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Parks & Recreation Summer Student(s)

Town of Parry Sound

Date: February 5, 2024
Job Posting: Parks & Recreation Summer Student(s)
Competition Number: 2024 – Summer Parks
Located amidst the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay and a 2.5-hour drive north of Toronto,
the Town of Parry Sound offers an exceptional quality of life.
Join our team in the Parks & Recreation Summer Student position, an important
member of the Public Works department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides general labour for a variety of operational and maintenance services for
the Corporation’s properties, facilities, parks and trails.
2. Operates hand tools and grounds maintenance equipment (e.g. Lawn mowers,
3. Completes daily circle checks and inspection reports relative to equipment used.
4. Ensures that a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and technical operation is
5. Ensures that occupational health and safety practices are strictly observed, and
that fire prevention practices and regulations are adhered to.
6. Perform such other related duties within the general parameters of the job as
may be reasonably requested by the Manager of Parks & Recreation and/or the
Parks & Recreation Lead-Hand.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.
Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills:
1. Must be a current student attending high school or a post-secondary education
2. Valid “G” driver’s license.
3. Must meet the physical demands of the job.
This position is a full-time, summer seasonal job, 40 hour per week with a job rate
of $19.40 per hour.

The Town of Parry Sound is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive,
barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Accommodation will be provided in all
parts of the hiring process as required under the Town of Parry Sound Recruitment Policy.
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Application Process:
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume by 4:00 PM Thursday
February 29, in the following ways:
Email: In one document your resume and cover letter, under the subject line
“(your name) – Summer Student Parks & Recreation
Application” to: April McNamara, Manager of Parks & Recreation
Mail or Drop-Off: Attention Manager of Parks & Recreation
52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact those applicants selected for an
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment
purposes only.

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