The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Riverine Flood Status
Flood Outlook
Lake Simcoe Shoreline Status
Normal
Low Water Status
Normal

Career opportunities

Thank you for your interest in​ working with us. This is where we regularly post casual, temporary, contract and full-time positions for a wide range of jobs.

Please view each job posting for application instructions. Please note that we do not accept applications through LinkedIn.

Current Opportunities ​​

Custodian

Full Time Contract: August 2024 to June 2025

Hourly Rate: $19.13 – $23.91

As part of the Conservation Authority’s Facilities team, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting department staff with the delivery of customer service, ensuring that our facilities are welcoming and safe environments for everyone. This position reports directly to the Coordinator, Facilities and Greenspace and will be responsible for the Administrative Office in Newmarket and the Scanlon Creek Operations and Nature Centres in Bradford.

What you offer

  • Completion of Highschool diploma.
  • Minimum of one year’s relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, green products, and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and sound safety practices in office facility environments an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to foster cooperative working relationships, and to maintain diplomacy and integrity.
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with tact and courtesy.
  • Ability to prioritize and take action to complete regular and special tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify problems in a timely manner, seeking the appropriate level of support to solve issues.
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude towards the responsibilities and duties of the position.
  • Valid Emergency First Aid Certificate.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license required.

What you will do

  • Support the clean and safe operations of the facilities for visitors and the public.
  • Perform basic cleaning functions including vacuuming, sweeping, dusting, washing floors, carpet cleaning, window cleaning and cleaning of washrooms.
  • Remove garbage and recyclables from all areas.
  • Refill all consumable dispensers as required. Assist with inventory control of consumables.
  • Complete cleaning and maintenance duties in accordance with daily, weekly, and monthly schedules and maintain service records.
  • Conduct seasonal deep cleaning of fixtures, flooring, windows, and walls as required.
  • Perform maintenance of Conservation Authority property including removal of snow and debris from entrances, sidewalks and fire exits to support contractual services.
  • Assisting facilities staff with minor repair and building maintenance activities as required, such as painting, light bulb replacement, and other items as identified by the Coordinator.
  • Conducts cleaning responsibilities following events or meetings. Possible set-up and tear down of meeting rooms.
  • Conduct a facility check at the end of the day to make sure facilities are secure.
  • Provide facility cleaning and maintenance services at alternate facilities as required, in the absence of the other Custodian.
  • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, and the Conservation Authority Health & Safety Policy and related procedures.
  • Identify and report any health and safety issues, following all related safety protocols.
  • Maintain and complete accurate records as required, including but not limited to inspection and maintenance records for cleaning and regular inventory of cleaning and paper products.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Coordinator, Facilities and Greenspace.

Start Date

August 6, 2024

Hours of work

Shifts and hours will be determined with the successful candidate.

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to the Conservation Authority’s Human Resources, referencing Competition #13-2024, by 4:00 pm on June 27, 2024, to careers@LSRCA.on.ca.

The Conservation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Conservation Authority will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted regarding this competition and you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.

All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Conservation Authority; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Instructor

4-Month Contract (Possible extension into 2025)

Bradford, Ontario

Wage Range: $24.99 to $31.24

Working with the Conservation Authority’s team of educators, the role of the Instructor is the delivery of education programs to school and community groups at the Scanlon Creek Nature Centre, in greenspace throughout the Lake Simcoe watershed, and online through virtual platforms. This position reports directly to the Manager, Education.

What you offer

  • Post-secondary education in Natural Sciences, Outdoor Recreation, Education, Environmental Studies, or related discipline(s).
  • Demonstrated experience leading environmental and/or outdoor education programs to children and youth in a school and/or community setting.
  • Working knowledge of the provincial education curriculum.
  • Ability to apply different teaching methodologies and adapt program instruction to meet different learning needs.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with flexibility.
  • Strong verbal communication, interpersonal skills, and group management skills.
  • Solid customer service skills.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license and daily access to a vehicle.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification.
  • Current and clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Assets to be considered

  • Member in good standing of the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Proficiency in a second language.
  • Experience in adult education instruction.

What you will do

  • Lead, co-lead, and support group program instruction as assigned.
  • Daily pre-visit preparation of required teaching aids, supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Daily post-visit clean-up, including replenishment of supplies and materials, and maintenance/repair of teaching aids and equipment, as well as data tracking.
  • Provide excellent client support and service, including assistance with administrative tasks.
  • Contribute to program review, improvements, and development, including risk assessment and management, as required.
  • Ensure full understanding and compliance with the Authority’s site/program standard operating procedures.
  • Always ensure the health and safety of employees and program participants.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Start Date

August 26, 2024.

Hours of work

35, Monday thru Friday (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), with some evening and/or weekend work, as required. Scheduling will be based on operational requirements and determined on a week-to-week basis.

This position is eligible for hybrid work.

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to the Conservation Authority’s Human Resources, referencing Competition #21-2024, by 4:00 pm on June 28, 2024, to careers@LSRCA.on.ca.

The Conservation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Conservation Authority will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted regarding this competition and you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.

All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Conservation Authority; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Summer Recruitment

There are currently no Summer opportunities available. Please check back at a later date.

Co-op, Intern Placements or Volunteer Opportunities

Please send inquiries and your resume to Human Resources by email. Be sure to include the specific area of the organization that interests you.​​​​

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