Kootenay SW Parks

Join our team for the 2021 camping season!   Interested, please submit resumes to arpigeon@telus.net.

Must be physically fit, have a clean drivers abstract, enjoy meeting people and have a genuine interest in conservation and good stewardship practices.

Serious & willing to work inquiries only.  We are accepting applications  for the following positions.  Upon request a more detailed job description will be made available.

Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

Gatekeeper:

  •   Day shift, 5 days per week with 1 weekend day – 8:00am to 4:00 pm
  •   Responsible for checking campers in, collecting camping fees, selling firewood & ice and providing information on the park, Nelson and surrounding areas.
  • Must be familiar with basic point of sale systems.
  • Willing to work out in the park when gate is quiet early and late season
  • Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Gatekeeper / Park Patrol 

  • Evening shift,  Friday / Saturday , Sunday / Monday,  May until the end of September.
  • Gatehouse Keeper: Responsible for checking campers in, collecting camping fees, , selling firewood & ice and providing information on the park, Nelson and surrounding areas.  Park Patrol  Responsible for night security, firewood, some grounds duties (garbage), some wildlife management, fee collection and general information.
  • Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Park Attendant

  •  Day shift: 4 days, Thursday / Friday, Sunday/ Monday
  • Responsible for cleaning campsites,  toilet buildings and   other park facilities.  Some grounds work.
  • Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Grounds and Maintenance: 

  •  Day shift: Thursday to Tuesday
  •  Responsible for all ground maintenance; pruning, mowing & whipping throughout the park and campgrounds.  Cleaning campsites when needed.
  •  Daily garbage pick up throughout the park up to 2 x per day
  • Assisting with other duties throughout the park when required
  •  Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Jr. Naturalists: 

  • Day shift: 5 days per week includes 1 evening and weekends. Schedule to be determined.  May 19 – Sept. 7th (could extend into September)
  • Naturalists research, develop and present hands-on, educational, programs to park visitors, community and school groups which will include summer kids’ nature camp, Jerry’s Rangers, public guided walks.  Support for evening theatre presentations.
  • Daily operation of the Nature House (a facility with interactive displays, gift shop, Coffee bar and book store)
  • Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Guest Services / Barista (Kokanee Creek Nature Centre)

  • Day shift: 5 days per week, schedule to be determined.  May 19 – Sept. 30th
  • Daily operation of the Nature House (a facility with interactive displays, gift shop, Coffee bar and book store)
  • Responsible for overseeing, maintaining a small coffee bar and monitoring inventory in both, daily cleaning duties and making excellent coffee!
  • Engaging with park visitors about park services, hiking trails and the Nelson area.
  • Wages start at $17.50

Syringa Park

Park Attendant

  • Day shift: 4 days, Thursday / Friday, Sunday/ Monday (Saturday off)
  • Responsible for cleaning campsites,  toilet buildings and   other park facilities.  Some grounds work.
  • Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Park Patrol 

  • Evening shift,  weekends – set shift to be determined
  • Responsible for night security, firewood, some grounds duties (garbage), some wildlife management, fee collection and general information.
  • Wages start at $17.50 per hour

Please contact RAP Park Contracting directly for more information.
arpigeon@telus.net