Employment Details

General Labourer

Posting: 20171221
Date Posted: December 21, 2017
Closing Date: February 5, 2018

General Labourer – part time, contract
Hilton Falls, Rattlesnake Point and Mount Nemo Conservation Areas

Working with Others – Focus on Customer Service - Effective Communication

Conservation Halton was created to protect our community from flooding and erosion, but we have grown to become so much more. Our community also looks to us for accessible, memorable and inspiring education and recreation experiences and leadership in climate change and sustainability. We have a fresh, living strategic plan and we are excited to build our team to achieve the next stage of our metamorphosis.

Are you a true professional looking for an opportunity to support the transformation of an Environmentally-focused, socially conscious community organization? We’re ready for you!

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Hilton Falls, Rattlesnake Point and Mount Nemo the position of General Labourer is responsible for the facility cleaning duties at the Conservation Areas and also performs maintenance and customer service functions.


  • Clean park interpretive facilities including washrooms, vault toilets and other public use areas
  • Operate equipment (half ton pickup truck, snowmobile, trail groomer, snow blower, line trimmer, chainsaw)
  • Collect garbage and recyclable materials for disposal/processing
  • Assist with maintenance, construction and landscape projects
  • Assist with the set-up, takedown and running of special events and functions
  • Move supplies, picnic tables and equipment as directed
  • Assist in traffic direction and parking with the parks
  • Set up and assisting with seasonal operations as directed
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Work in accordance with Conservation Halton’s Safety Policies & Procedures and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations


  • Experience in janitorial duties
  • Experience with building maintenance and landscape maintenance
  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience operating a snowmobile
  • Experience operating a chainsaw
  • Able to travel to and from sites not serviced by public transportation
  • G2 license is required
  • Able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Ability to establish priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety act and WHMIS would be an asset

Compensation & Hours

  • $14.00 per hour
  • Hours vary; part time up to 30 hours per week. This position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays including long weekends


  • Staff identification pass which entitles you to free entry to all of our conservation areas, free skiing and snowboarding, and discounts on goods, services, cafeteria food, events with a participation fee, and equipment rentals

Our Core Values

Be Respectful: Respect one another, celebrate diversity, and embrace new ideas.
Be Adaptable: Change is constant. Channel your passion, be innovative, and focus on results.
Be Collaborative: Share your knowledge, listen to understand, and always communicate clearly.
Be Sustainable: In everything you do, think conservation.
Be Accountable: Uphold your integrity, demonstrate measurable progress, and strive for excellence.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11:59pm.

You application should include:
A one page cover letter, and your resume in one pdf document
Reference your name and the position title in the subject line
In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Conservation Halton is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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