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Government of Canada Visitor Services Attendant
Government of Canada - Jasper, AB $21.64 - $23.52 an hour Parks Canada Jasper National Park of Canada (Alberta) GS-MPS-04 - Visitor Services Attendant May to October, 2018 $21.64 to $23.52 per hour ((currently under review)) Closing date: 30 September 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing or employed in Jasper (AB) and within an 80 kilometer radius of Jasper (AB), extending to, amongst others, Hinton (AB), Mountain Park, (AB), Valemount (BC). Apply online Important messages We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential. Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment. The client organization will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line. Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time. Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement. Applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time. Applicants can be notified electronically of tests or interviews and results. For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line. To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below. Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date. Accommodations will NOT be provided. Duties Visitor Services Attendants - Campgrounds and Gates Visitor services and revenue collection at entrance gateways, and campgrounds to enhance the visitor experience. Intent of the process This process is intended to fill anticipated vacancies with the same work description, language requirements and various tenures (temporary, full-time, part-time). Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Information you must provide Your resume. A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum) "Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience factors listed in the Essential Qualifications. Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter" In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) Successful completion of secondary school according to provincial standards or/an acceptable combination of education, training and experience. Degree equivalency Experience: Experience in interacting with the public in a reception/orientation capacity; Experience in anticipating/meeting public needs, resolving complaints, anticipating/detecting incidents and finding solutions; Experience in handling cash and operating point of sales. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) Bilingual - Imperative (-B/-B) Information on language requirements Knowledge: Knowledge of services, programs and fees of Jasper National Park; Knowledge of the operation of automated cash and related computerized applications used to provide cashier services, prepare sales reports, compile statistics and registered reservations. Abilities: Client Focus – Providing service excellence to internal and/or external client; Attention to Detail – Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner; Teamwork - Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals; Problem Solving– Identifying problems and the solutions to them. Personal Suitability / Leadership Attributes: Exercises sound judgment; Communicates effectively; Takes responsibility. The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) Additional Experience: Experience in maintaining/restocking supplies and equipment; Experience in the maintenance of facilities Additional Knowledge: Knowledge of Parks Canada operations and the natural and cultural history of Jasper National Park. Additional Abilities: Concern for Safety – Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others; Decision Making – Making decisions involving various levels of risk and ambiguity. Operational Requirements: The position requires the incumbent to: Make moderate physical effort to sit and stand for prolonged periods and/or to clean facilities/grounds; Be exposed to variable weather conditions; Be exposed to noxious odours from car fumes; to dust, cleaning products and wet conditions; Be exposed to minor injury when performing cleaning and maintenance activities; Occasionally demonstrate tasks to others. Conditions of employment Possession and maintenance of a valid Class 5 driver's license