Park RangersSeasonal Auxiliary Positions
Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning vision to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and an excellent total compensation package. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, we are looking to fill this position. Come work for one of BC’s Top Employers and contribute to making this a great place to work!
We are currently accepting applications for summer Park Ranger positions in the District’s Parks Department.
Duties include providing information and direction to park users about park facilities, trails, natural history and park ecology. You will inspect park facilities and report damage, monitor park usage to prevent overcrowding, inform users of park regulations, patrol park areas to prevent and/or stop inappropriate behaviour, and contact appropriate authorities when necessary. The work involves considerable public relations contact and requires that you have exceptional customer service skills in order to respond and problem solve with tact and diplomacy. You will exercise independent judgement and perform the duties within policy and regulation limits. You will also prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports as required.
The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of wharf, dog control, parks and environmental bylaw. You will also have sound knowledge of court procedures and legality of various types of evidence; the ability to investigate complaints and enforce bylaws and regulations with tact, impartiality, firmness and use of sound judgement.
The successful candidate will have completed the 12th grade and have sound experience in enforcement work. Preferably you will have completed Bylaw Investigative Courses Level 1 and 2 from the Justice Institute of BC. You must hold a valid BC Driver’s Licence, a minimum Level 1 first aid certificate, and be able to swim, walk long distances and work under varying weather conditions. Experience with or knowledge of natural resource management, regulatory enforcement, conflict resolution, and/or wilderness rescue would be considered an asset. Further, you must be eligible to obtain RCMP security clearance.
The salary for these auxiliary positions is $28.25 per hour (2019 rates), plus 12% in lieu of all benefits. Hours of work for these positions may be any day of the week and may vary between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm.
We are looking for enthusiastic and results-oriented individuals who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. If you have what we’re looking for and enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a group of dedicated employees, we would like to hear from you.
Please apply on-line with your cover letter, resume and current driver’s abstract at www.dnv.org/careers by Friday, March 1st, 2019, to be considered for this competition.
**A current dated driver’s abstract must be included with your application in order to be considered**
We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.