Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks: Natural Heritage Education

If you are interested in all things nature and want to share this interest with others, consider working in Natural Heritage Education (NHE) this summer. Each operating park has an NHE program, and these positions require tons of creativity, lots of interaction with park visitors, and a commitment to learn. Continue reading Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks: Natural Heritage Education

Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks

Ontario Parks is now hiring summer students! This is your chance to have a fun job in a great location while having an amazing summer. Each year, Ontario Parks offers a variety jobs in over 100 operating parks and offices. This year, there 2700 jobs available in the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and over 1500 are in Ontario Parks! Continue reading Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks

A Day in the Life of… A Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader

When asked to name his favourite Ontario Park, Tobi Kiesewalter wonders, “How do I answer that?” He is not only an Ontario Parks employee, but a true fan of what he calls, some of the best real estate in the world. It is no surprise that as the Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader at Murphys Point Provincial Park, Tobi’s job is to encourage a connection between the park and its visitors. Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader

A Day in the Life of… A Park Store Leader

As any successful person in the retail business, Lori Horton knows what pleases her customers. “We scoop well over 12,000 ice cream cones,” she explains. As the Park Store Leader for Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Lori’s responsibilities go beyond the sweet treat in the summer. Lori makes sure that during every season, campers have a well maintained store to visit. Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Park Store Leader

A Day in the Life of… A Gate Attendant

Courtney Kiss is studying biology and genetics, and hopes to become a Genetics Counsellor. So, what is she doing working at Ontario Parks? “I really like meeting people from a lot of different places,” she says. “I like this job a lot.” For the past three summers, Courtney has been working as a Gate Attendant at Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Gate Attendant

A Day in the Life of… A Maintenance Foreman

Have you ever wondered who keeps Ontario Parks so clean? Who is it that ensures everything is working properly? At Balsam Lake Provincial Park, Robert Wires makes sure the parks maintenance program is running smoothly. He is the Maintenance Foreman who manages the team responsible for the park’s daily up-keep. Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Maintenance Foreman

A Day in the Life of… A Park Superintendent

Ontario Parks is introducing a short new feature to the blog site highlighting some of the jobs in the Ontario parks system. We have been visiting Ontario Parks, and interviewing staff for their insight and stories about their job.

We hope you enjoy our first article, which tells you all about a day in the life of a Park Superintendent! Continue reading A Day in the Life of… A Park Superintendent

Summer Employment at Ontario Parks

Summer StaffIf you are a high school, college or university student, or a recent graduate, who is looking for a summer job in 2006, you might want to consider one of the more than 2100 opportunities available with Ontario Parks or elsewhere at the Ministry of Natural Resources.

summer staff 2For more information about what jobs are available and where to apply, click here to link to MNR’s job search tool.