Senior Park Interpreter
Manitoba Parks is looking for energetic and creative individuals with a gift for engaging audiences and a passion for our environment and cultural history.
Park Interpreters provide guided experiences and programming for park visitors, connecting them to our natural features and cultural history. Interpreters lead tours of historic sites, trail walks, campfire talks and amphitheatre presentations, school programs and special
events. Interpreters also operate our interpretive centres and museums. The Senior Park Interpreter is responsible for the
development, delivery, promotion, administration and supervision of programming in their respective park.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 6 months to fill vacancies in the following provincial parks:
Grand Beach, Hecla/Grindstone, St. Malo, St. Norbert, and Whiteshell.
St. Malo and St. Norbert require a bilingual employee (French and English).
Candidates who do not satisfy all the essential criteria may be considered for an under fill/ developmental opportunity as a Park Interpreter (KA2) at the following provincial parks: Birds Hill, Spruce Woods, and St. Malo. Bunkhouse accommodations may be provided at some locations.
Department of Sustainable Development
Parks & Regional Services Division
Advertisement Number: 33650
Classification: Park Attendant 3 (KA3)
Job Type: Seasonal Departmental
Term: Approximately 16 weeks
Salary: (Bi-weekly) $1,354.40 – $1,532.00
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Some post-secondary education in biological/natural sciences,
natural resources management, education, Indigenous studies,
history, recreation, or tourism. An equivalent combination of
education, training and experience may be considered.
Experience in the field of interpretation, including developing
and delivering interpretive programs using a variety of
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact
effectively with visitors of all ages.
Strong verbal communication skills including experience
conducting public presentations.
Experience using Microsoft Office programs or an equivalent
Experience using iOS devices or equivalent hardware
Effective written communication skills.
Effective organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
Knowledge of Manitoba’s flora and fauna.
Knowledge of the culture and history of Manitoba.
Knowledge of policies, rules and regulations related to
Manitoba provincial parks that affect park visitors.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Must be willing and physically able to perform the duties of
the position including working in various types of outdoor
conditions, hiking trails, and lifting and moving items of up to
Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class
5 Driver’s License.
Must be willing and able to work evenings, weekends,
statutory holidays and shift work.
Successful candidates will be required to attend provincial training
May 7-11, 2018. Travel will be required and overnight
accommodation will be provided.
How to Apply:
Candidates are required to submit an application form to be considered for this competition. A cover letter/resume is not required at
this time. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION FORM or visit http://bit.ly/interp33650
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the
population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in their application if they are from any of the following
employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Employment Equity is a
factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with
When applying to this advertisement, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and
body of your email. Your application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Submit your application to:
Advertisement # 33650
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3J7
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We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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Advertisement Number: 33511
Location: Various locations across Manitoba (accommodations may be provided
depending on location)
Length of Employment: Seasonal Departmental positions – approximately 15 to 20 weeks depending on
location (May thru September 2018)
Salary Range: $1,448.00 – $1,546.00 bi-weekly – plus remoteness allowance where applicable.
Closing Date: 4:00 pm Friday, January 26, 2018
Under the direction of a Helitac Officer, District Supervisor and/or the Crew Leader, you will be a crew member on a 4 or 5-
person initial attack forest fire fighting crew. Duties include:
● Providing suppression action on forest fires utilizing helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, boats, vehicles or other ground
● Use and maintenance of forest firefighting equipment.
● Providing training and supervision for emergency fire fighters.
● Participating in employee training and development programs, and will be expected to participate in a mandatory
daily fitness program.
● Assisting with maintenance & construction projects as assigned while not engaged in fire suppression.
● Conducting work activities in accordance with Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations.
● Experience in outdoor work involving manual labour.
● Experience in the use of small engine equipment, camping gear, and power tools.
● Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
● Training and/or experience in wildfire suppression.
● Knowledge of wildfire behaviour and fire weather.
● Experience flying in small fixed-wing aircraft and/or helicopters.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
● Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
● Will be required to possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 driver’s licence or equivalent
(an Intermediate stage Manitoba Class 5 driver’s licence is acceptable on a temporary basis. Candidates
are expected to attain and maintain a full stage Class 5 driver’s licence on a permanent basis.)
● Will be required to possess and maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR.
● Must be physically capable to perform the duties required of the position such as operation of chainsaws,
carrying firefighting equipment, and working in adverse weather conditions.
● Will be required to successfully pass the Canadian Physical Performance Exchange Standard for Type 1
Wildland Fire Fighters (WFX-FIT) fitness test.
● Must be willing and able to work weekends, overtime, and be deployed provincially, inter-provincially, or
internationally as/when required.
An application package can be obtained at Manitoba Sustainable Development district offices, or downloaded and printed from the link:
Applicants are required to submit the following with their covering letter and resume:
● An Application Coversheet, an Employment Related Reference Consent Form, and if applicable, an Employment Equity
Declaration Form. These forms are available in the application package noted above.
● Three (3) References (minimum of one (1) work reference).
● Proof of their driver’s licence. Copies of the licence should be clear, legible, valid and current, and is required in order
to progress to the next stage of the recruitment process.
Your covering letter and resume must clearly state how you meet each of the above qualifications.
INCOMPLETE OR ILLEGIBLE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION.
Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter or resume if they are from any of
the following groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with a disability.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further considerations will be contacted.
Apply in writing to: Manitoba Provincial IA Competition # 33511
Manitoba Wildfire Program – Sustainable Development
Box 28 – 59 Elizabeth Drive
Thompson, MB R8N 1X4
Fax (204) 677-6501 – Attention: Shauna Kortz or Email: Shauna.Kortz@gov.mb.ca
Please insert the advertisement number and position title into the subject line of your e-mail.
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