Parks Canada is hiring students on Prince Edward Island for 2019 summer season

From: Parks Canada

Annual student recruitment campaign runs from January 7 to February 8

January 11, 2019 Charlottetown, PE Parks Canada Agency

Parks Canada is offering students the opportunity to work in a hands-on environment on Prince Edward Island through the Parks Canada Student Employment Program. The annual recruitment campaign runs from January 7th to February 8th, 2019 with a goal of filling more than 100 positions at PEI National Park, Green Gables Heritage Place, and Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site.

As part of the Parks Canada’s team, students will have an opportunity to positively impact visitor experiences at the national park and national historic sites in Prince Edward Island. Students will gain valuable experience working in an encouraging team environment while learning practical, highly marketable, and transferable skills that will help them as they advance in their careers.

Parks Canada is looking for students with a wide range of interests and skills to fill a variety of positions. Openings are available in visitor services as heritage and park communicators and musician/animators, in janitorial and grounds services, and in public relations and communications. There is even an opportunity to work as an “Anne”-imator at Green Gables Heritage Place!

Both bilingual and English-speaking students who are currently enrolled in high school or post-secondary programs will be hired to support operations at Parks Canada’s sites in PEI. Interested students are encouraged to apply through the federal government jobs portal at www.jobs.gc.ca and should search for jobs open to the public in Prince Edward Island.

Quick facts

  • As Canada’s largest provider of natural and cultural tourism, Parks Canada’s destinations form important cornerstones for Canada’s local, regional, and national tourism industry.

  • Parks Canada’s places are an important part of local economies, helping to generate billions of dollars annually and employ tens of thousands of people.

  • Parks Canada works with nearby communities to help grow local tourism and create jobs.

  • Parks Canada’s sites on Prince Edward Island include PEI National Park, Green Gables Heritage Place, and Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site. Parks Canada protects and presents these sites because they tell the story of who we are, connecting Canadians with their natural and cultural heritage.

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