Park Attendant – Security & Maintenance

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The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is a community-based natural resource management agency that works to protect, enhance, and sustain healthy watersheds. With 60 years of experience, the NPCA offers watershed programs and services that focus on flood and hazard management, source water protection, species protection, ecosystem restoration, community stewardship, and land management.

The NPCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in the Province of Ontario. With 41 Conservation Areas within the Niagara Peninsula watershed, the NPCA manages lands that are held in public trust for recreation, heritage preservation, conservation, and education. These natural and shared greenspaces marry nature, culture and adventure to create limitless opportunities for discovery.

Summary of Duties
Under the Direction of the Park Manager, this role is responsible for security and general maintenance activities at an assigned Conservation Area. Duties may include providing park security oversight and performing general facility and property maintenance. Individuals will safely operate equipment to ensure the upkeep of the Conservation Area as a recreational park for visitors as well as maintaining and supporting the natural resources of the area.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide general oversight of visitor activity, ensuring safety of customer and park
  • Communicate conservation area rules and regulations accurately to visitors
  • Perform routine inspection of facilities and grounds to ensure security
  • Maintain cleanliness of the park and facilities
  • Assist in the construction, restoration and maintenance of Conservation area grounds, trails and facilities
  • Safely perform landscaping and minor building maintenance
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with visitors, promoting good public relations and an enjoyable customer experience


  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 1-year customer service experience
  • Experience related to Security or Maintenance
  • Valid G class driver’s license preferred
  • Valid CPR & First Aid an asset
  • Strong customer service skills with the ability to resolve challenging customer situations
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory Criminal Records Check

Applicants will be assigned to one location but may be asked to work at any of the locations listed below. Please indicate your location preference(s) as part of your application. If expressing interested in either our Chippawa, Long Beach or Ball’s Falls locations, evening and overnight shifts may be required for our park roles.


  • Ball’s Falls Conservation Area
  • Binbrook Conservation Area (Hamilton)
  • Chippawa Creek Conservation Area
  • Gainsborough Conservation Area (Central Workshop)
  • Long Beach Conservation Area


Salary: $17.00-$17.50/hour up to 35 hrs/week

The NPCA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We do not condone or tolerate discrimination on the basis of citizenship, race, place of origin, ethnic origin, colour, ancestry, disability, age, creed, sex, gender identity, gender expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, or record of offence. Our hiring policies help ensure a consistent, diverse and objective hiring process that is non-discriminatory in nature, and compliant with the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Occupational Health & Safety, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act as well as any other related legislation ensuring equal employment opportunities.

We can provide accommodation for a disability in all employment activities, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation, please contact