The successful candidate 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 Mactaquac Provincial Park.

As a member of the Mactaquac Provincial Park, the successful candidate 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 English and spoken competence in French 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 and French.

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

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

TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidate 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