Employment period: 19 May – 5 September 2014
Location: Scott Brook and Gravel Island Provincial Parks, Beaconsfield, NB
Remuneration: bi-weekly, salary $5600
The St. Croix International Waterway Commission is a non-profit organization that protects and manages the St. Croix watershed, which forms the boundary between Maine and New Brunswick. During the summer months, the SCIWC manages public access points, boat launches, and campsites on behalf of the NB Department of Natural Resources and the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands. The majority of these campsites are free for users, outside of three provincial parks now managed by the SCIWC.
The SCIWC is seeking a responsible, mature individual to act as a Park Host at two small, remote campsites along the St. Croix River in Beaconsfield, NB. This is a paid position, operating during the camping season from Victoria Day to Labour Day. This position operates on a Thursday to Monday work week, and you will be required to work all weekends and public holidays during the season.
Your tasks will include (but are not limited to):
Desired Skills and Experience
We are ideally looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:
Remuneration and Benefits
This position is salary-based. You will be paid bi-weekly upon submission of an activities report. You will be responsible for transportation to and from work from your home. If you use your personal vehicle for work (travelling between Scott Brook and Gravel Island, moving materials, attending meetings, acquiring supplies, etc.) you will be paid mileage upon submission of an expense claim.
The SCIWC will provide you with the training and equipment you need to do your job safely and competently. This includes maintenance equipment, communications equipment, campsite supplies, signs, and all reporting materials. You will also be supplied with a staff handbook outlining safety procedures and organization protocol. If you would like to stay onsite, we will provide you with a campsite as well.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter describing why you are applying and how you meet our needs, along with a current resume, to:
Abby Pond, Executive Director
St. Croix International Waterway Commission
PO Box 2, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2W9
Or via email to:
Or in person at:
9 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB.
Applications without a cover letter specific to this position will not be accepted.